Summary of Position: The Recruitment Manager coordinates the process of recruiting AmeriCorps Members for Impact America in all states we serve, including developing relationships with career offices and college campuses, representing Impact America at campus-based events, screening and interviewing potential AmeriCorps Members, and supervising the onboarding process for incoming Members.

Recruitment Manager Responsibilities

  • Develop recruiting calendar, goals, and strategies to increase the profile of Impact America on targeted college campuses in the Southeast and across the country
  • Identify and strengthen college/career center partnerships to raise Impact America’s profile at targeted campuses
  • Schedule and conduct information sessions about Impact America at nearby colleges and universities
  • Communicate with service-learning faculty across the country to provide information about the AmeriCorps opportunity
  • Identify and reach out to student leaders of honors organizations and clubs
  • Represent Impact America at career fairs, on-campus recruitment events, and tabling at student centers
  • Research and implement best practices in social media engagement for recruitment purposes
  • Work with graphic designer to update recruitment materials
  • Receive and screen applications from interested applicants
  • Conduct interviews with incoming applicants
  • Develop onboarding materials and communicate with incoming members as they go through the enrollment process
  • Coordinate posting the AmeriCorps Member opportunity on college websites

Special Notes:

In order to hire two Recruitment Managers to strengthen our recruiting program, each Recruitment Manager will spend 70% of time on recruiting activities and 30% of time on program activities to support the statewide Alabama team.  This breakdown may be eliminated or changed in future years, depending on organizational structure moving forward. Program activities will be determined upon discussion with supervisor once the position begins, but may include activities such as preparing the schedule for the Alabama team, serving as office manager for the Beacon office, assisting with clerical tasks to support program administration or team activities, and assisting the AmeriCorps Director in compiling member files.

Reports to: AmeriCorps Director

Location: Birmingham, AL

Skills/Experience Preferred:

  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Positive attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance competing deadlines
  • Experience with marketing, social media, or recruitment activities is a plus

Physical Requirements/Essential Functions:  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an applicant to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sedentary physical activity requiring sitting for periods of time
  • Talking and hearing
  • 40% or more time is spent looking directly at a computer


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