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3/24 Therapist Recruiter (Chicago)

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Cumberland Therapy Services is a growing provider of special education staffing services to school districts, charter schools, private schools for children with special needs and other special needs institutions nationwide. We are actively searching for career-oriented self-starters ready for a performance-based opportunity as a Therapist Recruiter in our Chicago office.

As a Therapist Recruiter, you'll lead the way expanding our business as you source, screen and interview candidates for Special Education and therapy positions in school districts nationwide. You'll play an essential role as the first face of Cumberland for our most valuable asset, our therapist candidates and prospective employees. Working primarily by phone, you will proactively recruit therapists nationwide, and present the most qualified candidates to our Account Executive team for presentation to our clients. This is a high volume phone position, with successful recruiters making more than 100 phone calls a day.

In this growth-oriented position you'll play a key role in the continued growth of a successful, people-focused small company.

You will:

Present our services to therapists interested in working in school settings, and proactively work to place each qualified therapist into a Cumberland position that meets his or her needs and career aspirations.

Build strong, open relationships with candidates, current clinicians, university faculty and industry contacts.

Assess candidates' qualifications, abilities, career aspirations and employment needs and effectively communicate those details to the Account Executive team.

Manage therapist relationships for the duration of the therapist's tenure with Cumberland, often 5-10 years or more: anticipating, identifying and resolving issues, and ensuring both retention of the employee and his success and satisfaction on assignment.

Build strong local (virtual) networks in your assigned territory, and embrace full responsibility and accountability for Cumberland's relationships with the therapist/school psychologist communities, professional organizations, universities and influential industry contacts within that territory.

Represent Cumberland at local and national conventions, conferences and university recruitment events.

Communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, therapists/employees and candidates.

Share best practices with your colleagues as you contribute to the growth and development of the company.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of professional experience. Two+ years of special education/school therapy experience, or two + years of staffing, recruitment or related experience is strongly preferred.

Strong written and oral English communication skills.

Strong computer skills: Microsoft Word, MS Outlook. Recruiting database experience helpful.

A commitment to providing exceptional client service.

A desire to learn and advance in a fast paced, results-oriented environment.

Ability to take initiative and make good independent decisions, using good judgment and the company's values as your guide.

A desire to be rewarded for performance.

To apply, forward your resume and a cover letter to pfqnb-4383990116@job.craigslist.org selling yourself as the best candidate for this position. No phone calls, please.

For 20 years, Cumberland Therapy Services has specialized in placing qualified Therapists and Special Education professionals into rewarding positions with school districts and institutions nationwide. To learn more about Cumberland Therapy, visit our website.

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