Lafayette (Dixon)

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Job Description

Mental Health Partners offers a diverse, quality work environment, a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Our benefits include a very generous paid time-off policy (paid holidays, paid vacation and paid personal days-off), medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, and percentage match-up retirement contribution. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MHP application and background check required

MHP follows CDC and Public Health guidelines for COVID safety.


The Recruiter will identify, cultivate and expand venues to find and qualify candidates to fill staff positions of all disciplines (clinical, administrative, support and leadership) consistent with Mental Health Partners’ (MHP) mission and vision. This position will develop and implement recruiting strategies and processes, aligning business objectives with appreciation for cultural and diversity issues.

Job Summary:

Responsible for all recruitment activity in collaboration with the hiring managers to ensure timely and quality placements. Support MHP’s pursuit of excellence by sourcing and recruiting talented and caring staff and assisting hiring managers with the identification of optimum placements within the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • In partnership with the HR team, establishes a comprehensive sourcing, recruiting, and interviewing program
  • Responsible for all activities related to recruiting, staffing and hiring including sourcing candidates, reviewing applicants, connecting with hiring managers, assisting with interview process, etc.
  • Monitors environmental factors and recommends approaches to proactively address sourcing and recruiting challenges
  • Ensures job descriptions and posting are accurate, up-to-date and consistent
  • Working with hiring manages and leadership t o ensure compliance with relevant policies
  • Coordinates employment activities - creates job postings, obtains proper approvals, and ensures consistency among openings, etc.
  • Provides guidance, support and consultation to hiring managers on candidate selection process, interviewing and hiring
  • Develops and maintains sourcing strategies to provide a continuous supply of qualified applicants
  • Develops and implements recruiting plans and initiatives
  • Prepares statistical reports related to the progressive management of the recruitment function
  • Provides a variety of recruitment data/metrics and reports for proactive management of the recruitment function
  • Conducts regular follow-up communication with hiring managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans
  • Develops a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need
  • In conjunction with internal and external resources (local community groups and vendors, etc.), establishes relationships with institutions and associations to build pipeline of talent
  • Networks through professional contacts, association memberships, social and professional internet sites, social media and employees
  • Identifies and participates in job fairs and other recruitment events that could provide quality candidates for open positions
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations for aspects of employment and recruitment
  • Partners with HR and Professional Development team members to ensure hiring managers are properly trained on interviewing techniques and legal requirements regarding interviewing and selection
  • Conducts screening and interviewing of candidates for all levels of positions
  • Explores ways to effectively recruit with limited budgetary resources and systems
  • Meets defined individual and department goals, activity metrics and Key Performance Indicators
  • Promotes, supports and demonstrates MHP’s mission, vision and values through both behavior and job performance and adheres to policies, procedures, Compliance Plan and Standards of Conduct on a day to day basis
  • Effectively interacts and communicates with other MHP staff/clients/customers/partners/etc.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is required to perform other essential functions of the job
  • Other duties as assigned

Specialized Duties:

  • May also provide HR Generalist duties (employee relations, exit interviews, stay interviews, etc.) as time and interest allows


Skills & Requirements


  • Minimum of four years of full cycle recruiting experience, preferably in the not-for-profit social work and mental health field
  • PHR or SPHR certification a plus
  • Experience developing and executing staffing plans
  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining partnerships with universities, colleges, technical schools and/or cultural community-based centers


  • Considerable knowledge and demonstrated experience with multiple recruiting methodologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees and external candidates
  • Possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with internal and external partners
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Commitment to meeting organizational goals
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment
  • Some travel may be required (<5%), mostly to local job fairs
  • Advanced computer skills including use of MS Office products, along with applicant tracking system, and the ability to learn new tools as needed
  • Bicultural/Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Working Environment:

  • General office environment
  • Must be able to work in a shared office space with frequent interruptions
  • May include working with people in acute distress or crisis
  • May require travel to several MHP sites throughout Boulder and Broomfield counties to attend meetings