College Recruiter Job Description

College Recruiter Job Description

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College recruiter provides information in response to questions in all areas of University College, including all college programs, services, resources, policies, and procedures.

College Recruiter Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective college recruiter job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included college recruiter job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

The Internship Manager will support the full life-cycle from recruitment to termination of about 600 interns annually and will perform all related administrative functions
Build FOX’s brand at local universities and colleges
Manage administrative tasks related to hiring interns including opening and routing a high volume of requisitions, processing background checks, onboarding, new hire paperwork, I-9 processing
Plan and coordinate events including orientation, development/training workshops, networking events
Provide guidance and support for interns for all aspects of program leading up to first day of employment (i.e housing, transportation)
Manage the candidate pipeline by implementing effective sourcing strategies
Understand and use Taleo (the candidate database) and ensure up to date data management of recruitment applications by Hiring Managers at all times
Provide recruiting status updates to Regional and Global Recruiting Leadership including performance vs targets,sourcing/recruiting challenges/issues
Demonstrate diversity awareness and utilize sourcing techniques that reach diverse populations
Stay up to date on current college recruiting trends on your core campuses nationwide

College Recruiter Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for College Recruiter

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SPHR, PHR

Education for College Recruiter

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the college recruiter job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Human Resources, Business, Marketing, Psychology, Business/Administration, Counseling, Guidance, Graduate, Communication

Skills for College Recruiter

Desired skills for college recruiter include:

Variety of software programs
Curriculum program offerings and admissions policies
College recruiting best practices
Community college programs and services in relation to careers and the ability to transfer
Institutional policies and procedures
Trends and processes
Strategic college recruiting tactics
Applicant tracking systems
Federal and state laws regarding employment practices
Microsoft Office suite

Desired experience for college recruiter includes:

Coordination of calendars
Train/educate leaders on how to represent the company
Ensure supplies/presentation/give-a-ways are appropriately ordered and distributed
Manage expenses within the approved budget, and owning the relationships at designated colleges
Enjoys connecting with college students
Minimum of 2 years of experience in retail stores at an executive level OR minimum 3 years of experience as HR generalist, recruitment capacity – college recruiting a plus

