TALENT MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, our innovative model focuses on deep, systemic transformation within schools in low-income countries during two time periods that are most critical in a child’s schooling: early primary school for literacy acquisition and secondary school for girls’ education. We work in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and ensure girls can complete secondary school with the skills necessary to negotiate key life decisions. By focusing on the quality of education provided within the communities and ensuring these outcomes are measured, we have created a model that can be replicated, localized and sustained by governments. Room to Read has benefited more than 23 million children across 20 countries and over 40,700 communities and aims to reach 40 million children by 2025. Learn more at roomtoread.org.
To ensure we continue to provide opportunities to the people within our community, Room to Read has exclusively retained Nonprofit HR to assist in the recruitment efforts for its next Talent Management & Development Director (Director). The Director will develop and execute our worldwide Talent Acquisition strategy to grow and scale our teams across the globe. He or she will lead, grow, and inspire a high-performing team of internal and external recruiters while ensuring we are exceeding our annual hiring goals. This is a hands-on role where you will be both strategic and tactical. He or she will also develop and execute innovative strategies to help us attract world-class talent. The Director will collaborate broadly within and beyond the Human Resources team to create and implement global programs and initiatives to advance our staff’s development and engagement. Critically important to the role is the Director’s ability to lean into our organization’s talent needs and stand up programs and training systems to provide exciting career pathways for our valuable team members’ professional development. S/he/they will implement the vision for developing and implementing a new performance management program aligned with a robust and agile learning and development framework centered around a 70/20/10 model to include individual staff development plans, career pathways, tracking learning and performance goals, and succession planning.
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