The Manager, Talent Acquisition coordinates all activities and drives performance as supervisor of the talent acquisition team. This role, reporting to the Director, Talent Acquisition & Organizational Development helps develop and implement effective talent acquisition and retention strategies that continues to support Thresholds commitment to being a “Best and Brightest Company to Work For”.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
In a supervisory role, will organize and drive performance of the Talent Acquisition Team. In coordination with the Director, will assist in hiring, training, and monitoring the job performance of the Talent Acquisition Specialists.
Executes, with the Talent Acquisition Specialists, the full life-cycle recruitment process including sourcing candidates, interviewing, negotiating offers and onboarding new hires.
Develops and implements short-term plans to address immediate talent acquisition needs.
Assists managers with developing a staffing forecast that allows the recruiting process to become more strategic and proactive.
Directs the activities to build awareness of the Thresholds organization and career opportunities through participation in job fairs, educational institution partnerships, community events and professional organizations and through the utilization of creative recruitment techniques and marketing efforts.
Implements best practices for the sourcing and interviewing process and implements programs to enhance management skills in sourcing, interviewing and hiring.
Develops and implements recruitment metrics and status reports to evaluate on an ongoing basis the efficiency and effectiveness of the talent acquisition process.
Works with internal departments and hiring managers to assist with recruitment efforts, effectively building working partnerships with these teams and hiring managers so that TM is an integral part of the interviewing and hiring process.
Develops relationships with and manages third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum of five (5) years of Talent Acquisition experience.
Minimum of one (1) year Supervisory experience.
Experience, preferably in a non-profit or social service agency.
Experience working with applicant tracking systems.
Experience with HRIS systems and reporting tools.
Experience conducting cold calls and behavior-based interviews.
Specific experience using internet–based recruiting methods and tools.
Must be able to handle high volume recruiting and multiple searches simultaneously.
Demonstrated interpersonal and listening skills.
Strong project and time management skills.
Attention to detail and follow-through.
Strong written and verbal skills.
CRS and/or AIRS certification preferred.
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negotiable amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading.
The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office work).
Thresholds, named as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, provides more than 7,300 adults and youth with the skills and encouragement needed to live productive and fulfilling lives.
Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make... a difference.
More than 75% of Thresholds’ services are delivered out in the community and include assertive outreach, case management, housing, employment, education, psychiatry, primary care and substance abuse treatment, as well as pioneering research at the Thresholds Research Institute.
Thresholds provides competitive wages and benefits, and excellent opportunities for career development and promotion.
Individuals with lived or shared experiences with mental illness are encouraged to apply.
Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran