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Recruiting Coordinator



Administration, People & HR
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
OpenGov is home to an exceptional team - passionate about our mission to power more effective and accountable government. By bringing the OpenGov Cloud to our nation's state and local government, we’re transforming communities so they can thrive!
Imagine yourself being able to help small business owners open their doors faster, ensuring our tax dollars are accounted for, creating safer infrastructure, modernizing the permitting process, and assisting with disaster recovery. The work you do here every day has a meaningful impact on people's lives!
Join our smart, fun, and humble team to experience the most rewarding career of your life!
Job Summary:
This position will assist in ensuring world class hiring manager and candidate experience. This position will also coordinate candidate interviews at high velocity, work with recruiters on interviews/next steps, manage/optimize workflows and processes, ensure operational best practices, and represent the OpenGov talent brand on a daily basis. The Recruiting Coordinator will work closely with the Talent team, supporting multiple recruiters to create an amazing, engaging, and meaningful experience for all candidates and hiring managers. We want this role to bring creative ideas to streamline processes to match the velocity and quality we expect.


  • Work with the recruitment team to support and take ownership of the “candidate experience”
  • Schedule interviews with a sense of urgency (Phone, Video, Onsites).
  • Communicate with hiring managers and candidates over the phone, email, text, and in person.
  • Develop strong relationships with candidates, recruiters and hiring managers
  • Be the “Face of OpenGov” and a true ambassador of our brand
  • Update candidate records and job postings in our ATS (Lever)
  • Be our "Lever Subject Matter Expert" and own operational best practices and Lever hygiene
  • Reach out to candidates with calls, emails, texts, etc to coordinate interviews
  • Be the main point of contact for all interviews (includes keeping interviewers on time, find interviewers if late, troubleshoot any candidate issues)
  • Juggle several priorities at once, multi-tasking and finding solutions to scheduling conflicts
  • Communicate professionally and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Assist with other projects when needed for OpenGov

Requirements and Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a Recruiting Coordinator, preferably in a SaaS startup environment (SaaS/Startup experience will be prioritized)
  • Bonus points and priority for Lever experience
  • Demonstrate success of staying organized and ability to prioritize tasks in a fast paced environment (we use Gsuite)
  • Passion for the providing exceptional “candidate experience” and finding new ways to enhance and better the experience
  • Experience handling scheduling conflicts professionally with a solution and results oriented approach.
  • Confidence to be able to jump on the phone to have conversations with candidates and hiring managers
  • Experience with an ATS (Lever preferred), Google Suite (Google Calendar, Gmail, and Drive), and video interviewing tools (Zoom preferred).
  • Exceptional attention to detail, follow-through, and written/verbal communication
  • Smart, fun, and humble
What makes OpenGov unique
» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission-driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs, a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and SF and Silicon Valley Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!
» Growth: Record breaking growth with 1,800+ governments (and counting) using our products. Click here to read more.
» Perks: 90% paid Medical/Dental/Vision premium for employees, fully paid Life and Short/Long term disability insurance, Unlimited PTO, Parental Leave policy, annual wellness stipend, anniversary awards, and more!
» Product: Named to the GovTech 100 (seven consecutive years), we are the leader in cloud software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies.
» Mission Driven: We are a technology company with a passion for the mission. We're powering more effective and accountable government.
Come join us and make a positive social impact!
OpenGov is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.