College Recruiter Examples

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College Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a college recruiter. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for college recruiter
  • Ensures hiring manager has quality information for hiring decisions, such as application, resume, transcripts, references
  • Work with the Assistant Dean of Student/Post-Graduate Support Services, Executive Director of Operations/Research, Manager of Communications, Program Coordinators, and other key SONHS personnel to develop a comprehensive recruitment plan, brainstorm new recruitment strategies, explore new resources, and strategically market SONHS programs to recruit a top-notch and diverse student body
  • Work with the Assistant Dean, Associate Deans, Program Directors, and faculty to reach out to current students and encourage them to continue their education at the School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • Conduct interviews, source and manage diverse pipeline for employment at VU
  • Create, implement, and support college programs, including guest lecturing, career fairs, and sponsorships
  • Establish and cultivate positive relationships with community organizations and VU employees
  • Work with People Services teams on developing a diverse pool of applicants for various opportunities
  • Continuously monitor and identify opportunities for diversity and inclusion enhancement
  • Recruit candidates via career fairs, campus career services, campus interviews, student associations, on-site visits
  • Provide leadership for increased enrollment across the College
Qualifications for college recruiter
  • A creative mind that enjoys problem solving
  • Developed skills in Microsoft Word
  • Intermediate knowledge of social media platforms, particularly LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter
  • The majority of your day would be spent working with our staff to identify top tier students in our required technical disciplines
  • You will train our technical staff to act as extensions of the talent acquisition team, and guide them as they engage with students through a variety of outreach activities
  • You will track non-traditional recruitment activities, and coordinate traditional campus recruiting activities
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College Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a college recruiter. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for college recruiter
  • Develop strong relationships with College Alumni, Office of Admissions and Records, and College Recruiters in planning and implementing the events to recruit students
  • Provide strategic and visionary leadership for undergraduate recruitment, including but not limited to, planning of AHS outreach activities such as summer camps, student organization outreach events, and departmental outreach
  • Develop in partnership with AHS Communications team recruitment-yield materials and a recruitment communications plan which includes social media and websites
  • Responsible for nursing recruitment activity and goal attainment
  • Use Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to manage admissions funnel (NursingCAS, Hobsons Connect, or other programs TBD)
  • Advise prospective nursing students on degree program, unofficial transcript evaluation and initial course selection
  • Provide adequate reporting on prospective students throughout the enrollment funnel
  • Nights and weekends may be required on occasion
  • Scheduling, preparing for and presenting different unique events at local Universities in addition to career fairs, Tech Talks and other events currently in place
  • Create, modify and maintain presentations, keeping them current and relevant
Qualifications for college recruiter
  • Ability to maximize enrollment opportunities and overcome objections
  • Prior experience in the following industries is ideal
  • Ability to provide professional presentations to small groups
  • Two-years of higher education experience
  • Experience developing Articulation (2+2) agreements
  • Ability to be self-directed collaborative to work effectively as a member of a team
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College Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of college recruiter. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for college recruiter
  • Collect with resumes and background information pertaining to prospective Development and IT candidates
  • Required to meet specified goals for hiring Development and IT candidates by screening candidates through Applicant Tracking system, sourcing candidates, and meeting candidates through University events
  • Meeting with a variety of individuals in Higher Education and students as a representative, knowledgebase for Paycom
  • Learning the Paycom software development and IT environment and success factors
  • Building partnerships internally and externally
  • Sourcing, identifying and working closely with top tier students, strategic campus planning to include relationship development with key university stakeholders and student organizations, maintaining Internship positions, support national events, other duties as assigned
  • Using Applicant tracking system, LinkedIn, Job boards and other networking tools to identify and contact qualified candidates for technical openings at Paycom
  • Provides information regarding admissions requirements and program benefits to prospective students and parents via phone, mail and personal visits
  • Attends departmental and/or college meetings to maintain awareness of new educational areas that may be of interest to college recruits
  • May serve as consultant and resource to internal departments with recruitment training and new student enrollment process training via information sessions, committees and professional development opportunities
Qualifications for college recruiter
  • Experience in high-volume, full-cycle recruitment experience
  • Experience specializing in college/Intern recruiting preferred
  • Solid, and persuasive, verbal and written communication skills
  • Is results oriented
  • Analyzes and assesses situations to find effective solutions
  • Initiates, implements and supports change within the organization
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College Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of college recruiter. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for college recruiter
  • May coordinate education fairs at local businesses
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with students/parents, high school counselors, teachers, and administrators to provide pre-admission advice and counsel relative to the recruitment and admissions processes
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of recruitment strategies and makes recommendations for program changes and enhancements
  • Understands the specific audiences for the College’s professional master’s degree programs and implementing recruiting efforts appropriate to those audiences, including in person presentations, fairs, and conference visits
  • Identifies, Networks and Sells to potential candidates /job seekers through creative recruiting strategy, including the use of internal database (Bullhorn), job boards, social networking and college recruitment
  • Maintains and updates a prospective candidate pipeline or hot list utilizing lists
  • Schedules and attends candidate information gathering interviews to identify Hot Buttons, Competitive Edge and Leads that will generate new business and expand current business
  • Develops, penetrates and maintains candidate’s relationships through Quality / Expansion Calls
  • Negotiates pay rates and closes deals in accordance with company goals and expectations
  • Documentation of all candidate conversations into internal database (Bullhorn), for historical data and productivity reporting
Qualifications for college recruiter
  • A College Recruiter will typically progress into a full life cycle recruiter and become equipped with the tools to lead and mentor a group, enabling them eventually move into a Recruiting Lead role
  • A minimum 1 year plus cold calling experience or phone sales experience required
  • Knows "mechanics" of applicant tracking system(s) (both hourly and management)
  • Active learner - enhances personal, professional and business growth through new knowledge and experiences
  • Maturity in dealing with confidential and delicate information
  • Knowledge of EEOC laws and regulations
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College Recruiter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of college recruiter. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for college recruiter
  • Ensure the business is registered for Target Partner School career fairs, assemble recruitment teams, provide Recruiter Training, inventory recruitment materials in preparation
  • Manage candidate activity through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to ensure compliance and process requirements have been met
  • Support the College Recruiting efforts to recruit top talent for Intern & Coop positions and Leadership and Engineering Development Programs
  • Build relationships with select colleges and universities and coordinate career fairs and events
  • Recruit for various Apprentice programs
  • Presentations to student groups
  • Conduct presentations at various high schools and events to attract candidates to program
  • Facilitate evaluation and interview process
  • Supports the operational aspects of the recruiting cycle including resume management, logistics, reporting, tracking, analytics
  • In a fast paced environment, work with team to coordinate interview schedules and arrange travel
Qualifications for college recruiter
  • Experience in Diversity and Inclusion and/or Human Resources is desired
  • Involvement in community diversity initiatives and/or programs
  • Ability to travel and attend events outside normal business hours
  • Previous recruiting experience within an IT consulting organization is preferred not but required
  • Bachelor-s Degree from a Four (4) year College or University and one (1) to two (2) years related experience and/or training
  • Applicants must have past campus recruiting experience

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