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St. Gregory Retreat Center

Human Resource Recruiter

St. Gregory Retreat Center
Des moines, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 07/02/2015
Categories: Human Resources
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



  • Full-time
  • Weekdays & Occasional Weekend


  • Des Moines, IA

About St. Gregory Retreat Centers


St. Gregory Retreat Centers is a Christian organization with a mission of empowering people to transform their lives through faith, hope, and compassion. We provide hope for our guests through a combination of innovative, evidence-based approaches designed to effect self-change in the whole person: biologically, psychologically, socially, and spiritually. Our non-12-step program is founded upon the core concept that addiction is not a disease and can be overcome permanently.

Job Summary


The Recruiter is responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the organization. Recruiter will play a critical role in ensuring we are hiring the best possible talent.

Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and Execute Recruiting Plans

  • Work with hiring managers on recruiting planning
  • Create job descriptions.
  • Lead the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position
  • Efficiently and effectively fill open positions
  • Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation
  • Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting
  • Build networks to find qualified passive candidates
  • Post openings in newspaper advertisements, with professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues
  • Utilize the Internet for recruitment:
  • Post positions to appropriate Internet sources
  • Improve the company website recruiting page to assist in recruiting
  • Research new ways of using the Internet for recruitment
  • Use social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates

Coordinate and Implement College Recruiting Initiatives

  • Coordinate college recruiting initiatives
  • Attend career fairs for recruiting and company recognition
  • Develop working relationships within colleges to aid in recruiting
  • Give presentations at colleges, attend student group meetings, and increase college awareness of the company before and after career fairs.

Administrative Duties and Record Keeping

  • Review applicants to evaluate if they meet the position requirements
  • Maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data in the Human Resources Management System
  • Assist in performing references, background checks, and urine analysis for potential employees
  • Assist in writing and forwarding rejection letters
  • Assist in interviewing and selecting employees onsite
  • Assist in preparing and sending offer packages
  • Assist in preparing and sending new employee orientation packages

Other Duties as Assigned

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university, preferred degree in Human Resources or a degree with related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficiency in the English language with ability to read, write, with an emphasis on knowledge of grammar and spelling as well as writing best practices.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to navigate various technologies and software pertinent to job functions.
  • Must possess a valid Iowa Driver’s License.
  • Must pass drug screening and background check prior to finalization of job offer

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