DescriptionAbout KinderCare Education
KinderCare Education operates more than 1,380 early learning centers, and more than 560 Champions sites, supported by a corporate team of nearly 600 headquarters employees in Portland, Oregon. In 2019, KinderCare Education earned their third Gallup Great Workplace Award - one of only 39 companies worldwide to win this award.
- In neighborhoods with ourKinderCareLearning Centersthat offer early childhood education and child care for children six weeks to 12 years old
- At work through KinderCare Education at Work, family benefits for employers including on-site and near-site early learning centers and back-up care for last-minute child care
- In local schools with ourChampionsbefore and after-school programs.
KinderCare Education is seeking a talented Recruiter to join our Talent Acquisition Team. The successful candidate will identify exceptional, diverse candidates for Center Staff roles within the Field organization. The position requires the ability to actively source and develop candidates nationally across a diverse set of functional disciplines. The successful candidate will have experience working as a trusted business advisor and consultative recruiting subject matter expert to Center Staff leadership within a multi-unit business. If you thrive on meeting and exceeding goals, have a passion for talent acquisition, and want to grow your career, we'd like to speak to you.Job Responsibilities
- Manages the full-cycle recruiting process across multiple functional groups or business units for center staff level and other key openings.
- Consults with hiring managers on recruitment and interview process. Consults with hiring managers and department or function leaders on current and future talent needs, workforce planning and the future state of the organization.
- Proactively identifies and implements effective sourcing and recruiting strategies. Continuously builds and sustains a high quality diverse pipeline of high potential leadership and highly complex candidates for future opportunities.
- Applies an in-depth understanding of the business environment, specific industry strategies, organizational structures and compensation practices in order to construct business cases for proposed solutions.
- Works with recruiting managers, peer recruiters, business unit and department leaders to understand strategic business objectives and organizational design to develop strategies to meet current and future staffing needs.
- Engages in timely and appropriate communications with all candidates, hiring managers, recruiting managers, peer recruiters, vendors and other stakeholders to create a highly positive experience.
- Conducts post interview debrief meetings to select finalists. Makes job offers, negotiates with candidates and closes offers.
- Creates and leads special staffing projects and initiatives that affect a function or the enterprise.
- Experience in full lifecycle recruiting with experience recruiting non-exempt roles within a corporate environment.
- Bachelor's Degree preferred
Early Childhood Education Director experience a plus
- Experience in a high growth, fast-paced environment
- Strong candidate assessment skills with experience conducting behavioral interviews
- Ability to generate passive candidates
- Ability to develop and implement effective recruiting strategies
- Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
- Ability to influence, consult, sell and negotiate
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Ability to construct a business case
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
- Strong analytical and organizational skills
- Strong understanding of compensation, benefits and training as they relate to staffing and career and succession planning
- Knowledge of applicable departmental or business unit practices and requirements
- Ability to interpret and use financial and quantitative data to support business decisions
- Staffing skills, including gap analysis, reporting, measurement, use of automated staffing systems and process development
- Ability to adapt in a fast changing environment
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, applicable recruitment tools and the Internet as a recruitment resource
- Knowledge of employee relations, employment law, and training and development
KinderCare Education employs more than 32,000 team members across 1,700 locations nationwide. Our devoted family of education providers leads the nation in accreditation and includes KinderCare Learning Centers, KinderCare Education at Work, Champions Before- and After-School Programs, Cambridge Schools, Knowledge Beginnings and The Grove School.
KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.