American Heart Association Temporary Recruiter in Austin, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The Temporary Recruiter will serve as a business partner to hiring managers while managing the full life cycle of recruiting and hiring for assigned exempt and non-exempt positions within the SouthWest Affiliate (AR, CO, NM, OK, TX & WY). Positions will range from temporary and administrative to experienced sales managers. Estimated volume will be 10-15 full-time positions on average with each having different locations, knowledge, skills and abilities required. You will be responsible for all sourcing, resume review, applicant tracking system disposition/applicant and candidate communications, personality assessment completion, on-demand video interview completion, recommending best qualified candidates for assigned positions, development of interview questions related to Targeted Selection (DDI developed selection process using STAR method) and personality assessment results, possible interview scheduling and participation. In collaboration with HR staff, you will also make recommendations on appropriate compensation for new hires, promotions and transfers. You will focus on qualified diversity candidates thatmirror the communities we serve and delivering effective onboarding that result in increased retention to reduce turnover and increase diversity. This is a 6-month assignment with possibility of extension and is eligible to participate in our benefits plan!

Essential job duties:

  • Create innovative, creative and aggressive ways of sourcing and headhunting for qualified candidates that fit the AHAs fast paced culture for current and future vacant positions.

  • Monitor market trends and data to effectively identify and project candidate sources to increase diversity in our qualified applicant pools.

  • Manage full life cycle recruitment (post, source, prescreen, facilitate personality assessment & on demand video interviews, scheduling, background checks, references, compensation recommendations, offer & negotiations, onboarding, etc.).

  • Complete hiring process within defined metrics to minimize overall time-to-start.

  • Update job descriptions as needed.

  • Fills senior-level Sales positions in the non-profit high-level fundraising field.

  • Regularly respond to ad hoc requests associated with internal staff moves and promotions using Workday and iCIMS systems.

  • Partner with hiring managers to develop effective sourcing and recruitment strategies by utilizing their local networks to maximize pipelines. Develop effective relationships within the organization and the hiring community to have influence and impact the recruiting process and hiring.

  • Promote and encourage an environment of equal employment opportunity, diversity and competitive advantage in support of the company's diversity and inclusion strategic plan.

  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or HR Management from an accredited college/university is preferred. Experience may substitute…

  • Demonstrated ability as a recruiter for at least 3 years in head hunting or business development /operations for a search firm capacity is required.

  • At least 2 years’ experience evaluating and recruiting sales/fundraising professionals, including managers.

  • 2+ years of experience in coordinating and communicating HR policies and procedures with emphasis in quality recruitment, selection, EEO and compensation.

  • Applicant Tracking System experience is required. iCIMS experience is plus!

  • HRIS system experience is a plus. Workday experience is preferred.

  • SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR up to date certification is preferred.

  • DDI/Targeted Selection interview training preferred.

  • Experience in all areas of sourcing such as the internet, social media, networking, employee referrals, job postings, as well as conducting open houses and virtual job fairs.

  • Must have at least intermediate knowledge of MS Office products. Outlook for scheduling, Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

  • Skype business experience in day to day communications and interviewing a plus.

  • Excellent business acumen and consultative skills for understanding and addressing the organization's HR needs.

  • Results oriented, able to take initiative, self-directed and adaptable.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.

  • Ability to compile and use data and analytics.

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new software.

  • Ability to work effectively with a virtual team.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver clear and direct feedback to all levels of staff and leadership.

  • Ability to assure compliance with federal and state regulations affecting all human resource activities and to collaborate with National Center Human Resource department as appropriate.

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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