Assoc. Dir., Talent Acquisition-Home Office
Job Title: Associate Director, Talent Acquisition
Location: The following locations are strongly preferred though other locations in major cities may be considered: Florham Park, NJ; Philadelphia or Marlton, PA; McLean or Charlottesville or Roanoke, VA; Timonium, MD; Chicago or Rosemont, IL; Minneapolis, MN; Milwaukee, WI; Linwood or Richland, WA.
Full Time: Based on a 37.5 hours work week
Reports To: Sr. Director, Talent
Who We Are:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.
We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org/jobs to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.
As a key member of the Alzheimer’s Association HR team, Associate Directors, Talent Acquisition are at the heart of helping our chapters nationwide, deliver on the mission and strategic plan by sourcing and facilitating the hire of top talent with a passion for our mission.
As an Associate Director, Talent Acquisition, you will advise business leadership on broad as well as localized market trends, engage in process improvement to optimize hiring strategies, scale best practices in talent acquisition and deliver on key initiatives including diversity hiring and pipeline development.
At any given time, you would be responsible for managing full cycle recruitment and onboarding for up to 20 open positions in assigned regions. You will bring a zealous focus for customer centricity, innovation and facilitating cultural value add to deliver high quality & reliable service in recruitment, stakeholder relations and business sustainability.
Hybrid work environment, split between some days in the office and remote. There are multiple openings.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Effectively partner with field/Home Office hiring managers & leadership teams to understand their talent needs and build local hiring strategies, within the framework of the Association’s broad talent brand and strategy.
- Utilize a variety of tools and strategies, including networking with diverse membership organizations and chambers of commerce, as well as expert use of LinkedIn Recruiter, to build a robust candidate pipeline, including a strong mix of diverse candidates.
- Use well-honed interviewing skills and knowledge of unconscious bias to assess candidates and make recommendations for moving them through the selection process.
- Proactively focus on process improvement including ways to grow effectiveness of sourcing strategies and streamline the hiring process, build team collaboration and add value for our internal customers.
- Deliver an extraordinary candidate experience that contributes to the Alzheimer’s Association talent brand, regardless of whether a candidate is ultimately hired or not.
- Deliver an excellent customer service experience to internal customers by responding in a timely manner, and being an approachable, consultative subject matter expert.
- Meet or exceed hiring metrics, in terms of time to fill and vacancy rate.
- Conduct new hire orientation and guide hiring managers to fully utilize the Alzheimer’s Association extensive onboarding resources.
- Manage relationships with staffing agencies and assist hiring managers with their temporary staffing needs.
- Other duties assigned, including staying up to date on state and local laws and working with other members of HR to ensure compliance with state and local laws.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
- 7 or more years of full cycle talent acquisition experience, with increasing complexity of work environment and roles tasked with hiring.
- 4 years experience with building and delivering onboarding programs and framework that set new hires and hiring manages up for success.
- PHR/SHRM-CP certification and AIRS Diversity Recruiter certification or similar strongly desired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Excellent interviewing skills and judgement.
- Solid, working knowledge of unconscious bias in talent management.
- Fundamental knowledge of compensation management and employment laws related to hiring.
- Ability to navigate and thrive in a highly complex, matrix organization.
- Ability to support internal customers who operate out of various locations other than where incumbent will be based.
- Team oriented individual with the ability to work with a diverse group of employees.
- Ability to interact with and manage all levels of employees.
- Ability to present information in concise manner, to a variety of audiences.
- Proficiency in software: MS Office suite, Google applications and Zoom; proficiency with use of Applicant Tracking Systems and LinkedIn Recruiter.
- Ability to select and participate in job fairs that will give visibility to the Alzheimer’s Association and contribute to building a robust candidate pipeline.
- Ability to travel upto 15% by automobile or plane.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
- Ability to lift up to 20 lbs for attendance at job fairs.
Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.