the Florence Project is hiring a
The Florence Project (Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, or FIRRP) was founded in 1989 to respond to a representation crisis for indigent non-citizens detained at the rural Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention Center in Florence, Arizona. Through our programs today, we provide services to thousands of adults and children detained in Eloy, Florence, Phoenix, and Tucson, Arizona, on any given day. The Florence Project is nationally known for its legal and social services that ensure that detained immigrants are empowered and have access to justice. The Florence Project provides high-quality legal services and supports initiatives for national changes in immigration law and policy, and currently has 180 staff members and offices in Phoenix, Tucson, and Florence, Arizona.
Primary Purpose of the Job:
The position of People & Culture Recruiter provides support to our growing organization. The primary duties will be to guide and support hiring managers to array out recruiting efforts for the organization by doing the following:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Recruiting for open positions.
Partner with leadership to support the organization’s hiring efforts.
Assist with talent acquisition process, including creative sourcing of candidates.
Screen candidates and coordinate interviews for hiring committees both virtually and onsite.
Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process.
Field and respond to questions from applicants and hiring managers.
Assist with drafting all job postings and updating recruitment materials.
Post and monitor all open positions to the organization’s website and other recruiting platforms.
Support the hiring team throughout the interview process.
Complete reference checks as needed.
Follow established recruitment process and assist in the implementation of recruiting best practices.
Research new recruiting avenues and monitor trends to improve hiring processes.
Assist with career fairs and other hiring events.
Maintain and develop relationships with law schools and other organizations for potential applicant pools.
Prioritize DEIA efforts to ensure hiring process is equitable and accessible and a diverse pool of candidates is being reached.
Contact new employees in preparation for onboarding.
Coordinate first day logistics with new employees with all teams.
Provide support to the Office of People & Culture as needed.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Proven work experience as a Recruiter.
2 years of Human Resources experience required.
Fluency and advanced proficiency in Spanish required (speaking, writing, reading).
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to advocating for indigent immigrant clients in a respectful and empowering way, zealous support of the Florence Project’s mission, and displays a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Experience in administration of programs.
Ability to do repetitive tasks for long periods of time.
Ability to multitask.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Skills in record keeping.
Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality and maintain discretion. Must be able to handle highly confidential situations with professionalism and tact.
Must have experience and ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
Must be able to gather and analyze information skillfully.
Proven experience and ability to manage tasks with competing priorities and deadlines, independently determining order of priority and self-initiating other value-added tasks.
Possess a willingness to wear multiple hats and ability to adapt and prioritize.
Outstanding organizational skills with a strong attention-to-detail.
Team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism.
Demonstrate to be a hardworking, flexible, respectful team player that can work effectively in a collaborative, innovative, and client centered work environment. Ability to work independently, be adaptable and reliable in the face of conflict, pressure, crisis or changing priorities.
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Proven computer skills. Advanced understanding of MS365 office applications.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Salary & Benefits:
This is a full-time position. Salary is competitive for our field and geographical area. Salaries will be calculated based on relevant experience and our established comprehensive wage scale: $53,500-$68,776.34 DOE
We strive to create and uphold a positive, supportive, and inclusive work environment for all staff. We offer excellent benefits, including:
Medical plans including health, dental, vision coverage, subject to plan terms
Short Term Disability
Eligibility for group benefits such as voluntary life insurance, subject to applicable waiting periods
Retirement plan, subject to plan terms
Paid Time Off earned on a biweekly accrual basis- Twenty-five (25) Days of Vacation Time, annually
Five (5) Days of Medical/Sick Time, annually
One (1) Day of Personal Time, monthly
Eight (8) Week Paid Sabbatical, after three years of employment
Fifteen (15) Organization-paid holidays, all observed
Eligible for Parental Leave which includes Twelve (13) paid weeks
Mileage reimbursement for travel between offices and places of work.
Relocation Assistance for out of state new hires available for some positions.
This is an immediate opening. To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in the position as well as your resume and three professional references via our website, www.firrp.org. The Florence Project values diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from people of color, LGBTQ individuals, persons with disabilities, and members of underrepresented communities. We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed in our current job opportunities, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence, which is very much valued at the Florence Project. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.
This job announcement is for informational purposes only and is subject to change and modification without notice. This job announcement includes a non-exhaustive list of responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements of the position, but does not necessarily include all the position’s job functions.