Diversity Recruitment Specialist - Grand Rapids

  • Steelcase Inc.
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Oct 12, 2019
Full time Human Resources

Job Description


Who we are:

Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the international leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to be more successful at work.

We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability and develop insights in every part of our business.

Why people choose to work with us:

Let's start with the cool workspace-after all, that's our business. But that's just one of the ways we help people like you do their best work. We encourage curiosity and criticalthinking,we embrace well-being in its broadest sense and we provide mentoring and inspiration at every step of your career journey.Most importantly, people are at the center of everything wedoand this approach creates a unique culture that allows people to bring their genuine self to workevery day.

What you will be doing:

You will play a key role in the formulation and execution of our diversity outreach strategy.

You will help the Talent Acquisition team ensure that we are bringing the best talent to the organization by creating well-roundedtalent pipelines froma numberofsources.

You will develop long-lasting partnerships with a variety of organization and community groups as wellasserve as a brand ambassador for Steelcase with a special focus on underrepresented communities.

You will interact with various levels of the business and act as the subject matter expert in bringing diverse talent to our company.

You will do this by developing strategies, facilitating crucial conversations and consulting with key stakeholders. This will all be done with support throughout our organization.

Who you are:

You are a recruiting / talentprofessional that strives to be the best at what you do. You understand that recruiting is more than a series of transactions and look for various ways to contribute value to your organization. You are a talent seeker. Diversity and inclusionisan important topic for you. It is something that you are passionate about and you have previously been able to put your passion to work.You are motivated by the thought of a challenge, you love working within the framework of a team, and you are not afraid to challenge the status quo. When you think about where you wish to work, an environment that promotes autonomy, is people-centeredand embraces diversityis appealing. Your background includes diversity recruiting, building long-lasting relationships and achieving success through performance and continuous improvement.


5+ years ofdiversityexperience in recruiting with a track record of success

A talent forlong-lasting relationships with organizations at both a local and a national level

Strong communication skills

A demonstratedability to think critically and tackle problems

The ability to attend events in the evenings or on weekends if needed

Your Future Team:

You belong to a global, diverse, highly engaged crew that is focused on the re-defining the role of an effective recruiter.