The Recruiter will formulate and implement recruiting strategies in support of the mission of Loudoun County Public Schools and its strategic goal of cultivating a high performing team of professionals. The position is responsible for building upon LCPS• s internal resources and establishing and maintaining contact with licensed employees as a source of candidate referrals. This position will also be responsible for building upon the Department• s connection to the school division• s programs that encourage students to pursue careers as teachers (e.g., Teacher Cadet and Educator Rising programs), and will also have the responsibility for building a candidate care program designed to maintain contact and build relationships with highly preferred teacher candidates.
The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate: • Develops and manages a candidate care program with the goal of influencing candidates to accept offers with LCPS over those of other organizations. • Networks with current LCPS teachers, with emphasis on recent college graduates, to create a flow of new teachers to LCPS. • Builds upon the Teacher Cadet and Educator Rising programs that function as a potential source of future teachers, and be the point-of-contact for the department• s connection to these programs; maintains contact with LCPS graduates pursuing teacher education programs in college and set up summer events and internship opportunities. • Facilitates roundtable discussions with current LCPS teachers on recruitment and retention, to include discussions focusing on minority recruitment and retention; coordinates current LCPS teacher participation in job fairs and other recruitment and retention activities. • Assists in marketing vacancies, LCPS events, and campus visits on social media. • Coordinates with student teacher recruitment programs based on LCPS initiatives; attends job fairs (including overnight travel and occasional evenings and weekends) and provide continuous training to recruitment staff with HR backgrounds regarding knowledge, skills, and dispositions for effective teaching. • Is the subject matter expert on all things LCPS and work collaboratively with LCPS• s Benefits Department and Federal Programs Office to stay abreast of benefits options and loan forgiveness programs. • Assists with creating and managing employee referral initiatives that encourage employees to refer candidates to LCPS.
• Bachelor• s Degree from an accredited college or university, human resources certifications and/or Master's Degree is preferred • Two years of experience in recruitment and retention practices or K-12 education • Demonstrated ability to build and grow applicant sources by researching and contacting colleges and universities, internal referrals, community resources, media, and internet sites • Knowledge and experience with the principles and practices of equal employment, as well as public school administration and/or Human Resources administration • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills necessary for building strong rapport and relationships with teachers, administrators, candidates, and students (as a source for future teachers), vendors, and community members, to include the ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding personnel matters • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Has a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and applicant tracking systems • Demonstrated ability to work successfully on tasks with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Physical Requirements The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Administrator Salary Scale , Level 1
This is an Exempt position.
A person in this position reports to: Supervisor, Recruitment
The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development Loudoun County Public Schools 21000 Education Court Ashburn, VA 20148
How To Apply
To submit an application online, please select • Apply Now• To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please be sure to upload the following:
• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor. • Resume • Letter of Interest