Aug 28, 2019

Southern California Recruitment Coordinator, Los Angeles Nonprofit

  • EnCorps, Inc
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Human Resources Education (K-12) Youth services Veterans Services

Job Description

Reporting to and in partnership with the Statewide Recruitment Director, the Southern California Recruitment Coordinator will provide essential support to EnCorps’ mission to recruit, select, develop and support the best and brightest science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals, as an innovative, long-term solution to the shortage of high quality, impactful educators for under-resourced students in high need communities. 


Enduring STEM achievement, access, and literacy gaps disproportionately limit low income, under-resourced, and minority student opportunities. STEM professionals, when thoroughly prepared, are uniquely positioned to meaningfully utilize their talent and real-world expertise as EnCorps STEM Teachers to deliver an authentic, rigorous, and relevant STEM education to the students who need it most.


The Southern California Recruitment Coordinator is a full time (40 hours/week) position ideally located in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The Recruitment Coordinator will own outreach and the entire candidate process for our Southern California regions: Greater Los Angeles, Greater San Diego and Riverside. The Recruitment Coordinator will work alongside a Northern California Recruitment Coordinator and report to the Statewide Recruitment Director. The Coordinator will enjoy working on a high performing team, contributing to and executing recruitment strategies, and managing a clean set of data to drive measurable and effective work.



Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Drive and implement all recruiting activities in Southern California, including online and in person strategies.
  • Manage online posting for Southern California.
  • Deliver recruitment webinars and presentations.
  • Identify, contact, and network with relevant local and regional professional associations, businesses, workforce development services, graduate programs, and other recruitment partners.
  • Represent EnCorps at local and regional conferences, job fairs, and other recruitment-related events. When appropriate, conduct in-person presentations to audiences who may be interested in learning about EnCorps.
  • Schedule and lead in-person interview days, including training new interviewers, booking venues, etc.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for all applicant and candidate questions. Handle all candidate communication and follow-up.
  • Ensure that high-quality messages are delivered across the different channels of phone, e-mail, and in-person.
  • Collaborate with the recruitment team to revise and improve the organization’s recruitment strategy.
  • Collaborate with the recruitment and communications teams to ensure that organizational messaging is high quality, consistent, and effective at attracting and retaining qualified candidates to EnCorps.
  • Meticulously maintain accurate data on applicant recruitment and candidate matriculation.
  • Serve as an advocate and ambassador for EnCorps.



Be part of a hard-working and entrepreneurial culture with fun and passionate people.

  • Work from home;
  • Create your own flexible schedule;
  • You will be equipped with tools from EnCorps including a cell phone and laptop;
  • Mileage reimbursement for driving;
  • Room for growth within the organization;
  • Your ideas and opinions matter.



We are seeking candidates who believe deeply in our organization's mission, who thrive in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment, and who demonstrate a record of achievement. Successful candidates will also demonstrate:

  • 1-2 years of prior recruitment experience;
  • Preferred: Prior teaching experience, non-profit experience, or knowledge of the education community
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • The ability to learn quickly, take initiative, work in a fast paced environment and multi-task effectively;
  • Flexibility and the ability to work well independently while collaborating with others on meeting common goals;
  • Excellent communication, writing skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent skills working with computers, including a strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and CRMs (Salesforce);
  • Experience with digital platforms (Google Suite) and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn);
  • Ability to analyze data and be able to identify and report trends and patterns to inform future recruiting;
  • A willingness to work non-standard hours and/or occasional evenings;
  • Regional travel within SoCal (40%) and within California (10%), reliable transportation required;


  • Annual salary - commensurate with experience;
  • 3 weeks and US national holidays paid time off;
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Plan;
  • 401k plan;
  • Making a difference!


Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, by September 16, 2019 at  (include SoCal Recruitment Coordinator in subject). We will not consider applications without a cover letter tailored to this position, which can be addressed to Human Resources.

EnCorps is an equal opportunity employer and does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, or any other factor irrelevant to doing fantastic work.

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