The New School is seeking a dynamic and collaborative leader to serve in a key role overseeing the talent acquisition process. This is a highly visible position responsible for leading the overall design, development, and implementation of the University's talent acquisition and retention strategies. The Senior Director will utilize best practices for actively sourcing candidates, and maintain productive relationships with University leaders to ensure that their talent acquisition needs are met in a timely and effective manner.
The Senior Director leads the talent acquisition and retention process for the University, driving successful recruitment outcomes by actively sourcing and providing consultative support in the selection of candidates. The Senior Director will build strong relationships with senior leadership, and serve as a trusted partner in advancing their recruitment needs. The Senior Director will collaborate with other members of the Human Resources team in serving as a resource to hiring managers on best practices and procedures for candidate evaluation during the selection process.
Other duties include:
- Oversee communication and marketing of job announcements designed to attract a wide range of highly talented candidates. - Partner with hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches. - Recommend recruitment techniques that contribute to the University's long-term success. - Utilize innovative strategies, as well as traditional sourcing methods, to attract candidates. - Ensure a professional and positive candidate experience by maintaining ongoing communication and securing feedback both during the recruitment process and thereafter. - Partner with HR colleagues to create a
The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.