Talent Acquisition Consultant

Grand Rapids, MI, US
May 01, 2019
Join National Heritage Academies (NHA) as a Talent Acquisition Consultant - Sourcing. This position will report directly to the Manager of Talent Acquisition & Work Force Planning Manager and will be responsible for attracting, assessing, and selecting top talent in the hiring of exempt and non-exempt positions. This role will have the opportunity to impact schools directly as they are responsible for explaining our organization and company culture, building great relationships and providing strong customer service to all our clients, both internal and external.

About Us

NHA is a charter school management company that operates 80 schools in 9 states. We are committed to our mission of "challenging each child to achieve..." and we pride ourselves on our students' ability to achieve high results in later education based on the foundations gained in grades K-8 at NHA.

In this role you will work out of our corporate headquarters (Service Center) located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The NHA Service Center is where all the behind-the-scenes magic happens. Our 400 brilliant team members are brag-worthy. With a diverse group of departments like admissions, talent acquisition, facilities, legal services, and many more working together to provide top level back-office support. The Service Center is a place of bright colors, smiling faces, and opportunity. We like to gather for events such as the fall crocktoberfest cook-off, the sparkling holiday party full of fun and unexplainable excitement, and our annual 5K Service Center fun run.

Your Role

  • Sources for open teacher positions and potential openings
  • Build networks and pipelines of teacher candidates for prospective openings
  • Attend teacher networking events, career fairs, and other educational events in order to build a teacher candidate pool
  • Utilizes a wide range of sourcing tools (Indeed, Linked-in, Facebook, NHA specific CRM, and more) to find teacher candidates
  • Sells prospective candidates on NHA and the benefits of taking a job with NHA
  • Works closely with School Talent Acquisition Consultants to submit teacher candidates to schools
  • Travel (5%) consists of attending school visits, networking, professional development, and university-level career events
  • Act as a brand ambassador and promote NHA as an employer of choice through career events, seminars, and day-to-day communications
  • Adjust work availability during peak seasons to ~55 hours per week including nights and weekends as needed


  • Ability to build consultative relationships with candidates and teammates
  • Exhibit high energy, enthusiasm and emotional intelligence
  • Must have tenacity, resilience, and a positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capacity to manage confidential information and professionalism at all times
  • Excellent organization, planning, and time management
  • Ability to balance and delegate competing priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor's degree in education, math / science, human resources, communications, or a related discipline is preferred
  • Preferred experience with sourcing/recruiting and applicant tracking systems

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National Heritage Academies is an equal opportunity employer.

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