Recruiter/HR Generalist

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ZERO TO THREE | Washington, DC

About the Organization Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at Summary The Recruiter will be responsible for enhancing and maintaining the organization’s human resources functions with a specific focus on Recruitment. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Human Resources, this position works closely with programs and departments to build an efficient, strategic, and effective staffing structures for the entire organization.

Perform other HR Generalist duties as needed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Design and implement strategies to identify, recruit, and retain highly talented staff • Manage recruitment processes to identify top talent and maintain strong diversity • Partners with hiring managers to determine staffing needs • Screens resumes, administers appropriate assessments and reference/background checks, serves as an expert for recruiting candidates and delivers employment offers • Develops advertising programs to ensure high visibility with potential candidates • Manages internal recruiting process • Develops and maintains excellent relationships with internal and external clients to ensure achievement of staffing goals •

Communicates important employment information during the offer process • Manages candidate activity in the applicant tracking system • Collect, compile and analyze data on demographics and hiring activity for use in designing and implementing recruitment plans and developing affirmative action and diversity plans Page 2 of 3 As of: 6.2019 • Develop and implement efficient and effective workflow processes for HR services (including diversity recruitment strategies, on-boarding, internal transfers, departures, etc.) • In partnership with other HR team members, design and implement a coherent staff orientation program that aligns with the organization’s strategic goals and mission • Serve as a proactive thought partner and leader on HR policies and practices • Provide ongoing recommendations for operational and strategic review/revision of current employee programs, policies and feedback based on exit interviews, orientations and other means available • Assist with other HR functions as needed including, but not limited to performance Essential Skills and Experience • Three years of experience in full life cycle recruiting and HR. • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems and ADP strongly preferred. •

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and cross-cultural skills; and ability to engage with staff at all levels and geographies of the organization. • Well-organized with an ability to multi-task. • Ability to interpret policies and apply them consistently across multiple contexts • Discretion in handling matters with tact and diplomacy • Appetite for innovation and experimentation Essential Qualities • Encourages and practices critical thinking • Is self-reflective and empathic • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior •

Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization Education Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field. Professional HR Credential (ex. PHR, SHRM-CP) preferred Physical Requirements While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated or standing for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, reach, walk, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee is frequently required to push or Page 3 of 3 As of: 6.2019 pull objects, bend, squat, stand, or kneel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift up to 60 pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading. Working Conditions The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

How to apply: Interested candidates should click on the link below and submit your Resume and Cover Letter detailing relevant experience: ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

About the Organization Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers…

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1225 23rd Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20037