Nov 06, 2019

Talent Acquisition Specialist

$50,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • Noble Network of Charter Schools
  • 1 North State Street, Chicago, IL, USA
Full-time Human Resources

Job Description

Noble’s Talent Team finds the best talent in the nation to ensure that all of our students have an excellent educational experience. We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist (TAS) whose primary focus will be on recruiting the nation’s best talent to work at Noble through a variety of outreach efforts including direct sourcing, pipeline re-engagement, and partnership development. This position will report to our Manager of Talent Recruitment and will work closely with the other seven members of Noble’s Talent Team and the broader Noble People Team. TASes must operate well in a fast-paced environment, uphold the highest standard of professionalism, and be impressively organized and able to prioritize time across multiple immediate and long-term projects.


This is an immediate, full-time position with an expected start date no later than February 2020.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and own the execution of a strategic plan with the goal of filling 100% of roles with quality candidates. This could include, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Designing compelling email campaigns to generate leads
    • Organizing small-scale events such as a hiring day
    • Developing and diversifying external partnerships
    • Building Noble’s brand and shaping Noble’s narrative across organizations, universities, and geographies
  • Track and analyze data to progress monitor and drives changes in recruitment strategies
  • Manage many steps of the recruitment process, including sourcing candidates, converting applicants through informational calls, and conducting the initial screen and phone interview for candidates
  • Contribute to the greater activities of the Talent Team, including process improvement cycles, large-scale Noble recruiting events, marketing/branding efforts, and team learning
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders, including but not limited to, Team Talent, prospective applicants, engaged candidates, campus hiring managers, and Noble senior leadership 
  • Bring a sense of optimism, awareness, and tenacity to a team that is driven by providing all of our students with the best teachers and leaders

Ideal Candidate Traits

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Prior experience in a K-12 setting and/or minimum of two years talent acquisition experience strongly preferred
  • Proven track record of ambitious results in previous roles
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and resourcefulness
  • A positive attitude and sense of possibility
  • Deep self-awareness, a regular practice of reflection, and a desire to continuously improve


Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  A comprehensive compensation plan will include a bonus incentive and a competitive benefits package.


Application Process

If interested, candidates can apply directly at Please be prepared to submit a resume, at least 4 references, and short answer questions. Please direct inquiries about this role to [email protected]


Statement of Non Discrimination

At Noble, we have one mission: to be a catalyst for educational equity in the city of Chicago that empowers students with the scholarship, discipline, and honor necessary to succeed in college and lead exemplary lives. We know that we only fulfill this mission if we are the best place for a diverse mix of driven, reflective, and innovative educators to come, stay, and do their best work nurturing college-ready students. That is why Noble is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making all employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic or classification protected by law.

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