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Samaritan's Purse

Senior Recruiter

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 10/01/2012
Categories: Human Resources
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Careers With Impact. That's what we have here at Samaritan's Purse. The recruiting team partners with our departments throughout Samaritan's Purse to hire Christians called to serve Jesus Christ through the vision and mission of our ministry. We serve those who serve by attracting and recruiting excellent talent, then placing them in the right job at the right time. We have an opening for a Senior Recruiter to be an integral part of this valuable function. If you're being called to use the recruiting skills and experience God has gifted you and are looking for a career with impact, then come see how we serve.


The Sr. Recruiter will recruit and hire Regular International Headquarters, Domestic Field and International Field staff.  Facilitate full-cycle recruiting process from position requisition through job offer and acceptance. Cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with assigned departments and hiring managers. Work with department managers to develop realistic sourcing and recruitment service levels and plans. Recruit and select top candidates who meet ministry-fit, experience and education requirements.



> Attract, recruit and hire qualified job candidates for Regular International Headquarters, Domestic Field and International Field staff positions.

> Facilitate full-cycle hiring process from requisition to placement.

> Cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with assigned departments and hiring managers, including;

> Develop and execute recruiting strategies for each assigned requisition.

> Generate qualified applicant flow through active and passive sourcing activities.

> Facilitate and conduct qualified candidate interviews for ministry-fit and job-fit.

> Review candidate assessment results (fit, personality, competency, skill) to confirm selection decision

> Extend offers of employment and ensure new hire process is completed by recruiting support team.

> Proactively discuss workforce planning needs with assigned departments and provide guidance and direction as needed.

> Conduct exploratory interviews for potential future vacancies as opportunities arise.

> Actively build a pool of qualified candidates for future vacancies across the ministry by continuously promoting the ministry and building the employer brand.

> Coordinate and participate in off-site recruiting events related to open positions and/or departments assigned.

> Maintain and update accurate Applicant Tracking System database records of prospective, active and former candidates.

> Maintain knowledge of current and new recruiting trends.


Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and seven to ten years of related recruitment experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 12-credit hours of college-level biblical studies required. Equivalent of  one-year of international work experience while living in another country as an expatriate required. Professional in Human Resources and/or Recruiter certification preferred.



Mission Statement:

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.  The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.


Distinct Objectives:

The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:

PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world

SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom

RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister

DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work

WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- “God Room”