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Human Assets Intern - Rio Grande Valley (Immediate Opening)

Company: IDEA Public Schools
Location: Weslaco
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position at IDEA Public Schools

About IDEA Public Schools :

At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years - that's 3 times the national rate for students in our communities!

IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve over 65,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our current regions an d new launches in Tampa Bay , FL (2021) , and Jacksonville, FL (2022) !

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.

To learn more about IDEA, check out this video .

About the Rio Grande Valley:

Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a school of 150 students in Donna, TX, to the fastest- growing family of tuition-free, public charter schools in the United States. In the Rio Grande Valley, we are a nucleus of four counties (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy Counties) that work as one unit to support our children academically and holistically.

RGV is home to a population of just over 1.3 million residents. Children across the region truly benefit from IDEA's mission of college for all, as only 1 out of 17 students currently graduate college ready. Our mission holds true as we have over 5,000 IDEA alumni that currently attend, or have graduated from, 300 colleges and universities across the country.

Join our passionate team of changemakers in south Texas as we prepare to expand our home region to 55 schools, serving over 38,000 students in 2022.

What does the IDEA RGV Human Assets Team do?

The Human Assets Team is responsible for recruiting, selecting, and retaining high quality teachers and leaders to IDEA schools in the Rio Grande Valley region. For the upcoming 21-22 school year, ourRio Grande Valleyteam will recruit applicants and hire new teachers and leaders for our growing and launching campuses. During the school year, we will be working to cultivate brand awareness, attract and recruit top talent, and build community relationships.

What do the Human Assets Interns do?

Our HA Interns are an integral part of theRGVHuman Assets Team through the following:

  • Daily outreach/sourcing to prospective candidates about IDEA (ex: Indeed, LinkedIn, Handshake)
  • Represent IDEA at career fairs and other events to attract large groups oftalent to IDEA
  • Support recruitment events (ex:Campus Campaigns, Meet and Greets, University Tabling IDEA Careers Info Sessions, Career Fairs)
  • Job posting maintenance on career and college websites
  • Convert prospective candidates into applicants
  • Managing interview event logistics (ex: Teacher Super Interviews, Leader Super Interviews)
  • Engage in at least 4 external events each month
  • Hold at least151:1meetings each month with referred contacts to provide positive candidate experience and convert into applicants and hires
  • Create and maintain a calendar of recruitment events
  • Develop referral campaigns year-round to engage staff to drive internal referrals (instructional, operations, leaders, and HQ)
  • Ensure 100% of internal referrals receive communication within 3 days of submitted by staff
Knowledge and Skills
  • Regular outreach to prospectivecandidates about IDEA careers'
  • Manage recruitment event logistics and communication
  • Marketing and communication maintenance for recruitment efforts
  • Experience with recruiting, HR or sales a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: clear/personable/enthusiastic
  • Comfort presenting to large groups and diverse audience (ex: candidates, managers, and staff)
  • Proficient social media skills such as navigating different platforms, creating job posts, creating event campaigns, etc. (Indeed, LinkedIn, Handshake, Facebook, etc.)
  • Exceptional event planning and coordinating
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings or weekends
  • Ability to travelbetween all schools across IDEA RGV Region
  • Minimum of 48 hours college hours completed (preferred)
  • Current GPA of 3.0 or higher (preferred)
  • Able to commit to working up to 30 hours/week
  • Pay Rate: $10/hour

IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at .

Keywords: IDEA Public Schools, Edinburg , Human Assets Intern - Rio Grande Valley (Immediate Opening), Other , Weslaco, Texas

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