Chicago Nonprofit Executive Search Firm

Chicago’s Nonprofit Executive Search Experts.


Scion Nonprofit Staffing is a leading executive search firm specializing in staffing local Chicago based nonprofits, foundations, and educational institutions.


We specialize in providing executive search services, and contingent search services for the nonprofit sector in the Chicago metropolitan area, and neighboring state metro areas. Founded by nonprofit staffing experts and human resources professionals we understand how to effectively recruit for nonprofit organizations, foundations, and educational institutions.

Since 2006, our experienced nonprofit recruiters have successfully staffed over seven hundred nonprofit organizations, foundations, and educational institutions with a variety of budgets, missions, and organizational cultures. From the smallest social services, to the largest foundations, we leverage expert recruitment techniques and our passion for recruiting to drive the best talent for our partners. From entry level to your executive staff needs, we stand ready to connect you to the nonprofit talent you’re searching for.

OUR PLACEMENTS ARE PARTICULARLY SUCCESSFUL BECAUSE:

  • -We quickly and thoroughly learn about your organization and your staffing needs before presenting candidates for your review.
  • -We meet your timetable with qualified, friendly, dependable administrative professionals.
  • -We have successfully placed over 3,000 nonprofit professionals and excel in doing so expediently and scrupulously.
  • -We get to know our candidates, their goals, aspirations and abilities, which enables us to make strong employment matches for your organization.
  • -We are experts in our field of nonprofit recruitment.

POSITIONS WE FILL:

  • -Executive Leadership (CEO, Executive Director, COO, CAO, CDO, CFO)
  • -Nonprofit Program Staff (Director, Manager, Coordinator)
  • -Development / Fundraising (CDO, Director of Development, Major Gifts, Manager, Grants)
  • -Grantmaking / Foundation Specialties (Program, Research, Impact)
  • -Nonprofit Finance (CFO, Director, Manager, Controller)
  • -Operations (Director/Manager)
  • -Human Resources (Director, Manager, Coordinator)
  • -IT & Database (CIO, Director, Manager)
  • -Marketing, Communications/PR (Director, Manager, Coordinator)
  • -Research (Director, Manager, Analyst)
  • -Other specialties

 

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OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

CANDIDATE PIPELINE CREATION / SUPPLY

A proven pathway to get the word out properly about your opportunity. We always refine your position description, establish a successful and clear pay range goal, and quickly engage online postings and social media recruitment networks. From speaking at universities, to attending meet-up groups and Linked In events, our recruiters work the room so you don’t have to.

SKILLS EVALUATIONS

We conduct assessments, based on the job requirements and your requests, such as skills testing, behavioral questioning, and situational interviews.

INTERVIEW MANAGEMENT

We work with you to schedule interviews with the top candidates for each position. This gives you the opportunity to meet with each of our exceptional applicants and review their work history, experience, and passion for your business in more detail.

REFERENCE CHECKS

All candidate scheduling and final reference checks are conducted on your behalf in detail. This includes speak with former employers/direct reports, and/or colleagues as needed to fully establish candidate credibility.

WORK ELIGIBILITY AND BACKGROUND CHECKING

We ensure each applicant is eligible to work, and stand ready to conduct background checks on your behalf tailored to the needs of your business line.

HUMAN RESOURCE PROCESSES INSTRUCTION

If needed, we help present job offers, mediate offer negotiations, and counsel our clients and candidates to ensure the best chance for a successful hire. Though, we cannot give legal advice our recruiters stay up to date on employment law and current hiring trends.

A GUARANTEED HIRE

We stand behind our work with a concrete service guarantee and a full commitment to excellence and search confidentiality. Our valued clients are serviced and always represented in a highly personal, ethical, professional, and effective manner. We back all of our professional executive search services with a three month service guarantee. We do this because we are confident in the extraordinary quality of our searches, and the talented candidates that we select to represent.