Recruitment Manager

NYC Department of Education

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Position Type: Administrative and Central Office

Office Title/Functional Title: Recruitment Manager, TRQ (Internal Candidates Only) – 15459

Civil Service Title: Administrative Education Analyst (Union) Level:G3

Division/Office: Division of Human Resources

Borough: Brooklyn

This position is in a civil service competitive class that is subject to examination. Position is only open to current DOE employees with permanent NYC civil service status as Administrative Education Analyst or permanent in an equivalent title that is eligible for transfer under 6.1.9 to Administrative Education Analyst. This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.

Description:Position Summary: The Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality (TRQ) is responsible for the recruitment of high-quality teachers to meet the staffing needs of Department of Education (DOE) public schools and programs, as well as being responsible for initiatives to promote the equitable and quality distribution of teachers across all schools. Research has repeatedly shown that teacher quality is the single most important variable in raising student learning. The Office accomplishes its work through a strategic, data-driven approach. Among TRQ’s responsibilities are to:

  • Serve as the primary marketing agent and source of information to individuals seeking to become DOE public school teachers, to recruit a large, high-quality, and diverse pool of candidates.
  • Design and manage recruitment initiatives, programs, and pathways for individuals to become DOE teachers, especially to address subject and geographic shortage areas.
  • Select a high-quality pool of candidates to become teachers through rigorous, research-driven, screening processes.
  • Provide strategic assistance to schools to help them make optimal local hiring decisions.
  • Lead teacher portfolio initiatives, including incentives, to promote an equitable distribution of teachers across all schools, and especially to ensure that students with the greatest need are served by highly effective educators.

The Recruitment Team works to ensure that there is a robust pipeline of committed and diverse individuals to teach in New York City public schools. This involves working closely with the DOE’s alternative certification programs and university teacher preparation programs, as well as working on longer term pipeline-building initiatives.

The Recruitment Manager is responsible for managing marketing and recruitment strategies to build a diverse pool of teacher candidates. Performs related work.

Reports to: Director, Recruitment

Direct Reports: N/A

Key Relationships: The Recruitment Manager works closely with many members of the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality, as well as with key personnel within other divisions. The Recruitment Manager also holds key relationships with external partners, schools of education, and community organizations, as well as with vendors for recruitment, cultivation and event services.


Recruitment Strategy

  • Support the design and implementation of a teacher recruitment strategy that supports the growth and success of NYC public schools.
  • Work closely with the Director of Recruitment and the other team members within TRQ to meet and exceed Department of Education (DOE) hiring goals.
  • Support strategies to recruit teacher candidates for highest-need schools and communities.
  • Ensure an excellent record of customer service for school personnel, candidates, and other key stakeholders.

Communications and Partnerships

  • Develop and manage information sessions for teacher recruits and assist with networking events.
  • Develop marketing messages and materials to recruit for high-need settings in New York City.
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to enhance recruitment efforts.
  • Liaise with university partners in higher education to maximize the pipeline of teacher candidates.

Certification and Long-Term Pipeline

  • Partner with TRQ to develop policies and procedures related to certification, hiring, and onboarding.
  • Perform work to support long-term pipelines for teacher candidates and partner with external partners to communicate clear pathways to certification.
  • Work with select schools to develop a pipeline of teacher candidates who are committed to becoming certified.

Qualification Requirements:


  1. A master’s degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, or a closely related field, and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in budget administration, economic or financial administration, fiscal or economic research; management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; educational, personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, labor relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, fiscal management, or a related area, for educational program(s) and/or institution(s), 18 months of which must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or
  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four (4) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in “1” above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience described in “1” above.


  • Experience in an education setting in either an instructional or operational capacity.
  • Experience in a community-based setting in either an instructional or operational capacity.
  • Experience in educational recruitment and/or the field of human resources.
  • Understanding of national and New York State policies intended to increase teacher quality.
  • Familiarity with the New York State certification regulations and requirements.
  • Ability to successfully work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with the New York City public school system and its organization.
  • Ability to understand and communicate information and data to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience in project management, including goal-setting and tracking, planning, and implementation.
  • Strong organization, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Superior relationship and management skills; the ability to influence and motivate others.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft office suite of applications, e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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