9988- Kelly Education Recruiting Strategist - Jefferson City, MO surrounding area

Jefferson City, MO, USA    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 9988 - Posted 01-Sep-2023

***The person chosen for this position will be required to go into the Jefferson City, MO location twice a week. You must reside within surrounding area.   

The Kelly Education (KE) Recruiting Strategist role is instrumental in Kelly’s overall success in staffing PK-12 accounts within the Kelly Education practice for a portfolio of clients. The Recruiting Strategist is responsible for candidate qualification and selection to make hiring recommendations to school district hiring managers and to make candidate hiring decisions on behalf of the school district. The Recruiting Strategist will also be responsible for all onboarding tasks required to build/maintain a talent pool for various Education Practice customer positions, to include all vital training, credentialing, screening, and associated tasks needed to achieve ready- to-work status. The Recruiting Strategist will need to understand Kelly hiring processes, procedures, and policies as well as client and State specific credentialing and certification requirements. They will be held accountable for the Education Practice service delivery expectations and the activity metrics associated with this role. Their success will be highly impacted by their ability to develop working relationships with clients, peers, Client Managers and Talent Advisors. They must understand the importance of being a true teammate.


Your opportunity for impact



  • Assist with the design, development, and implementation of recruiting strategies to achieve needed fulfillment expectations.
  • Identify and select top talent by assessing a candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, compensation, and availability aligned with, or on behalf of, client organization.
  • Be knowledgeable and adhere to EEOC, ADA, and affirmative action guidelines.
  • Act as Kelly brand ambassador by crafting local market presence through the development of relationships with our clients, local government offices, community outreach organizations and educational centers.
  • Contact and respond to candidates regarding selection and/or candidate status and/or the need to reschedule appointments.
  • Document all required information and activity within appropriate systems.
  • Complete all onboarding documentation to include employment applications, tax forms, verification of eligibility to work in the United States, screenings, required credentials and certifications, and any other additional paperwork as required.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of completed forms within State, Federal and company guidelines.
  • Contact and respond to candidates regarding missing and/or updated documentation.
  • Document all required information and activity within appropriate systems.
  • Attend scheduled job fairs and/or recruiting events as needed.



  • 1-2 years of recruiting, administrative, customer service, or education experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Customer service focus
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • MS Office to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Valid United States Drivers License in good standing
  • Ability to travel up to 50% locally to hiring, recruiting, school, talent, and other applicable events for the role


Our Value Proposition

Kelly connects skilled people with some of the best companies in the world through our recruiting and outsourcing practices. As advocates for the value of all workers and workstyles, we’re united by our passion to connect people to work and support them in reaching their greatest potential. Our work truly matters, and we know it. We celebrate each other’s successes, because we’re all in this together and we know that empowering others lifts us all. Come join us and you’ll see we are a group of people dedicated to breaking down barriers for all people who want to work and connecting people to work that enriches their lives.


Your Total Health 

At Kelly, we design our benefits with you and your total health in mind. Our plans focus on your emotional, mental, spiritual, financial, social, occupational, environmental, and physical well-being.


Key Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off (3 weeks)
  • Holidays (8 days)
  • Sick / Mental Health / Well-Being (5 days)
  • Floating Holidays / Personal Significance (4 days)
  • Volunteer Day (1 day)
  • Healthcare – including Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) Match
  • Vacation Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account / Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company Provided Life and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance


Our Commitment

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.