CRST International Director - Capacity Development in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

CRST Expedited is seeking a motivating and driven *Director - Capacity Development *to be located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Job Summary:The Director - Capacity Development is responsible for directing P&L; responsibility and strategically leading the department to accomplish company targets and goals including the nationwide recruiting of over-the-road truck drivers and owner operators.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct leadership and management of a staff of 30+ Driver Recruiting personnel including 2 Managers.
  • Develop a strategic plan to advance CRST’s Recruiting mission and objectives.
  • Responsible for managing the nationwide recruiting efforts of company drivers, owner operators, experienced fleet owner, lease purchase drivers and rehires.
  • Determine proper qualifications of driver applicants and work within federal and company requirements to ensure company goals for new lease, lease purchase and driver hires are met.
  • Formulate strategies and manage trade show activities and events.
  • Hire, train and develop Driver Recruiting personnel.
  • Formulate direction and policies of the Recruiting department.
  • Assist in generating and managing the departmental budget.
  • Assist in the daily management of advertising strategies.
  • Develop and manage recruiting programs to include supporting programs such as hiring goals, transportation and housing.
  • Assist in managing the relationship and strategy of contract and non contract CDL schools.

*Minimum Qualification Requirements: *

  • 5+ years of previous recruiting management experience. Ideal candidates will have marketing knowledge, and industry experience.
  • High school diploma or GED required and a degree in a related field required
  • Previous experience managing a large team
  • Ability to impact and achieve hiring goals in a fast paced environment
  • Previous experience with P&L;, KPI's and successful departmental objectives
  • Microsoft Office skills required
  • Must be able to work with multiple departments to ensure sucess for the entire company

CRST is an EOE

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Employment duration: Full time