Senior Recruiter

October 27, 2021

Employment Requirement: Colorado Public Radio (CPR) strives to maintain a workplace that keeps employees mentally and physically safe. All candidates offered a position at Colorado Public Radio will be required to comply with the COVID vaccine mandate and procedures prior to their first day of employment. 

Incumbent is expected to reside in Colorado.

Who We Are:

Colorado Public Radio is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that produces meaningful news, music, and cultural experiences to everyone in Colorado using the power of the human voice in all its forms. Roughly 95 percent of CPR’s funds come from the private support of listeners, businesses and foundations. For more information, visit www.cpr.org.

  • CPR News delivers in-depth, insightful and impartial news and information from around the world, across the nation and throughout Colorado, examining its relevance to our state and connecting it to our community.
  • CPR Classical takes listeners on an in-depth exploration of thoughtfully curated music – with an emphasis on Colorado’s classical community – providing context to a broad range of meaningful and compelling works from past to present.
  • Indie 102.3 takes listeners inside the world of new and independent music – exposing them to up-and-coming artists and highlighting Colorado’s local music scene.
  • Denverite is an online news source dedicated to Denver's curious and concerned.
  • KRCC is a public radio station in Colorado Springs, Colorado, serving Southern Colorado. KRCC is operated by Colorado Public Radio in partnership with Colorado College.

Our values inspire, inform and guide our everyday actions. They serve as a set of expectations and a promise we make to ourselves, our partners and audiences.

• Creative       • Curious        • Ethical          • Inclusive      • Respectful

At Colorado Public Radio we are committed to cultivating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that helps us represent the voices of the communities within Colorado. We highly encourage candidates with unique contributions such as ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, nation of origin, age, language, veteran status, color, religion, disability and sexual orientation to apply to our openings. CPR is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

About Our Job:

Colorado Public Radio (CPR) is seeking a Senior Recruiter to join the Human Resource team. Our Senior Recruiter will play an important role in supporting the organization with building relationships, finding top talent and providing a high-quality candidate experience. This is an exciting team to be a part of as you will get to help us promote CPR and build a diverse, inclusive workforce that helps us represent Colorado communities.

As a Senior Recruiter, You Will:

  • Align talent and acquisition efforts to the organization’s goals and objectives. Utilize expertise, consulting and proactive strategies to support the organizations commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Manage the full-cycle recruitment efforts on the behalf of the organization. Collaborate regularly with leaders and hiring managers to understand their business and recruitment needs. 
  • Partner with hiring managers and relevant stakeholders to negotiate offers that are equitable and align with position and organization requirements.
  • Play the role of advisor, coach and mentor to help educate hiring managers and leaders on interview and candidate selection.
  • Utilize creative sourcing strategies that help build a candidate pipeline and close any sourcing gaps. Use tools and resources to proactively source potential candidates via external organizations, boards, and social media outlets.
  • Collaborate with internal team members to develop and implement marketing strategies that help promote the organization and attract candidates from underrepresented groups.
  • Establish relationships with a wide variety of professional organizations, academic institutions, and affinity groups to identify opportunities for partnerships and collaboration.
  • Employ innovation and keep current with sourcing strategies and industry trends. Conduct regular business partner meetings to educate on best recruiting practices. 
  • Ensure candidates receive high quality and positive experience from application to offer.
  • Support internal programs associated with student-related exposure, development, and work experiences.
  • Maintain a current and accurate applicant database through applicant tracking system. Create and maintain recruitment reports and metrics.
  • Participate and manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

About You:

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Experience with sourcing and full-cycle recruiting.
  • History of collaborating with internal and external stakeholders during strategy/design processes to attract top talent from underrepresented backgrounds.
  • Experience in consulting, influencing, negotiating and closing candidates.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in person and in writing.
  • Ability to be flexible and support a continuously growing environment.
  • Success with working in a data-driven recruitment environment.
  • Strong planning, organizational skills and attention to detail and the ability to utilize independent judgement.
  • Ability to think strategically and be creative when looking for a prospective talent for future needs. 
  • Provides quality customer service and has the ability build relationships
  • Ethical and professional and has the ability to maintain and handle sensitive information.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 years or more of talent acquisition/full-cycle recruiting and sourcing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business administration, or a related field from an accredited college.
  • Strong knowledge and experience using applicant tracking systems. 
  • Experience with utilizing various sourcing tools and reporting pipeline metrics.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Excel and PowerPoint

Benefits:

Colorado Public Radio is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our culture of caring. Our employees have access to: 100 percent employer paid individual health, dental, life, and disability coverage; an outstanding paid family medical leave policy plus paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation, and personal time off plan; voluntary offerings such as vision; a competitive retirement plan match with no waiting or vesting periods; flexible schedules; engagement and development opportunities; and a casual atmosphere.

Position Information:

Position Type: Full-time, Exempt

Hiring Range: $70,000 – $85,000

Starting Pay: based on education and experience.

Application Requirements:

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes where you learned of the job opening, resume, and three professional references to hr@cpr.org with "Senior Recruiter" in the subject line.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

At Colorado Public Radio we are committed to cultivating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that helps us represent the voices of the communities within Colorado. We highly encourage candidates with unique contributions such as ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, nation of origin, age, language, veteran status, color, religion, disability and sexual orientation to apply to our openings. CPR is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.