Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition | Catalight | $145-160k | Remote (US)

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition | Catalight | $145-160k | Remote (US)

145,000 - 160,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: July 24, 2024
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Job Description

Catalight is the parent organization leading a family of companies (FoC) that includes Easterseals Northern California, Easterseals Hawaii and Catalight Care Services. Across the four non-profit companies, there are nearly 700 employees working together to responsibly disrupt and transform home and community-based care and help become a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that works proactively to address complex societal problems such as healthcare access and greater well-being for underrepresented communities.

Job Summary

The Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition is responsible for innovating, leading, measuring and managing all aspects of the recruitment process to ensure the acquisition of high-quality talent that aligns with our company’s strategic objectives. This role involves developing and implementing effective recruitment strategies, managing a team of recruiters, fostering strong relationships with internal stakeholders, and continuously improving recruitment processes and practices.

The Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition designs, implements, and creates sustainable systems, processes, and procedures that provide meaningful metrics to measure and continually improve the recruitment/onboarding program and its performance. You will meet and exceed recruiting goals by innovating, taking risks, critically thinking, and establishing credibility as a trusted business advisor across all levels within the FoC.

Core Responsibilities & Essential Job Functions

  • Lead, develop and manage a team of recruiters, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure team effectiveness and performance.
  • Develop, and drive sustainable long-term partnerships across our diverse companies, business functions, business units, and across leadership levels.
  • Closely collaborate with hiring managers and department leadership to understand talent needs, establish recruitment priorities, and develop strategic recruitment plans.
  • Act as a key member of the TA team both as leader and tactician, assisting with sourcing and maintaining a portfolio of requisitions; dependent on department load.
  • Maintain, design, implement, and innovate our technology platform, Workday, as Functional owner and SME of our Talent SKU; translate this knowledge into a repository for the team and organization.
  • Analyze and document current Talent Acquisition processes to continually discover and addresses potential gaps and propose efficiencies and future process changes.f sourcing techniques to identify and engage with passive candidates, including direct sourcing, networking, employee referrals, and online channels.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with external recruitment agencies, job boards, and other talent acquisition vendors to support recruitment efforts as needed.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance recruitment processes, tools, and systems, ensuring efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with relevant regulations and best practices.
  • Drive and analyze recruitment metrics and data to track key performance indicators, identify trends, and make data-driven recommendations for process optimization and resource allocation.
  • Design, implement, innovate recruitment metrics, KPIs and dashboards for varying levels, from business stakeholders to Executive Leadership.
  • Partner closely with People Operations (POPS) leadership and internal teams to drive strategic planning that connects to the FOCS overall mission.
  • Apply operational dashboards, controls and reporting to audit, track and drive optimal process adoption and performance.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in talent acquisition and recruitment, and apply relevant insights to enhance recruitment strategies and practices; and ensure knowledge is transferred to the Talent Acquisition team.
  • Manage vendor relationships with staffing agencies, social media platforms (e.g., LinkedIn, Indeed, etc.); negotiate and monitor contracts.
  • Establish strong and collaborative partnerships within People Operations and Strategy Teams ) and hiring managers of all levels within the organization.
  • Ensure recruitment/onboarding practices and processes comply with company policy as well as local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Develop and maintain best practices for hiring managers and interview teams, create / update interview guidelines, feedback forms, tools, and processes.
  • Coordinate and attend career fairs, conferences, and other recruitment events as approved.
  • Manage and perform special projects and duties as assigned.
  • Operate at a forward-thinking level to anticipate future challenges and opportunities, proactively planning ahead to drive results.
  • Implement strategies to optimize operational efficiency and enhance overall productivity.
  • Utilize empathetic understanding to effectively navigate the strengths and weaknesses of the team and organization.
  • Collaborate with team members to leverage individual strengths and mitigate weaknesses, fostering a cohesive and high-performing work environment.


Minimum Education, Experience & Training Equivalent to:

  • 4 years’ experience leading and managing a full-cycle recruitment/talent acquisition team; healthcare or congruent industry experience a plus.
  • Experience recruiting for a broad range of job types and levels, including direct service, management, and executive.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate principles of diversity and inclusion into all aspects of recruitment and onboarding.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Applicant Tracking System (ATS) experience required; Workday Recruiting experience preferred.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Sensitivity to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
  • A commitment to the values of the organization while demonstrating good judgment, flexibility, patience and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.), especially Excel and related computer software.
  • Consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Work in an exciting, fast paced high energy environment while effectively multitasking and managing day-to-day responsibilities without supervision.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate, coach, and develop a high-performing team.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to analyze complex issues, develop innovative solutions, and drive results.
  • Proficient in recruitment technology and applicant tracking systems (ATS), with experience implementing and optimizing recruitment tools and processes.
  • Effectively manages programs from visioning to implementation.
  • Personable; able to work comfortably with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Excellent verbal and writing communication skills; frequent proofreading and checking documents for accuracy.
  • Commitment to meet agreed upon deadlines on time or ahead of schedule.
  • Must be highly detail oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively within the work environment, read and write using the primary language within the workplace.
  • Visual and auditory ability to work with clients, staff and others in the workplace continuously.
  • Frequent speaking and listening (25-75%) to clients, staff, and others in the workplace.
  • Utilize computers and cell phone for effective communication.

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain criminal record clearance through the Department of Justice (DOJ). The People & Performance Department must analyze DOJ/FBI live scan reports in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, as well as fitness for the position.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain clearance through the Office of Inspector General.
  • Must attend any required training.

About Us

At Catalight, we embrace people’s differences — both visible and invisible. And we believe everyone deserves to be understood, respected and celebrated for their many contributions. That’s why we have a bold vision to break down barriers and biases to create a more equitable world, so people with developmental disabilities and special needs can choose their own paths.

We do this by providing access to innovative, individualized care services, clinical research and advocacy and, through the work of our affiliate partners, Easterseals Northern California and Easterseals Hawaii, we provide services to people with disabilities and their families to support them across their care journey.

Our purpose-driven teams are creating a pathway to a more impactful future. Empowering others and fostering an inclusive environment that embodies our core values to ensure we grow responsibly.

The listed salary range for this position is an expected range. The actual offer will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by relevant business considerations, including the final candidate’s qualifications, years of experience, skillset, and geographic location.

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas as deemed fit for the organization.

Time Type: Full time

Compensation: $145,000 – $160,000 Annually

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas as deemed fit for the organization.

Catalight is an equal opportunity employer.

Location: United States (Remote)