The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF; the Foundation), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Since 1972, we have focused on developing and promoting innovations in health and healthcare to improve the lives of millions. In partnership with others, we are working toward a nation that is rooted in equity, compassion, and respect; a nation that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity to thrive, no matter who they are, where they live, or how much money they have. This requires addressing many harmful obstacles to wellbeing, including poverty, powerlessness, and discrimination.
We take seriously our responsibilities, and we pledge to work in ways that reflect our Guiding Principles. These are rooted in equity and influence everything we do at RWJF. Equity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration allow our staff’s wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthen our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. The Foundation offers a collaborative, collegial, and creative work environment. With a career at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, you will make a difference.
About This Opportunity
Reporting to the senior Human Resources officer, the recruiter will be responsible for the full life-cycle hiring process for all Foundation roles. The recruiter will work closely with hiring teams and recruitment partners to achieve Foundation goals and identify and select highly-qualified people who are driven, individually and collaboratively, and will both support our mission and demonstrate our values related to equity.
As with staff at all levels of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the recruiter is expected to demonstrate a passionate commitment to equity, to the Foundation’s mission, and its Guiding Principles.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Manage the full life-cycle hiring process for all Foundation roles, including sourcing, interviewing, presenting candidates, and negotiating offers; embedding equity practices into all facets of the process.
Manage the work of the Foundation’s external partners to support recruitment activities.
Collaborate with hiring managers, interview teams to develop recruitment strategies, work closely to execute the search process, engage and interview teams and candidates, while utilizing a proactive, organized, service-oriented approach to recruitment-related activities.
Promote RWJF's brand and foster a positive candidate experience.
Provide guidance and/or develop job descriptions and assist with the evaluation and classification of Foundation positions.
Conduct candidate interview screens and assess potential candidates for level of interest, qualifications, and compensation requirements.
Manage applicant tracking system.
Coordinate the onboarding of new staff and conduct new hire orientations.
Provide recruitment updates including trends and obstacles, as well as recruitment analytics and reporting.
Contribute to developing, refining, and implementing an Foundation-wide recruitment strategy that reaches and attracts diverse candidate pools.
Respond to the Foundation’s evolving strategic plan, mission, vision, and values to include building strong referral networks and cultivating relationships.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Personally motivated to support the Foundation’s mission and goals. Successful experience fostering an inclusive and collaborative team environment; managing and motivating a multidisciplinary team of people with diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds and varying experiences and strengths.
Strategic Orientation: Demonstrated ability to understand and connect priorities, objectives, and activities for the talent acquisition function to support our mission and demonstrate and our values related to equity.
Analytics and Data Intelligence: Strong diagnostic, analytical, and quantitative skills with experience translating data into strategic guidance.
Consulting Skills: Demonstrated coaching and counseling skills with the ability to collaborate, influence, and gain the respect and confidence of partners.
Communications: Strong written and verbal communication skills; able to synthesize material and focus quickly on the essence of an issue. Able to present and facilitate small and large groups. Experience creating talent acquisition resource tools (e.g., interview guides, rubrics).
Technology: Demonstrated ability to use technology (e.g., MS Office, HRIS systems, specifically Workday) to gather, interpret, organize, and present data. Workday recruitment experience a plus.
Project Management: Demonstrated ability to effectively work on multiple searches, assignments, activities, or projects. Knowledge of project management methodologies and approaches helpful.
Industry Education and Experience: Degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources or Business Management and minimum of four (4) years in recruitment or equivalent HR work experience required (experience working in a nonprofit field preferred). HR certification (PHR, SPHR or SHRM-CP) a plus.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
The recruiter will perform job duties in a typical business office environment. Specific physical abilities required by this job include operating basic office equipment. Will be required to attend meetings, potentially both in person and off-site via phone or videoconference. Some domestic travel may be required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The starting salary range for the recruiter is $85,000 to $90,000. Why work at RWJF? Learn more about the benefits of working at RWJF.
Application Deadline: April 2, 2023
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ and other underrepresented applicants.