We are a national grassroots movement of more than 2 million parents, teachers, students, administrators and concerned citizens mobilizing for one purpose: to put the laws and leaders in place to make students the focus of and ensure America has the best schools in the world.
We believe that we've been doing things the old way for too long. Pitting the interests of the grown-ups in the system against one another, for example, rather than focusing on real solutions. No one won. And students lost. In too many American schools, current laws, policies, and practices are putting adult interests ahead of students. The result is an increasingly broken education system that, if not corrected, will keep America from leading in the increasingly competitive global marketplace. It's time for a new approach that puts students' interests at the center of education policy.
We are channeling the energy of our members to produce meaningful results on both the local and national level. We are working with bipartisan state legislators to create laws and policies that put the needs of students above any other interest in the system. Our members are pushing for reforms that will elevate the teaching profession and improve teacher and principal quality, empower parents and improve the governance and financial strength of school districts. Together, we’ve already helped pass more than 50 new policies in half a dozen states. We have helped improve education systems affecting millions of students. We’re transforming public education to ensure great teachers and great schools for all of our kids. StudentsFirst was founded in 2010 by former Washington D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee.
StudentsFirst seeks a talented, highly-motivated individual to serve as Recruitment Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have experience in recruiting for in a fast-paced environment in a dynamic environment. As part of the Human Resources team, the Recruitment Coordinator will report to HR Director. The Recruitment Coordinator is primarily responsible for ensuring StudentsFirst is staffed with top talent to achieve our goals in furthering education reform. This role will also assist in onboarding and other areas of Human Resources.
Work closely with senior staff and hiring managers throughout the organization to identify needs and provide support in the recruitment/hiring process. Collaborate on recruitment strategies to attract top talent.
Communicate with candidates in a timely manner, answering questions and providing excellent customer service at all times.
Advertise openings on job boards, conduct resume reviews / phone screens. Coordinate interviews (phone, Skype, and in-person), assist in scheduling, and process candidate travel reimbursements.
Demonstrate proficiency in project management and multi-tasking to drive the pipeline through the interview process for multiple positions at a time, ensuring appropriate approvals and requirements for a new hire.
Serve as point of contact for external agency recruiters and other vendors
Serve as administrator for the Applicant Tracking System (JobVite)
Assist in the onboarding process, ensuring all new hires are equipped with the knowledge and tools to efficiently perform their duties.
Perform other related duties as assigned
StudentsFirst attracts employees with distinctive backgrounds and accomplishments and is committed to building and maintaining a team whose voices reflect the many communities with a stake in public education. Integrity, creativity, and intensity are key attributes of competitive candidates.
For this position, the following factors will strengthen an applicant’s candidacy:
Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience relevant experience, preferably as an in-house recruiter for a fast-paced, rapidly growing organization.
Ability to interact with internal and external clients at a variety of levels and across functions.
Successful track record of building relationships and gaining trust by demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and performing in stressful situations.
Extremely detail-oriented and able to multi-task.
Self-starter with strong organization skills.
Tech-savvy and familiar with Applicant Tracking Systems.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and GoogleApps
StudentsFirst is an equal opportunity employer. Background and reference checks are conducted on all prospective new hires.
Work is mainly performed in an office environment in a small workstation without an expectation of privacy. Noise levels are usually moderate.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
The application process will include a resume review, phone interview, and in-person interviews. To be considered for the position, please submit your resume and cover letter at www.StudentsFirst.org/Jobs with cover letter addressed to Hiring Manager.
StudentsFirst - 10 months ago