• Title

  • ATDM Recruitment Specialist

    Posted: 05/08/2023

    Job Details

    Job Location
    The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research - Danville, VA
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Education Level
    4 Year Degree
    Travel Percentage
    Up to 25%
    Job Shift


    About IALR

    The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) serves as a regional catalyst for economic transformation. The mission will be accomplished through applied research, advanced learning, economic development, advanced manufacturing, and conference services. Driving Economic Transformation is at the heart of everything we do at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. WE discover breakthroughs, create opportunity, grow innovation, power progress, and host greatness. Each of our divisions plays a critical role in daily preserving and delivering this mission.

    What will you do?

    The ATDM Industry Recruitment Specialist is responsible for recruiting candidates for the Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) program from industry for either upskilling or as conditional pre-hires. Key to this role is the ability to develop and foster relationships with referral sources from companies within the defense industrial base/submarine industrial base. The Recruitment Specialist is responsible for serving as a liaison between the program and current and prospective company partners. An ideal candidate will be able to work independently, as well as work effectively in a team-oriented environment, managing multiple timelines, developing, and nurturing key partnerships, and identifying the companies with a demand signal for the skill sets offered in ATDM. The Recruitment Specialist will need to be able to communicate with multiple stakeholders within an organization. This position will work closely with the ATDM Manager of Outreach & Placement to identify companies who may have employees that will benefit from the ATDM program.

    Where will you work?

    We are looking for staff to work onsite in Danville, VA.



    What do you offer?

    • Bachelor’s degree is required and at least five years of manufacturing experience is preferred.

    • Experience with career services, recruitment, and human resources is preferred.

    • Experience in coordinating projects from idea into implementation required.

    • Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze research applicable to assigned project and/or for grant development and submittal.

    • Strong organizational and planning skills to successfully manage multiple projects; well-developed written & oral communication skills, and time management skills.

    • Strong analytical and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse business groups.

    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

    • Self-starter and able to work independently following written and verbal instructions, as well as work effectively in a team-oriented environment.


    What IALR Offers

    IALR will offer a salary of $55,000 - $65,000. IALR offers unique career opportunities in an innovative environment, all to support the economic transformation of Southern Virginia. Eligible employees are afforded excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage with lower-than-expected costs and participate in the Virginia Retirement System to save for their future.

    Why is the position open?

    Because of the growth of our campus through success in our many programs, we’re looking for an ATDM Industry Recruitment Specialist. Due to the success of our Manufacturing Advancement team in executing the Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) Program in partnership with the Department of the Navy, this is a new position that is funded by a federal contract. The position is funded through June 2025. IALR will continue to request funding beyond 2025.

    How to Apply

    Apply online at www.ialr.org/employment. Interviews will begin as qualified applicants are identified.