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Human Resources - Faculty Recruiter, Human Resources

Job ID Req #206 Location : St. Augustine, FL, United States
Date posted 09/06/2019


The Faculty Recruiter is responsible for recruitment of hard-to-fill academic and faculty positions with a focus on relationship building with the appropriately credentialed candidates for specific academic units. He/she will manage all recruitment activities to include identifying the staffing needs of the institution, creating job descriptions, advertising open faculty positions, networking and sourcing passive candidates, screening and interviewing prospective faculty members, negotiating compensation and onboarding new employees. This person will act as a talent advisor to seasoned professionals in academics while assessing business needs, making recommendations on hiring practices, and collaborating to utilize creative strategies that entice interest on hard-to-fill positions in the health sciences audience area.


  • Responsible for the full-life cycle recruitment; assessing faculty needs, creating job descriptions, marketing faculty openings, sourcing and screening potential candidates, hiring and on-boarding of new faculty members

  • Conduct research and investigate new ideas to create innovative recruitment strategies. Stay current on market conditionals and industry trends specifically surrounding faculty recruitment strategies

  • Serve as the primary contact for faculty candidates throughout screening, interviewing and onboarding process

  • Improves organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices, monitoring compensation practices and emphasizing benefits

  • Analyze current compensation trends to make recommendations to academic leadership. Perform salary negotiations that ensure internal equity while offering new faculty members a fair market rate.

  • Build and maintain relationships with seasoned academic professionals

  • Consult with Hiring Managers to determine current and future recruitment needs for the specific academic department (needs assessment) to manage accreditation standards and maintain workload distribution

  • Partner with business and functional leaders to develop and implement programs to support business needs; lead recruiting projects or actively participate on committees to improve processes that add value to the assigned area

  • Sourcing of qualified passive and active candidates through various databases and networking opportunities

  • Place ads/postings on various internet job boards, society and association websites, print advertisements, etc. while tracking cost to ensure compliance within department budget

  • Actively track faculty ratios of doctorally prepared candidates to ensure compliance with accrediting body

  • Prepare various reports utilizing MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel and/or Word) and other HR related reports


  • May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


Not applicable


REPORTS TO: Director, Talent Acquisition



To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field required.

  • Must have at least 3 -5 years of high-volume staffing/recruiting experience


  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.


  • Experience working in higher education and with an academic audience is highly preferred

  • General understanding of HR requirements

  • Ability to influence and work effectively with diverse teams is essential

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, high energy, excellent attention to detail and follow-up skills, tenacity, and strong relationship building skills are required

  • Must possess ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications and have experience managing the recruitment process utilizing an applicant tracking system

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.


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