Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Recruiter (Contract)

Recruiter (Contract)

Job ID 
2017-2998
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NY-Rye Brook
Category 
Human Resources
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Type 
Temporary Employee

More information about this job

Why LLS

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

Overview

The Recruiter is responsible for providing highly qualified candidates for flexible and full-time opportunities in the assigned regions at LLS.  This position covers the whole recruitment lifecycle, from sourcing through to appointment and candidate management.  Additionally, the Recruiter must be able to operate in a highly collaborative manner with the Regional or National HR Business Partners and senior managers to ensure that the function proactively sources candidates in the most cost effective and timely manner to meet business requirements.  The recruiter will work with the Regional or National HR Business Partners in the recruitment and selection of employees ensuring that staffing requirements are satisfied in the most timely and cost effective manner. This individual will work with team members to provide a diverse talent pool of candidates for each hire while reducing the dependency on external search firms.  

 

 

Reports to:         Director, Talent Acquisition
Supervises:         Independent Contributor Role

Additional Position Information

This is a full-time 3-4 month contract position. We are looking for a contract recruiter to assist us during our peak hiring season, with heavy emphasis on volunteer recruitment and onboarding. This position must be based out of our Rye Brook, NY office.

Responsibilities

  • Heavy emphasis on volunteer recruitment for skills-based positions out of our National Office
  • Responsible for full lifecycle recruitment at the national office 
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with departments, hiring managers and existing employees to effectively develop recruiting strategies
  • Assist with defining the hiring needs of the department by working closely with senior hiring managers to develop a comprehensive understanding of the business issues and priorities
  • When necessary coordinate and participate in recruiting events and college career fairs across the state
  • Conduct interviews (in person, phone, Skype) with candidates to assess candidates' skills, experience and fit for the organization
  • Successfully source, cold call, screen and manage the interview and offer process
  • Ensure that candidates complete appropriate paperwork (employment application, background check release form, etc.) and comply with standard hiring procedures
  • Identify top talent across line-of-business, geographies and diverse cultures
  • Work with temporary agencies and recruitment firms to source candidates when necessary
  • Manage Applicant tracking System and track candidate applications
  • Produce and maintain accurate monthly recruiting reports and analyze key metrics
  • Stay current on recruitment trends by building and maintaining network of contacts in industry, participating in industry events and professional associations
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives
  • Conduct closing interviews, deliver declinations and extend offers
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • BA/BS degree in business or human resources management.
  • 5 -7 years of demonstrated experience recruiting diverse populations for multiple locations.

 

Position Requirements: 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite as well as internet navigation.
  • Experience in working with applicant tracking systems.
  • Highly effective interpersonal and written communication skills, excellent analytical, planning and problem solving skills required.
  • Must be able to work independently in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience with sophisticated compensation negotiations
  • Ability to mobilize internal networks and resources
  • Demonstrates sense of urgency and takes ownership of solving problems
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations

Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.