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Company: School Specialty, LLC
Location: Nashua
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPeople Passion PurposeEverything School Specialty offers is designed for one purpose – to help students succeed. We believe every student can flourish in an environment where they feel safe and inspired to explore and grow. We're determined to positively impact the future, one child at a time. We need to talk if you share our passion:Transforming more than classrooms.®

Benefits School Specialty offers Medical, Dental, & Vision plans (Effective Day 1), Wellness programs, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401 (k), PTO, Promise Hours dedicated to volunteering, Education Reimbursement, Paid Holidays, Fall & Winter Flexible Hours, Employee Discounts and much more!

Recruiter IThe Recruiter I is responsible for partnering with our Hiring Managers to build and sustain quality, diversity, and depth in our talent pool; and deliver results. In their role, the Recruiter I is responsible for all facets of recruiting success throughout the Organization as assigned. Success will be achieved through the development of local/national recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies, passive strategies, as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas. The Recruiter I will play a critical role in ensuring we are sourcing and hiring the best possible talent.

The base salary range for this role is $45,000-$50,000.

Summary of Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with Hiring Managers to determine specific hiring needs, qualifications, and selection criteria to meet department expectations. Work with hiring managers and SR Recruiter on recruiting planning strategies to fill open positions efficiently and effectively. Sourcing and selection techniques are to align with industry best practices that support employee retention.
  • Develop skill-based and behavioral interview questions based on role and level of position (using Korn Ferry selection tools).
  • Individually own full cycle of recruiting/interviewing and selection process for positions assigned. Perform recruiting administrative support on all selections and assist others in recruitment as needed/assigned.
  • Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need. Build networks to source qualified passive candidates. Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
  • Responsible for understanding and utilizing an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to enter job postings, review candidates, and process new hires. Coordinate priming and onboarding activities as needed. Proactively and timely communicate with applicants for offers, onboarding activities or declines.
  • Post openings online, with professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues (e.g., Handshake, local job networks through Circa, etc.); work with immediate supervisor to talk through strategy as needed. Utilize professional networking sites to identify and source candidates. Network through industry contacts, association membership and current employees.
  • Screen/review applicants background, skills and knowledge compared to position requirements. Conduct pre-screening interviews: provide only qualified candidates information to Hiring Manager for consideration, unless otherwise directed.
  • Coordinate departmental Interview(s) with HR/Hiring Managers and coordinate setup for virtual interviewing. Reference check if requested/required. Create template-based offer letters, extend offers, coordinate drug testing, pre-employment tests, and background checks.
  • Understand and follow Affirmative Action (AA) process. Ensure applicant tracking is compliant with OCFFP/AA and EEOC rules and tracking. Awareness of state requirements.
  • Develop a strong knowledge of the Company, the culture, our benefits and product offerings to obtain appropriate knowledge to convey to prospective candidates.
  • Prepare reports relating to sourcing effectiveness, recruiting expenses, HR metrics.
  • Professionally represent School Specialty and employment events, job fairs and collaborate with other key stakeholders for attendance as needed.
  • Perform other work or special projects as assigned.Minimum Experience Requirements
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Solid customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships.
    • Proven communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Work, and Excel).Preferred Knowledge and Skills
      • Familiar with standard hiring practices, concepts, procedures.
      • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, or related experience with preferably 6-12 months+ of experience recruiting (or comparable internship). General knowledge of HR laws and regulations. Developed interview skills with the ability to execute good judgment.
      • Project management experience, with demonstrated experience managing multiple tasks or responsibilities simultaneously.Disclaimers Disclaimers The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
        • School Specialty, LLC. is a Drug Free Workplace. All applicants are subject to a drug screen and background check as a condition of employment.
        • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression.
        • EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
        • If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: School Specialty, LLC, Nashua , Recruiter, Human Resources , Nashua, New Hampshire

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