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Job Description Summary
Summary: The Recruiter is responsible for performing full lifecycle recruiting to help Wake Forest University proactively identify and hire talented faculty and staff, while creating an unparalleled candidate experience. This individual will help sustain and advance the University's diversity recruitment strategy, and will execute on other key facets of the recruitment process.
Develops networks of individuals representing diverse communities, identities, and perspectives; maintains well-organized prospect pools for current and future searches.
Reviews notes from hiring manager intake sessions, and identifies prospective candidates that will meet the documented needs.
Builds applicant sources by contacting universities and companies, and fostering collaboration with other recruiters.
Uses online methods of sourcing talent, primarily focusing on LinkedIn recruiting.
Monitors data, including time-to-fill, applicant response rates, and hiring trends; compiles scorecards to measure success.
Develops menus of advertising options that will help hiring managers promote openings to qualified audiences.
Represents the University at career fairs and other networking events, highlighting the benefits of working at Wake Forest and living in the Winston-Salem area.
Provides dual career assistance to partners and spouses who are relocating to the Winston-Salem area.
Maintains Human Resources social media accounts, with an emphasis on furthering the employer brand and attracting top talent.
Publishes articles that align with relevant trends, positioning Wake Forest as a recruitment influencer and driving candidates to University postings.
Reviews applicant qualifications, and provides recommendations that support strategic hiring decisions; creates presentations to convey recommendations to hiring managers and search committees.
Communicates frequently with active and passive candidates, and conducts informational interviews
Mitigates risk for the University by understanding and adhering to current legislative requirements.
Helps candidates and departments navigate the international hiring process by remaining well-versed in regulations and required documentation.
Identifies ongoing opportunities to enhance the recruitment experience through innovation and process improvement.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Proficiency in social media, with direct experience recruiting via LinkedIn; Google applications; and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Ability to create a strong first impression through the recruitment process for each applicant by being self-directed, detail-oriented, and driven to find the best applicants.
Strong work ethic, integrity, and personal accountability; ability to use independent judgment, manage sensitive information, and maintain confidentiality.
Experience with full lifecycle recruiting, including sourcing, networking, screening, and negotiation; aptitude to interact with all levels of management.
Demonstrated ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; self-directed with the ability to work as a strategist, both collaboratively or individually.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; strong editing and proofreading skills; and strong interpersonal skills.
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills; ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
Knowledge of customer service standards, and the ability to project a cooperative and professional demeanor while working with a wide range of constituencies in a dynamic and diverse community.
Experience working with applicant tracking systems.
General knowledge of HR functions and employment laws, guidelines, and procedures.
Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by the supervisor.
Additional Job Description
Time Type Requirement
Full time Note to Applicant:
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.