Recruiting Partner, Talent Acquisition

Salt Lake City, UT
May 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Recruiting Partner, Talent Acquisition

Western Governors University has an opening for an experienced Recruiter. The primary responsibility of this role will be to source external candidates and applicants to support the recruiting strategy of both faculty and staff employees. This position reports to the Talent Acquisition Manager and works with a team of Recruiters and a Recruiting Coordinator to support the hiring needs throughout the university. The Recruiter is responsible for working with the assigned departmental hiring managers in the planning, developing, and implementing of recruiting strategies to ensure high quality candidates are available as needed.

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and implement effective recruiting strategies
  • Sources, interviews and makes hiring recommendations
  • Must have working knowledge of full cycle recruiting
  • Work with leadership to coordinate recruiting activities with company-wide goals, objectives and metrics in mind
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with internal and external customers, employment contacts and agencies
  • Ability to identify and attract top performing professionals
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with recruiting, HR team members, University personnel, and with management
  • Understand the business – represent WGU to perspective employees, external agencies and partners
  • Work with team to research new products and technologies, conduct ongoing analyses of current systems, and implement improvements in recruiting operations as appropriate
  • Provide creative thinking on innovative approaches to recruiting and sourcing
  • Advise/coach managers on interview and selection techniques, staffing policies and procedures
  • Assist in coordinating internal and external hiring events
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • Effectively complete administrative responsibilities

  • Preferably 2+ years recruiting experience in an environment with accountability for meeting objectives and measuring productivity against metrics
  • Some college experience preferred
  • Experience using sourcing tools and ATS required

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States



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