This position is considered remote, up to 1 day in the office at 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA each week. DFCI guidelines state that employees must reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Rhode Island.
This role is charged with executing the Philanthropy talent strategy which includes identifying and acquiring exceptional and diverse (background, experiences, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and more) talent, enhancing and removing bias from recruiting processes, engaging and retaining staff, and other personnel-related initiatives. Partnering with hiring managers and candidates, this position will drive the search process for entry to mid-level positions in alignment with the priorities of the Division of Philanthropy at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and industry best practices. You will be responsible for the accurate tracking of personnel-related data and analysis, leveraging key findings and trends to build upon our best in class culture and workforce. Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.
Embody Dana-Farber???s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.??
Dana-Farber is pursuing an ambitious, multi-year fundraising effort to change the future of cancer research and care: The Dana-Farber Campaign. This $2 billion campaign is the largest in the Institute???s history and one of the largest ever in the U.S. focused solely on cancer. Philanthropy raised through The Dana-Farber Campaign will accelerate the Institute???s strategic priorities by supporting revolutionary science, extraordinary care, exceptional expertise, and essential opportunities???helping us prevent, treat, and Defy Cancer.
Resume and cover letter required with application submission.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate talent acquisition tasks for the Division of Philanthropy, assuming the responsibility of recruiting, screening, and conducting/scheduling interviews for entry through mid-level (0-5-years of experience) positions;
Serve as liaison to DFCI Talent Acquisition for entry through mid-level hires, including coordinating reference check processes and administering/evaluating assessments;
Develop talent pipelines through strategic sourcing efforts including but not limited to: LinkedIn, networking, and program/community partnerships;
Create an engaging and equitable candidate experience through consistent, timely, and thoughtful communication;
Maintain talent acquisition resources for hiring managers and candidates, continue to create and identify new resources to support all stakeholders;
Oversee hiring (through partnerships) and onboarding of Interns and Co-Ops in the Division, including budget planning, processing paperwork, ensuring legal requirements and documentation are completed, and oversight of onboarding and engagement within the Division;
Maintain confidential staffing records and reports and complete quarterly and annual analysis;
Drive annual job description review process with strategic oversight from Senior Associate Director, Administration;
Assist with coordination and hosting of bi-monthly Philanthropy Information Sessions for individuals and candidates interested in learning more about the field of Philanthropy and the Division-at-large;
Partner with internal Digital Marketing colleagues to support advertising of all Philanthropy positions on LinkedIn, blogs, and other locations. Use creativity and partnership to explore new opportunities to advertise the Division and roles;
Host and coordinate a quarterly program for new hires to welcome them to the Division in partnership with the Office of the Senior Vice President;
Oversee the Welcome Buddy Program including pairing and engagement opportunities for all new Philanthropy staff;
Uphold the highest level of confidentiality across all responsibilities.
Reports to the Senior Associate Director of Administration. This position will seek major decision-making authority from direct supervisor, however, independent work on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for partnering with Institute donors, Division staff, candidates, and confidential information. This position does not have direct supervisory responsibility.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor???s degree required; 3-5 years??? experience. Experience in talent acquisition or Human Resources is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Must be able to handle all situations and documentation in a highly confidential manner;
Excellent written and effective verbal communications skills in-person and via technology platforms (ex. Zoom or Microsoft Teams). Public speaking experience preferred;
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders;
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products;
LinkedIn sourcing/recruiting, or candidate pipeline building, experience a plus.
This position will evaluate current programs and create and execute approved plans to expand and diversify the donors and participants for the events assigned in order to broaden our donor base and create even more inclusive events. Experience with diverse donors is a plus.
This position is considered remote, up to 1 day in the office at 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA. Evening work is required occasionally.
DIVISION OF PHILANTHROPY INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, & EQUITY COMMITMENT STATEMENT:
We???re stronger together.
In the Division of Philanthropy, we believe in the power of different voices. We encourage authenticity and??diversity??of??every??individual??within our community. Our??collective voices ??? donors,??volunteers,??staff, and patients alike ??? allow us to work together towards a world without cancer. Committed to??being??a place of??inclusivity,??belonging,??and change, these are our core values.??
DFCI DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.?? It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.?? Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.?? This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ???at will??? employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
DFCI offers a competitive benefits package including generous healthcare and retirement plans, at minimum 3-weeks??? vacation time in addition to 10 paid holidays, a flexible work environment, and work/life balance. We also provide an array of professional development opportunities.*
*All benefits subject to Institute changes
We???re hiring! Learn more (https://careers.dana-farber.org/division-of-philanthropy.html) about working in the Division of Philanthropy and view all open positions.
At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.?? As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.?? Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.