Job Type

Full Time




1140 W. Jackson Blvd.
United States


The Recruiter is responsible for all aspects of recruiting for all positions at Mercy Home.

This is a full time position located at our West Loop Campus:1140 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60607

The schedule for this position would generally be: Monday through Friday 8:30am-5pm or 9am-5:30pm

Mercy Home for Boys and Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



  • Bachelor’s degree required (with a focus in Human Resources, Business or related field ideal).   
  • Previous experience in recruiting staff or volunteers, ideally in a social service setting.
  • Experience working in an administrative setting.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office products, including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. Proficiency with HRIS systems a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills. Proven customer service skills and the ability to manage a large amount of telephone work.
  • Excellent organizational skills and initiative to improve processes.
  • Ability to multi-task, handling many projects with competing priorities.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to research, analyze and interpret various types of data and/or information from multiple sources.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in response to questions and requests.
  • Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the Agency.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.



  • Lead the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position.
  • Post open positions on the Agency website as well as with online job boards as requested.
  • Assist with the development and execution of the agency’s recruitment plan by reviewing resumes, responding to candidates and conducting phone screen interviews.
  • Assist in the process of managing resumes and applications.
  • Schedule interviews with designated applicants.
  • Manage ongoing communication with candidates.
  • Greet applicants, administer candidate assessments and escort to interviews.
  • Track employee referrals as well as internal candidates.
  • Ensure HR receives interviewing manager’s feedback in a timely manner.
  • Conduct phone reference checks for selected candidates.
  • Maintain department activity report and lead weekly activity meetings. 
  • Manage process to offer position to selected candidates.
  • Ensure follow up with all applicants not selected for a position.
  • Represent the Agency at external recruiting activities and job fairs.  Assist the team in finding new recruiting and marketing opportunities.
  • Manage applicant tracking system as well as filing system for applications of non-hired applicants.
  • Maintain record of all job postings as well as costs related to job postings for budgeting purposes. 
  • Assist with onboarding and HR orientation of new coworkers when requested.
  • Perform regular analysis of applicants and new hires to determine top recruiting sources, diversity of candidates and length of time jobs are open, as well as other metrics.
  • Act as liaison with area employment agencies.
  • Assist in the development, achievement and assessment of department CQI goals, objectives and processes.
  • Ensure all department recruitment policies, procedures and forms are up to date.
  • Assist with filing, copying, data entry and other administrative tasks as requested.
  • Assist with other HR functions and Agency operations as requested.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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