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Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Virginia's Department of Human Resources is currently seeking a Recruiter to support the Academic Division. This is a vital role designed to provide best in class recruitment services to support the many programs and initiatives of The University of Virginia. The Recruiter will create an environment of trust with hiring managers, faculty, and candidates, while providing a consistent level of service and appropriately sourcing for open positions. The Recruiter is an experienced HR Specialist with a proven track record of successful results with demonstrated experience and knowledge around current recruitment and sourcing strategies. Expertise with faculty searches is preferred. The incumbent will report to the Manager of Academic Talent Recruitment and will not have direct reports. This position is currently remote due to Covid-19 protocols, but would be reevaluated when it is deemed appropriate to return to Grounds.

Recruiters engage with hiring officials, providing support for faculty, staff, and research positions throughout the University, serving as a liaison between the Schools, UVA HR, and Provost on faculty and staff matters. This is a full life cycle recruitment opportunity - the incumbent is responsible for drafting and executing search strategy, posting and advertising vacant positions, assisting with the interview process, negotiating and delivering verbal offers, and ultimately is responsible for formally extending offer letters.

The successful candidate will thrive in a team environment, but has the ability to successfully navigate an autonomous role. The role requires a proven ability to synthesize information, provide advice, and address constituent needs. Recruiter must be able to conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards. A proven ability to analyze and present information and maintain accurate and detailed records is required. The ability to clearly articulate complex, specific information in area of subject matter expertise and to advise other professionals on policy and procedures is essential.

The successful candidate will have at least four years of professional experience, Bachelor's degree with at least two years of professional experience, or a Master's degree with at least one year of professional experience.

Preference will be given to candidates with direct experience working with faculty searches, faculty affairs, human resources, or staff development in a higher education setting, and/or have experience with Workday.

This is an exempt-level, benefited position. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for 'Recruiter.' Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, search for ''R0024584,' complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the 'Resume' box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. Preference will be given to applications received by June 6, 2021. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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