Overview

Title: Talent Development Specialist Date: 1/20/2021
Reports to: Regional Executive Director
Starting Salary: Grade D, Range starts at $55k, DOE
Location: Based out of any Conservation Legacy office in the Region or remote within service area. Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Benefit Eligible: Eligible per Personnel Policies

Organization Summary:
Conservation Legacy is a nationwide non-profit. The organization’s programs engage participants on diverse conservation and community service projects. These projects provide opportunities for personal and professional development and meet the high priority needs of public land managers and community partners. Through the mission of fostering conservation service in support of communities and ecosystems, Conservation Legacy works toward a legacy of healthy lands, air and water; thriving people and resilient communities.

Position Summary:

This position is a newly developed position at the regional level of Conservation Legacy and will have a similar, collaborative position in the other region (east & west). These two positions will work in sync to develop on-going response to internal and external-driven needs for recruitment of members and staff at Conservation Legacy through org-wide strategic tactics and tactics within their region’s programs. These strategies will support and drive local programs to diversify their recruitment network to further outreach to those populations and candidates needed for effectively positions while contributing toward the mission of Conservation Legacy.

Essential Responsibilities and Functions:
• Analyze all existing recruitment efforts and internal structures to contribute toward ongoing recruitment strategy recommendations to organizational leadership.
• Continuously analyze current and future applicant needs to fully understand structural and tactical opportunities for Conservation Legacy, present & future.
• Provide organizational leadership with recommendations of investment opportunities and change, that would provide the organization with improved recruitment outcomes; based off innovation, external experience, and other proven practices across all industries.
• Identify needs from existing systems and processes used across Conservation Legacy to allow for further staff and applicant ease, while supporting existing and new technology systems.
• Develop and implement new organization-wide recruitment plan to unify, coordinate and strategize tactics and accountability for recruitment and outreach; lead staff to implementing plan while striving for the most effective, sustainable process.
• Guide, recommend and influence best practices for new approaches being used across the nation to attract talent at the local programs.
• Continue to work with organizational leadership to develop priority tactics and functions of this position through ongoing goal setting and measurements.

Tagged as: Conservation, Development, Full Time, Sales and Marketing, Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

• Exhibits the ability to effectively work on diverse teams or with a variety of populations, including those underrepresented at our organization and those of BIPOC communities.
• Proven ability to analyze data, trends, and use findings to make recommendations to the organizational leadership.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in resourcing staff, recruitment/outreach, talent acquisition or talent/leadership development.

Required Skills:

• Demonstrates commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
• Experience with influencing diverse groups of employees to achieve common goals.
• Flexibility, adaptability, and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment.
• The ability to carry out assigned work independently or with minimal supervision.
• The ability to communicate effectively, manage complexity, cultivate innovation, drive and influence results of oneself and others.

Preferred Skills:

• Experience in remotely networking to increase applicants across a variety of programs and geographical areas.
• Experiences in larger organizational marketing and/or communications.
• Ability, experience, and implementation of successful hiring campaigns.
• Excellent understanding of the full cycle of recruitment processes and in-depth knowledge of candidate selection methods.

About http://Conservation Legacy.org

Conservation Legacy is a nationwide non-profit. The organization’s programs engage participants on diverse conservation and community service projects. These projects provide opportunities for personal and professional development and meet the high priority needs of public land managers and community partners. Through the mission of fostering conservation service in support of communities and ecosystems, Conservation Legacy works toward a legacy of healthy lands, air and water; thriving people and resilient communities.

Application Instructions

To Apply: Send Cover letter and resume to Jennifer Erickson (at)[email protected] Subject line in this email must include “Applicant”. Cover Letter must include a response to the following question: Provide some examples of your experience working effectively with diverse communities, including those specific to the BIPOC community & other underrepresented populations, in personal or professional context.