Recruitment Coordinator

Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

Assigned staff as needed.


Performs recruitment and selection activities in accordance with established policy and procedures to source and recruit a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.   Develops a centralized recruitment function and creates associated strategies and procedures.  Develops and maintains external relationships within the community to build a strong network and promote employment opportunities. Ensures compliance with applicable regulations and employment law.  Serves as the lead recruiter for exempt level recruitment activities.  Utilizes recruitment metrics to optimize the hiring process.

Assist in the fulfillment of the Agency’s vision, “For Those We Serve,” by empowering individuals to thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities.


Creates and implements strategies for building a strong network within the community. Utilizes traditional and nontraditional recruitment methods to promote the Agency within the community.

Responsible for coordinating recruitment for exempt level positions and ensuring a smooth onboarding experience.

Collaborates with program management to gain an understanding of each program’s specific job requirements.  Develops and reviews selection parameters and hiring profile criteria with the respective hiring manager.  Ensures the job description is reviewed and/or updated prior to initiating the recruitment process.

Establishes and maintains an effective onboarding process for all new hires.

Researches marketing and advertising trends in the staffing industry.  Develops recruitment strategies to achieve required staffing levels while incorporating industry best practices.

Plans and implements a recruitment marketing and employer branding strategy to effectively attract qualified and diverse candidates.

Collaborates with Human Resources staff and/or program hiring managers in creating engaging job descriptions.  Ensures proper review by compensation team.

Develops and maintains contact with diverse candidate sourcing entities, i.e., educational institutions, community agencies, job fairs, newspaper advertisements, online advertisements, social media, employment and recruitment firms as a source to generate qualified applicants.

Oversight of recruitment of temporary clerical pool Office Assistants.  Ensures Agency clerical pool is continuously staffed to meet the needs of programs requesting temporary staff.

Proactively identifies future hiring needs in accordance with Agency needs and future goals. Identities organizational and /or cultural issues that may impact the Agency’s recruitment and retention effectiveness.

Meets with programs to develop specific recruiting plans. Solicits feedback and offers creative strategies to fill high demand or specialized positions.

Develops and conducts training for program managers with the goal of enhancing the recruitment process. Facilitates training for those involved in the interview process.

Provides continual analysis of hiring processes and procedures to improve efficiencies, streamline processes, and reduce regrettable turnover.

Creates reports using recruitment metrics to provide statistical data to management.

Utilizes data analytics to implement effective strategies and processes to continually optimize the recruitment function.

Creates measurable annual goals for recruitment and selection initiatives. Reports on progress toward achieving goals and establishing best practices.

Works collaboratively with supervisor and maintains effective and open communications to ensure mutual understanding of the priorities and operations of the recruitment function.

Ensures all job announcements comply with federal and state employment laws and Agency protocols.

Assists programs with development of position specific and behavior-based interview questions.

Approves all employment offer letters.

Participates in Human Resources and other leadership meetings that involve staff planning to remain responsive to the dynamic needs of the Agency.

Ensures complete and accurate records of recruitment activities are kept in compliance and in accordance to with Federal/State laws and regulations.

Travels for agency business using personal vehicle.

Performs other duties as assigned.

To execute this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or GED.

Bachelor’s degree with major courses in business administration, human resources, or related field of study.

Additional experience may be substituted for required education on a year for year basis.


Minimum of three (3) years of experience in full cycle recruitment required.  Onboarding experience strongly preferred.

Minimum of three (3) years of experience in recruiting with Applicant Tracking software (ATS) strongly preferred.

Two (2) years of HRIS experience strongly preferred.


PHR or SHRM designation strongly preferred.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply Federal and State employment laws as they pertain to recruitment, interviewing, and background checks.

Ability to work collaboratively with peer group and management team to create a recruitment function aligned with the Agency’s vision of acquiring diverse and qualified talent, promoting from within, and serving as an employer of choice within the community.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that contribute to a respectful and collaborative work environment.

Proven ability to develop and manage community partnerships and professional relationships.

Excellent problem solving, time management, analysis, design, project management and facilitation skills in a team-oriented work environment.

Strong business acumen.

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Capable of learning new software.

Ability to leverage available technology to its full capacity.

Ability to provide critical evaluation of processes and provide solutions that increase efficiency.

Ability to:

o          Plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively;

o          Communicate with hiring managers on status of the process;

o          Discern the qualities of individuals seeking employment;

o          Understand the nature of the positions being recruited for;

o          Review, interpret, and recommend solutions to statistical data;

o          Present information and respond to questions from diverse groups of individuals;

o          Work independently.

Maintain a valid California driver’s license, reliable transportation, and adequate auto insurance as required by State law.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, use hands and fingers, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Some bending, turning, and twisting may be needed periodically.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.  Prolonged mental and visual concentration for computer usage, reviewing resumes, conducting interviews, facilitation of training, reporting writing, statistical analysis, and other situations required.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed largely in an office environment within minimal chance for personal injury.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.  Temperatures are usually controlled and moderate.  Hours worked are generally during normal business hours.  Occasionally, hours of work will extend into the evening hours and weekends.  Regular travel between location sites is required.  Must adapt to a variety of work environments.

Note:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of Fresno EOC.

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