Senior Specialist, Head Start Talent Attraction and Acquisition

Save The Children
Washington, DC
May 21, 2022
May 24, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Senior Specialist, Head Start Talent Attraction and Acquisition Opportunity.Create.Publishing.ThirdPartyJobBoards.MoreInfoModal.Title Opportunity.OpportunityDetail.UpdatedLabel : May 31, 2021 OpportunityDetail.CompanyInformation.Locations Summary The Senior Specialist, Head Start Talent Attraction and Acquisition-Head Start position is a critical role with a direct impact on our ability to deliver early childhood education and child protection services within our Head Start operations. You will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and executing all recruitment activities to ensure proactive and productive pipelines of talent to staff our Head Start classrooms and support services, including Teachers, Classroom Aides, Cooks, Custodial Staff and Bus Drivers. Reporting to the Associate Director, HR Business Advisor for Save the Children Head Start, you will actively collaborate, communicate and partner with to ensure shared visibility, situational awareness, and collaboration. What You'll Be Doing (Essential Duties) Strategic Talent Sourcing(40%) Lead and deliver full-life cycle recruitment needs of Head Start operations within Save the Children (both exempt and non-exempt positions) under the direction of the Director, HR Business Advisor for Head Start, and in partnership with SCUS Talent Attraction and Acquisition and other HQ departments, and local leadership, Modeling and delivering sound active and passive recruiting techniques in assigned markets, including social media outlets, attracting internal referrals, performing grass roots marketing, career fairs, and cold calling to source and network with prospective candidates; as well as bringing other creative approaches appropriate for reaching a diverse and inclusive talent pool within our communities of service Engage local program Human Resources Managers/Specialists and local staff to contribute regularly in the constant sourcing and screening of potential talent, with a strong focus on minimizing the number and duration of staff vacancies. Model compliant and thorough applicant screening approaches to ensure thorough candidate vetting and selection ensuring that all presented candidates meet or exceed the meet the competency and technical requirements for the role. Compliance, Quality, and Mentorship (30%) Ensure real time data management and compliance within our Applicant Tracking System with a focus on data integrity and compliance with local laws, internal procedures; timely production of new hire paperwork, and timely applicant and candidate notifications, and organized and thoughtful completion of all necessary HR paperwork to close out recruitment files to ensure compliance with all SCUS policies, as well as Federal, State, and local laws and directives as Federal grantees. Partner with program level Human Resources Managers/Specialist within each SCUS Head Start program to model, involve, support, and sustain successful local full-life cycle recruitment including effective and proactive candidate sourcing activities building strong pipelines of talent, SCUS recruitment process compliance, and outstanding candidate experiences. Provide proactive regular reporting to both Human Resources and Head Start leadership to ensure situational awareness, analysis and recommendations around Head Start Recruitment activity, and engage the appropriate HR colleagues to leverage broader support to address potential staffing challenges Required Qualifications High School diploma plus at least five (5) years of relevant experience Proven experience providing recruiting support for multiple units and markets Demonstrated successful ability to navigate multiple priorities, sometimes with competing deadlines Demonstrated basic knowledge of HR laws, particularly as they relate to recruitment and employment Proven ability to communicate and collaborate with internal and external individuals and teams at all levels Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and fostering an environment of belonging Professional proficiency in MS Office Suite Professional proficiency in spoken and written English Willingness and ability to travel up to 30% to rural locations This position may require the incumbent to operate a motor vehicle to fulfill certain essential functions of the job. The incumbent should maintain a valid driver's license and remain in compliance with any Save the Children policies pertaining to the safe operation of motor vehicles Preferred Qualifications Previous experience using Applicant Tracking Systems strongly preferred Previous experience recruiting for both hourly and salaried staff strongly preferred Why you should join the Save the Children Team Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more. Click here to learn more about how Save the Children US will invest in YOU! About Save the Children Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share. Our work for children and their families requires that we commit-at every opportunity-to work together to identify and dismantle persistent systemic and structural racism, inequality, and any other forms of discrimination in this country and beyond. As an anti-racist organization, Save the Children will not tolerate discrimination in any form-in our employment practices, amongst our staff, in our leadership or toward the people we serve. We stand in solidarity with all people to fight for equal rights, justice, inclusion, and belonging. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws. Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom we are in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children's policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Save the Children is committed to minimizing safety and security risks for our valued employees, ensuring all are given training, support and information to reduce their risk exposure while maximizing the impact of our programs for children and families. Our shared duty, both agency and individual, is to seek and maintain safe working conditions for all. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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