The average salary for a Director, Recruitment is $76,767 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$39,782 - $120,843
MEDIAN: $76,767

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$41,174 - $131,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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Job Description for Director, Recruitment

Directors of recruitment oversee the screening, interviewing and hiring of new employees. They also instruct these employees on policies, procedures and practices of the company to ensure on-the-job compliance. Additionally, recruitment directors work with colleagues within the company to determine recruitment needs and discuss the effectiveness of existing strategies, making changes as needed. These directors are also responsible for analyzing recruitment data, presenting it to managers and other relevant personnel, and developing new or improved policies and procedures as necessary. Directors of recruitment may also oversee a team of recruitment personnel, providing instruction, feedback, and discipline as necessary; they must also oversee the professional development of staff members under their supervision, providing regular training and feedback.


Director, Recruitment Tasks

  • Ensure services and policies are in compliance with company, professional standards and state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Direct the selection, training and development of recruitment staff.
  • Oversee the sourcing and placement of candidates whose values are inline with the organizations overall goals and needs to management.
  • Manage the advertising and recruitment budget, as well as the relationship with outside agencies.
  • Plan and guide development and implementation of recruitment strategy and initiatives to meet organizational objectives.

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Director, Recruitment Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director, Recruitment in Lagrangeville:
"The importance of pursuing networking opportunities."
Negotiate for a reasonable salary and advise your supervising executives of major accomplishments.

Director, Recruitment in Lagrangeville:
"Document all special and additional projects, duties."
Negotiate for the salary comparable to the level of expectations for the role. Be prepared and assertive when proposing new approaches to operations and processes.

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Skills That Affect Director, Recruitment Salaries

People Management
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Employee Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%