Educator’s Ally, a New York-based independent school placement agency, seeks a Placement Associate to support the EA Team’s recruiting and placement business connecting teachers and administrators with job opportunities at private schools throughout the country. This is a virtual position that can be done from anywhere in the US. Note that we are open to flexible hours and there is strong potential for long-term growth within the company.
The ideal candidate is polished and professional with superb organizational and interpersonal skills. S/he must be detail-oriented and meticulous about accuracy and follow-through. Of critical importance, this person must be able to multi-task and prioritize within a fast-paced and high energy environment, with frequent phone and email interruptions.
Strong technological, and proactive problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to use time productively, are essential. The successful candidate will want to be part of a highly productive team, be eager to learn new skills and be willing to pitch in as needed.
Support Placement Team in recruitment of candidates
Maintain electronic candidate files
Assist Placement Team with candidate and school administrator communications
Perform administrative /data entry support
Assist in the production and execution of virtual and live recruiting events
Help with the coordination of conference and recruiting events
Support Placement Team with scheduling of candidate interviews
Assist with research projects
Proactive work ethic
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Excellent writing skills
Attention to detail
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and Google Docs
Experience with database systems
Discretion: commitment to data integrity and confidential information
College degree required
Love of schools (knowledge of independent schools a plus)
Ability to travel throughout the U.S. to conferences and recruiting events once COVID restrictions are lifted
Sense of humor
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Educator's Ally
Educator's Ally connects teachers and administrators with independent day and boarding schools throughout the U.S. Since 1975, EA's highly personalized and thoughtful approach to recruiting has been valued by schools and candidates alike. We appreciate and understand each of our schools' unique character and the importance of making the right match. Known for our commitment to establishing trusted relationships with both candidates and school administrators, EA carries out each of our searches with care and diligence.