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Senior Lead Recruiter - Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

Location: Pasadena, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 708521 Date posted: 06/12/2018
By joining the team that is designing and implementing the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, you will have the opportunity of a lifetime to create a medical school that will educate physicians for the 21st century and beyond and be a catalyst for change in medical education. This position will be working as a part of an extremely dynamic team of professionals supporting all aspects of the School of Medicine and the creation of the infrastructure, process, and procedures for the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. The team works from an interdependent model of practice and we are looking for someone who thrives in a highly challenging role within a high functioning team-based environment.

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education. It will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by the physicians of Kaiser Permanente and immersed in one the nation-s highest-performing health care organizations. Students will gain critical knowledge and real-world experience and benefit from unprecedented access to Kaiser Permanente's people, data and technology. This unparalleled approach, plus our deep commitment to resilience, well-being, and inclusion will create a culture where physicians are better prepared to face the health challenges of the future, while helping the nation-s diverse communities thrive. Learn more about the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine at

This position is a key member of the executive staffing & talent development team serving Kaiser Permanente (KP). The Senior Lead Recruiter works closely w/ the Director, the Learning & Organizational Development team, &/or other key & strategic human resource functions to assure that KP attracts, cultivates, & identifies top talent/candidates for key leadership opportunities throughout the National Program (i.e., Program Offices, Regions & Service Areas, etc.). This will include developing searches & staffing strategies, i.e., search/staffing plans, creating leadership job profiles w/ executives, identifying diverse internal & external talent pools, developing industry & candidate/talent research & scouting documents, performing cold calls, collecting competitive intelligence data & identifying appropriate search mediums to support executive staffing; all phases of recruitment, selection, assessment, & client management. The Senior Lead Recruiter will determine & evaluate which strategies provide added value to ensure premium, efficient, quality & cost effective services to our clients & lead to the successful placement of qualified senior talent for key roles. Under direction of Director, ES & the Manager of Leadership Development, the Senior Consultant will also be an active participant in helping to champion initiatives regarding our experience management & leadership diversity initiatives to support the Leadership Development & National Diversity priorities & agendas. This may include developing tools & templates & providing an array of consulting services under the direction of senior team Directors. The Senior Lead Recruiter is also responsible for overall hands-on management of staffing for a business function. As a working recruitment professional, plan & implement all activities relating to staffing strategy, sourcing, recruiting, candidate development, selection, & hiring for all levels of candidates for the organization.

Essential Functions:

- Contributes to the effective matching of leadership talent (internal & external) w/ positions by consulting w/ Senior Executives on defining position requirements, leadership competencies & experience management of potential talent required to achieve high levels of performance.
- The Senior Lead Recruiter will manage a significant book of business which will include multiple search assignments & all aspects of client management, & which will be supported, when appropriate, by other members of the team.
- Serve in a lead, coordination or supervisory role to other staff in the absence of Director, as well as provide guidance, direction & model positive & professional behaviors to support client management, service issues & staff development.
- Conducts screening & interviews w/ executive & leader level talent utilizing leadership interviewing & assessment tools (i.e. behavioral interview techniques, competency assessments, talent review data, etc.).
- Maintains & manages relationships w/ all candidates & finalist to cultivate their interest in KP.
- In conjunction w/ staffing team (i.e. Consultant(s) & Senior Associate, Executive Staffing), responsible for managing key research, sourcing & talent scouting assignments for open positions & other staffing projects.
- Develops & administers organization-wide service/client satisfaction surveys to collect meaningful data & develops necessary analysis & executive summary reports.
- This job description is not all encompassing.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum seven (7) years of success-oriented recruitment experience to include minimum five (5) years in either technical and/or specialty recruitment (executive recruitment).
- Bachelor's degree in a directly related field such as human resources, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field required.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
Additional Requirements:
- Must have in-house corporate recruitment experience to include participating as a key member of a strategic staffing effort within a large global company with a reputation for their people acquisition capability and excellence in customer service.
- Proven ability to work independently with all levels of senior management, physicians and staff in a consultant and facilitator role.
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).
- Lotus Notes.
- Electronic Applicant tracking systems (i.e. Icarian, BrassRing, etc.).
- Expert knowledge in the area of internet search tools and techniques.
- Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a range of personalities and styles, to establish effective relationships at all levels of the organization
- Strong knowledge with state-of-the-art search and recruiting methodology.
- Utilize considerable expertise in interviewing methodology and high-touch customer-focused recruiting processes.
- Demonstrated understanding of governmental regulations, professional standards and practices related to EEO/AA; legalities and ethics of recruitment.
- Accustomed to working with internal clients in identifying short and long-term talent gaps.
- Utilize considerable expertise in interviewing methodology and customer-focused recruiting processes.
- Strongly self-motivated and decisive.
- Flexibility and a desire to succeed within a highly complex environment.
- Strong change management skills, and be able to create and execute a wide range of recruiting initiatives, as well as implement new systems and technologies to identify the best talent.
- Strong leadership skills to include the ability to participate as a team member and/or promote and develop teamwork.
- Strong ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities. The ability to manage upwards to multiple supervisory inputs is critical.
- An excellent sense for competitive markets and an innovative mindset.
- Strong customer-focused approach to assist clients throughout all recruiting processes.
- Possess creative problem solving skills&critical thinking skills.
- Familiar with state-of-the-art search and recruiting methodology.
- Accustomed to working with internal clients.
- Strong strategist who is able to present, develop and guide projects through to closure.
- Excellent sense for competitive markets and an innovative mindset.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience developing executive and leader candidate talent working in a search or research firm placing middle or senior management talent is highly desirable.
- Master's degree with emphasis in human resources, OR two (2) years of directly related field experience preferred.

Primary Location: California,Pasadena,S. Los Robles Administration 100 S. Los Robles Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Human Resources / HRIS Department: Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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