Recruitment and Selection Coordinator

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Organization Alliance College Ready Public Schools
Location Downtown, Los Angeles
Classification Administrative / Business Office
Job Type Full-Time
Date of posting 8/3/2017



Alliance College-Ready Public Schools is the largest nonprofit charter organization in Los Angeles, serving 12,500 low-income students across 25 free, public charter high schools and middle schools. We’re a well-established charter network with a proven record of success in preparing our students for college. In the next phase of our evolution, we must strive to ensure that our students are set up for success in college and beyond. Now is the time to join us in working for long-lasting change for our scholars.


Join our team at Alliance and you can expect to be part of an inclusive and innovative organization deeply committed to preparing Los Angeles students for long-term success. We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences who are motivated to unleash our scholars’ potential. We want strong collaborators, skilled communicators and avid problem solvers who are comfortable in a culture of continuous learning and who are excited to implement fresh ideas and unique solutions to achieve our goals in service of our 12,500 students and families.


We are seeking a Recruitment and Selection Coordinator to support our schools and hiring managers in staffing Alliance’s more than 300 open positions each year. The Recruitment and Selection Coordinator will serve as a key member of Alliance’s Recruitment, Selection, & Pipelines Team, whose mission is to support hiring managers in filling all positions across Alliance with the highest quality candidate possible and in a timely manner. This position presents an exciting opportunity to join a new and growing team at Alliance, and to be intimately involved with the development and implementation of systems and processes across the hiring spectrum. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and passionate about both urban education and talent.


Manage job postings, approval of new job openings, the Recruitment Team email inbox, and cultivation of prospects.
Support team participation in external conferences and organize Alliance-run recruitment and interview events.
Coordinate recruitment content for Alliance’s social media presence.
Serve as the expert in and manager of Alliance’s recruitment, hiring, and applicant tracking system, which runs on Greenhouse.
Track and create reports on a high volume of vacancies and applications across Alliance.
Partner with the Human Resources Team to check candidate credential eligibility and ensure the smooth transition of hires to Alliance.
Principals and Hiring Manager Support
Provide timely data and information in response to requests from hiring managers, and advise hiring managers on selection and hiring processes for new positions.
Coordinate interview scheduling and logistics for select Home Office and school positions, as well as temp requests for Home Office teams.
Support Team Success
Create, codify, and continuously improve hiring processes to support our scale.
Support the Recruitment, Selection, & Pipelines Team in implementing best-in-class approaches to recruiting and selecting the top teaching and leadership talent nationally.
Demonstrate and articulate a thorough understanding of the value of working at Alliance.
Carry out additional administrative duties to support the Recruitment, Selection, & Pipelines Team in achieving ambitious goals.


Excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills, with a strong attention to detail and high sense of urgency
Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation and a “people-person” mentality
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to work independently, take initiative, and solve problems
Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint) and Google applications (e.g., Google Docs, Sheets, Drive)
Familiarity with social media marketing and/or event planning is preferred, but not required
Experience with applicant tracking systems is preferred, but not required
Belief in and alignment with Alliance’s core beliefs and educational philosophy
Entrepreneurial spirit to thrive in a fast-paced and achievement-oriented environment
Willingness to go above and beyond to contribute to the success of a dynamic team committed to a new future for urban education


Bachelor’s degree from a competitive university
Experience working in talent broadly and in recruitment and selection specifically is preferred
Experience within and/or passion for the education sector


Alliance is committed to a being a Best Place to Work, where employees find meaning and joy in their work every day, within a culture of collaboration, support, and excellence. Alliance is proud to offer the following benefits to Home Office employees:

Competitive salaries commensurate with experience.
A personalized health benefits package, built from a choice of medical, dental and vision coverage plans with a fully covered monthly premium for an individual employee (up to $750/month).
An employer-sponsored 403b plan annual contribution equal to 5% of your regular earnings, beginning immediately upon your start date.
Paid time off benefits that include an annual accrual of 15 vacation days and 10 sick days, in addition to 11 paid holidays and paid time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Employer-paid monthly parking benefit or the option of receiving a reimbursement for using public transportation or a stipend for walking or cycling to work.

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