Talent Acquistion Associate
Do you have the ability to build strong relationships and work in a fast paced environment? Are you passionate about education and driving student growth?As the Talent Acquisition Associate, you will join the talent team in supporting and executing Alpha’s talent acquisition plan, using data to help improve the hiring and selection process along the way. You will identify and select exemplary candidates to join Alpha’s growing staff.We are seeking passionate individuals who embody Alpha’s mission, vision and core beliefs: leaders who believe that all students can learn, that our scholars belong in college, and that student growth is a reflection of the teacher’s practice. We are looking for leaders who are reflective in their practice and are willing to engage in conversations around educational equity and inclusivity. We're committed to finding leaders who value and amplify the diverse experiences of our staff and scholars and their families, and who care deeply about addressing the inequities that exist in education.What you’ll do…Employ a proactive recruitment approach for all open positionsIdentify, cultivate and influence top candidates to work with Alpha through the promotion of Alpha’s culture, Leadership Principles and values Leverage social media, networking events, and other resources to source prospective candidates Use Alpha’s applicant tracking system (ATS) with fidelity to ensure all information is updated and current, providing user support as needed Review resumes and applications to determine which candidates move forward in the interview process Conduct initial phone screens to understand candidate’s fit with Alpha Public Schools and assess the candidate’s match with open positions Ensure Alpha’s job opportunities are posted on all priority job boards Select and attend recruitment events such as career fairs and networking events, and proactively seek out other network-building opportunities Partner with the Associate Director of Talent Acquisition (ADTA) to complete activities including but not limited to:Tracking candidates through the cultivation process and ensure timely communication with candidates and hiring managers via Alpha’s ATS Partnering with Hiring Managers to coordinate logistics of interviews Supporting annual recruitment data review and collaborate with ADTA to assess effectiveness of past year’s recruitment approach and refine approach to the year ahead You possess…Bachelor’s degree (preferred) 2+ years of full-time work experience 6+ months prior experience working in recruitment/hiring/staffing Fluency in: Google applications and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Flexibility: Willingness and ability to travel occasionally Knowledge of effective use of search engines, job sites, social networks, and other search tools in order to cultivate candidates Experience driving impact in K-12 education: Teaching experience locally or in a similar community strongly preferred Organizational skills: Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining open lines of communication with key stakeholders and candidates. You stand out by being...Committed: You are committed to equitable hiring practices and engaging with diverse talent from communities that are underserved and underrepresented. You believe deeply in diversity, equity and inclusion in hiring. Driven: You have a sustained commitment to our mission, schools, and workplace that demonstrates persistence and drive to complete a job in the face of ambiguity and change Relationships-oriented: You collaborate as part of a cohesive team and leverage relationships to improve recruitment outcomes. You can develop strong rapport with candidates, hiring managers, the Alpha Network Team, and external partners. A learner: You learn the ropes quickly, solve problems when you encounter them, and adapt to meet the evolving needs of the organization Autonomous: You demonstrate innovation, persistence, and the ability to push oneself beyond one’s comfort zone. You have the ability to work independently and achieve results without consistent oversight. Join our team… To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter online. Alpha Public Schools is a network of four high-performing public charter schools founded by a group of East San José mothers dedicated to helping transform their community. We have a strong growth mindset – as individuals, as an organization, and on behalf of our students and families. We want to be better tomorrow than we are today.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. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.Salary is competitive and compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package.