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Recruitment Coordinator

Lexington, VA - Posted on: Monday 06/06/16


Posting Number: 2007636
Position Title: Recruitment Coordinator
Department: Career Development
Status: Full-time, 12 Month, With Benefits
Work Hours:

8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday with seasonal weekend and evening hours

FLSA: Exempt
Minimum Pay: $45,546
Career Stage: Individual Contributor Exempt Level 1
Position Type: Administrative
Department Information:

Human Resources
204 W. Washington Street
Lexington, Va 24450

Contact Phone Number: 540-458-8920
Position Summary:

Recruitment Coordinator assists the Director of Career Development/Associate Dean of Students in executing the Office’s strategic plan as it relates to recruiting firms and graduate schools to hire/admit Washington and Lee students. In addition, he/she works closely with internal partners (e.g., alumni affairs, development, faculty and staff) and external partners (e.g., recruiters, alumni) to create a culture of collaboration among a variety of stakeholders across the University.

Essential and Related Functions:
  • Coordinates all Employer/Graduate School recruitment.
  • Designs, develops and oversees the marketing and implementation of recruitment. Develops relationships with faculty, staff, recruiters and alumni to ensure available experts/resources in desirable career fields.
  • Serves as coordinator of Office’s on campus recruiting events, including information sessions at night.
  • Serves as representative to SLACLACN and other career related consortiums.
  • Manages recruitment software system (LexLink).
  • Collaborates with the Director on matters of strategic importance. Utilizes data and provides research on areas of interest.
  • Promotes and Practices NACE Principles of Professional Conduct.
  • Performs additional related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 1-3 years of professional work experience with an emphasis in recruitment and/or networking. Preference would be given to someone with experience in a liberal arts institution, or education from a liberal arts institution. This position requires the incumbent to portray a high energy level and be an active and successful team member. The Recruitment Coordinator must possess strong oral and written communication skills having a demonstrated ability to follow through. In addition, he/she must have an ability to write and speak articulately and passionately about the value of hiring/admitting a Washington and Lee student. The independent nature of this role requires the incumbent to take initiative and possess a strong attention to detail.
Required Competencies:

  • Plan and Coordinate – Sets clear goals, prioritizes work plans and monitors progress regularly with an eye for detail. Organizes situations or events with the aim of efficiently and effectively using the University’s resources (e.g., workspace, equipment, tools, etc.). Makes an effort to involve others in planning and decision-making (i.e., seeks their input and commitment).
  • Technical Skills – Demonstrates knowledge of professional-level concepts, applies skills over a broad scope of work and is adept at handling complex tasks and problems independently. Understands how functions and services across the University are interdependent and how they impact goals. Encourages continuous improvement of work methods and techniques by sharing success stories and lessons learned. Actively reviews development opportunities and seeks to learn about relevant tools, systems or technologies.
  • Results Focused – Adapts to other people’s approach (e.g., work habits, learning styles, etc.). Keeps focused on goals despite challenges and helps others achieve their own by removing obstacles. Demonstrates initiative to accept new challenges and learn new procedures. Consistently thinks ahead, prepares and is able to implement contingency plans to avoid problems.
  • Communication and Relations – Able to effectively adapt communication style, method and level of detail to the needs of others. Consistently treats others in a manner that demonstrates a keen awareness and understanding of their needs. Acts as a role model by being able to work comfortably with people of differing work-styles, backgrounds, cultures, ages and gender.
  • Teamwork/Team Development – Sets personal and professional goals that support broader work group goals. Listens attentively to ideas and concerns of others and makes others feel heard and appreciated. Gives credit and recognition to work group member’s contributions when objectives are met, and makes suggestions to enhance work efficiencies.
Preferred Qualifications:
Posting Date: 04/18/2016
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Quick Link http://jobs.wlu.edu:80/postings/2807

Physical Environment and Physical Requirements

Physical Environment and Physical Requirements

Physical Work Environment:

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).

Physical Requirements:
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?
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  2. If you answered 'Other' above, please specify

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of three professional references with contact information
Optional Documents

To Apply:

Please visit https://jobs.wlu.edu/postings/2841