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November 8, 2022
Grade 7
Location: Brookings, SD or Sioux Falls, SD
Overall Functions
This person will lead the recruitment team and function in partnership with the Talent Manager. This person will continuously modernize the recruitment function and strategically align and acquire talent to achieve future business goals.

This person should have a bachelor’s degree, plus eight years of previous related experience, or the equivalent. Excellent coaching skills and leadership communication is required. Leading through change and strategic thinking ability is necessary. Must have a versatile skill set that ranges from negotiator to business partner to servant leader. Experience with recruitment analytics and diversity recruitment is preferred.

1. Lead the team and develop an atmosphere of teamwork, open communication and unity. Provide oversight of all services offered. Actively mentor staff and ensure they are trained, evaluated, and motivated to perform their responsibilities in an effective and progressive manner.
2. Serve as a strong business and leadership partner, offering a deep level of recruitment expertise. Positively influence multiple stakeholders within the business and across teams.
3. Develop and execute on an in-depth understanding of Strategic Workforce Planning, Integrated Talent Management, and the business goals; contribute to large-scale departmental initiatives.
4. Lead the team to achieve the recruitment goals from the Strategic Workforce Plan and OKRs (Objectives and Key Results).
5. Assess (and redevelop where necessary) any and all funnel metrics and recruiting activities to ensure the organization is able to acquire top talent as quickly, equitably, and efficiently as possible - all in support of achieving business goals.

6. Lead strategic recruiting initiatives by having a pulse on talent and industry trends.
7. Build end to end recruitment strategies, including sourcing, assessment, process optimization, and technology to achieve scale.
8. Be a change agent. Actively engage in special projects, process improvement projects, process efficiencies, and modernization efforts.
9. Set team performance goals and metrics, timelines and a formal tracking process to measure and manage progress. Shape business decisions based on data & deep dive analysis.
10. Lead initiatives to proactively build diverse candidate pools while leveraging all available talent channels. Participate in and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
11. Act in accordance with FBT policies and procedures as set forth in the employee handbook.
12. Adhere to compliance procedures and participate in required compliance training.

First Bank & Trust is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Read our complete Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement(Opens in a new Window). Applicants who would like to request reasonable accommodation to the application or interview process should call Human Resources at 800.843.1552 or email