Job Category
Exemption Status/Test
Reports To
Director of Secondary Human Resources
Date Revised
Human Resources
Primary Purpose
Direct and manage the District recruitment program to ensure the recruitment of qualified personnel. Implement the District application and screening process and ensure that the district is represented as an attractive employer.
Education Certification

Master’s degree

Mid-management or principal certification

Special Knowledge/Skills

Experience in delivering training to school administrators

Knowledge of the selection, training and supervision of personnel

Ability to organize and implement policy and procedures

Ability to interpret data

Proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook); with the ability to pick up other and/or new technology applications and programs quickly with efficiency and effectiveness

Ability to build and maintain relationships

Ability to organize and implement policy and procedures

Displays professionalism in dealing with students, parents, staff and community

Approaches problems tactfully with directness and integrity

Exerts a positive influence and works in harmony with associates

Responds to suggestions for improvement in a positive manner

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Maintains professional appearance

Mentally alert and physically able to perform job functions

Provides for the care and protection of school property

Follows district policies pertaining to the individual assignment

Demonstrates an interest in acquiring new skills and knowledge

Seeks professional growth through continuing education and staff development


Five (5) years of successful principal experience (any level)

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Work cooperatively with principals and staff to select personnel for all assignments.
  • Interview applicants for positions in the District.
  • Organize recruiting trips for the District and participate I recruiting fairs in-and-out-of-state at universities and other organizations.
  • Develop and maintain recruiting materials and displays.
  • Develop and maintain active liaison with college and university career teacher preparation officials and placement offices, Regional Education Service Center staff, professional associations and other recruiting resource organizations.
  • Plan and coordinate annual district teacher job fair and participate in planning of regional job fair.
  • Prepare documentation for state and federal recruiting reports.
  • Direct the employment application and screening process.
  • Assist with new development and delivery of teacher orientation and pre-service activities.
  • Assist in development and training of substitute teachers.
  • Coordinate annual update and distribution of the employee handbook.
  • Assist with the assignment of personnel and manage the employee transfer process.
  • Compile, maintain and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Set up interviews for principals as needed to help facilitate the hiring process.
  • Work with department leaders to learn what specific needs they have for certain positions.
  • Meet the teacher applicants to re-screen for principals as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the recruiting secretary.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and iPad; recruiting materials, vehicle
Prolonged hours standing, sitting, walking
Repetitive sitting and standing, hand shaking
Occasional light lifting of recruiting bag/supplies
Frequent districtwide travel; statewide, out-of-state travel and prolonged and irregular hours
Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress