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Sr. Manager of Faculty Engagement

Seattle Institute for Early Childhood Development Seattle, WA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Hilltop Children’s Center is hiring a Sr. Manager of Faculty Engagement to lead our work in building and sustaining relationships with current and prospective faculty for the organization. The ideal candidate has strong customer service and team building skills, and desires to work with a dynamic leadership team to support our work in Early Childhood Education. Hilltop Children’s Center is a licensed, non-profit, tax-exempt center providing early childhood education for approximately 120 children (ages birth to 12) in the Queen Anne and Fremont neighborhoods. We also provide professional development for educators in our region. Learn more about us at: 

THE ROLE: Our Sr. Manager of Faculty Engagement acts as ambassador to Hilltop faculty and prospective employees, providing information and support services at all stages of the employee life cycle: recruitment, onboarding, orientation, career planning, career development, and transition. The Sr. Manager of Faculty Engagement works with other members of senior management in developing strategies to recruit and retain a strong work force and promotes Hilltop as an employer of choice in the community. 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The Development Manager reports to the Executive Director and is part of the leadership team that works closely with program educators, faculty, families, and volunteers throughout the organization. 


Duties and Responsibilities: • Oversees the internal resources to faculty for licensing, HR, performance evaluations, and conflict resolution. • Organize the administration of the Step-Up Program. • Supervise the pedagogical and professional support to faculty. • Research and develop opportunities to recruit, retain, and promote a culturally diverse workforce. • Assist program supervisors in developing temporary staffing strategies to cover extended absences or extended openings of key positions. • Conduct onboarding interviews of new and transfer employees, process all related forms and notices related to same, and facilitate the issuance of keys, ID cards, parking passes, computer system access, business cards, and other items as required. • Assist interested employees with career pathing. • Assist management with developing, conducting, tracking, and/or evaluating training or professional development opportunities as requested. • Oversee the coordination preparation and processing of employee performance reviews and evaluations. • Develop and conduct “stay” interviews towards the goal of strengthening employee retention strategies. • Conduct offboarding interviews with resigning or retiring employees, tracking reasons for voluntary terminations to inform future HR recruitment strategies. Process all related forms and notices related to same, and facilitate the collection of keys, ID cards, parking passes, computer system access, and other items as required

Other Skills and Abilities: • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Possession of superior interpersonal skills and a high level of emotional intelligence. • Ability to coach and counsel employees as needed, and maintain positive working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization. • Knowledge of employment interview techniques and HR law. • Ability to remain calm and professional under pressure. • Ability to work with limited supervision. • Strong organizational and time management skills • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet research experience, a basic knowledge of PC troubleshooting • Knowledge of child development/passion for the work, appreciated. • Successful reference and background check and clear criminal history in all jurisdictions, including Washington. • Compliance with any applicable health requirements (e.g. TB test, MMR, etc.) 

Education Requirements: Minimum of bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education experience. Advanced training and/or experience preferred. 

Experience Requirements: Minimum of five (5) years of employee recruiting, training, or employee career coaching, including at least two (2) years of mentorship experience in a non-profit, educational program.  

TIME/PAY/BENEFITS: • Work Environment/Conditions: On-site time is required most of the time. Work from home is optional occasionally. There may be evening meetings required. • Hours/Pay: The position requires 35-40 hours per week (depending on the person hired). Annual rate paid will be $60,000-$64,000, depending on qualifications. • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, long and short-term disability, EAP, Life insurance, paid holidays, paid sick and vacation time. Family and Medical Leave; opportunity to participate in a 401(k) plan, and other benefits provided by Company policy. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sitting, standing, some walking/mobility; regularly operate a computer, monitor, and mouse; speaking and typing.

Seattle Institute for Early Childhood Development


Seattle, WA
98109 USA



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