Uncommon Schools is a non-profit network of 53 outstanding public charter schools in grades K-12 across New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. Our mission is to start and manage outstanding urban public charter schools that close the achievement gap and prepare students from low-income backgrounds for success in college and beyond. We are accomplishing that mission every day, with a college graduation rate that is well above the national average and thousands of stories of our students and alumni achieving their dreams.
The Senior Associate Director of Recruitment, Brooklyn is responsible for recruitment and selection of all teachers, school-based operations, and non-instructional staff for Uncommon Schools' largest region. This role directly manages a team of three Selection Recruiters and works closely with Brooklyn's Outreach Recruiter and the region's Assistant Superintendents and Associate Chief Operating Officers to ensure that all of our schools are fully staffed with high quality talent.
Duties and Responsibilities
Cares deeply about and can articulate a detailed understanding of Uncommon Schools
Builds strong processes for the Brooklyn Recruitment Team to assess all candidates from application review to hire, keeping in mind both candidate and leader experience.
Develops positive relationships with Uncommon Schools' Instructional and Operational Leaders.
Builds a strong team culture: Holds their team accountable to high performance expectations, ensures the growth and development of all direct reports, and maintains a caring and inclusive team culture.
Ensures accurate data in all of our recruitment systems; analyzes data to identify and address trends in real time; and makes changes to selection or outreach strategies as needed.
Manages external relationships with key recruitment partners and teacher placement agencies
Contributes to the culture, strategies, processes, and systems of all Uncommon Schools Recruiters as a member of the Recruitment Leadership Team.
Experience working in Recruitment within a high-performing organization and competitive talent market
Passionate dedication to the mission of Uncommon Schools, and drive to build a high quality, diverse workforce at Uncommon to better serve our students, families, and communities
Excellent organization, time management, and follow-through; a high sense of urgency
Outstanding problem-solving and critical thinking skills and ability to use data to drive decision-making
Excellent written and oral communication skills particularly when communicating with senior leaders
Strong people management skills with a track record of developing others
Ability to develop systems that achieve efficiency and scalability
Ability to learn quickly and take initiative in a fast-paced, dynamic, ambitious environment
Bachelor's degree required
Uncommon Schools offers salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Aside from extensive professional development, all our staff members are equipped with a laptop computer, email, and all necessary supplies.
Uncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building a talented team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. At the same time, we work to ensure an inclusive community through creating a space for important dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. 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.