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1 Aug 2018

Full-Time Talent Acquisition Specialist – 30394

Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Traditional 235 work days
FTE: 1.0

Essential Functions and Objectives:

-Collaborates, implements and monitors recruitment and retention district-wide strategies with HR Partners to monitor and meet client group recruitment objectives.
-Assists with the design and delivery of campus, community and diversity based recruiting activities for local, state, national and international recruitment programs.
-Researches and retains talented applicant pools and external partnerships to fill existing and future job openings (e.g., teachers, administrators and professional staff).
-Compile and create data, reports, and other forms of recruitment and retention statistics.
-Promote diversity recruitment efforts.
-Lead employee referral process and strategy
-Conduct/Perform recruitment efforts on a multi-year, full-cycle of recruitment and retention activities (e.g., identification, recruitment and placement) of highly qualified candidate
-Develop and nurture relationships with customers, school principals, community constituents, and partners in Institutions of Higher Education.
-Refer qualified and hard to find candidates to hiring managers in the district.
-Attend partnership meetings with Institutions of Higher Education, business, community and school partners; and serve on school, community and business committees, councils and/or advisory groups.
-Coordinate recruitment, including job fairs, open houses, etc. and on-boarding events.
-Assess recruitment and retention efforts; provide and implement suggestions for improvement.
-Correspond and communicate verbally and in writing with candidates in a timely, accurate basis.
-Assist Specialized team with posting available positions and screening of candidates
-Review employment applications, evaluate applicant information (e.g., work experience, education and training, job skills) and interview potential candidates for open positions or refer to hiring manager.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

-A minimum of four (4) years of successful recruiting experience in public or private sector is highly preferred.
-High volume experience preferred.
-Previous recruiting software application experience and online recruitment skills required.
-Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SHPR) certification preferred.
-Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.)
-Able to work independently and successfully in a team environment.
-Develop and present information verbally and in written form to potential candidates individually, in small, and in large groups.
-Ability for flexible work hours including nights and weekends.  Up to 30% travel out of state.
-Bilingual in Spanish required


-Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field is preferred.

Other information:

Our Human Resources Team is an integral part of DPS. Although we aren’t always in the schools, we’re in it for the kids. We work closely with our school leaders to ensure we’re putting great teachers in every classroom, and take great care to ensure DPS hires and retains the highest quality candidates for all roles throughout the district. We do this by incorporating our Shared Core Values—Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun – into everything we do. Additionally, we support retention of our valued team members in a variety of ways including facilitating professional development and performance management activities and designing and managing Total Rewards Programs to help Team DPS achieve health and wellness for themselves and their families. When you join us, you join a dedicated, diverse team of over one hundred professionals who come from many walks of life. One thing we all share is a deep sense of commitment to support Denver Public Schools’ vision: Every Child Succeeds.:

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you MUST apply through the Denver Public Schools job board. By using the following link, , you will be led directly to the application. Please reach out to for any support during the application process.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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