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Job Title: Recruitment & Retention Manager
Job Location: SSD Central Office
Deadline: Sep 29, 2022**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
Job Description:
Recruitment & Retention Manager
The primary responsibility of the Recruitment and Retention Manager is to advance recruitment and retention efforts in collaboration with the Human Resources Office of Employee Success and Engagement and District administration, with an emphasis on recruitment of diverse applicants and hard-to-fill positions. This position will be the primary point of contact for all interested candidates, assist in the development of career pathways, and promote SSD as an employer of choice. 

You Should Consider Yourself for this Role if…. 
  • Your values align with Special School District’s core values:  equity, commitment, and collaboration
  • You believe in supporting and empowering students of all learning abilities and are constantly asking how the work we do puts students first
  • You are deeply committed to and have a strong understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility
  • You are authentic and foster authenticity in others
  • You believe every stakeholder deserves exceptional customer service
  • You communicate with impact and authenticity and spire confidence, understand nuance, and listen deeply
  • You know that safe, happy, healthy employees make an organization thrive
  • You enjoy analyzing data and mining data to understand situations
Education and Experience
  • Three or more years of recruitment and retention experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, customer service orientation, relationship building, teamwork, follow-up, and attention to detail
  • Protect the confidentiality of information shared verbally or in writing
  • Knowledge of local and federal regulations and employment law
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently and monitor activities for desired results with integrity
  • Ability to build trust and rapport with a diverse body of stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer focus, with the ability to positively interact with administrators, employees, applicants, and vendors/educational partners
  • Able to travel during the workday and, on occasion, work beyond the normal workday or stay overnight to attend a recruitment event (compensation for mileage, food, and lodging provided) 
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint), as well as Google Suite
  • Experience collaborating with members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQA+ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility mission
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a relevant discipline from an accredited institution of higher education required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience building diverse talent pipelines to meet organizational needs
  • SHRM or HRCI Certification Preferred
The information contained in this job description is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties may be assigned.  Please visit our website at:  

Special School District is an equal opportunity employer.  The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by law.  To request an ADA accommodation, please contact our ADA Manager at 314-989-8206.

Salary  Starting at $75,000
  • Group benefits plans for medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Enrollment in Missouri Public School Retirement systems
  • Paid holidays
  • 15 PTO days per year
  • 20 Vacation days accrued annually
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Healthcare spending account


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.