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Recruiter/ HR Generalist - Temporarily Remote

Company: Kindering
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About KinderingKindering embraces children of diverse abilities and their families by providing the finest education and therapies to nurture hope, courage, and the skills to soar. A not-for-profit neurodevelopmental center, we have provided comprehensive services for children with special needs and their families since 1962. Kindering is dedicated to maintaining a highly trained, licensed, and certified team of professionals. Current services include comprehensive developmental assessments, physical and occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, special education, family counseling, nutrition and feeding team, childcare consultation, parenting education, and family resource coordination.
Kindering's vision for equity is: I BELONG. Eradicate systemic racial and oppressive barriers so everyone succeeds.
Kindering values diverse perspectives and life experiences. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, immigrants, and refugees.
PurposeAt Kindering, people are the heart of our organization. We are passionate about hiring and retaining remarkable individuals that demonstrate our values and bring our mission to life. We are seeking an experienced HR Generalist with strong recruiter skills with proven success to assist with the day-to-day delivery of HR services including talent acquisition, talent management, new employee onboarding, employee relations issues, HR analytics, as well as project management of HR initiatives and programs. On average, the position spends 60% of their time on Recruitment activities, and 40% on HR Generalist work.
Kindering has campuses located primarily across King County's Eastside (Bellevue, Renton, Redmond, Bothell) and a small satellite office in Seattle. This is a new position for Kindering and is a unique opportunity to help our HR department establish a robust recruitment program. This position will have responsibility for the full recruitment life cycle - develop recruitment strategies, source talent, recruit, screen candidates, recommend candidates for interviews, and manage the interview and employment offer processes. Our organization is at a pivotal place in reimagining a race equity culture and this is a dynamic opportunity to partner across all departments to participate in creating an even stronger organizational culture of belonging.
Principal Duties & ResponsibilitiesDuties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following

  • Responsible for Kindering's full recruitment life cycle.
  • Project manage and implement a range of HR programs and processes.
  • Coordinate and facilitate new employee orientation.
  • Administer leaves of absence across the organization - FMLA, PFML, unpaid leaves of absence, etc. ensuring equitable treatment of employees.
  • Identify, implement, and utilize a new applicant tracking system to capture all applicant, candidate, and hiring activity, perform data analytics, and create reports for the hiring managers, executives, management, and the Equity and Inclusion Officer.
  • Administer and report on workers' compensation and unemployment claims
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to identify and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions (job requirements, qualifications, and skills) and establish hiring criteria for each position.
  • Partner with hiring managers to develop and implement effective position recruitment strategies based on the organization's needs and industry best practices.
  • Establish Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEI&B) recruitment best practices - effective approaches to attract, recruit, select, and hire.
  • Utilize traditional and non-traditional recruiting methods to build a robust, diverse talent pipeline leveraging resume databases, university websites and career fairs, online and in-person career fairs, culture-specific organizations and associations, community-based organizations and networks, social media, etc.
  • Develop, maintain, and maximize relationships with key universities, industry organizations, culture-specific and community-based partner organizations and networks.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to screen candidate resumes and select qualified candidates. Partner with hiring teams to coordinate and schedule interviews; oversee the preparation of interviews and other hiring and selection materials and process to foster a positive candidate experience.
  • Provide managers with guidance and oversight on our university internship program as part of our candidate talent pipeline.
  • Provide candidates with an overview of Kindering's mission, values, healing-centered racial equity work, position requirements, compensation and benefits, company policies, and other pertinent information during the interview and the employment offer processes.
  • Partner with hiring managers and the HR Manager during the candidate employment offer process providing position salary range details, potential start dates, and other pertinent information. Perform candidate employment references and background checks.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and company policies.
  • Maintain recruitment records for Kindering management and government reporting requirements.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
    Desired Experience
    • 1-3 years of experience in full-cycle recruitment.
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Demonstrated competence in supporting and facilitating the day-to-day HR needs of a diverse population: employee relations, coaching, training and development and an understanding of compensation and benefits is preferred.
    • Experience working with managers, senior leaders and multi-client groups is desirable.
    • Candidates must have demonstrated skills in the areas of - business acumen, consulting, systems thinking, data analysis, job design and project management in a human resources role and structure.
    • Proven record of developing, implementing, and delivering on recruitment strategies that result in hiring a diverse workforce reflective of the identities of the population served.
    • Experience and proven record of developing and executing innovative sourcing methodologies that deliver a diverse talent pipeline.
    • History of building strong relationships cross-culturally with both individuals and entities and collaborating effectively cross-functionally.
    • An inherent passion to drive results, take initiative, prioritize work, multi-task, manage time effectively, and make commitments.
    • Verbal and written communication skills that reflect the ability to connect with different audiences and strong influencing and negotiation skills.
    • Knowledgeable of employment laws applicable to the recruitment process.
    • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn applicant-tracking software or other recruitment systems.
    • Non-profit experience preferred.
      Minimum Prerequisites
      • Pass Washington State DSHS criminal history and background check and FBI fingerprint check
      • Have employment authorization that enables to work for Kindering for an indefinite period of time without Kindering needing to act as an H1B visa sponsor.
      • Proficient in MS Office suite.
      • Pass tuberculosis test.
      • Ability to show proof of current immunizations, including COVID-19 and MMR vaccine or titer test*.
        Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:The information described below represents the physical activities and surroundings one may encounter when performing the duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • To perform the job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, climb, balance, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent may be required to carry children and materials weighing up to 40 pounds.
        • The work is typically performed in an office environment, with a moderate noise level. Occasional travel to other areas of the facility may be required, where the noise level is moderate to loud and environmental conditions may include slippery surfaces, crowded areas, or working near moving parts (e.g. exercise equipment). Local travel may be required.
          Kindering is an Equal Opportunity Employer. * Kindering is subject to multiple executive orders requiring all employees to be vaccinated or apply and be approved for a sincerely held religious belief or medical exemption. As of October 19th, we will require those supervising and providing in-person services to children to be vaccinated and are unable to accommodate any exceptions. For other positions that can be accommodated, employees must apply and be approved for a sincerely held religious belief or medical exemption.

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