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Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:02 AM


About the Job

Start Date: Immediate

Team: Recruitment

Location: Brooklyn, NY or New Haven, CT

About Achievement First:

Achievement First is a non-profit charter school management organization that is creating a network of achievement gap-closing public schools in Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut and other high-need areas in the Northeast. Achievement First currently operates 35 schools in Providence, Brooklyn, New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford. Over 90% of our students are Black and Latino. Over the next five years, Achievement First plans to open 10-15 additional schools, spanning the full K-12 spectrum and creating college-prep opportunities for more than 14,000 students. Beyond our students and schools, Achievement First is an engaged and prominent partner in the larger conversation about how to improve public education and student achievement in our country. For more information about the Achievement First mission, approach, our schools and team, please visit our website at www. achievementfirst. org


The Achievement First recruitment team works to ensure that the highest quality mission-aligned educators join the Achievement First network. The Recruitment Coordinator will manage existing projects and new initiatives relating to our application management sys tem, oversee the team’s data tracking, reporting and analysis, and take on administrative tasks for the recruitment team as we scale to support 35 schools. This role provides the opportunity to work closely with an energetic, fast-moving team and gain insight into recruitment practices, sys tems and scaling strategies, education reform, and the work of a variety of AF’s teams. It is ideal for someone who already has exceptional detail orientation and now wants to “think bigger” by taking on larger projects, interacting with key players across the organization and solving organizational challenges as AF prepares for growth.

Responsibilities of the Coordinatorwill include but are not limited to:

Data Analysis & Reporting

● Analyze data and create presentations for team meetings to effectively communicate updates and share newly identified trends.

● Track progress towards annual goals and compare to previous years.

● Respond to routine data requests and answer questions from AF leadership on recruitment progress towards goals.

● Complete comprehensive end-of-season (EOS) data analysis of the recruitment season

Sys tems Management:

● Act as sys tem administrator for Job Science (Salesforce), the team’s applicant tracking sys tem.

● Serve as a critical thought partner to team leaders, identify challenges and develop solutions in how to continually adapt our sys tems to our evolving needs.

● Lead training sessions on upcoming sys tems updates as well as other policies the team may need refreshers and/or clarifications on.

● Maintain knowledge management documents for the team to refer to (i.e. guidebooks in OneNote and Google Drive on how to execute processes with intricate details).

Onboarding (Human Capital):

● Own verification and communication of new hire onboarding files (i.e. years of experience, degree level, compensation, start date, and Teacher Career Pathway stage).

● Author monthly new staff newsletter that aggregates pertinent new hire and onboarding information (i.e. training dates, news about AF, gather referrals).

Planning and Administrative Support:

● Manage all planning and implementation of monthly team meetings in Connecticut.

● Participate in “coordinator cohort” for professional development and learn best practices.

● Perform additional administrative tasks (i.e. reimbursements, processing invoices, voicemail responses and materials preparation for conference calls and meetings).

Skills and Characteristics:

● Highly motivated, organized, results-oriented individual with strong communication and project management skills

● Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; flexible, able to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed

● Extremely detail-oriented and organized with proven sys tem to manage tasks

● Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude

● Belief in the Achievement First mission and educational model

● Solid technical skills and advanced experience with Excel, PowerPoint and Google Docs

Educational Background and Work Experience:

● Required:

○ Bachelor’s degree

○ 1-3 years of work experience

● Preferred:

○ Experience in operations and data management

Weekend/evening work will be required and some travel between Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York will be requested.


Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Additionally, Achievement First offers a comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to: Kerri-Ann Nesbeth at

Achievement First is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. You can learn more about diversity at Achievement First here: http: // www. achievementfirst. org / about -us /diversity/.

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