Contract Recruiter

The position of Contract Recruiter is an opportunity for a skilled recruiting professional to apply strong search acumen to work that will have a unique and lasting impact on the communities served by FUSE. Reporting to the Director of Recruiting, you will help execute an innovative, efficient, and results-oriented system for managing multiple concurrent executive searches. The searches to find these candidates will vary dramatically as you work to identify those candidates with unique skill sets well suited to address each cities’ most pressing challenges around equitable recovery.


FUSE Corps is a national nonprofit that enables local government to more effectively address the most pressing challenges facing urban communities. In pursuit of this mission, FUSE runs an executive-level fellowship program in civic innovation that is focused on accelerating cross-sector collaboration and community-based problem solving. FUSE partners with city leaders to identify key strategic challenges and then recruits entrepreneurial professionals who spend a year working in local government to address those challenges. Typically FUSE Executive Fellows have on average 15-20 years of professional experience and are uniquely qualified for their individual projects as well as the program as a whole. Executive Fellows are uniquely positioned to achieve transformative impact across issues areas such as education, health, social services, economic development, public safety, and the environment.

In the coming months, FUSE will be launching an equitable recovery initiative in response to COVID-19 and its economic consequences, as well as the nation’s current reckoning around racial, social, and economic justice. Working with cities throughout the country, FUSE will be placing Executive Fellows who can work on structural and system changes that will reduce disparities and accelerate economic recovery by focusing on issues that will have the greatest long-term impact for local residents. Focus areas include living wage jobs, affordable housing, access to healthcare, education/childcare, and justice reform.

For more information about FUSE Corps, please visit https://fusecorps.org/.


As the Contract Recruiter you will manage multiple simultaneous, full-life cycle recruitment projects which will place Executive Fellows with FUSE partners throughout the country. Acting as the dedicated point of contact for these searches, you will execute the FUSE recruitment process in the interest of ensuring excellent candidate experience and client satisfaction. The FUSE recruitment process requires you to skillfully manage expectations and provide consistent and effective communication to all stakeholders in the search, including candidates, internal team members and FUSE partners as appropriate. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:


Role: Contract Recruiter
Location: Remote
Time: Part time, estimated 25-30 hours per week on average
Duration: October 2020 through January 2021 with potential to extend through June 2021
Report To: Director of Recruiting

FUSE Corps is an equal opportunity employer with a core value of incorporating diverse perspectives into our work at every level. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.

To apply, please compose a compelling cover letter addressed to Ceantel Rubin, Director of Recruiting, and submit along with a detailed resume.


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