Who We Are
The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 57,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 132 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile. Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.
What It Means to Work Here
When you join our team at SFUSD you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused organization that approaches public education as a social justice movement, requiring broad collaboration across an array of strategic partners. In 2014 SFUSD created an inspiring statement, Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.
Who We Want
We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.
As a Human Capital Recruitment Analyst, you will report to the Manager of Recruitment, and be a part of the Certificated Staffing Team within the Talent Acquisition and Assignment unit. You will play an integral role in achieving the mission and goals of SFUSD through supporting the execution of the teacher recruitment, selection and placement processes, and delivering excellent customer service to certificated candidates. This role specifically will play a vital role in recruitment and cultivation of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander candidates as part of SFUSD’s April 2018 Board Resolution, which focuses on providing equitable services and staff for Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Students. The Certificated recruitment team as a whole will have a particular focus on increasing the number of candidates in our applicant pool, with a strong focus on recruiting educators of color, and cultivating high quality candidates for our district’s high potential schools. The Human Capital Recruitment and Staffing teams will be accountable for meeting recruitment goals throughout the school year related to building a larger pool of teacher candidates and ultimately increasing the rate of new teachers hired each year. This position offers the opportunity to have a profound impact on teacher quality and student achievement in San Francisco.
We expect our Human Capital Recruitment Analyst to:
- Recruit outstanding school-site employees, (certificated staff) who are committed to SFUSD’s mission of social justice and equity and who are highly skilled in moving all of their students to high levels of academic growth.
- Lead the refinement and implementation of a recruitment plan that works in partnership with the Samoan Community Development Center and other community groups to recruit Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander staff for positions throughout the District.
- Lead and execute all components of the certificated year-round recruitment plan to build a robust pool of qualified applicants, including:
- Identify and engage a diverse pool of potential qualified candidates (both active and passive) through a range of proactive activities;
- Plan and execute SFUSD recruitment events and activities to increase awareness of open roles, and attract and source strong candidates;
- Build and maintain strong relationships with local, state and national university partners, particularly at universities with diverse student populations, and represent SFUSD at all hiring events (travel within Bay Area, larger California state, and nationally up to 30-40%);
- Research, build and maintain strong relationships with community-based and non-profit partners and organizations to build diverse candidate pipelines;
- Build and maintain relationships with other District programs and partners to collaborate on and advocate for processes that will bolster diversity recruitment and retention;
- Create and disseminate external recruitment advertising, including maintaining regular online postings of open positions, managing social media posts, and SFUSD careers website (www.sfusdjobs.org);
- Strategically recruit passive candidates utilizing online tools and available research methods to connect with prospective candidates and build qualified applicant pools for all subject areas;
- Coordinate with SFUSD Office of Professional Growth and Development to support recruitment and placement of candidates from SFUSD internal pipeline programs, including San Francisco Teacher Residency (SFTR), SFUSD Pathway to Teaching, NYU Teacher Residency, and Para-to-Teacher Program; and
- Coordinate with external alternative pipeline program partners to support recruitment and placement of candidates.
- Execute high-touch candidate cultivation best practices throughout the recruitment, screening, selection, and onboarding processes, including:
- Reviewing applications and conducting applicant pre-screening to identify high-quality candidates of color;
- Develop and execute excellent candidate cultivation techniques to ensure candidates are supported throughout the process and convert from candidate to employee;
- Coordinate with Certificated Staffing Analysts to match candidates with best-fit school sites and vacancies, and support candidates through the hiring, selection and onboarding processes; and
- Manage tracking and data reporting on recruitment plan goals, particularly diversity target goals.
- Lead, along with Human Capital team members, annual events and opportunities for new hires to be welcomed to SFUSD and support them in connecting/fostering professional relationships across the district.
- Manage online Applicant Tracking System (EMPowerSF) and provide technical support to candidates and administrators as needed.
- Respond to candidate inquiries and connect individuals to appropriate HR teams as needed.
- Provide principal and administrator professional development/training on recruitment and candidate cultivation best practices.
- Complete special projects as needed.
The duties specified above are representative of the range of duties assigned and are not intended to be an inclusive list. A strong candidate will also seek out ways to go beyond the job description in order to reach the goals of SFUSD.
The strongest candidates will have:
- 1+ year of verifiable experience in a school district, educational non-profit or other K-12 setting; or 1+ year of experience as a teacher within an urban setting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Experience with San Francisco public schools or other urban school district(s)
- Experience working with Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities.
- The ability to form strong professional relationships with candidates, central office, school administrators and other partners
- Experience in a goal-driven professional setting with a strong track record of meeting or exceeding those goals
- A high degree of cultural awareness and competency in cross-cultural practice
- Superb written and oral communication skills
- Ability to connect with people and interact with others with grace, competence, and warmth
- Excellent data analysis skills and experience synthesizing data to drive action steps
- Superb computer skills, including Google Drive applications
- Outstanding organizational and event planning skills
- The ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously
- Exceptional attention to detail
- The ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
- The ability to identify challenges and proactively work to find solutions
- A passionate belief in the mission of SFUSD and commitment to increasing the diversity and effectiveness of its teacher workforce in order to increase student achievement
- Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
- One (1) year of professional human resources experience in one or more of the following areas of activity: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration and human resources operations.
Education Substitution - Verifiable professional human resources work experience in one or more of the following areas may substitute for up to two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration and human resources operations. (One year of experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester or 45 quarter units of college coursework.)
What We Offer
The salary for this position ranges from $77,093 to $93,627 commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity---centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.
How to Apply
- Visit www.careers.sfusd.edu and create a new account to begin your application.
- You will be prompted to electronically attach a letter of interest, resume, references and any applicable credentials or licenses.
- Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process.
- Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
- Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.
San Francisco Unified School District is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. SFUSD does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.