VP/Director of Talent Acquisition
Posted on 3/15/2024
INACTIVE
Academia

201-500 employees

Online platform for free academic research distribution and review
Company Overview
Academia.edu stands out as a leading platform for academic research distribution and peer review, with a user base of over 210 million and a consistent record of profitability over the past five years. The company's commitment to democratizing access to academic papers has not only attracted significant investment but also garnered recognition from major media outlets. Furthermore, its culture of equal opportunity and diversity, coupled with its innovative features like bulk downloads that enhance research efficiency and breadth, make it an attractive workplace for those passionate about transforming the accessibility of academic knowledge.
Data & Analytics
Education

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$77.8M

Founded

2008

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

23%

1 year growth

46%

2 year growth

58%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Generalist Recruiting
Human Resources
People & HR
Requirements
  • Minimum of 8 years experience as a Talent Acquisition Manager or Head of Talent.
  • 5-10 years of previous Talent Acquisition & Recruiting leadership experience
  • Knowledge of hiring processes, skill development, and organizational analysis frameworks.
  • Successful experience recruiting and placing candidates in roles across a growing tech startup. i.e. Sales/Biz Dev/Marketing, G&A, Operations, Tech & Product
  • Proficient at using software and leveraging technology for talent acquisition processes.
  • A thorough understanding of state and federal legal processes, requirements, and legislation.
  • Analytical mindset, and critical thinking abilities.
  • Skilled at negotiation, presentation, closing and at both verbal and written communication.
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills.
  • Meticulous, hard-working, and goal-driven.
  • Tech enabled higher education, publishing or social network experience is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Overseeing sourcing, hiring, and employee acquisition processes.
  • Ensuring that talent acquisition projects fall in line with organizational objectives.
  • Cultivating a culture of excellence and developing clear objectives for talent acquisition.
  • Creating and deploying guidelines/SOP for hiring practices within the organization.
  • Participating in meetings with talent acquisition managers and other executives.
  • Collaborating with hiring managers to ensure the effective sourcing and retention of talent.
  • Creating and guiding training initiatives and education policies.
  • Producing regular reports on talent needs, acquisitions, and plans.
  • Presenting hiring, talent, and employment-related reports to members of the organization.
  • Critical employer branding efforts to ensure competitive advantage.
  • Communicating the plan versus actuals to various stakeholders on a regular basis