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United States, District of Columbia, Washington DCHuman Resources

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Recruiter.


Great Minds brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1000 people.

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Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

Job description

The Great Minds Talent Acquisition team supports our rapidly growing business. This role will support a variety of teams, with a specific focus on Sales and Operations. This person will need to have the agility to manage two types of recruitment efforts. First, we have many needle-in-the-haystack roles that will require deep research, high quality outreach and strategic conversations with Great Minds Leadership. Second, we have many high volume roles which require process enhancements to ensure we are operating with speed and efficiency.

Great Minds believes that every child is capable of greatness. This role will have a direct impact on serving our students and educators by hiring critical roles that bring that mission to life.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage and execute full lifecycle recruitment for a variety of roles.

  • Create outstanding relationships with hiring teams to enable Talent Acquisition to have a strategic partner relationship with Sales and Operations Leadership.

  • Develop and own sourcing strategies for Great Minds teams to attract and engage top tier talent.

  • Continuously scan the market to ensure our spend on sourcing tools maps to high impact resources.

  • Develop processes that help scale recruiting for high volume roles. This includes adopting a “plan slow/hire fast” mentality that will ensure the recruiting process is comprehensive, exhaustive, selective and fast.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 3+ years of full lifecycle recruiting experience.

  • Track record of delivering high volume and high quality outcomes while creating effective relationships with candidates and hiring teams.

  • Experience advising leaders on talent acquisition with the ability to influence decision making.


  • Prefer DC or Richmond with a flexible in-office schedule (we anticipate returning to the office sometime in Q2 2022). Our DC office is next to Nats Park. Our Richmond office is in Scott’s Addition.

New employees will be required to successfully complete a background check and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law.

Any communication to applicants relating to the Great Minds hiring process will only come from email addresses with the domains or If in the course of the application or hiring process with Great Minds you are contacted through another domain, are requested to provide banking or other sensitive information, or you note any other suspicious activity, please contact

Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.