Are you interested in helping recent college graduates make their first leap into the professional world? Do you seek a role where you have national scope and direct local impact?
We are looking for a Manager of Early Career Talent to help Hillel International find and place excellent early career professionals at Hillels across North America. This position is part of the Talent Acquisition team, reporting to our Associate Director of Talent Acquisition. This is a critical customer-facing role, building relationships with candidates and local Hillel organizations, providing guidance and support throughout the search process. You’ll be excellent in this role if you have a keen eye for identifying and matching talent, act as a coach and cheerleader by nature, and are fueled by a passion for helping others to be their best. Your work in this role will have an enormous ripple effect throughout the entire Hillel movement.
In this role, you will use your relationship building skills to find the best professionals to fill these roles. At the same time, you will use your problem solving, planning, and facilitation skills to provide search management support to campuses in the form of training and consultations.
To be successful in this position you must be team-oriented, self-motivated, and excited by results. We’re looking for someone who embraces challenges, isn’t above any task, and is constantly seeking to learn, while maintaining their engaging personality, passion and sense of humor.
This role's responsibilities will include:
- Creating a large pool (600+) of exceptional new and newer professional talent to fill a variety of roles on campus, including Engagement Associates, Student Life Associates, and Springboard Fellows.
- Playing a leading role in the Springboard Fellowship recruitment and hiring process.
- Establishing strong relationships with local campus hiring managers and empowering campus professionals to recruit the best talent.
- Training hiring managers, sharing best practices, managing searches, communicating with campuses and candidates, interviewing and assessing candidates.
- Staying on top of details for all searches, ensuring all aspects are done well end-to-end.
- Providing administrative tracking of all early career searches, their status and metrics and anticipate and plan for future searches.
- Collaborating across the team and across other Schusterman International Center departments.
A typical day in this role may look like:
- Zooming with college seniors and recent grads to learn about them and spark their interest in working for Hillel.
- Hosting a brainstorming session with colleagues on campus to develop ideas for a new career readiness program for seniors.
- Speaking with Hillel Directors on a few different campuses to understand the needs for their position so you can best assist them in running their search.
- Developing lists of potential talent that you can reach out to about careers with Hillel.
- Partnering with local Hillels and Universities and attending on campus hiring events to ensure graduating students have visibility into Hillel’s early career opportunities
- Diving into data from last year’s search season to help develop a recruitment strategy.
We’re looking for someone who is:
- A relationship builder : You can’t get off an airplane without meeting someone new and learning a lot about their interests and passions.
- A learner : You don’t believe in a one size fits all approach. You enjoy learning about the unique skills a person brings and helping them find the right opportunity. You know that you must first seek to understand something before you can effectively help.
- A creative thinker : To you, everything is a possibility and nothing is too big to tackle.
- Committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice, and is interested in working to increase Hillel’s employment of folks from underrepresented populations.
- Passionate and excited about early career professionals and Jewish life.
Ideal Candidate Experience:
- 4-6 years of professional experience. Previous recruiting experience is preferred, as is experience with working with multiple stakeholders.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proven ability to cultivate strong relationships, collaborate, influence, and persuade
- Experience juggling multiple projects and priorities in a complex environment; comfort with ambiguity and flexibility to adapt to a changing team.
- A can-do attitude comfort rolling up sleeves to get things done
- Proven success with multi-tasking and working collaboratively as part of a team.
- Skill in assessing talent.
- Familiarity with the Jewish community and genuine respect for the diversity of Jewish life.
- Energy, a sense of humor, maturity and ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
- Excitement about the Talent/People/HR space.
What You’ll Get Out of It:
- Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary for this role is $55,000 - $65,000.
- Flexible work hours and location. This position is a fully remote opportunity.
- A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity (GSRA), pension plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan.
- Periodic travel to conferences, campuses, and communities across the country.
- Professional development and skill building opportunities.
What We're About
Hillel International is the largest Jewish campus and community-based organization in the world serving the college-age population. Working with hundreds of thousands of students globally to help Jewish students make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel, Hillel serves students at more than 550 colleges, universities and communities.
As an equal opportunity employer, all individuals are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws.
If you’ve read this and thought this is you, this might be you, or this is sort-of you -- please apply. We know not everyone has all the skills and qualifications we’re asking for, and that’s OK!