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The MENTOR Network
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52233
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REM Iowa seeks a Staff Recruitment Specialist/ Recruiter to support recruitment and hiring for a region of the state. The Staff Recruitment Specialist will primarily hire Direct Support Professionals/ Caregivers supporting individuals with disabilities in activities of daily living. This is a crucial role in ensuring REM hires compassionate, dedicated staff to provide continual quality services to the people we serve.


The Staff Recruitment Specialist is responsible for actively driving the recruitment and hiring of new employees to fill vacancies for our programs in western and central Iowa. This is a great opportunity to learn and hone your recruitment skills within a high-impact environment. Come join our amazing team of Recruiters in this rewarding and challenging position!

Job Responsibilities:
  • Participate in all aspects of the hiring process including attracting and screening potential employees, hiring and orienting new employees, and working with hiring managers to fill vacancies.  
  • Ensures pre-employment verifications are complete
  • Establishes and maintains local recruitment efforts such as community outreach, career fairs, and marketing/ networking activities. 
  • Provides excellent customer service to Hiring Managers, ensuring their needs are being addressed and vacancies are filled in a timely manner.
  • Works with Recruitment Manager on development and implementation of new recruitment strategies.
  • Maintains accuracy in the Applicant Tracking System, Taleo, while moving candidates along in the recruitment process.
  • Contacts applicants in a timely manner and matches candidates to the position that is the best fit with long-term success and retention in mind.
What we offer you:
  • Full compensation/benefits package
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • A rewarding work environment with an incredible team of co-workers
  • Paid training with access to jobs throughout our nation-wide Network
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events


What we require of you:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable employment laws is preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of related experience with recruitment 
  • Previous experience within Human Services desired
  • Competency with office skills: Microsoft Office; Internet savvy; able to operate printer/copiers. 
  • Experience with applicant tracking software and online recruitment strategies preferred.
  • Ability to establish rapport quickly with people, friendly approach
  • Detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities and carry out assigned job responsibilities 
  • A team collaborator - a candidate with creative and effective talents to bring to our team.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Eligible as determined by the Department of Human Services and The Network's compliance plan

REM Iowa is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in 36 states.  

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Posted: 2019-03-13 Expires: 2019-04-13

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