Human Resources & Recruitment Manager


Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA

The Human Resource/Recruitment Manager will lead and implement the routine functions of Recruitment for  Faculty & Staff openings including process & search management, candidate engagement and overall administration of the School’s hiring policies and practices. In addition, this position provides HR support and guidance to faculty & staff when sensitive questions, projects and issues arise.


  • Partner with the HR Director and members of the BB&N community to understand and execute BB&N’s talent strategy, particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting and retention;
  • Manage the recruitment/talent acquisition process, which includes interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants and collaborating with hiring managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings;
  • Work collaboratively with the DEIG Office in coordinating inclusive hiring practices;
  • Prioritize the recruiting network to attract a diverse pool of candidates;
  • Design and implement strategies and protocols to build the capacity of all departments to interview, hire and retain a broadly diverse workforce;
  • Analyze trends in BB&N’s hiring practices; research and support initiatives to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent;
  • Align BB&N’s hiring practices with the school’s strategic plan and budget;
  • Build authentic partnerships with Department Heads, Managers and Interview Team members to ensure alignment of the recruitment process in accordance with established hiring process;
  • Support, research and advocate for candidates through the full recruitment cycle from application to final decision;
  • Develop innovative strategies for researching and cultivating a diverse pool of candidates and posting locations;
  • Grow and evaluate recruitment relationships with organizations and, where applicable, develop innovative strategies for new relationships;
  • Schedule interviews, construct interview questions, ensure that interviewer teams and candidates have all necessary information throughout each search;
  • Maintain recruitment database and systems;
  • Execute and support data tracking, reporting, and analysis;
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews handbook policies and practices to maintain compliance;
  • Collaborate with HR team members to work on other HR initiatives; and
  • Build new processes as well as effectively and efficiently leverage current systems and resources.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Experience in education
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills, including respect for confidentiality
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficient with the Google Suite
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems
  • Ability to efficiently prioritize planning and deliverables in a changing environment
  • Comfortable representing BB&N as a recruitment spokesperson
  • Ability to build effective relationships across different stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, plan, and execute effectively

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender