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Internship Program and Job Development Coordinator

Company: Gandara
Location: Springfield
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Development and Internship Coordinator

Springfield ma 01151

*Bilingual Candidates Encouraged To Apply


The Job Development and Internship Coordinator is a key member of G--ndara's Human Resources Department. They are responsible for developing and managing robust and diverse internship and job development opportunities that meet the needs of a diverse array of service programs. They must have a deep knowledge and understanding of the Hispanic community, bi-lingual/bi-cultural individuals encouraged to apply. Recruiting and Human Resources experience is a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop & implement effective innovative and recruiting strategies to attract Interns that can transition to successful employment in the agency.
  • Ability to develop and cultivate an opportunistic pipeline of talent
  • Complete candidate assessments
  • Build strong relationships with senior leaders and managers who are looking for intern placements
  • Act as a trusted business partner and consultant to managers looking for talented interns, leveraging knowledge/expertise to provide input in the area of internships, etc.
  • Assist with the creation job descriptions for internship
  • Manage intern' information and update status on UKG or similar applicant tracking software system
  • Develop and maintain analysis and reporting metrics on recruiting funnel
  • Evaluate candidate suitability
  • Provide candidates compelling understanding of G--ndara Center's values and culture
  • Guide candidates through successive rounds of interviews to include appropriate agency team members
  • Maintain detailed database of new candidates, status of each in interview process, and tracking of required follow up on UKG Key Responsibilities:
    • Develop and maintain close working relationships with secondary and post-secondary schools
    • Act as a primary point of contact for schools, and students.
    • Coordinate G--ndara' s internship program including preparing internship placement materials, working with site supervisors and interns to manage requirements specific to the placement
    • Manage the flow of applications from the recruitment process through placement Desired Competencies
      • Collaboration - Works with others openly and transparently to create an environment where diverse view-points are valued, and information is shared with others for the purposes of achieving a shared client experience goal
      • Outcome Driven - Using data to drive decision making, determine the work to be done, assess changes, adapt plans, measure progress, and follow-through on getting the work done
      • Critical Thinking - The process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information from multiple sources and perspectives to reach an answer or conclusion
      • Systems Thinking - Understands the formal and informal intersections and interdependencies to be able to frame the problem, evaluate issues, see downstream affects, and identify future implications across the end-to-end system to help prioritize solutions Collaborative Team Environment
        • This position reports to the Vice President of Human Resources and interested leadership; it does not directly supervise any employees. This role has management responsibility for outside contractors engaged in sourcing candidates with the potential of managing the process. The Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner participates in a team driven and collaborates with other Talent Acquisition Partners as well as agency leadership. Education and Experience
          • Undergraduate degree in HR, business, marketing or related field
          • At least 3-5 years of experience in recruitment, talent acquisition, or equivalent experience.
          • Success in creating a positive customer experience for both the client (field partners) and candidate
          • Proven success in thriving in a fast paced and ever changing environment
          • Experience in nonprofit, behavioral health, recovery or human services a plus
          • 3-5 years s Human Resources Generalist or Business Partner experience or equivalent combination of experiences in one or more Centers of Expertise, such as Employee Relations, Talent Management, Recruitment or Compensation a plus Benefits
            • Retirement Plan 403(b) Employer Match
            • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
            • Paid vacations
            • Paid holidays
            • 8 discretionary days a year
            • Hiring Incentives**
            • Mileage reimbursement
            • Wellness incentive

              The Gandara Mental Health Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

              G--ndara Center provides residential, mental health, substance abuse, and preventive services for children, adults, and families across the Pioneer Valley and eastern parts of Massachusetts. Founded in the Hispanic community, we value cultural diversity and strive to provide culturally competent, innovative services to a diverse community.

Keywords: Gandara, Springfield , Internship Program and Job Development Coordinator, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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