Job: Donor Recruitment Director

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Job Description

For questions or updates regarding your status in the application process, please contact Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Recruitment Center at 1-866-497-6945.

Mobile Operations Center

Position Title:
Donor Recruitment Director

Hours Per Week:

Work Week:


Driving Position:


Location: 9990 Fannin in Houston Texas

(This job opportunity is for Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Employees Only)


TITLE/CODE:                          Director - Donor Recruitment and Mobiles

DEPARTMENT:                       Donor Recruitment (Cost Center)


This position is responsible for directing the effort to ensure that sufficient quantities and types of donors are recruited and units are collected through mobile blood drives to meet patient needs.     

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

  • Manage all technical and administrative activities related to mobile blood drives.
  • Ensure adherence to all company policies and procedures and federal regulations related to the collection of voluntarily donated whole blood and apheresis products
  • Develop, implement, and act upon options to correct inadequacies in the anticipated collections.
  • Analyze and act upon statistical information regarding group and individual goals in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate and control, on a quarterly basis, the advance scheduling of mobile and facility group drives.
  • Participate in establishing immediate, short-term and long-term divisional and departmental goals.
  • Coordinate audit and corrective action activities.
  • Ensure repeat donations by monitoring the Donor Retention Function.
  • Prepare annual department budget and monitor/control expenditures to operate within it.
  • Coordinate training and development activities with the Director of Education and Training.
  • Enforce The Blood Center's policies on EEO, Affirmative Action and Safety and Health.


Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.  Must comply with all applicable safety rules and policies and be willing to report actual and potential safety violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in The Blood Center’s sole discretion.

Regular Hours

Full time:  must be regularly available to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other days or hours per week as The Blood Center determines are necessary to meet business needs.

Overtime (applicable only to non-exempt positions)

Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as The Blood Center determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as The Blood Center determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

Must regularly be able to work at off-site locations and to either transport self or be transported to same.


Directly supervises subordinate managers in Donor Recruitment and Donor Collections - Mobiles.  Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, scheduling and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  MBA strongly preferred.  Experience must include minimum of 5 years in a progressively responsible management position, preferably in the area of sales, marketing or recruitment




Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Ability to clearly present information through the spoken word; influence or persuade others through oral presentation in positive or negative circumstances and to listen well; write clearly and effectively present ideas to document activities and to read and interpret a variety of written information.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Ability to make decisions quickly on available information and to take action; to make commitments and not change decisions when challenged and to deal with emergencies when necessary; to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics.


Ability to define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize objectives; start and persist with specific courses of action while exhibiting high motivation and a sense of urgency; use a systematic approach in solving problems through analysis of the problem and evaluation of alternative solutions.


Ability to develop unique and novel solutions to problems; use intuition and a new way of thinking to create new ideas; present information in an attention getting and interesting manner.


Ability to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; create positive energy (motivation) in both individuals and groups; communicate with others in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport; influence the actions and opinions of others in a desired direction; exhibit judgment in leading others to worthwhile objectives.


Computer Literate (Microsoft Office)

Exceptional interpersonal and customer services skills are required.  Ability to determine priority of goals for multiple projects and ability to maintain perspective in unusual or stressful situations are essential characteristics.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required to successfully interact with employees, management, regulatory agencies and the public.


Non Driver (formerly Select Non-Consultant)


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EEOC Statement

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.