Montana Conservation Corps

  • Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions

    Job Locations US-MT-Bozeman
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/10/2019 9:13 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Staff
    Wage Type
    Minimum rate of pay
    Wage
    USD $47,486.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    About Montana Conservation Corps  

    Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) is a non-profit, AmeriCorps-affiliated organization which operates from offices in Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell and Missoula, Montana.  Our mission is to inspire young people through hands-on conservation service to be leaders, stewards of the land, and engaged citizens who improve their communities.  Our work takes place across Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota and South Dakota.  MCC strives to give its participants the experience of a lifetime through challenging conservation work and the rigors of life outdoors, coupled with education developed specifically to create engaged citizens and lifelong environmental stewards.  By weaving together leadership development and skills training with hands-on service in the outdoors, MCC helps young people develop vital competencies that build a foundation for achieving success, an affinity and aptitude for being in the outdoors, and an energetic and motivated workforceIn turn, MCC participants perform substantial work that provides lasting benefit for public lands.  For more information, visit us at www.mtcorps.org.

     

    Position Overview:

    The Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions develops and implements MCC’s recruitment plan and strategy to attract and enroll candidates to the MCC programs.  Recruitment goals are 370 plus AmeriCorps members and 300 plus youth positions each year.  The position will engage in building relationships, implementing outreach strategies, developing systems, and screening applicants.  They will oversee and supervise the member recruitment and enrollment team who will assist with recruitment and outreach activities and onboarding of participants.  The position will organize and engage regional MCC staff support in recruitment and outreach activities.  The position will work with hiring managers to identify program needs and develop strategies to meet those needs. This position will encourage recruitment activities throughout the organization through planning and coordination of additional agency efforts to secure applicants to MCC’s programs.   

     

    Term of Employment

    Full-time, exempt. 

     

    Compensation

    $47,486. Benefits include health/dental insurance with co-pay and 401K retirement plan with 5% employer match. 

     

    Diversity and Inclusion

    MCC seeks to provide access and opportunity to a diverse group of staff and participants, while continuing to identify and reduce barriers to being involved in our organization and programs.  We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

     

    While this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position, it is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All Montana Conservation Corps positions may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.

     

    To Apply

    When creating your profile, please be sure to upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. All of this information must be merged into a single file to be uploaded under the link "upload resume."

    Responsibilities

      • Develop recruitment strategy, in conjunction with pertinent statewide staff
      • Identify and implement recruitment and outreach activities
      • Coordinate and oversee recruitment and outreach budget
      • Coordinate with marketing and communications team to provide content that informs the creation of recruitment materials
      • Develop and oversee the youth program admissions process, including communication and strategies to engage youth parents
      • Attend to the agencies Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic goals as it relates to hiring practices and outreach activities
      • Maintain and update Position Descriptions and qualifications, with pertinent statewide staff as needed
      • Provide training to hiring managers to ensure best practices and positive candidate experiences
      • Assist in the management of the online applicant tracking system to screen, route and track applications
      • Review and approve offer letters for staff to ensure compliance with employee handbook
      • Utilize database management software in various activities
      • Schedule, coordinate and conduct interviews as needed
      • Build applicant sources by researching and contacting community organizations, schools, and internet sites
      • Coordinate and attend job fairs and outreach events
      • Seek opportunities to make presentations and provide organizational information
      • Supervise the Enrollment manager

    • Supervision Exercised:

      • Recruit, train, and evaluate Enrollment Manager
      • Oversee development of the recruitment process for AmeriCorps, youth members, and other staffing.
      • Evaluate current practices and update policies and procedures to ensure MCC is efficient and effective.
      • Work closely with all agency personnel in a supportive, advisory or supervisory manner.

    Qualifications

    • MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

      • Three to five years of relevant work experience
      • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
      • Ability to develop and meet deadlines
      • Outstanding organizational skills
      • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences
      • Experience implementing recruitment strategies
      • Experience conducting interviews and assessing candidate skills
      • Experience with computer programs such as Word, Excel, and Google Suite
      • Able and willing to travel and work a variable schedule including overnight travel for job fairs, staff meetings and Corps events
      • A valid driver’s license and ability to be insurable per MCC parameters

    Preferred Education and Experience

    • Experience working with teams
    • Experience with MCC or a similar conservation corps
    • Experience with iCIMS Applicant Tracking System and Recruiting/Admissions Software
    • Experience with Salesforce

     

    While this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position, it is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All Montana Conservation Corps positions may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.

     

    MCC seeks to provide access and opportunity to a diverse group of staff and participants, while continuing to identify and reduce barriers to being involved in our organization and programs.  We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

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