Talent Recruitment Manager
Position OverviewThe Talent Recruitment Manager ensures that all students at KIPP have access to high-quality educators. The Talent Manager leads proactive recruitment and cultivation efforts of top talent, with an emphasis on school-based, instructional hiring and school support. School-based, instructional roles include Teachers (General & Special Education) and Administrators (School Leaders, Assistant Principals, and Content Specialists) for grades TK-12. The Talent Manager ensures that a robust talent pipeline is in place to facilitate the fulfillment of our mission, continued excellence at our schools, and regional growth objectives. The Talent Manager reports to the Associate Director of Talent. The position is based at the Regional Support Office (RSO) in Oakland, CA, with a start date of July 1, 2021.Essential Functions and ResponsibilitiesInitiate a year-round, full-cycle recruitment for school-based roles focused on specifically on Teachers. This includes executing referral campaigns, sourcing prospective candidates, and managing relationships with key partner organizations (Teach for America, local universities, etc). Lead cultivation efforts in Northern California by building authentic relationships with connectors, prospective leaders, and school-based support staff in an effort to continually diversify our applicant pool to ensure that KIPP schools have high-quality educators who represent the identities of students served at KIPP. Develop relationships with prospective talent that yield lasting results; serve as a compelling ambassador of KIPP Public Schools Northern California in a variety of settings, from 1:1 conversations with prospects to attending relevant career fairs. Spearhead opportunities for prospective talent to become familiar with KIPP Public School Northern California’s mission, values, growth plans, and schools. Monitor the progress of prospective candidates through the recruitment process, including ensuring timely communications, and managing cultivation and selection data in the database system. Use data to drive actions and inform recruitment and hiring decisions. Conduct initial screens with prospective candidates in a friendly, efficient, equitable, and rigorous manner that leads to a positive and efficient candidate experience. Partner directly with School Leaders to curate a candidate pipeline, support them through hiring great educators for their schools, and develop them in their capacity as hiring managers. Create tools, implement systems, and train School Leaders with the skills necessary to increase the quality of instructional hiring and the overall efficiency of the process. Coordinate logistics for events, travel, job postings, and interview experiences. Propose and manage new recruiting initiatives as appropriate. Other duties as assignedPreferred Qualifications and SkillsA deep passion for Anti-Racism, social justice, and equity for all children; believes that all students can achieve at the highest levels Teaching experience in an underserved community (preferred) Experience working with a diverse staff Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence, initiative, and leadership skills Flexibility, with a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit to accommodate a high level of responsibility and multiple priorities Demonstrated ability to work well with others and build relationships across teams and schools Results-oriented team player who is dedicated to getting the job done Proficiency and comfort with Zoom, Google Hangouts, Google Suite, Excel, LinkedIn, and various applicant tracking platformsCultureUnquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP Public Schools Northern California’s’ mission and values, especially with regards to diversity, equity and inclusion A passion for social justice Continuous learner, self-starter, comfortable in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment Willing to engage in hard conversations and open to constructive feedbackPhysical, Mental and Environmental DemandsPhysical:Ability to use a computer for long periods of time, ability to participate in conference and video calls. Please note that frequent travel between KIPP locations (San Jose, San Lorenzo, Oakland, the Peninsula, San Francisco and Stockton) is required with occasional travel outside of the Bay Area.Mental:Stress of deadlines and normal work standards, ability to analyze problems and general alternatives, work with interruptions, concentrate for long periods of time, memorize and recall objects and people.Environmental:Office environment subject to constant interruptions and distractions. Occasional classroom/school environment and travel. In emergency context (e.g., pandemic) work may be conducted virtually fully or partially for extended periods of time or longer, and the expectation is that the individual will establish a productive, remote work environment (e.g., ability to stay connected through different technology means).ClassificationFull-time, exempt positionCompensationWe are dedicated to you and your family's well-being! KIPP offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits. Although KIPP does not post salary scales, we are happy to walk candidates through the compensation package.