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Remote - Global    Posted: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Github is seeking a Director, Talent Acquisition to lead, inspire & grow our Talent Partner team covering Revenue & G&A. You will spearhead the team in its continuing efforts in building a more diverse & inclusive company that is representative of all facets of the communities in which we live & work.


The Director partners closely with the leaders across our Revenue & G&A teams in addition to peers across GTA, HR & Talent Management. They have responsibility & accountability for the following: 

  • Manage, lead, & continue to develop the Talent Partner team by working to define career goals & trajectory & align ambitions with company needs
  • Inclusive Recruiting: Model & lead the way ininclusive recruitingpractices across all stakeholders & drive strategy for & execution of hiring demand. 
  • Recruiting at Scale: Operate with consistency & focus on continuous improvement (process, tools, programs, etc.) to deliver greater business impact & insights. Effectively collaborate with other teams both within & outside of Global Talent Acquisition in support of our mission. 
  • Recruiting Capability: Practice & inspire a growth mindset across our function & with hiring partners supporting agility & responsiveness to the dynamic needs of the talent market & our businesses.
  • Help to define & refine the interview process as needed ensuring that it speaks to Githubs mission & values

Operate strategically at a global level, lead through ambiguity, translate complex issues into simple impactful plans & effectively work with & through others. 

  • Strong global partnership abilities, relationship building & influencing business leaders, strategic partners & HR community.
  • Ability to use data to generate organization & people insights, & in turn define & influence areas of focus, actions & decisions.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in change management, coaching, & the ability to recognize trends & identify systemic approaches to solving problems.
  • Demonstrate success by applying fresh, creative thinking & a growth mindset to long-standing, complex challenges/problems resulting in high impact outcomes.
  • Demonstrated success in managing HR initiatives in a large, complex, matrixed, & global business environment.
  • Experience effectively balancing the needs of the business with the strategies of the company. 


  • 5+ years of experience leading & growing talent organizations
  • 10+ years of full-cycle in-house + agency recruiting experience, ideally in a high volume, high-growth environment 
  • Global recruiting experience
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, & inclusion
  • Proven success, managing & developing recruiting teams to deliver on aggressive hiring goals at scale; you have experience forecasting, setting goals & objectives, analyzing data & measuring recruiting performance to improve effectiveness
  • A strong problem-solving track record youre able to think critically through unique problems with no set playbook & quickly implement a path to a solution, & you can toggle effortlessly between big picture strategy & in-the-weeds tactical problem-solving
  • Excellent written & verbal interpersonal skills 
  • Strong collaboration & decision-making
  • Experience with recruiting tools & techniques 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment with exceptional organizational skills & ability to re-prioritize on a consistent basis
  • Strong presentation skills, demonstrating the aptitude of communicating clearly & effectively to upper management & all levels across departments


  • Experience running executive-level searches
  • Experience with utilizing Greenhouse as an ATS
  • SaaS experience 
  • Experience scaling at a startup
  • Familiarity with GitHub

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, & to create the worlds most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetheras individuals & in teamsto create the future of software & make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, & create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here:

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused & creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds & lifestyles. We embrace diversity & invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.


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