Recruitment Coordinator

Company: Florida Department of Education


Contact Person: Bonita Hampton

Application Deadline: December 4, 2015


Recruitment Coordinator
Class Title: Program Specialist III
Working Title: Recruitment Coordinator
Position located in CC-Capitol Complex, Tallahassee, FL (Leon County)
Hiring salary range: $38,600 up to $46,000 (based on experience)

This full-time highly professional position classified as a Program Specialist III in the Educator Recruitment & Recognition section of the Bureau of Educator Recruitment, Development and Retention is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing the statewide process for educator recruitment programs. Specifically, this position is directly responsible for the planning, organization and delivery of recruitment efforts, in collaboration with school districts, including developing marketing plans and campaigns to seek highly effective teachers for Florida’s classrooms. Major activities for which this position is responsible include the following:

Examples of Work

  • Planning, organizing and implementing the Great Florida Teach-In. An annual recruitment event designed to connect districts with over 500 qualified teacher candidates.
  • Planning, organizing and delivering the annual statewide Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) Conference.
  • Connecting with Florida Future Educators of America K-12 and college chapters via writing newsletters/monthly emails for the purposes of promoting the teaching profession.
  • Providing technical assistance to Florida Future Educators of America K-12 and college chapters.
  • Building and maintaining an open dialogue with school districts to facilitate goodwill, disseminate information and address concerns related to recruitment and retention.
  • Coordinating/collaborating with school districts to seek highly qualified and highly effective instructional personnel for Florida public schools.
  • Developing and leading the department’s efforts to support school district recruitment personnel via community of practice.
  • Developing and leading statewide recruitment activities including virtual open houses, webinars, conferences, etc.
  • Serving as the Department’s liaison with the national online recruitment services vendor.
  • Representing the Bureau at district/regional, state, national conferences/workshops/meetings with issues related to teacher recruitment and retention.
  • Maintaining the website
  • Supporting educator recognition activities.
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Bureau Chief and Program Director.


Knowledge, Skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position

  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must foster and nurture a growth mindset
  • Must possess knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Access and Abode Acrobat
  • Must be detailed, goal and outcomes oriented
  • Must be able to balance multiple priorities
  • Must be a strategic and creative thinker with the ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to travel – 25%-50%
  • Ability to collaborate with district personnel, FFEA Chapter Advisors and state officers
  • Ability to conduct research via staffing surveys and best practices for recruitment/retention and disseminate findings via written and/or oral reports
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of team
  • Ability to coordinate project planning and track results including milestones and timelines
  • Ability to manage websites
  • Ability to design new initiatives and experiences related to recruitment and retention
  • Experience with communication through social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
  • Experience with event planning including negotiating contracts with vendors
  • Experience in Human Resources preferably in school district setting
  • Experience with fundraising
  • Knowledge of Florida landscape
  • Experience with recruitment and/or marketing

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience

How to Apply

Forward resume to [email protected]

Job Originally Posted on: Thursday, November 19, 2015