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Recruiter

Human Resources | New York, NY | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

MDRC is a leader in developing demonstrations and evaluations to promote family and child well-being, improve public education, help low-income students succeed in postsecondary education, support low-wage workers and communities, and promote improved outcomes for disconnected youth and people involved in the criminal justice system.

We are seeking a Recruiter to be part of an influential Human Resources team and a passionate and research-oriented organization. MDRC’s Human Resources team plays a crucial role in shaping and maintaining company culture. MDRC is a very collaborative organization, and we need someone with a “can do” attitude who is willing to roll up their sleeves.

The Recruiter is responsible for full-cycle recruiting across MDRC’s offices in North America. More importantly, the Recruiter will be a critical business partner with strong knowledge of the industry to ensure MDRC attracts quality candidates in a highly-competitive market.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Manage full-cycle recruitment, including managing postings, scheduling, conducting interviews, soliciting feedback, completing background checks, and preparing and extending offers.

• Establish relationships with hiring managers/teams to get a full understanding of their business objectives, business challenges, and culture and to use the information in each search.

• Set recruiting strategies that include assessing internal and external talent and sourcing passive candidates.

• Attract, source, and screen candidates using a variety of innovative techniques, including social networking and direct sourcing, while staying abreast of developing market conditions and trends in the industry.

• Represent and promote MDRC at industry events.

• Prepare and track important hiring metrics.

           

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field. Master’s degree a plus.

 

Skills and/or Experience Required:

•    Minimum 5 years of executive recruitment experience for all levels of positions

•    Strong networking and sourcing skills for the academic and non-profit research industry

•    Upbeat and positive attitude — no task is too big or too small

•    Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail

•    Proactive, flexible, and ability to multi-task

•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•    Ability to maintain confidential information and discretion

•    Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel

 

The position is based in MDRC’s New York office with occasional travel as necessary to our regional offices in California and Washington, DC.  

 

If you want a meaningful career working with a diverse and multidisciplinary staff in a collaborative environment, then we want to talk with you!

MDRC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. MDRC does not discriminate, and all qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race; color; national origin; religion; creed; sex or gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression); sexual orientation; citizenship status; pregnancy; disability; age; military or veteran status; marital or partnership status; genetic information, genetic predisposition, or carrier status; prior unemployment status; consumer credit history; status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses, or stalking; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Legal work authorization is required.