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Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.

Director, Recruitment

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. - Honolulu, HI

Position Overview

The Director of Recruitment is responsible for the design, development and management of the company’s recruitment strategy to attract and acquire the best available talent. Oversees the delivery of full-cycle recruiting on a diverse portfolio of positions across the organization. Through skills in leadership, influence and partnership, coaches the team and department managers on recruiting practices as well as ensure adherence to federal, state, and regulatory requirements. The position reports to the Sr. Vice President of Human Resources.

Key Responsibilities

Develop overall recruiting strategy and plans to ensure effective sourcing and acquisition of talent to fulfill organizational needs

Ensure recruiting practices are effective and efficient, using technology, social media, and best practices

Lead large recruitment projects and events that deliver a candidate experience consistent with the Hawaiian Airlines Brand values

Partner with managers to identify workforce staffing needs and plan/develop recruiting strategies accordingly

Build and lead a team of recruiting professionals and foster a high-performance culture

Develop recruiting tools such as pipelines and other sourcing mechanisms locally, on the US mainland and abroad to ensure a diverse and qualified applicant pool

Measure the effectiveness of the Recruitment function and routinely improve processes

Ensure recruiting practices meet federal, state and regulatory requirements

Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Five years’ experience in human resources and/or recruiting

Three to five years of management experience

Strong understanding of federal and state employment laws

Experience with high volume recruiting, preferably in a unionized environment

Ability to influence and build consensus at all levels of the organization

Excellent verbal and communication skills with the ability to engage at all levels of the organization

Experience in the use of social media and other search methodologies

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree

Airline experience

Experience with Affirmative Action Plans

International recruiting experience

Familiarity with hiring practices in the state of Hawaii

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian®, the world’s most punctual airline as reported by OAG, has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 13 years (2004-2016) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by

Condé Nast Traveler


Travel + Leisure

have ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai‘i.

Now in its 88th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai‘i’s biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai‘i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 250 daily flights system-wide.

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Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.


Director, Recruitment Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. - Honolulu, HI, United States


Location: Honolulu, HI

Company Profile:
Hawaiian Airlines was incorporated on January 30, 1929 under the name Inter-Island Airways Ltd. That year, thousands gathered in Honolulu to witness the departure of Hawaii's first scheduled inter-island flights to Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii. The fleet was comprised of two eight-passenger Sikorsky S-38 amphibian planes; six years later, larger 16-passenger Sikorsky S-43s were added to accommodate increased traffic and newly authorized inter-island airmail service.