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Team Member Acquisition Specialist

Position Summary

Responsible for sourcing talent needed to accomplish Ridgecrest’s mission of Impacting Lives for God’s Glory Through Purposeful Hospitality, with a primary focus on non-exempt frontline positions (full-time, part-time, seasonal). Actively involved in recruiting, stakeholder communications, and general staffing support. Coordinates team member acquisition initiatives to promote Ridgecrest as a choice employer. Primary responsibility for building external candidate pool. Responsible for identification of candidates meeting hiring qualifications, conducting initial interviews, transitioning viable candidates to appropriate supervisors, and assisting applicants through the interviewing process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

-Recruit and evaluate candidates, advising supervisors on potential fit (Ridgecrest culture, attitude, skills, experience)
-Pre-screen candidates as a first level filter
-Coordinate recruiting event participation and workforce development initiatives with varied sources, e.g., community contacts, staffing partnerships, college career services
-Primary point of contact with staffing agencies; develop and maintain preferred vendor roster; evaluate agency performance and results
-Plan and operate proactively to meet seasonal staffing requests and goals, building diverse labor pipelines
-Maintain close working and operational relationships with Ridgecrest supervisors and staff, and maintain a working understanding of company operations and job specifics
-Consistently living Ridgecrest’s core values:
-Serve One
-Cultivate Relationships
-Create Purposeful Experiences
-Make It Better
-Other job duties as assigned


Education, Work Experience and Other Qualifications

-Two or four-year degree in human resources or service industry preferred
-Conversational Spanish strongly preferred
-At least one year of related experience; equivalent combination of education and experience considered
-Ideal candidate will have recruitment and/or workforce development background; service industry experience preferred
-Adept at creating and implementing labor sourcing strategies and solutions
-Outstanding interpersonal skills
-Proven track record of building community partnerships and positive working relationships
-Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel
-Excellent project/time management, planning and organizational skills; prioritizes -work, adapts as needed
-Proactive; anticipates, addresses, and troubleshoots issues; excellent problem-solving skills; exercises good judgement
-Must have valid driver’s license

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

-Outreach and recruiting skills – Intermediate
-Communication skills (oral and written) - Advanced
-Interpersonal skills - Advanced
-Administration/Organizational skills – Intermediate

Character Traits

Committed, growing follower of Jesus
Passionate about Ridgecrest’s mission - Impacting Lives for God’s Glory Through --Purposeful Hospitality
Culture-contributing attitude
Detail-focused while multi-tasking effectively
Ability to lead/influence without positional authority
Track record of finishing
Highly motivated, self-starter
Entrepreneurial, “figure it out and find a way” attitude and ability
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical requirements of this position include:

Must possess the necessary physical stamina for walking/standing/working for extended periods
Position will require significant time working on a computer
Position requires some travel and evening/weekend work
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Business/Operations



Updated: 11/4/2021 11:23:44 AM

Job Contact:
Mariah Cruise
(828) 669-8022

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Why work at Ridgecrest Foundation:

In the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina you will discover Ridgecrest, a 1,300-acre Christian conference center where you can leave your cares at the gate.

1 Ridgecrest Dr.
    Ridgecrest, NC 28770

(828) 669-8022

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