Claremont McKenna College is seeking a full-time, experienced recruiter to help us fill a broad range of positions. The recruiter will serve as the liaison and point of contact for hiring departments and will manage the full cycle of recruitment including writing, reviewing and edit job descriptions, posting positions, sourcing, screening, interviewing, and facilitating communication between candidates and the hiring manager. The ideal candidate will be motivated by the search process and aspire to find the best candidate for each and every position they recruit for.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee and coordinate all staff recruitment activities including but not limited to source, recruit, and vet qualified and diverse candidates for roles within the College;
Collaborate with hiring managers to identify needs, create and update job descriptions; post vacancies; conduct reference checks; prepare offer letters; and negotiate and extend offers of employment.
Provide administrative support, guidance and accountability throughout the interview process by preparing appropriate interview questions to quickly and accurately assess qualifications; conducting phone screens; scheduling interviews; and communicating effectively with the hiring manager, interview team and applicants during the interview and selection process.
Effectively evaluate applicants and candidates based upon department needs and with the intent to ensure that candidates understand and embrace the College’s culture
Pre-screen and present detailed and accurate profile summaries of candidates including appropriateness of skills, strengths, experience, knowledge and compensation.
Serve as primary point of contact for candidates, providing valuable and accurate information about the College and the position.
Organize and document post-interview debriefing and feedback with search committees.
Disposition applications in the candidate management system (Workday).
Provide support and coordination of employee onboarding and transition activities
Conduct orientations for staff and faculty
Utilize various job boards, sourcing tools and techniques to a attract and identify viable candidates
Network and maintain relationships with higher education talent community.
Audit job boards to ensure our postings are visible.
Track and maintain metrics to summarize recruitment activity.
The successful candidate will also be able to perform the following essential functions:
Take and follow directions.
Work cooperatively with others.
Receive and respond appropriately to constructive criticism.
Display a positive attitude.
Balance multiple tasks and priorities
Performs other essential duties and tasks specific to the position.
Bachelor’s degree is preferred or experience in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Minimum of five years of experience as a recruiter and three years of experience with onboarding activities, preferably in higher education required.
Human Resources certification preferred.
A valid driver’s license or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events is required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: Individual must possess knowledge, skills, and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge skills and abilities.
Working knowledge of employment and recruitment best practices, statues and laws.
Proven ability to adapt to changing recruitment needs, adjust pace of work and tolerate ambiguity, as well as manage multiple recruitments simultaneously with strong results and goal orientation.
Proven ability to manage multiple open searches, with the ability to plan, prioritize, and respond to changes quickly. Must have excellent time management skills organizational skills.
Ability to assess applicant competency and experience.
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive materials with tact and diplomacy and exercise discretion in dealing with controversial or potentially sensitive topics.
Skilled in organization and problem solving with diverse groups and stakeholders while working independently.
Skilled in written and verbal communication adjusting to the target audience.
Engaging and highly effective interpersonal and communication skills with diverse groups (faculty, staff, administrators, professionals and students).
Ability to adapt and flourish in a fast paced environment.
A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
A strong sense of accountability and professionalism
Computer proficiency with MS Office, HRIS databases, and applicant tracking systems.
Spanish speaking preferred.
HOURS: The regular hours for this position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. . Hours may vary due to needs of the College or department.
CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS:
This is a non-exempt position.
This is a regular full-time position.
This is a benefits-eligible position.
Physical Requirements: Light (up to 20 lbs.)
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None
GROOMING AND APPEARANCE: The Claremont Colleges seek to maintain a neat and professional image at all times.
BACKGROUND CHECK: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a full consumer background check. Certain positions will require the successful completion of a post-offer physical agility test. Employment is contingent on the satisfactory results of the aforementioned, in addition to compliance with requirements cited in this job description.
ADA/OSHA: This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of this position. It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
DISCLAIMER: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the College will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.