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Recruiter (contract)

| Greater Boston Area

edX is a fast-paced edTech start-up in Cambridge with a mission of providing access to education. We are hiring a Recruiter for a 12 month contract to recruit, facilitate our hiring process and partner with leaders in our organization as we build effective teams.

We have a small recruiting team here (5) at edX and care very much about how we collaborate with our managers and candidates to make the right hire. We're looking for someone that shares this mindset. If you're early career but have a few internal cycles under your belt, this could be a good match. Ideally, you are well into your recruiting career and ready to join like minded people. Agency recruiters looking to make a move...let's talk!


We just received more reqs than our team can reasonably handle, so its time to add to our ranks.

Responsibilities:

  • Gather, review and analyze technical and non-technical job requirements and organizational needs
  • Source, screen, interview and evaluate candidates to identify top performers
  • Understand and represent edX culture and values throughout interview and initial ramp-up
  • Schedule and facilitate collaborative feedback meetings
  • Lead candidates through the hiring process while creating effective relationships with hiring managers
  • Extending competitive and equitable offers in line with our compensation philosophy

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of successful technical or non technical recruiting experience
  • Strong sourcing skills and experience using sourcing tools such as Entelo, LinkedIn etc.
  • Committed to a high degree of excellence while always improving processes
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment while maintaining a professional demeanor and staying organized so managers are always in sync. Also, we like to have fun at work and love a good sense of humor!
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, ability to meet hiring targets

Plusses:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and direct recruiting experience in a software company, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with diversity recruiting strategies
  • Experience with Greenhouse or a similar ATS

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Location

edX is located right off the MIT campus in the Kendall Square neighborhood of Cambridge, MA

An Insider's view of edX

What projects are you most excited about?

My work focuses on enabling course teams at partner institutions to create high-quality learning experiences on edX.org. Right now couldn't be a more critical time for this work as we ramp up the amount of Master's degrees we are offering this Fall. I work with faculty, instructional designers, media producers, and project managers.

Ben Piscopo

Learning Designer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Working at edX has given me invaluable experience that has allowed me to explore and develop my career. I’ve been able to take on challenges and learning opportunities that have helped me discover the work I’m most passionate about. In my time at edX I’ve grown into a new role and continue to learn more about my work and myself.

Mary Mooshian

Associate Product Marketing Manager

What are edX Perks + Benefits

edX Benefits Overview

edX employees are eligible for all MIT benefits. Enjoy the benefits of an established benefits program, but still live startup life.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We have a pension plan too!
401(K) Matching
5% match
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
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