Recruiting Assistant - Office Manager

University Recruiting Associate

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Grant Thornton

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University Recruiting Associate

Position Summary:

Working in a challenging, high volume, fast-paced environment, the University Recruiter assists in ensuring the quality and effectiveness of the entry-level talent acquisition process and helps implement strategies to identify, attract, and hire high quality, diverse employees for the region from top colleges and universities. The University Recruiter will also provide support to the Human Resources Generalist, assisting with implementing national HR policies, procedures and practices within the local office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the overall university recruitment function within the local office in conjunction with input from the Managing Partner, Practice Leaders, Campus Champions and Regional University Recruiting Leads.

  • Fill local office entry-level hiring needs and goals based upon business plans in conjunction with local office leadership and Campus Champions.

  • Coordinate and facilitate all logistics associated with hosting on-campus activities at target schools, including scheduling and conducting interviews and arranging information sessions, activities, presentations with key clubs and organizations (i.e., BAP, NABA chapters), etc.

  • Coordinate all logistics surrounding the office visit process, including final round interview days, office sell events, open houses, etc.

  • Build and maintain relationships with target candidates as well as business partners, including all levels of employees/partners, university officials, clubs and organizations (i.e. BAP chapters), faculty members, department heads, etc.

  • Provide periodic reporting and status updates on the progress of university recruiting to the Regional Human Resource Director, Regional University Recruiting Lead, Campus Champions and local office leadership.

  • Responsible for the accuracy of all information regarding the local office’s university recruiting activities contained in recruit tracking system.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field or Accounting.
  • Ability to establish priorities, manage deadlines, exercise a high degree of professionalism in interactions with all levels of internal and external clients.
  • Strong administrative skills, documentation skills, and detail-orientation and a demonstrated proficiency with reporting tools and databases.
    Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in university recruiting, administrative support of recruiting, or public accounting or tax, with experience in campus / university recruiting a plus.
  • Knowledge of employment law and hiring practices, behavioral based interview techniques, tracking processes for applicants and open positions, and metrics a plus.


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Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.

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