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Recruiter, Human Resources (Full-time)

  2021-04-29     Clackamas Education Service District     13455 SE 97th Ave. Clackamas, OR 97015     $52455 - $61712+ / yr year  

Recruitment and Employee Engagement Specialist
Human Resources
Full Time (8 hours per day, 5 days per week)
240-Day Work Year (July through June)

TO APPLY: Submit your application directly at

Clackamas ESD strives to infuse equity in all our programs and bodies of work by maintaining an inclusive, barrier-free environment in which everyone participates and fully benefits. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description.  We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.  If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.
General Description of the Position: The Recruitment and Employee Engagement Specialist (REES) builds strong relationships with current and potential district staff to create an inclusive and welcoming work environment at CESD. Building connections with a variety of partners, the REES strengthens connections and continues to diversify the workforce. The position collaborates in developing a pipeline of employee talent from generating interest for working in education to supporting employee development and resiliency. The REES is responsible for the implementation of strategic initiatives and processes for recruiting, hiring, onboarding and retaining diverse talent that reflects the students and community CESD serves and partners with managers to create a workplace culture where diversity, in all its facets, is cultivated and valued. 

Department Description: The Human Resource Services Department supports the Clackamas ESD mission by recruiting, selecting, supporting, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse staff. We offer consultation and assistance on work-related issues, including contractual responsibilities, human resource policies and procedures, and compliance with legal mandates. Human Resource Services takes pride in sustaining collaborative working relations with the district's employee associations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - for a complete list of essential functions, refer to the job description.

  1. Recruitment
    1. Takes the lead in recruitment utilizing digital and other media resources; attends recruitment events; develops networks with community, staff and other strategic recruitment partners.
    2. Increases and maintains a high level of diversity in the candidate pool for each vacancy.
    3. Collaborates with Communications staff for consistent and impactful outreach messaging using multiple media platforms including social media.
    4. See job description for complete list
  2. Hiring Process
    1. Assists in developing and coordinating a supportive and accessible hiring experience for all candidates.
    2. Works with Equity staff in developing and maintaining a hiring process that is culturally responsive and that identifies and minimizes implicit bias.
    3. Partners with hiring managers to identify needs, screen applicants and develop interview pools.
    4. See job description for complete list
  3. Onboarding and Novice Staff Support
    1. Collaborates with other HR staff, supervisors and new employees to ensure a supportive onboarding experience.
    2. Develops an individualized onboarding plan for each new staff person.
    3. See job description for complete list
  4. Staff Development and Retention
    1. Collaborates with current staff to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all CESD employees.
    2. Reaches out to Clackamas ESD staff spread across the county and periodically attends team meetings to help build and sustain a positive work culture.
    3. Develops a detailed knowledge of the Clackamas ESD workforce to contribute to succession planning through an awareness of staff knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.
    4. See job description for complete list


  1. At least two (2) years of experience in either recruitment activities or human resources work.
  2. At least four (4) years combined relevant work experience, in any focus area(s) of position (e.g. Recruitment, Human Resources, Education, Marketing, Communications, Health and Wellness).
  3. Aptitude and skills for active interpersonal recruitment.
  4. Experience working with culturally diverse families and communities, or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with diverse populations. 
  5. Please see job description for complete list


  1. Bilingual in Spanish and English
  2. Experience working in a classroom or education related work environment
  3. Licensed educator

Clackamas Education Service District: Clackamas Education Service District is one of Oregon's 19 ESDs charged with providing programs for children with special needs, technology support, school improvement, and administrative services to local school districts and the Oregon Department of Education. Clackamas ESD serves ten school districts in Clackamas County, including Canby, Colton, Estacada, Gladstone, Lake Oswego, Molalla River, North Clackamas, Oregon City, Oregon Trail, and West Linn-Wilsonville.

TO APPLY: Submit your application directly at

Application Deadline: Open recruitment - First Consideration COB April 19th, 2021
Commences: As soon as practical following job offer
Salary: Commensurate with education and past experience
Benefits: Clackamas ESD offers a generous benefit package providing health insurance including HRA options, dental with orthodontia, and vision insurance, with district-paid premium contributions. Paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and other personal leave provided, along with retirement through the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and professional development allocation. 

Clackamas Education Service District is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce along with the students and families that we serve.

Clackamas ESD policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required by law.

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