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Galileo Learning - Oakland, CA - Full time

Galileo Learning - Oakland, CA - Full time

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The People Operations team is not your average Human Resources department. You’ll be on a team that approaches everything — from the way we attract and select candidates to the quality of service and the benefits offered to our employees — in a way that reflects the pride we take in hiring and retaining exceptional staff teams.

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Core Requirements

  • You are inspired by Galileo’s mission and purpose.
  • You’re a deeply accountable, performance-driven team-player.
  • You take great pride in contributing your talents, leading to concrete success toward both team and individual goals.
  • You can manage a variety of projects simultaneously, and keep your calendar in tip-top shape.
  • You’re excited to join a high-functioning team, and continuously seek feedback to learn and develop.
  • You care about people and the relationships you build with them.
  • You communicate clearly and effectively, while acting with a deep sense of empathy.

Required Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years experience in an administrative role preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Suite and Google products
  • Ability to type at least 40 WPM
  • Inclusive mindset, with a deep commitment to building diverse learning environments
  • Skill at and experience with soliciting and implementing feedback to improve performance
  • Experience working with children or in an educational organization helpful, but not required

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help manage our summer staff applicant pipeline, reviewing resumes in our applicant tracking system
  • Leverage resources to swiftly summarize notes, and ultimately determine how best to direct candidates to hiring managers
  • Impeccably guide candidates and track associated communication throughout the hiring process
  • Be the first voice of Galileo to hundreds of candidates, exemplifying the special Galileo brand of candidate care
  • Skillfully and warmly deliver advocacy and service to candidates via email and phone


  • Training: approximately 30-40 hours/week from Jan 4 - Jan 18
  • 28-40 hours/week from Jan 19 - Jun 1

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Galileo Learning

We think the world needs innovators. We also think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.

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