Director Of Talent
Job Title: Director of Talent
Job Type (FT/PT/ Temporary): Full-Time
FLSA Status (): Exempt
Salary: $100,000- 105,000
Reports to: Senior Human Resources Director
Work Location: Remote
Start Date: Open until Filled
BACKGROUND & POSITION SUMMARY
The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the leading national voice for dignity and fairness for domestic workers in the United States. Founded in 2007, NDWA works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections of domestic and home care workers across the country. NDWA is winning improved working conditions while building a powerful movement rooted in the human rights, dignity and equality of domestic workers, home care workers, immigrant women and Black women.
NDWA was founded in 2007 by domestic workers and organizers from around the country. Our national alliance has grown from this founding group of 13 organizations to now more than 60 affiliate organizations, plus local chapters developed by NDWA in Atlanta, Durham, Washington DC and New York City, and individual members from states without affiliates or chapters to join. To date, the Alliance is comprised of more than 70,000 nannies, housekeepers, and home care workers in 44 cities and 20 states.
Care in Action is a (501c4) nonprofit, nonpartisan group dedicated to fighting for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women. Founded in 2016, Care in Action is backed by tens of thousands of nannies, house cleaners, and care workers across the country. We provide the tools, trainings, and community working families need to make their voices heard, and organize and advocate for respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections.
NDWA Labs is the innovation arm of the(NDWA). Founded in 2015, NDWA Labs was launched to experiment with new strategies for improving marketplace norms for domestic workers, including launching sustainable ventures and collaborating with the private sector. Our approach is to innovate, build smart and practical tools and products, and form private sector partnerships that help us reach and lift standards for domestic workers. In particular, NDWA Labs has been experimenting with ways to use technology to ensure we are shaping a future of work that works for all of us, not just some of us. NDWA Labs is an LLC that is single member owned by Care in Action (501c4).
PRIMARY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategist responsible for recruiting leadership talent, expanding key senior leadership roles, and creating long-term succession plans. You will be in charge of the organization’s internal and external talent acquisition strategy, especially candidates for directors, managers and team leader roles. This role will plan, execute talent acquisition strategies and create talent pipelines for current and future hiring needs. You are an individual with a deep commitment to racial equity and inclusion in building high-quality, diverse pools of talent with a critical eye on preventing equity challenges, and mitigating bias in the hiring process.
You will support our talent acquisition and development activities. You will work within the Human Resources Department, but will also partner with different departments to create an equal and collaborative environment.
- Establish a talent and recruitment strategy by sourcing and building relationships with candidates for key director and manager roles.
- Work with the chief of staff, senior director human resources,and senior management team to set the strategic vision and priorities for all talent work. Ensuring the organization has an eye on the talent needed in the next 3-5 years, including an explicit equity lens.
- Increase the success rate of new hires and decrease the time and energy it takes from other teams to find talented hires by continuously building and managing a diverse pool of outstanding candidates for current and potential new hires.
- Boost the organization’s brand and visibility working with all departments.
- Develop a concrete multi-year action plan involving multiple talent related projects by assessing the organization’s hiring needs and updating the recruitment strategy accordingly.
- Research and consult on compensation and benefits
- Track and report on turnover rates
- Develop employee retention programs
- Work with HR Manager to craft policies that support internal promotion
- 5+years proven work experience as a Director of Talent in a non profit organization
- Exceptional knowledge of HR best practices and recruitment strategies.
- Good knowledge of Human Resources tools (e.g. Applicant Tracking Systems)
- Ability to forge strong working relationships across teams and with various department leaders.
- Excellent leadership, communication, and networking skills
- Alignment with NDWA’s vision and values, including a commitment to economic, race and gender justice.
- Ability to work and collaborate with diverse staff, majority women of color-led organization, in person and remotely and as part of a high-performing team, in a fast-paced, experimental organization.
- Experience with database management, record keeping, proficiency in Microsoft Office required and Google Suite preferred
How to Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to
Applications will only be accepted electronically, and solicitations to individual staff are unlikely to be responded to.
Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ people are strongly urged to apply. NDWA is a union employer, the Chief Talent Officer is a Confidential Employee position.