Outreach and Engagement Recruiting Specialist

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Virginia Tech's Human Resources Division is adding to its talent acquisition team. The Outreach and Engagement Recruiting Specialist will play an important role in building a successful world-class faculty and staff. As a Outreach and Engagement Recruiting Specialist you can have a direct impact on the talent acquisition process and play a significant role in creating the future of Virginia Tech. This role will lead in the development and execution of comprehensive outreach, marketing, and engagement strategies to attract candidates for our front line workers and other related entry level roles across Virginia Tech's campuses. Working with hiring managers, the Outreach and Engagement Recruiting Specialist will assist in the sourcing of candidates, developing marketing approaches, and building relationships in the local communities. Expectations are to develop and manage a talent pool of both passive and active candidates in order to fill open positions by building community and educational partnerships, attending meetups, job fairs, professional conferences and other networking events, and designing innovative approaches to recruitment and community engagement.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in business, communications, or similar related field and significant related sales, marketing, communication or recruitment experience
Demonstrated experience working in a goal-oriented environment.
Experience building relationships through social media, marketing or other communications platforms.
Ability to stay abreast of emerging technology trends
Ability to foster long term relationships
Experience with MS Office products
Good written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Business, Communications, Human Resources, or similar related field
Experience working in a higher education setting
Experience using workforce planning to shape recruitment efforts
Experience working with hiring managers to plan, and execute hiring and retention plans.
Experience drafting and editing recruitment advertising to attract the most qualified and experienced applicants
Experience working with applicant management and recruitment systems

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Low $50,000

Review Date

June 28, 2021

Additional Information

This position can accommodate a hybrid telework arrangement with the expectation for an on-campus presence 2-3 days each week. The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Julie Weaver at juliew19@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: June 16, 2021
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