Recruitment Specialist

Philadelphia, PA, US
Jun 12, 2019
Recruitment Specialist

Central Office

Job Number: 4600168174

Start Date: 09/30/2019

Open Date: 09/09/2019

Closing Date: 09/30/2019

District Overview
The School District of Philadelphia is the cornerstone of public education in our city. The 130,000 students entrusted to us arrive at our schools every day with an extraordinary range of needs. Our role is to ensure that every single student receives an excellent education. Our students, their families and our community deserve our very best, and we work relentlessly to improve the academic outcomes and support the socio-emotional growth of all students.
By serving in the Central Office, staff members support our schools so that they can live out the School District of Philadelphia's vision and action plan. Our role is to ensure that under-served children and youth get better, more comprehensive options along with everyone else. We seek leaders who are deeply committed to equity and are excited to join us in our effort to make all of our schools great.
Job Summary
The District is seeking a highly motivated Recruitment Specialist to conduct strategic outreach to recruit high-quality, diverse, and qualified candidates for several positions in the District. Recruitment Specialists build relationships with, cultivate, screen and hire candidates applying for school-based support positions. The person in the role will need to develop an effective, innovative recruiting campaign to meeting recruiting targets, including development of a comprehensive marketing campaign, set systems to move candidates through screening processes, and ensure qualified candidates are available for high-volume roles at all times. Recruitment Specialists must be able to build positive relationships with a wide variety of people and must expertly navigate the work of getting others to get things done.

Essential Functions
  • Posts open school-based positions on the District's website and multiple other online sourcing sites; actively manage the posting and advertising of positions on a variety of job boards, online social networking communities, and online sourcing sites.
  • Analyzes recruitment data to develop/modify marketing and recruitment strategies; becomes an expert on the designated area of concentration for recruitment.
  • Conducts research on prospective talent and meets with candidates to cultivate for open roles.
  • Coordinates and manages the selection process and cultivates candidates to interview with principals.
  • Builds and manages recruiting strategy campaigns that ensures the widest possible outreach to qualified candidates by managing referrals, marketing, university partnerships, events, and follow through.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Three years of full-time, paid, professional experience in human resources, recruitment or selection which has included developing and implementing strategies to recruit diverse and highly qualified candidates for an organization which uses high volume recruitment.
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training determined to be acceptable by the Office of Talent.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge of:
  • Talent recruitment & selection, particularly in the education and/or non-profit sector.
Demonstrated skill in :
  • exceptional customer service orientation and relationship management.
  • strong results-orientation.
Demonstrated ability to :
  • develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with functional, academic and administrative leaders.
  • exhibit purposeful urgency when faced with pressing human resources needs.
  • exhibit high level of integrity and personal responsibility for ensuring that problems are solved and hiring needs are met at any given point in time.
  • effectively manage & prioritize a high volume of work, from a multitude of work streams, in a fast-paced environment.
  • illustrate exceptional strategic & problem-solving skills and judgment.
  • develop appropriate solutions to resolve urgent human resources needs.
  • possess an unwavering commitment to equity.
  • build and maintain strategic relationships and quickly make connections between people, networks, and organizations.
  • influence others to achieve outcomes.
  • be a proactive problem solver & innovative thinker, particularly in the face of challenges.
  • create and manage systems, processes, and databases to ensure efficient operations.
  • exhibit confidence and professional maturity in interacting with a range of stakeholders.
  • work with diverse stakeholders.
  • communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • use and be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Salary: From: 53834.00

Salary: To: 67321.00

Additional Job Information: This is a 12-month, non-represented role. The salary grade for this position is 4024.

Interviews may be conducted to determine how well a candidate meets the established criteria. Note that not all qualified candidates may be selected for an interview. The selected candidate must have no anecdotal record on file and have not been subject to any disciplinary action within the past eighteen (18) months, and have an excellent record of attendance and punctuality during the last three (3) years (defined as no more than eighteen (18) occasions of lateness or absence for personal illness in the last three years (3) years with the exception of one extended long-term absence.

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