The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is seeking a Recruiting and Staffing Manager to acquire talent for TIP’s seasonal and year-round staff. Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted youth and enjoys a long history of supporting local efforts to better understand, motivate, enrich, and challenge the brightest students in our nation.
The Recruiting and Staffing Manager supports the development, implementation and evaluation of the recruiting and hiring process for the Duke University Talent Identification Program. The Recruiting and Staffing Manager will develop and implement the talent acquisition and retention strategy for full time staff positions (85+) and seasonal staff positions (1200+) to support and implement Duke TIP programs for academically gifted students each year. The Recruiting and Staffing Manager will hire and manage a team of full-time and contract staff who will assist TIP’s recruiting and staffing efforts. This position will report to the Director of TIP HR.
The successful candidate will have experience in developing and implementing a successful recruiting strategy and will have a keen eye when reviewing resumes and conducting interviews. If you’re sharp, professional, and have experience recruiting for a high volume of positions, we would encourage you to apply for this opportunity on the DUKE HR site prior to the close of the position on August 9, 2018.
Work Performed: Develop and implement the talent acquisition and retention strategy for hiring seasonal staff for Duke TIP. Ensure staffing and recruitment policies and practices are consistent with Duke TIP’s strategic, philosophical, and operational goals.
Set strategic priorities with the Director of HR and advise the management teams; coordinate across divisions to meet individual programming needs
Develop strong relationships and partner with key employees and business unit leaders to fully assess and understand divisional staffing needs, timelines, and key requirements to recruit accordingly
Develop an understanding of TIP’s culture, practices and roles to effectively convey to new candidates
Commit to continuous improvement through refining and increasing the quality of recruitment and hiring efforts; stay abreast of employment trends affecting recruiting function, current employment legislation and policies; make appropriate recommendations for optimizing recruiting strategies
Utilize emerging recruitment technologies and develop comprehensive and creative sourcing to expand and bolster applicant pool
Measure, monitor and report on recruiting goals, metrics and performance factors in the hiring cycle and report results to Director of HR and divisional leads
Develop partnerships with corporations, AmeriCorps, school systems, and University departments to produce seasonal employment pipelines that enhance the recruitment pool to identify quality applicants to fill seasonal positions
Develop partnerships with Health and Wellness organizations to produce pipelines for qualified nurses, nurse assistants, student health coordinators, psychological counselors, and counselor mentors
Manage candidate activity in the online application system
Screen resumes, conduct first round interviews, facilitate second round interviews with divisional team members and gather feedback from second round interviewers
Ensure timeliness of recruitment process by consistent communication with divisional heads regarding progress and needs
Manage vacancies and staff change processes with the Director of HR, Divisional heads, and IT as needed throughout the programming lifespan
Administer appropriate reference checks and employment history and qualifications
Process administration of employee hires
Ensure the employment function of the hiring process meets department and organizational goals and is conducted in accordance with federal guidelines and regulations, Duke Policies, and Duke TIP Policies
Interface with Marketing department to develop effective print, online and social media materials to attract qualified candidates
Commitment to Duke TIP vision, mission, and values.
5 years’ recruiting experience
3 years management experience
Strong interpersonal skills
Works independently and collaboratively with teams
Ability to work with confidential information and manage confidential hiring processes.
Excellent organizational and communications skills
Extensive knowledge of applicant tracking software programs
Familiarity with online job hunting systems
Proactive work ethic
Responsive and timely performance of duties
Extensive knowledge of academic programming with the ability to differentiate subject matter expertise within specialties
Willingness to travel to career and job fairs and other recruiting related programming
Comfortable speaking in front of groups
Ability to use various computer tools and database programs
Must have an understanding of recruiter compliance regulations and comply with EEOC requirements
Knowledge of FLSA, HIPAA, ADA, COBRA, ERISA, FMLA, AAP, EEO and related state and federal regulations/employment law