Associate Director of Recruitment, Outreach (Camden)

Uncommon Schools

About the organization

Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of high-performing charter public schools that are closing the academic achievement gap and preparing students from historically underserved communities for success in college and beyond. Uncommon currently manages 55 schools serving more than 20,000 students in six cities: Boston, Camden, New York City, Newark, Rochester, and Troy. Uncommon graduates persist in and graduate from college at rates far higher than their peers. We believe that every child deserves an outstanding education, and we are committed to working beyond the walls of our schools to achieve that goal through our professional development workshops, books, and district partnerships.


Demonstrate and articulate a detailed understanding of the Uncommon Schools mission
Build and implement targeted strategies that attract diverse quality school-based staff
Partner with leaders from various non-profits, colleges, and universities to plan and implement on-campus recruitment events and initiatives (career fairs, information sessions, panels, etc.)
Strengthen regional relationships with social impact organizations and talent agencies to increase the awareness of Uncommon Schools' brands
Identify and develop initiatives to source diverse talent from historically underrepresented groups
Use recruitment tools (SmartRecruiters ATS, resume databases, LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed, Handshake, and spreadsheets) to source high-quality talent
Build and sustain systems and processes that lead to more efficient sourcing of candidates
Write creative and compelling communications to promote career opportunities to target audiences and move partners to action (professors, faculty, AmeriCorps staff, mission-aligned organizations, etc.)
Uses data to adjust outreach strategies, support recommendations, and drive outreach decisions
Collaborate with school leaders and Selection recruiters to assess short and long-term talent needs and trends
Supports sourcing across all 6 regions and Home Office as needed
Travel 30% to local events as well as other Uncommon regions to engage with high-quality candidates


You are committed to our mission to prepare students for success in college and beyond!
You develop, implement, assess, and evaluate goals, strategies, projects, and initiatives
You can lead multiple projects, tasks, and responsibilities simultaneously in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
You have a confirmed ability to take multiple perspectives to tackle challenges in real-time
You use data to inform practices and build short-term and long-term goals
You collect and apply input from managers or team members to achieve strong results
You proactively reflect and self-assess workstreams
You bring strong attention to detail and use time and task management systems to stay organized
You are familiar with Google Suite products such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Forms
You have excellent oral and written communication skills
You have a proven passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion
Bachelor's degree required
Experience as a full-time, K-12 teacher in an urban environment or AmeriCorps experience is preferred

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