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Company: KIPP Texas
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionKIPP Texas Public Schools is a network of 59 public charter, open-enrollment, pre-k-12 schools educating nearly 34,000 students across Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Together with families and communities, our mission is to create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose -college, career, and beyond-so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.Founded in Houston in 1994, and operating as KIPP Texas since 2018, our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in our classrooms, in our offices, and in the communities we serve is unwavering. We are looking to hire a diverse team of dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals with an unyielding belief that every child will succeed. Join our Team and Family and champion equity, chase excellence, persist with purpose, bring joy, and help us rise together.KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 255 college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Nationwide, KIPP students complete four-year college at a rate of 36 percent, comparable to the national average for all students and approximately three times higher than the average of students from low-income communities.You can see all our job opportunities at https://kipptexas.org/join-our-team/ .Job DescriptionThe OpportunityThe Talent Recruiter will develop and maintain the infrastructure for recruitment, which includes a standardized application process and processing candidate workflow. The Talent Recruiter will work with other recruitment team members and implement selection process for processing qualified candidates. The Talent Recruiter will maintain close working relationships with School Leaders and hiring managers to gain a greater understanding of their staffing needs. This position furthers the mission of KIPP Texas by recruiting talented individuals who demonstrate the potential to be highly effective teachers and employees. Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide exemplary support to hiring managers. Key contributions include supporting hiring managers to proactively solidify their hiring needs in the upcoming school year, staying abreast of and acting on any changes in the hiring landscape, ensuring strong leads are identified and quickly handed off to hiring managers for review, supporting logistics for on-site interview days, and stewarding the offer extension process.
  • Maximize leads generated to ensure that we have a diverse cohort of the strongest talent available to meet the demand of assigned portfolio roles (up to 100 targeted positions per year.) Partner with teammates on the Lead Generation team on lead generation strategy for campaign, including attending and executing events, sourcing and cultivating candidates, and generating and cultivating referrals. Demonstrate ability to adjust strategy of cultivation of and allocation of leads to meet highest priority needs.
  • Ensure a high quality candidate experience. Facilitates best in class interactions with KIPP in all forms of communication an interaction, such as email correspondence, phone correspondence, interview logistics and support, and candidate support through the point of an accepted offer.
  • Operate with exemplary team spirit with eagerness to demonstrate flexibility and contribute to the overall needs of the team as they arise.QualificationsEducation and Experience
    • High school diploma required
    • At least 1 year talent recruitment experience and/or teaching experience strongly preferred
    • Satisfactory outcome of a background check. Employees are responsible for a non-refundable fingerprinting fee (approximately $50.00).Skills
      • Clear, concise, compelling communication: ability to effectively express KIPP's mission to candidates, exceptional written communication to both internal and external audiences.
      • Professionalism: Operate with professional demeanor in even the most challenging situations. Work with hiring managers in a way that demonstrates confidence, initiative, and dedication to meeting commitments. Expresses professional presence with external stakeholders in a way that exemplifies KIPP's values in person, verbally, in writing, on social media, and at events.
      • Critical thinking: Ability to assess a candidates' competitiveness and needs quickly, ability to match candidates with the position to which they are most likely to be a match, ability to analyze data and make strategic campaign adjustments.
      • Organizational ability and accuracy: excellent attention to detail in written communication, exemplary calendar management, commitment to data fidelity, and consistency in executing next steps. Additional InformationCompensation and BenefitsAs a full time KIPP Texas employee you are eligible to participate in all KIPP Texas' benefit plans. KIPP Texas offers a robust variety of benefits choices, including medical, dental, and vision options, as well as life insurance, fertility, and disability plans starting as low as $25/month.KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.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.

Keywords: KIPP Texas, Austin , Talent Recruiter, Human Resources , Austin, Texas

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