• Job Tracking ID: 512830-594298
    • Job Location: Chicago, IL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 16, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Closing date: Until Filled

Job Context Information

Human Resources, a section of the Office of the Presiding Bishop serves the employees of the churchwide organization by staffing positions, managing performance, meeting training and development needs, providing fair compensation and benefit systems and promoting positive working relationships.

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for completing a variety of recruitment duties in order to support the ELCA human resources function. Work involves the ability to manage a high volume of recruitment, in addition to being assigned special projects. An incumbent in this position is required to communicate in a professional and timely manner with all levels of staff and the general public. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Executive for Human Resources.

Job Responsibilities

1. Establishes recruiting requirements and processes per organizational plans and objectives, creating and maintaining a strategic recruitment plan.

2. Attracts a diverse pool of applicants by researching and contacting a variety of community service organizations, colleges, career fairs, employment agencies, recruiters, using social media, and internet sites

3. Partners with hiring managers to determine staffing needs.

4. Determines applicant qualifications by screening applicants; analyzing responses; references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.

5. Evaluates applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications.

6. Manages candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS OnDemand).

7. Performs other duties as required

Travel Requirements

Local travel required. Possible overnight travel to conferences or meetings.

Physical Effort.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone. This position requires sitting for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience and Skills:

  1. Three to five years’ experience in recruitment and staffing; proficient in the use ofweb based applicant tracking system (ATS OnDemand preferred)

  2. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff to maintain a collegial working relationship with other employees and to present a professional image of the unit to the public

  3. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality

  4. Positive attitude and strong customer focus

  5. Self-starter and independent problem solver with the ability to anticipate next steps


Professional HR Certification preferred but not required