Job Location:
United States

Associate, Multiple Opportunities

Flexible location

TNTP seeks full-time Associates for our Talent Acquisition/Workforce, People Operations, and Legal Teams. These positions are based in a home office anywhere in the U.S. and are available immediately.  Travel for team and organizational meetings is required a few times a year.

Who We Are
A national nonprofit founded by teachers, TNTP believes our nation’s public schools can offer all children an excellent education. Today we’re a diverse team from a wide range of fields, united by a fierce commitment to helping school systems end educational inequality. We work at every level of the public education system to attract and train talented teachers and school leaders, ensure rigorous and engaging classrooms, and create environments that prioritize great teaching and accelerate student learning.

What You’ll Do

As an Associate, you will support teams at TNTP, working closely with others to support the use of TNTP systems and implementation of various policies and procedures related, manage day-to-day communication with internal and external stakeholders and support discrete projects related to your scope of work as needed. If you’ve been pegged as a problem solver, complimented for your communication skills, and proven you thrive in a fast-paced environment, you’ll be right at home here. An Associate’s day-to-day work may change over time based on the stage of each engagement and the differences between projects and teams.  There’s not a single typical “day in the life,” which keeps things fresh. Here are some examples of what our Associates do. 

On the Talent Acquisition/Workforce team, an Associate could be responsible for:

  • Coordinating multiple, efficient hiring processes, including job postings, interview scheduling and preparation, candidate communications and data maintenance, and reporting on individual searches in alignment with TNTP’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals

  • Ensuring candidates have a strong experience with TNTP’s hiring process, through acting as candidates’ main point of contact, quickly responding to questions about TNTP, hiring processes and expectations, and developing and delivering compelling communications about life at TNTP

  • Developing and delivering clear and timely communications to TNTP staff including ensuring staff have the information and resources they need in advance of conducting interviews, reviewing hiring exercises, and making offers

  • Supporting new hires as they transition to onboarding, including preparing offer letters, requesting and completing background checks, requesting technology, and supporting the completion of pre-hire paperwork, as needed

  • Supporting regular maintenance, ongoing improvements, and updates to Workforce systems including Workday, Sterling, LinkedIn Recruiter, and Glassdoor

On the People Operations team, an Associate could be responsible for:

  • Collecting and maintaining employee records, including processing job changes, new hires, and employee exits

  • Providing Workday reporting and maintenance support

  • Overseeing compliance with state and federal HR record-keeping

  • Managing day to day communication with employees related to policies, procedures, and training

  • Administering TNTP’s COVID response, including ensuring compliance with vaccination policies, processing exceptions, and responding to potential and confirmed exposures

  • Supporting discrete projects focused on improving efficiency, quality, and staff experience of People Operations, as needed

On the Legal team, an Associate could be responsible for:

  • Providing operations support to the Legal Team to ensure delivery of high-quality legal services to the organization

  • Serving as the primary point of contact for the Legal Team on all legal inquiries, and managing internal systems to triage legal requests and inquiries and delegate to the appropriate attorney

  • Maintaining documents and systems to ensure that TNTP’s legal function operates effectively and efficiently

  • Managing the tracking of the complete life cycle of legal agreements  (FFS, vendor contracts, grants, RFPS), from the creation of Salesforce opportunities and contract drafting to execution and filing

  • Assisting in managing templates for legal services

  • Providing support to non-legal departments as it pertains to legal inquiries, contracts, and legal operations

  • Maintaining Certificates of Insurance for all active contracts

  • Communicating with all program stakeholders in a timely, accurate way and providing high-quality customer service

  • Support annual review and distribution of program-related legal documentation, including FERPA consent forms, IRB compliant consent forms, media release process across programs for the Legal team

  • Support all 50 state and local charitable and business registrations and filings

  • Support corporate insurance portfolio

    • Complete insurance certificate requests

    • Support corporate insurance renewal process

    • Review and respond to corporate insurance audits

  • Oversee outside counsel expense reporting and billing

What You Bring
First and foremost, we are looking for amazing people who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission, and are highly motivated to change children’s lives through education.  We value diversity of ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, gender, religion, language, ability, and experience and exemplify this through the makeup of our team at all levels. You’ll be right at home here if you cultivate strong relationships and push yourself, your work, and the people around you to the next level. We encourage those with the following identities to apply: Black, Latinx, Asian American, and Pacific Islander, local Indigenous people, LGBTQIA+ and non-binary people, people living with disabilities, and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities.

We expect our Associates to:

  • Embrace a fast-moving organization. You are proactive, resourceful, responsive, and efficient. Deadlines, changing priorities and new projects don’t overwhelm you. Instead, they inspire you to rise to the occasion.

  • Communicate with precision. You convey information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to a broad range of stakeholders involved in our work. You exercise considerable judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues. Bilingual abilities are highly preferred.   

  • Partner with education leaders. You have a positive, collaborative attitude and are exceptionally reliable. You are comfortable interacting across all levels of the organization and with external vendors, clients, and government entities.

  • Embrace cross-cultural agility.  Authentic self-reflection, self-awareness, and high emotional intelligence are central to who you are, and you utilize these skills to contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. You have an adept cultural understanding of yourself and use your understanding of yourself and others to build trusting relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.  

  • Love details, organization, and operations. Your impeccable attention to detail and smooth operations will drive your work. You have strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Have a customer service mindset. You’ll regularly connect and collaborate with external candidates, other stakeholders, and internal staff, building strong relationships and providing a high level of support.

  • Learn and adapt to new information and changes quickly. You can master new information as it becomes available, implement changes, and execute on a quick timeline, as needed. You’re comfortable using and adapting to new technologies and systems. Experience with Workday or a similar applicant tracking system is a plus.

What We Offer
TNTP offers competitive pay commensurate with experience in a similar position with the potential for an annual performance-based bonus. The hourly range for this position is $18.85 – $28.27. New hires are typically brought into the organization at a rate between the range minimum and range midpoint depending on qualifications, internal equity, and the budgeted amount for the role. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, commuter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day. TNTP may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

How to Apply

Please submit your online application through Workday. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

It’s in your best interest to apply as soon as possible. We recommend including a cover letter in your application addressing which team(s) you are interested in working as an Associate on and how your experience has prepared you for this position.


Position Type:


TNTP is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. TNTP does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, arrest record, conviction record, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of TNTP, including recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, and administering all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs or terminations.