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Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist

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ISP USA and Canada
Miami, FL, United States
Date Added: Sep 9, 2022

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Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist - US & Canada

REPORTS TO:                     Regional Head of HR, US & CA

STATUS:                              Exempt/Salaried

DIRECT REPORTS:            No


Due to the continued growth within the USA and Canada Region of the International Schools Partnership (ISP) we are looking for inspiring individuals who want to join us on this journey and become part of our regional HR/People Operations team.


Purpose of Role

We are seeking a Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist to solely own the recruitment and sourcing for our region that is comprised of seven (7) schools in LA, FL, WA, and Canada and could increase with growth. The Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist will be a recruitment and sourcing guru, focused on all things talent acquisition, including ownership of full-life cycle recruitment for the entire region.

To be successful in this role, you should be passionate about talent acquisition and recruitment, with a keen eye for identifying talent, and a creative approach to recruitment and sourcing strategies, maintaining, and continuously enhancing day-to-day recruitment operations within a growing team.

This job is not only about how well you recruit; it’s about how you lend your creativity to developing a recruitment and sourcing strategy for the challenging education space and being a strong “TA Business Partner” to the schools leadership team in attracting talent for our region. We’re looking for someone who has experience in supporting talent acquisition in a fast-paced, ever-changing organization that has hard to fill competitive roles. Someone who can be “hands-on roll-up their sleeves.” Travel is required throughout the region.


ISP Principles

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.

Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.

Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.

Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full life-cycle recruitment and talent acquisition strategy (including sourcing – identifying and approaching talent who may already be working) and execution for our region; primarily teachers.
  • Full responsibility, ownership and management of applicant tracking system (ATS) - JobVite and any other applicable recruitment platforms (i.e. LinkedIn and Indeed)
  • Requires travel throughout the region for “on the ground” recruitment efforts, job fairs (in-persona and virtual), career fairs and networking events
  • Ability to research, identify, cultivate, and build relationships and partnerships with universities that may generate additional candidate pipelines
  • Develop and implement region specific advertising and recruitment strategies, including sourcing, selection, and evaluation of recruitment process
  • Develop staffing strategy, policies, and programs to attract, select and retain a diverse workforce
  • Develop a branding strategy both internally and externally to enhance the recruitment process and develop a competitive advantage, working in conjunction with the ISP International Talent Manager(s)
  • Adhere to the ISP recruitment and onboarding process, with an ability to also train others “on the ground” in the schools
  • Partner with internal MAC team to develop social, digital and grassroots recruitment marketing campaigns that engage and attract qualified candidates
  • Manage vendor relationships associated with the talent acquisition process
  • Ability to effectively partner with all levels within the organization, especially the Heads of Schools and their Senior Leadership Team to assist them in meeting their hiring needs
  • In conjunction with the Regional Head of HR, manage and direct efforts of external search providers, including negotiating and controlling employment related costs
  • Responsible for ensuring all talent acquisition strategies and processes are compliant with all applicable federal, state and local laws
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Alignment with the mission, vision, and values of ISP.
  • Ability to work independently, as a team member, cross-departmentally and with the Central Group team in London
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to learn and operate computerized HR technology (ATS)
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, problem solving. and decision-making skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Consistently interacts positively with internal and external customers
  • Ability to sit at a desk in front of a computer for extended periods of time


Experience and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of education and experience in a related field
  • Minimum of five (5+) years of progressive full-life cycle recruitment and talent acquisition experience
  • Preferred experience (1+) years recruiting in the education space


Opportunities for the Successful Candidate

  • The opportunity to work with a team of committed and supportive colleagues
  • The opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from in the U.S. and from around the world



E-Verify Participation:

ISP U.S. participates in E-Verify and will provide the Federal Government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.


ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.

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