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Talent Acquisition Specialist



Mission: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources.

Established in 1981, TNDC has grown to employ more than 400 staff, to develop, own, manage and provide supportive services in 41 properties that offer deeply affordable housing for nearly 4,700 tenants, and to expand its work in community organizing and afterschool programming. TNDC is viewed as a trusted and well-organized community ally locally and a practice leader nationally. In San Francisco, TNDC envisions diverse communities where people with low incomes can fulfill their potential and meet their basic needs. In the Tenderloin, TNDC stands as a catalyst for advancing community interests and a force for expanding the choices that enhance livability, such as housing, employment, education, food, cultural activities, and open spaces.

TNDC values are: Integrity, Excellence, Inclusion, Collaboration and Equity



Talent Acquisition is responsible for sourcing, attracting and ensuring high quality candidates for all of Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation’s hiring needs across the organization, creating an outstanding TNDC Employer Brand.  Talent Acquisition will provide the highest level of service and support to recruit and retain TNDC staff.  Talent Acquisition will effectively manage recruitment systems, implement continuous improvements to the recruitment process, and will coach and support staff and hiring managers in recruitment best practices. 



·            Proactively source, recruit, engage, and maintain a strong candidate pipeline for all TNDC open positions

·            Host open houses, job fairs, etc., as required; initiate, maintain, and leverage high quality relationships with university and other alumni associations, professional networks, and various associations to increase professional and community networks

·            Recruit on college campuses for entry level candidates, including planning and attending student and faculty relations activities

·            Leverage  social media, multiple  network sources, online tools, industry relationships, and community involvement to identify top talent

·           Ensure efficient utilization of TNDC’s applicant tracking system (ATS) and features to optimize recruitment outcomes

·           Ensure compliant and effective recruitment practices, policies, procedures and protocols

·           Create and post job announcements for vacant positions, maintain recruiting log, candidate pipeline, track job vacancies and track recruiting expenses.

·           Consult with managers on staff planning and candidates sourcing. Research other sourcing tools and industry specific job boards and sites.

·           Screen, interview and hire , as well as support managers in screening, interviewing and hiring from both internal and external sources for non-exempt and exempt positions delivering high quality service within established timeframes (typically 30, 60, 90 days).

·           Train hiring managers on TNDC’s Applicant Tracking system; train hiring managers in recruitment processes and protocols.

·           Ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

·           Manage all temporary staff requests, meeting department needs in a timely and cost-effective manner; develop and monitor independent consultant agreements in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.

·           Maintain complete and accurate recruiting data including applicant and requisition files that meet internal and external compliance standards.

·           Responsible for recruiting related reports and perform data analysis for the management team.

·           Other duties as assigned.



·         Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Intermediate skill level with Applicant Tracking System (preferably Cornerstone)

·         Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

·         Experience with ADP- WorkForce Now or other HRIS.

·         1 year experience working with an employee database.

·         Strong level of influence and negotiation skills.

·         Able to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity, creativity to changing needs and situations.

·         Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.

·         Able to take initiative, work independently and follow instructions with minimum supervision.

·         Able to prioritize work and manage multiple projects and meet rigorous deadlines.

·         Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and exercise discretion in Human Resources issues.

·         Strong attention to details and follow through.

·         Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Patient when dealing with challenging employees and personnel matters.

·         Able and willing to work well in a diverse environment.


·         Bachelor's Degree in business, organizational development or similar fields and/or 3 years minimum experience in the Human Resources field.

·         At least 3-4 years of successful experience, recruiting in a similar environment, with a wide variety of positions.

·         Working knowledge of HR law, compliance with wage and hour regulations and San Francisco Ordinances.