Human Resources Manager/Recruiter

Human Resources Manager/Recruiter

Job Title: Human Resources Manager/Recruiter
Location: Central Pennsylvania Food Bank – Harrisburg, PA
Reporting Relationship: Director of Human Resources
Position Summary: The Human Resources Manager/Recruiter will be responsible for developing recruitment strategies through an equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging lens to meet the hiring objectives of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (CPFB). Responsible for researching, developing and implementing effective recruiting and staffing strategies. Communicates CPFB desire and commitment to attract, retain and advance a diverse workforce. Also, supervise the front desk operations at the Harrisburg and Williamsport locations.

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Opportunity type
Administration (e.g., Finance, IT, HR)
Job responsibilities

Job Accountabilities:
• Partner with the Director of Human Resources to understand and execute the food bank’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention and succession planning.
• Manage the talent acquisition process, which includes recruitment, interviewing and hiring of qualified job applicants.
• Identify and implement efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies based on the available role, industry standards and the needs of the food bank.
• Develop, facilitate, and implement all phases of the recruitment process.
• Collaborate with hiring managers to identify and understand skills and competencies required for openings and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions.
• Manage job postings and advertisements on career pages, job boards and social media.
• Screen applications and select qualified candidates through applicant tracking software.
• Schedule interviews via various mediums (in-person, phone, virtual); oversee preparation of interview questions and other hiring and selection materials.
• Assist with the interview process, attend and conduct interviews with directors, managers and other stakeholders.
• Communicate with candidates about their application status throughout the hiring process.
• Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes and new technologies in talent management and employment law.
• Collaborate with hiring managers and/or other human resource staff during the offer process, identifying and recommending salary ranges, start dates, and other pertinent details.
• Prepare reports on hiring progress and identify potential barriers to hiring goals being met and evaluate the success of recruitment efforts.
• Ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, and food bank policies.
• Attend and participate in college and local job fairs and recruiting sessions.
• Network with various organizations and social media.
• Design and implement an employee referral program.
• In coordination with the Employee Training and Development Specialist, encourage talent retention by promoting employee satisfaction and development through training, coaching, and other activities that support employee growth.
• Supervise two receptionists/administrative assistants in two locations.
• Assist Director of Human Resources with annual budget process.
• Actively attend and participate in manager meetings.
• Assist in CPFB’s major events as necessary, i.e., fundraisers, agency-wide events, etc., as well as off-site outreach events and networking.
• Participate in internal committees and workgroups as required.
• Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.
Other Duties:
• In instances of a federal state, or locally declared emergency, CPFB is typically considered an essential service and emergency responder; all employees may be called in to perform regular or emergent duties.
• This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Passionate about working for an organization that values and promotes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging (EDIB). Willing to embrace our EDIB journey.
• Passion for the Food Bank’s mission and core values.
• Ability to understand and work with the diverse dynamics of a non-profit as well as multi-cultural populations.
• Ability to work as part of a high-performance team and be a strong team player.
• Passion for customer service excellence (internal and external), professional etiquette, personal boundaries, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Must be friendly, outgoing, have a positive attitude and comfortable speaking to people.
• Must have professional demeanor with the ability to work cooperatively across all levels of the organization.
• Must be detail oriented with the ability to work independently, plan, prioritize, take initiative, resolve problems, meet deadlines and multi-task.
• Must be reliable with high integrity and strong work ethic.
• Must possess strong critical thinking skills and recognize opportunities for improvement in the completion of tasks and projects.
• Exhibit strong interpersonal, problem solving, team building, program management and administrative skills.
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
• Exhibit strong verbal, written, analytical, presentation, planning, time management and organizational skills. Ability to write, edit and proofread correspondence and presentation materials for accuracy and style.
• Possess effective negotiation and problem-solving skills.
• Knowledge of the organization’s computer software and systems, including Microsoft Office Suite, department specific HRIS software systems, telecommunications, and internet applications.
• Ability to attend departmental and all-staff meetings as directed, staying informed of ongoing changes in department and overall organization.
• Ability to operate standard office equipment.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Supervise 0-2 employees.
• Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
• Responsibilities include interviewing, training, planning, assigning and directing work, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
Physical Requirements or Licenses:
• Due to the nature of this position, the majority of hours worked will be at our Harrisburg location, along with other locations as needed or at the discretion of the Director of Human Resources.
• A valid driver’s license with history of a good driving record.
• Ability to travel that may include consecutive overnight stays, and traveling by car, bus, and airplane.
• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Conditions may include working outside, in inclement weather, closely with others, working alone, and working protracted or irregular hours.
• Must be able to occasionally lift or move up to 15 pounds.
• The work environment is typically quiet.
The successful applicant will be positive, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and reliable. They will take joy in building authentic and trusting relationships with both philanthropic individuals and colleagues, working with others to build momentum and share success.
The selected applicant will join a collaborative, values-driven, dynamic team that derives joy from the work and is passionate about resourcing the work to end hunger and its root causes. We hold the core belief that philanthropy should be accessible to all facets of our community and define our work as the art of facilitating love of community.
The Food Bank’s work culture is progressive, forward thinking, and equity minded. Staff have the opportunity to fully develop their potential in a variety of ways. As organizational leaders, in shaping programs and advocacy efforts and in working towards a future where no one should be hungry.
We are a proud to be an equal opportunity employer and seek to bring our values of equity, diversity and inclusion to our hiring process. Beyond our commitment to non-discrimination, we encourage applications from applicants who can contribute to the diversity of our organization and who have lived experience of inequality.

Application qualifications

Education and Experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree is preferred in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent work experience required.
• PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.
• Three to five years’ experience in human resource management preferred.
• Two to three years’ experience of talent recruitment preferred.
• Previous work experience in a non-profit business environment preferred.


We offer an excellent benefit package. Visit our website at to learn more.

How to apply

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements by August 12, 2022, to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Department of Human Resources, 3908 Corey Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109 or email [email protected] or stop by our offices to complete an employment application. Excellent benefit package included.

We are a proud to be an equal opportunity employer and seek to bring our values of equity, diversity and inclusion to our hiring process. Beyond our commitment to non-discrimination, we encourage applications from applicants who can contribute to the diversity of our organization and who have lived experience of inequality.

About the organization

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is a nonprofit organization committed to ending hunger in 27 counties across central Pennsylvania. By working with more than 1,300 local agencies and programs, we serve over 152,000 people in need each month through our two Healthy Food Hubs, located in Harrisburg and Williamsport.