Human Capital Manager

Green Dot Public Schools - Los Angeles, CA - Full time

Green Dot Public Schools - Los Angeles, CA - Full time

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Green Dot Public Schools is a non-profit charter management organization driven by the mission to transform public education so that ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life. Green Dot operates 30 public schools in historically disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles, Tennessee and Washington. As one of the three largest charter management organizations in the nation, Green Dot schools consistently achieve outstanding academic outcomes through innovative college-preparatory curriculums, collaborative and personalized teaching methods, and strong support systems for both students and staff.

Outside of the classroom, Green Dot schools provide a rich array of after-school programs and services for studentsso that they have safe, educational and enjoyable opportunities after the bell rings. Additionally, Green Dot strongly believes in community empowerment. Schools regularly organize events that bring together students, parents, educators and political leaders to advocate for active civic engagement and unity. Since 1999, Green Dot has been a celebrated leader in closing discrepancies in access to high-quality educational opportunities, regardless of race, ethnicity or socioeconomic status.


In partnership with school leaders, the Green Dot Public Schools Human Capital team has the immense responsibility of ensuring that every position is filled with the most capable and mission-driven employee. A motivated Human Capital Manager will work closely with the Senior Human Capital Manager to ensure the recruitment, selection, onboarding and retention of top talent for the California network. The Human Capital Manager will become an excellent teammate and leader, and develop a selection team to improve execution, and push the team’s thinking on developing and executing the best human capital strategies. The Human Capital Manager, manages a Talent Specialist and Human Capital Associate and reports to the Director of Human Capital.


> Lead the selection team to ensure the region is staffed with the diverse talent needed to achieve our mission and provide regular progress monitoring

> Define and codify interviewing protocols to ensure an equitable and thorough process, including training staff (hiring managers, school hiring committees) on hiring best practices

> Regularly track metrics related to selection and hiring to evaluate effectiveness and improve hiring efficiency

> Assist in executing sourcing strategy for top talent

> Collaborate with Human Resources and New Teacher Development teams to ensure robust and thoughtful onboarding plans across the organization

> Track and analyze data around employee retention and satisfaction. Initiate effective programs and strategies to increase teacher and staff retention

> Cultivate and promote a positive department culture that reflects the mission and values of the organization

> Lead a high-performing selection team, to develop, implement and oversee creative, cost-effective impactful strategies to hire and retain top talent

> Partner with school leaders to determine needs, as well as interview candidates that will lead to tremendous growth for our students and schools. Ensure school leaders are receiving proper and differentiated hiring support.

> Create a project plan to expand support and oversight of home office and non-certificated employees

This job operates in a professional office environment, is largely sedentary, and utilizes typical office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.). Normal business hours are 8:30am – 5:30pm, Monday-Friday (although these hours may vary and may require occasional evening and weekend work based on organizational needs). Minimal or no travel required, other than visits to local school sites (as needed).


> Bachelor’s degree required

> 2+ years of experience in recruitment and hiring

> Ability to foster the growth and development of others

> Ability to model and cultivate a culture of reflective practice

> Ability to source, select and “sell” prospects to join GDPS

> Exemplary customer service skills

> Strong public speaking skills

> Impeccable organization skills and ability to develop organizational systems

> Strong project management skills

> Ability to maintain positive relations with colleagues at all levels

> Ability to develop new processes and systems; to quickly recognize inefficiencies in current systems; and to generate sound solutions

> Excellent research skills – ingenuity, sophistication, and persistence in tracking down sometimes hard-to-find information

> Ability to synthesize complex information into recommendations

> High level of personal responsibility and drive to set and meet ambitious and measurable goals

> Strong sense of integrity, high standards, and drive to achieve and grow

> Dependability, humility, sense of humor, and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve

> Must be able to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.


The annual salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. We also offer a comprehensive benefits plan as well as the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.


We require all candidates to complete an online application at Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

GreenDot PublicSchoolsisafair chanceand equal opportunityemployer. As such, Green Dot is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants, without regard to their actual or perceived race, religious creed (including religious dress or grooming practices), color, national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken), physical or mental disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), parental status, age (forty (40) and over), sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, citizenship, immigration status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Please note that we are unable to sponsor H1-B Visa applicants.

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Green Dot Public Schools

Green Dot Public Schools is a non-profit charter management organization driven by the mission to transform public education so that ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life.

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