Sourcing Manager - Hawaii (Bilingual Japanese/English) in Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

Position: Sourcing Manager - Hawaii (Bilingual Japanese/English)

Location: Position based on Oahu

Relocation Available: No

Generic Position Summary

As a member of the professional staff, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Resources, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) area to support team and/or department business objectives. Generally, works under limited supervision, but within established guidelines, producing and analyzing more complex business information to assist in the decision-making process.

Specific Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, with a dotted line relationship to the Talent Management Centre of Expertise (COE), the Manager, College Recruiting plays a key role in helping shape the organization's future by collaborating with colleagues across the company to consistently identify and attract brilliant students to our team. This role will be constantly challenged to think creatively about how to drive hiring results. The incumbent will be part of a team that is responsible for developing, implementing, and executing a broad on campus recruiting strategy, with a particular emphasis on sourcing high quality candidates.

The Manager, College Recruiting will work with business locations to understand and define their hourly and entry level management staffing requirements and to provide subject matter expertise to develop candidate specifications that will meet business needs as appropriate. The incumbent keeps up to date with recruiting methods and maintaining good relationships with local recruiters and colleges, this role will concentrate on all aspects of the recruitment lifecycle. In this role, there will be a need to travel approximately fifty percent of the time.

Generic Expected Contributions

  • Performs more complex quantitative and qualitative analysis for business processes and/or projects. Often manages small projects, business processes or parts of larger ones.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on more complex/non-routine business requests with limited to moderate risk.
  • Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. May direct work of non-management staff.
  • Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:

- identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes.

- providing training and technical guidance to less senior staff, where appropriate, and serving as point-of-contact for problem resolution.

- participating in setting department operating plans.

- recognizing and celebrating team successes.

- achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.

  • Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions

  • Manage and attend all on-campus events for target schools, identifying which events/opportunities best align with current recruiting strategies.
  • Act as a point of contact for business partners; Network with key professors, student organizations and other school stakeholders.
  • Source and manage candidates from career fairs and other on-campus events.
  • Screen and qualify prospective applicants bringing them through the process from applicant to offer.
  • Partner with hiring managers and recruiting teammates to develop and implement sourcing strategies.
  • Help shape and build a robust intern program working with appropriate business partners (i.e., site leaders, Talent Acquisition COE, recruiters, Internal Communications, Learning and Development).
  • Create and maintain clear documentation around outcomes from recruiting events.
  • Responsible for reporting and action planning data insights.
  • Responsible for achieving all assigned metrics.
  • Works to harness the increasing capabilities of technology within in the Recruiting world, with specific emphasis on Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc.).
  • Surfaces any recruiting issues at the sites with the potential to escalate to the Center of Excellence, if necessary.
  • Create and foster relationships with all interns during and after the program and continue to follow up with all candidates after the college intern program to source for new interns and solicit feedback about the program.
  • Manage full life cycle recruitment for regional and site specific college, entry level management, and intern hiring requisitions including intake, sourcing, screening, and interviewing applicants.
  • Develop and implement process improvements that drive operating excellence.

Generic Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:

Generally, a professional position with specific knowledge in a discipline (e.g., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Resources). College degree and/or relevant experience typically required.

Specific Candidate Profile


  • Four-year Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or related degree or equivalent work experience.


  • One (1) to three (3) years of progressive Human Resources/Talent Acquisition experience preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience recruiting in a Hospitality environment and building relationships at nationally ranked universities, preferred.


  • Must be proficient in Japanese and English languages
  • Ability to consistently offer innovative solutions to recruiting challenges within the broader context of the organization's priorities and approach to problem-solving.
  • Extraordinary communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to consult with all levels of internal and external customers, including students and University partners, Hiring Managers and various levels of leadership.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Is a team player with credibility who works with a high degree of independence.
  • Possesses strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and/or event coordination experience (intern program, rotational programs, hiring events).
  • Stays current with recruiting trends and best practices.
  • Is results oriented; delivers results under difficult conditions and demonstrates balanced judgment under pressure; persistent-- drives ideas.
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint. Expertise with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power point, Visio).
  • Proficiency in using on Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc.) technology for recruiting purposes.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.


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