Technical Recruiter (IT)

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Per Scholas Inc.
Dallas, TX

Per Scholas Inc.

Published 21 days ago

March 12, 2021
March 11, 2021

TITLE: Manager, People (Technical Recruiter for IT Instructors)


LOCATION: Dallas, TX or Chicago, IL preferred; open to other Per Scholas campus locations


Per Scholas’ People team is growing and seeking an experienced full lifecycle Technical Recruiter to take ownership of our Tech Instructor talent acquisition needs and deliver a best-in-class candidate and hiring manager experience.  You’ll build and manage relationships with our hiring managers to understand their business needs and develop solutions to attract, engage and acquire diverse talent across our existing and projected markets. The ideal candidate will have experience recruiting IT Instructors in a fast paced environment. Demonstrated ability to uncover passive talent and to build pipelines for future needs/markets is a plus.


In this role, you will manage the full life cycle of each open requisition by:

  • Acting as an advisor to technical leaders on the competitive landscape and local market conditions, in support of business needs and planned organizational growth
  • Creating a memorable and favorable experience for candidates and hiring managers to position Per Scholas as an employer of choice
  • Demonstrating ownership for each search through a high degree of data integrity, proactive communication and real-time updates in the applicant tracking system
  • Attracting and uncovering diverse talent across all of our markets through creative employer branding, direct sourcing (e.g., Boolean) and cold calling
  • Tracking, reporting, and communicating recruitment results to leadership


Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent practical experience)
  • A minimum of 3 years of applicable experience in meeting talent acquisition goals in a fast-paced, high growth environment with demonstrated skill in building solutions to attract diverse talent for technical and non-technical roles
  • Experience sourcing passive candidates
  • Strong emotional intelligence, persuasion and influencing skills to provide consultancy and solutions to diverse stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills with a track record of translating insights from hiring data sets into actionable and measurable strategies and solutions  
  • Functional expertise in navigating applicant tracking systems and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms etc)

Personal Characteristics

  • You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced startup environment with people who are passionate about their work and mission.
  • You are data-driven, result-oriented, and a forward-looking catalyst for social change.
  • You have a collaborative and flexible work style. You’re excited to work cross-functionally with other departments and independently.
  • You are an effective communicator with strong oral and written skills.
  • You are tech savvy and learn new tools quickly.
  • You are detail oriented, with exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • You stand behind our mission, believing that individuals from any community should have access to well-paying career positions, and that talent should be recognized and recruited from many diverse sources.


We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and welcome contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward.

You’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits like health care and a 401K match. If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you.


Per Scholas is a national organization that has been advancing economic mobility for 25 years. Through rigorous training, professional development and robust employer connections, we prepare individuals traditionally underrepresented in technology for high-growth careers in the industry. We partner with leading employers to build more diverse talent pools, directly connecting our graduates to new career opportunities with leading employers, from Fortune 500 companies to innovative startups. With campuses in 14 cities, Per Scholas has trained more than 12,000 individuals in tech skills, building bridges to careers in technology.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.

TITLE: Manager, People (Technical Recruiter for IT Instructors)


LOCATION: Dallas, TX or Chicago, IL preferred; open to other Per Scholas campus locations


Per Scholas’ People team is growing and seeking…

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