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Martha O'Bryan Center


Martha O'Bryan Center


Job Summary


Martha O’Bryan Center (MOBC) is an anti-poverty non-profit organization with longstanding history and deep community roots, grounded in tradition and strengthened by innovation.  Founded in 1894 when Miss O’Bryan organized the Gleaners Society at First Presbyterian Church to support impoverished North Nashville residents, Martha O’Bryan Center has operated from the heart of Cayce Place – Nashville’s most distressed community – since 1948.  This is where we continue in service, partnering with Cayce Place families to open doors of hope and possibility, create a culture of attainment, and positively shape future generations.  Martha O’Bryan Center serves 12,000 people annually with its programs in early learning, parent empowerment, youth development, adult education, food security, crisis counseling and public charter schools East End Prep and Explore! Community School.


The Recruiter Coordinator is responsible for creating a positive, seamless talent acquisition process for all internal partners, stakeholders and candidates for MOBC and charter school positions. The Recruiter Coordinator effectively sources candidates, oversees screening and selection processes, and assists with onboarding new hires.

Job Responsibilities


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conducts full-cycle recruiting for assigned positions.
  • Provides guidance and consultation to MOBC and charter school staff regarding effective and successful recruitment strategies
  • Partners with hiring managers to determine qualities of an ideal candidate via competency matrixes and interview guides.
  • Creates advertising and social media strategies that will attract top talent specific to each unique role.
  • Sources and screens candidates from a variety of proven recruiting sources
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with hiring managers to expedite the interviewing and selection process.
  • Provides follow-up to candidates on recruiting status via phone and email.
  • Acts as a liaison with candidates and hiring managers regarding licensing, credentialing and other issues.
  • Initiates and monitors pre-hire processes, including reference checks and background screening.
  • Partners with hiring managers to ensure plan is in place for a new hire’s first day
  • Maintains all candidate data in the applicant tracking system
  • Creates a pipeline of qualified candidates in anticipation of future openings
  • Determines and implements recruiting best practices.
  • Identifies opportunities for improving candidate experience.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with universities and other recruitment sources and talent connectors.
  • Provides advice, assistance and follow-up on recruiting policies, procedures, and documentation.
  • Develops and recommends operating policy and procedural improvements.
  • Recommends, develops and maintains human resource data bases and leverage HRIS data for problem solving and planning.
  • Assists as needed with Generalist HR duties including compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience independently conducting all aspects of talent acquisition.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Three or more years of related experience.

The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines.
  • Knowledge of federal and state employment laws.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills; uses time effectively; consistently meets deadlines.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • Documents regularly, thoroughly, accurately, and completely.
  • High level of detail and accuracy.
  • Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the staff and public in giving and obtaining information.
  • Computer literate including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, database, desk top publishing software, email and the internet.


Additional Information


This is a benefits elegible position.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: July 21, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Service Area: Other