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About our School:

Milton Academy is an independent college preparatory K–12 school, boarding and day in grades 9–12, located south of Boston.

Milton Academy cultivates in our students a passion for learning and a respect for others. Milton students grow by developing their own identities, learning from and listening to the lived experiences of others, and living and working among peers whose differences they accept with respect and care.

In our ongoing work to create the anti-racist environment at Milton—free from bias, injustice, and bigotry—that our values demand, we encourage each other to explore our own histories and identities, be open to learning from others, seek to understand the world around us with a critical lens, and strive to practice ways of interacting with one another that ensure all students and adults feel safe, supported, and able to express all aspects of their identities without judgment or hate.

In our dynamic community, we honor that Milton students challenge each other to build a foundation upon which to leave Milton and partner with their future communities to help create a more just world and in those spaces that are dissonant to our values, to have the courage to speak up and live by our motto, “Dare to be true.”

Summary of Position:

The Assistant Director of Recruiting assists in the design and implementation of Milton Academy’s overall employee recruiting strategy. A member of the Human Resources department, the Assistant Director of Recruiting works with the Chief Human Resources and Risk Officer and Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer and department hiring managers to strategize new ways to recruit employees, with an emphasis on BIPOC employees. The Assistant Director of Recruiting develops relationships with local colleges, universities, and community based organizations. The Assistant Director of Recruiting attends recruitment events. The Assistant Director of Recruiting maintains Milton Academy’s career page and applicant tracking system while also managing the requisition process. This position is also responsible for drafting position descriptions and postings. In addition, this position supports the administrative needs of the recruitment program, including scheduling interviews, organizing and registering for recruiting events, and drafting offer letters. In addition, the Assistant Director of Recruiting facilitates the onboarding process for new employees.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • With the Chief Human Resources and Risk Officer and the Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, the Assistant Director of Recruiting works with hiring managers to design and implement an overall recruiting strategy
  • Continually assess and modify Milton’s recruiting strategy, including engaging with community-based organizations and colleges and universities
  • Attends recruiting events
  • Consult with hiring managers and the human resources team to ensure that specific job objectives are properly documented in the position description
  • Manage the position requisition process
  • Create job postings and position descriptions, posting jobs on appropriate sites
  • In consultation with the communication department, develop and implement a social media recruitment strategy
  • Evaluate and screen resumes and cover letters using objective criteria, as requested
  • Conduct initial interviews, serving as a member of hiring committees, as requested
  • Provide some administrative support to the recruiting program, including organizing and registering for recruitment events
  • With the Associate Director of Human Resources, coordinate the new employee orientation program; ensuring that new hires follow a defined hiring process and that all hiring processes are followed and documented, including reference checks and background checks (CORI, fingerprints, HireRight)
  • Prepare new hire paperwork
  • Engage in all required professional development opportunities at Milton.

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree and have demonstrated ability working in a diverse and inclusive community. Three plus years of recruiting, human resources, or applicable work experience required.

Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the racial, cultural, and gender balance of the School community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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