Manager, Employment/Recruiting, Human Resources

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The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, Equipment Standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s working jurisdiction comprises the United States, its territories and Mexico.

The USGA is a global leader in the development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and funds an ongoing “For the Good of the Game” charitable giving program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.




Far Hills, NJ

Reports to: 

Director, Employment & Compensation

Position Summary: 

The Manager, Employment/Recruiting, Human Resources is responsible for full life cycle recruitment for all non-exempt & exempt positions. This role is highly visible and will work collaboratively throughout the organization to support successful recruitment strategies and talent acquisition.  This person is responsible for identifying the best talent who will fit the USGA culture and who will support the overall organizational goals.  S/He is a creative thinker who can bring unique sourcing strategies as well as traditional recruiting techniques to the organization.  This role includes training hiring managers as well as shepherding new employees through a fully developed on-boarding process.


What You Can Expect 


  • Recruitment of non-exempt & exempt staff including determining where to post/advertise, selecting, screening, interviewing of applicants; advising hiring managers; conducting reference checks; processing background checks; determining appropriate salary and negotiating starting salaries with candidate.  Oversees Administrator for purposes of posting jobs to various websites. Maintain up-to-date Recruiting Files inclusive of Job Postings, EEO information, etc. Manage Open/Filled Jobs reports.
  • Diversity Initiatives – support organizational diversity programs by sourcing new opportunities for recruiting diversity candidates.  Establish ongoing relationships with diversity resources.
  • Pipeline – responsible for talent pipeline process. Identify top talent from PJ Boatwright Program, U.S. Open Interns, and Golf House Interns and develop “keep in touch” program for future USGA opportunities.
  • Social Media – Develop and implement strategy for using Social Media in Recruitment process.  Ensure that the voice of the USGA is consistent across all social media platforms.
  • On-Boarding – develop and implement on-boarding process for New Hires.  Establish clear guidelines for managers and also incorporate regularly scheduled New Hire check-in meetings.
  • Assist in managing annual job description update process by organizing new job description procedures/updates, analysis of job descriptions, and conduct analysis of various levels. Send annual procedures for job description revisions.
  • Job Evaluations – for new and existing jobs.  Evaluate market data and make recommendations for appropriate level and salary range.  Participate in salary surveys, research and report on compensation data as needed.
  • Training – develop and implement interview skills (and other training) for hiring managers.  Support other training needs as they are implemented for staff.
  • ADP reporting as needed for purposes of Recruitment. Ad hoc reporting to establish recruitment benchmarks and metrics (# of applicants, time to fill, etc.)
  • Conduct Exit Interviews for departing staff.
  • Support Talent Management process by identifying high potential talent and creating a more formal succession planning process.  Develop and document a process for internal and external posting and increase system of developing talent pipeline (both internally and externally).

What You Bring to the USGA 


  • Ideal candidate has 6+ years of HR experience – heavy emphasis in recruiting and experience in training a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office – with emphasis in Excel, Power Point, Word
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working both independently and in a collaborative environment is essential
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Proven ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate good follow-up skills
  • Demonstrated ability as a quick learner, must be resourceful for recruiting purposes
  • Ability to anticipate developing situations and address properly
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Familiarity with ADP HRB and Payroll platforms a plus

To Apply: 

Please click on the following link: Manager, Employment/Recruiting, Human Resources

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