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Associate Director of Recruitment (Camden)
Home Office




At Uncommon Schools, we believe that without great teachers, nothing else matters.  The Associate Director of Recruitment plays a critical role in developing and implementing strategies designed to attract and hire talented, mission-driven teachers and staff members to work in our Camden schools. He or she will serve as an ambassador for our Camden schools and students to candidates, community partners, colleges, and more.



  • Works closely with members of the Recruitment team to brainstorm, develop and execute an innovative and streamlined approach to recruiting top talent in Camden.
  • Demonstrates and communicates to candidates about Uncommon, what it is like to work in our organization, and why they should consider joining us.
  • Oversees candidate interview process.

―       Establishes and maintains strong relationships with candidates.

―       Reviews applications, resumes and conducts phone screens.

―       Manages school leader relationships and collaborates with regional leaders.

  • Creates and leads outreach efforts to inform candidates about opportunities across our schools and build candidate pipeline.

―       Posts job descriptions on all relevant platforms.

―       Researches and implements advertising for open roles.

―       Attends career fairs targeted at high profile candidates and builds name recognition among talented candidates.

―       Conducts extensive outreach and networking with undergraduate and graduate schools, service organizations, and affinity groups to build Uncommon and its schools’ visibility and to attract candidates.

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


  • Passionate commitment to the mission of Uncommon Schools.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to present effectively and persuasively.
  • Strong relationship-building and relationship management skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly, work independently and to be effective in a fast-paced, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to our Home Office in New York City and to recruitment-related events.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.



We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated work space, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies.


The foregoing information is requested for mandatory government reporting purposes only.  As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law.


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