Talent Acquisition Specialist - #1687279

Focus on the Family

Date: 1 week ago
City: Colorado Springs, CO
Salary: $20 - $23 per hour
Contract type: Full time
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Focus on the Family has nearly 700 employees who work to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding, and the purpose is eternal.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist position exists to develop recruitment sources as well as interview, test, and select new staff (paid and volunteer) who meet the required qualifications and whose values are compatible with the values of Focus on the Family.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Works with department leadership to help determine the appropriate type of staff to meet immediate needs (i.e., regular, volunteer, temporary or intern)
  • Coordinates appropriate web site advertising promoting the various staff opportunities at Focus on the Family
  • Assists departments in preparing intern and volunteer opportunities and descriptions
  • Plans and coordinates talent acquisition programs
  • Prepares job postings and recruitment information
  • Develops and places ads in appropriate media
  • Utilizes appropriate social media to connect with various audiences to meet staffing needs
  • Reviews and evaluates applications for ministry fit and appropriate assignment
  • Conducts preliminary interview referring selected candidates to the hiring authority
  • Provides overview of FOF policies, procedures, and philosophy to prospective staff
  • Participates and/or coordinates promotional activities for talent acquisition
  • Conducts reference checks
  • Makes offers and establishes report dates
  • Coordinates internal transfer requests
  • Provides career advising
  • Participates in New Talent Orientation events for regular, temp, intern and/or volunteer staff
  • Conducts exit interviews
  • Maintains relationship with current contingent staff to keep them abreast of Focus activities and information
  • Participates in the planning and execution of contingent staff appreciation and training events
Other Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Conducts informational briefings
  • May be required to host New Hire orientation on a rotating basis
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Working Environment/Physical Requirements:
  • Office environment

Character Spiritual:
Exemplifies Ephesians 5:1-2, “Therefore be imitators of God as dear children and walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us...”

Pursues the Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”

Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus; adheres to the Standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith; upholds Focus on the Family's ministry in prayer

Prays personally for Focus on the Family’s staff and constituents and may occasionally lead in a public prayer

Engages in Christian ministry

Demonstrates behaviors aligned with FOF core values

This role is considered a Spokesperson for Focus on the Family and should represent Focus’ position and tone at all times

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Personnel Management, or Industrial Relations (or equivalent experience)
  • 2-4 years Human Resources experience
  • Working knowledge of FOF mission, philosophy, values, and objectives
Skills, Abilities, and Special Talents/Gifts:
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Competent in use of computer hardware and software
  • Ability to do routine planning
  • Strong analytical skills (to extract information and draw conclusions)
  • Discretion in handling confidential information
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adjust priorities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
Pay Range: $20.00 to $23.00/hr
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions: Please identify the job specific minimum qualifications you possess in your cover letter and be sure your resume includes any and all relevant experience to be accurately assessed against the qualifications listed in the posting. To apply, please submit the following application materials to this posting. 1. A current resume. Must include date ranges to include month and year (mm/yyyy) and whether the position was full time or part time. 2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.

Focus on the Family puts a high value on our team members and offers a unique benefit package.

Employees scheduled for 20 hours or more per week are eligible for:
  • Norton LifeLock ID Theft Coverage
  • Legal Shield/ID Shield Coverage
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Time & Vacation Payout
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Service Awards
  • Community Service Days
  • Bookstore Discount
  • Fitness Center
Employees scheduled for 30 hours or more per week are eligible for all the above and:
  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Warehouse Membership Reimbursement
Note: This is a summary and should not be construed as future promises to continue to provide benefits as outlined above. For complete and definitive language, refer to the governing plan documents.

  • Temporary employees are not eligible for benefits, except for:
  • Sick Time
  • Bookstore Discount
  • Fitness Center
Tentative Search Timeline:
  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by May 3rd, 2024. However, this posting will remain open until filled.
  • The potential employee start date is May 13th, 2024.
Posting date: April 2nd, 2024
Unposting date: ongoing until filled
Posting contact email: [email protected]

Helping Families Thrive in Christ! Focus on the Family is a 501c3 Christian Non-Profit Ministry.

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