Contract Program Manager, Veteran Recruiting
Location:
Sunnyvale , California
Posted:
April 09, 2017
Reference:
1902906760
Veteran Recruiting Program Manager (Contractor)
LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world s workforce in ways no other company can. We re much more than a digital resume - we transform lives through innovative products and technology. Searching for your dream job? At LinkedIn, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Join us in changing the way the world works.
VISION
Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. To accomplish it we believe it s critical to build diverse teams that are a reflection of our members. However, that isn t enough. We are committed to creating a work environment where employees not only feel included, they also feel like they belong . Without that feeling of belonging, to truly be your unique self, a company cannot unleash the magic of a diverse team. That is the goal.
LinkedIn also strongly believes in the great potential for those who have worn our country's uniform to continue to impact and transform society post-service. While we recognize veterans for their important achievements in uniform, we are committed to empowering them at https://blog.linkedin.com/2016/11/11/honor-our-future-dont-just-thank-a-veteran-ask-them-whats-next-linkedin to reach new heights in their post-service lives. This commitment manifests itself through our externally-facing veterans programs at http://veterans.linkedin.com , as well as our dedication to welcoming veterans into our or ranks at Linkedin.
POSITION
We are looking for a Veteran Recruiting Program Manager to lead our veteran recruiting program, as well as support broader Inclusion Recruiting initiatives within the company. You will have the opportunity to bring creativity and thought leadership to advise our Talent Acquisition teams and business unit leaders throughout the company.
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated program measurement experience leading large, complex projects. Diversity and Veteran recruiting experience is also preferred.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead all Veteran Recruiting as well as other diversity hiring strategies, serving as a subject matter expert and internal business partner
  • Refine and execute programs to increase diverse hiring across Campus, Experienced and Executive hires
  • Continually innovate, taking intelligent risks to design and implement better solutions
  • Build and deepen relationships with strategic external organizations to accelerate a talent pipeline
  • Align and collaborate closely with business units, TA teams, Employee Resource Groups and the LinkedIn Veterans Program team
  • Track metrics and measurements to evaluate the impact of programs and relationships, as well as budget spend
  • Organize and attend diversity recruiting events and conferences, as needed
Basic Qualifications
  • 3-4 years of project or program management experience, leading large, complex initiatives in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to work effectively through ambiguity to build and scale newly-defined programs and processes
Preferred Qualifications
  • 1-2+ years of veteran recruiting experience
  • Military veteran, spouse or someone passionate about veteran recruiting
  • A strong network within the nation s veteran transition infrastructure (public, private, and nonprofit sectors)
  • Demonstrated ability to advise and influence senior stakeholders
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to be a team player and collaborate across multiple teams
  • Excellent communication skills to inspire and build support and sponsorship of initiatives
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience in a related field
Location
San Francisco Bay area
Travel
Up to 10% travel required, as needed

A little about us:
LinkedIn's vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our employee talent is our #1 operating priority.

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