Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Recruitment Specialist - Emergency Shelter Cadre

    Location US-TX-Brownsville
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/13/2019 12:10 PM)
    Job ID
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    Human Resources
  • Job Summary:

    Southwest Key Programs is a national nonprofit organization providing transformative education, innovative safe shelters and alternatives to incarceration for over 200,000 youth and their families annually, while creating opportunities for their families to become self-sufficient. The inspiring youth and parents we work with are seeking the American dream: equality, education, and a higher quality of life. At Southwest Key, we simply open the doors to opportunity so they can achieve these dreams.


    The Recruitment Specialist is responsible for supporting all recruiting activity for the organization and be a resource to all programs to meet the hiring needs of the organization.

    Essential Functions:

    • Responsible for all recruiting activities to include: advertising positions; and as needed, assist programs with screening, phone interviewing and completing reference checks of applicants; interview and hire, organize and facilitate job fairs as needed.
    • Manage and maintain recruitment platform to best utilize features and streamline hiring
    • Create recruiting materials and provide training for programs
    • Proactively provide recruitment strategy and plans with which to fill vacancies.
    • Create and foster relationships with colleges and various professional organizations to attract and recruit candidates.
    • Research and develop new recruiting techniques and support continuous improvement efforts and provide onsite technical support as requested.
    • Maintain accurate and required documentation on all candidates and recruitment activities.
    • Assist with creating prescreening questions. Provide detailed information on the Company, the Company culture, and the job to the candidate as needed.
    • Assist with on boarding process to include- monitoring new hire paperwork.

    Other Functions:

    • Provide support and back-up to Human Resource Department as needed.
    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • A combination of one of the following:
      • Bachelor’s degree with two years experience with human resources.
      • Associate’s degree with three years experience with human resources.
      • High school diploma or equivalent with four years experience with human resources.
    • Computer literate in Microsoft Office.
    • Good communication skills.


    • Bilingual.

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of work station and other office equipment. Frequent typing, writing, bending and twisting. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.

    Work Environment:

    General office environment with moderate noise. This position is mostly sedentary, involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods of time. Public contact position requiring appropriate business apparel.


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