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University Relations Recruiter

  • Job ID: 264991061
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Daylight Hours
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Human Resources
  • Department: Talent Strategies
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.05 to $41.60 / hour


We are searching for a University Relations Recruiter to join our UPMC Nursing Talent Strategies Team!  This is a regular, full-time position that primarily works daylight hours, Monday through Friday, with flexible work arrangements!

The University Relations Recruiter will focus on and be held accountable to goals for building meaningful and collaborative relationships with key partners on college and university campuses and within the business, early identification programs, and engaging with students in order to build strong talent pipelines leading to increased market capture at top target schools. Additionally, they will lead recruitment strategies and provide a top-notch candidate and programmatic experience to ensure these goals are met.

The ideal candidate has prior University Relations recruitment experience.  This is a great change to join a collaborative team and benefit from a rewarding career ladder.  Apply online today to be considered!


  • Develop and initiate the most effective and innovative recruitment initiatives for connecting with and attracting student talent (including defining event strategy for University Relations book of business, etc.).
  • Serve as main point of contact for defined University Relations book of business - academic partnerships and subsequent student relationships
  • Proactively build relationships and engage with student talent pipelines with a focus on market capture.
  • Act as a resource for students exploring opportunities and seeking guidance on resume best practices, submitting applications, interviewing, etc. while, ultimately, providing a top-notch candidate experience.
  • Execute all activities for the entire recruiting cycle, including evaluating applications and/or resumes, interviewing, extending offers, onboarding communications, etc. for supported programs.
  • Execute program management with an innovative mindset and deliver a top-notch program experience. Represent UPMC at external and internal functions (i.e., job fairs, UPMC sponsored events, etc.), providing the public with information about UPMC and career opportunities.
  • Strategize with operational, clinical and HR on sources and strategies to attract student talent. 
  • Compile and analyze data/reports; propose recommendations based on analysis.
  • Consistently review processes, look for and recommend opportunities for improvement. 



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field and at least one year of recruitment experience required
    • OR High School Diploma/GED and three years of recruitment experience required.
  • Prior university relations/recruitment experience strongly preferred.
  • PHR, SPHR certification, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP certification or UPMC HCI Strategic HR Business Partner Certification preferred.
  • Proficiency with recruitment related software and database mining required.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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