Nov 19, 2019

Associate Recruiter

  • Rocketship Public Schools
  • Nashville, TN, USA
Full-time Human Resources

Job Description

At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.

The Associate Recruiter is a critical part of the Talent Team at Rocketship. Our success as an organization is dependent on having excellent teachers in every classroom who are responsible for ensuring that all students achieve at or beyond grade level and each school is led by a team of visionary school leaders to achieve the school's mission of eliminating the achievement gap. Talent Sourcer responsibilities include: Searching, identifying and messaging candidates while meeting weekly and monthly goals. Interacting with potential candidates on social media, professional networks and in real time (e.g. LinkedIn, Indeed & Career Fairs) Responding to candidates and connecting them with next steps in the process. Coordinating with hiring managers to determine position requirements. The sourcer is key in identifying and messaging exceptional educators who align with Rocketship's core characteristics and can serve as teachers and school leaders.

    • Sourcing, Cultivation, and Screening:
    • Facilitate an exceptional recruitment experience for all candidates
    • Partner with Lead Recruiters to identify recruitment needs and implement strategies to develop recruiting pipeline
    • Continually hit target sourcing goals established on a month by month basis (number of messages sent, messages accepted, cultivation calls, offers and hires)
    • Utilize creativity and independent judgement to implement 'outside the box' recruiting techniques to source candidates through the use of the internet, social media, and other online resources (Indeed, LinkedIn & Career Fairs)
    • Work independently to screen candidates through resume reviews, cultivation calls & phone interviews
    • Run recruitment and selection events including, but not limited to, Interview Days and Job Fairs
    • Maintain candidate records and track recruitment metrics (e.g., candidates yielded by each source, time to hire, etc.) to evaluate and improve hiring efficiency

Requirements: Knowledge & Skills
    • Outstanding communication and relationship-building skills to inspire top educators to have an interest in and eventually join Rocketship Public Schools
    • Ability to effectively use search engines, job sites, social networks, and other tools
    • Strong interest in developing eye for talent in the education sector

Requirements: Experience
    • Has worked with children in some capacity
    • Teaching experience strongly preferred
    • Previous experience in recruitment, selection, admissions, or other human capital work; recruitment, political/social campaigns, fundraising and or telemarketing experience preferred

Requirements: Fit
    • Deep commitment to Rocketship's mission of eliminating the achievement gap
    • Alignment with core characteristics required of every Rocketeer: pursuit of excellence, innovation, community, tenacity, and authenticity
    • Data driven and goal oriented
    • An entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm for joining a fast-growing team
    • There are two positions available, one based in Nashville and the other in the San Francisco Bay Area. Willingness and ability to commute to support schools, collaborate with Rocketship staff, and support recruitment and selection efforts.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.

Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy . For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Email: Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: 877-806-0920 ext. 115.

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