Talent Recruiter - Outreach (Boston)

Uncommon Schools, Boston MA, US

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Duration: Full-Time


The Talent Recruiter Outreach (Massachusetts) is responsible for buliding out our outreach strategy and presence in the Boston, Western Massachusetts area. The Recruiter will work closely with the Director of Recruitment to develop and implement national and regional recruitment strategies to attract strong teaching and operations staff for schools in Boston, MA. We are looking for someone who is excited to bring outstanding aspiring and experienced talent to Uncommon Schools! The duties below provide a high-level overview of the responsibilities of the Talent Recruiter Outreach:

Key Work and Responsibilities

  • Create and execute a recruitment outreach strategy to attract quality teachers and operations candidates for Uncommon Schools in Boston, MA.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to plan and implement on-campus recruitment events and initiatives (career fairs, information sessions, panels, professional developments, etc.) to build diverse talent pipelines
  • Develop and manage regional and national partnerships and initiatives to increase awareness of Uncommon School’s brand and garner quality applications for our schools.
  • Leverage recruitment tools and systems (applicant tracking systems, resume databases, LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed, Handshake, Mailchimp, and complex spreadsheets)
  • Demonstrate and articulate a thorough understanding of the Uncommon Schools mission and vision and execute compelling and enthusiastic email campaigns and presentations to promote career opportunities to target audiences and move stakeholders to action (professors, faculty, college students, experienced professionals, warm leads, mission-aligned organizations)
  • Use internal and external data to make adjustments to outreach strategy, support recommendations and drive outreach decisions
  • Maintain strong communication and relationships with school leaders and Selection recruiters to assess short and long-term talent needs and share recruitment trends and strategies

  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and take initiative as well as to work collaboratively
  • Quick and effective learner in a fast-paced, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that proactively seeks feedback to improve
  • Strong organizational/time management skills  and demonstrated ability to multi-task, set and drive priorities, monitor progress towards goals, and utilize data and information
  • Strong oral and written communicator who can influence aspiring and experienced educators to join Uncommon Schools (undergraduates, recent graduates, veteran teachers)
  • Strategic thinker with exceptional problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills
  • High sense of urgency; demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Experienced networker  with outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and facilitate decision-making among multiple, diverse parties, and present effectively and persuasively to diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to talent work, previous recruitment experience strongly preferred; Experience in education or related field required, direct teaching experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Our people are what make us uncommon. It’s important to us that our compensation practices align with our values and enhance our ability to attract and retain talent.  Our compensation philosophy is focused on equity and fairness, retaining our talented staff and valuing their expertise, and transparency and clarity.

Compensation for this position: The starting compensation for this role based in Boston is between $65,300 to $76,800 and generally, we expect that qualified candidates in this location will be made an offer between $65,300 and $69,200. The starting pay will depend on a variety of factors that may include but are not limited to experience, education, training, certification, and location. Because we value staff staying in their roles over time, we do not currently cap salary ranges.

Uncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building a talented team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. At the same time, we work to ensure an inclusive community through creating a space for important dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students.  As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

About Uncommon Schools

Uncommon Schools starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college At Uncommon Schools, our classrooms are named after colleges because that’s where our students are headed. We are a nonprofit network of public charter schools in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. Our 53 college-prep schools consistently rank among the highest-performing in their home states for three reasons:

We know all students have what it takes to go to college. We are fiercely committed to cultivating the intellectual curiosity and grit that will spur their success in the classroom and in their communities. We create and constantly fine-tune our systems to help teachers teach and students learn. We know that without great teachers and leaders, nothing else matters. We also know there’s no limit to learning. That’s why people development is at our core.

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