Lead Recruiter



Job Summary

The Lead Recruiter is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the full-lifecycle recruitment and onboarding of new employees. Responsible for implementing best recruitment practices through-out the University.

Job Description

Essential Job Duties:

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

•Coordinates and oversees full-lifecycle recruitment and onboarding of new employees.

•Plans and coordinates recruitment activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of subordinate employees.

•Advises hiring managers through all stages of the hiring cycle, including posting, advertisement, conducting interviews, and onboarding.

•Identifies proven, cost-effective recruitment strategies to screen, recruit and place all levels of employees.

•Actively participates in job fairs and other viable forums to promote and market the Florida Gulf Coast University as an employer of choice to a variety of industries. Use a variety of resources such as social media, online and print advertising, etc. to promote opportunities within the university.

•Establishes operational goals and objectives that align with the overall strategic plan.

•Identifies, evaluates, supports, and solves complex issues related to area of expertise.

•Participates in the planning and administration of departmental and project activities.

•Resolves escalated problems referred by subordinate staff.

•Advises faculty, staff, and administrators regarding university policies and procedures related to their recruitment.

•Identifies opportunities for improvement that enables Human Resources to achieve its strategic goals.

•Serves as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policies/procedures, and resolving work related issues.

Other Duties

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization.

Three years of professional full-time experience in recruitment.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of professional full-time experience in recruitment.

Professional work experience in a higher education setting.

Previous Workday experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of and ability to understand local, state, and federal anti-discrimination law, policies and procedures.

Knowledge of policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to the position.

Knowledge of supervisory principles, methods and techniques.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.

Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.

Ability to work independently, as part of a collaborative team, and work effectively and professionally with diverse populations.

Ability understand and communicate with a diverse campus community.

Ability to effectively plan and delegate the work of others.

Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.

Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

Salary Range: $57,000 - $67,000

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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