Talent Acquisition Manager

Remote, US
People Resources /
Full-Time | Exempt /
About Us:

CALSTART is a mission-driven industry organization focused on transportation decarbonization and clean air for all.

For over 30 years, it’s been CALSTART’s mission to develop, assess, and implement large-scale, zero-emission transportation solutions to mitigate climate change and support economic growth. CALSTART works with businesses, organizations, governments, and communities to create real-life impact toward clean air and equitable access to clean transportation for all. CALSTART provides scientific, technical and policy support for regulatory development and clean technology and infrastructure acceleration.

The Role:

As the Talent Acquisition Manager, you will be responsible for leading our talent acquisition strategies and initiatives to attract, engage, and retain top-tier talent across all levels of the organization. Leveraging your extensive experience in recruitment and people management, you will develop and execute innovative sourcing strategies, build strong candidate pipelines, and ensure a seamless recruitment process from start to finish.

What You’ll Do:

    • Strategic Planning: Develop and implement comprehensive talent acquisition strategies aligned with the company's goals and objectives.
    • Recruitment Process Management: Oversee the end-to-end recruitment process, including job posting, sourcing, screening, interviewing, and offer negotiation.
    • Candidate Experience: Ensure a positive and seamless candidate experience throughout the recruitment lifecycle, from initial contact to onboarding.
    • Employer Branding: Enhance the company's employer brand through targeted recruitment marketing initiatives, including social media, employer branding campaigns, and networking events.
    • Sourcing and Pipeline Development: Proactively source and cultivate relationships with passive candidates through various channels, including job boards, social media, networking events, and industry-specific forums.
    • Metrics and Reporting: Utilize data-driven insights to track and analyze recruitment metrics, such as time-to-fill, cost-per-hire, and candidate satisfaction, and make recommendations for process improvements.
    • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of recruiters and sourcers, providing guidance, support, and professional development opportunities.
    • Stakeholder Management: Collaborate closely with hiring managers and department heads to understand talent needs, prioritize requisitions, and drive alignment between recruitment efforts and business objectives.
    • Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant employment laws and regulations throughout the recruitment process.

What You’ll Bring to the Table:

    • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in talent acquisition, with a focus on full-cycle recruiting and people management
    • 4+ years in a people management role
    • Demonstrated track record of success in developing and executing effective talent acquisition strategies in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire a team of recruiters and sourcers to achieve results
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills
    • Proven ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization
    • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
    • Proficiency in applicant tracking systems (ATS), recruitment marketing platforms, and other relevant HR technologies
    • Certification in Human Resources (e.g., PHR, SPHR) preferred
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field; Master's degree preferred

Desired Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of ATS - Lever is preferred
$85,000 - $97,000 a year
CALSTART values transparency and strives to provide as much information regarding compensation as possible. Pay for this role will typically be from $85,000-$97,000 as we determine pay based on several factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, qualifications, experience, education, internal equity and other factors relevant to the job.
We understand that not everyone will match the above qualifications 100%. If your background isn't perfectly aligned but you feel you would be a great addition to the team, we'd love to hear from you.

We're a tight-knit team of world-class innovators, business minds, and change agents who believe passionately in our mission and put our team ahead of self. We are committed to the continued development and growth of our employees and invest in your success!

We care about your personal well being as much as your professional success and offer generous benefits to full time employees including: 100% company paid comprehensive health benefits for Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, Retirement plan with generous company contributions, FSA for Health and Dependent Care, 3 weeks of vacation time in the first year of employment, 11 paid company holidays, paid sick time, paid family leave, and more!

Our inclusive environment focuses on making decisions based on merit without regard to race, color, hair texture, gender, religion, age, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, LGBTQIA+ status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.