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Recruiting Coordinator

$50,000 – $53,000 yearly

Salem State University

Last Updated: 6/02/23

Job Description


The recruiting coordinator collaborates with hiring departments to identify and attract a diverse and talented workforce by managing job boards and advertising, as well as representing the university at conferences and other external recruiting events to develop a robust pipeline of applicants.

The recruiting coordinator consults with hiring managers and committees to discuss position requirements, selection criteria, and recruitment strategy. This role also provides training for the applicant tracking system and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, rules, regulations, and labor laws. This position interacts heavily with external applicants and internal users in a high volume recruiting environment. The ideal candidate will possess strong customer service skills and be adept at relationship building with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the recruitment field within higher education
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional human resources experience
  • Familiarity with web based applicant tracking systems
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills, and the ability to prioritize daily workload
  • Strong editorial skills; be detail oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience training hiring managers and/or presenting in front of large groups
  • Knowledge of Commonwealth collective bargaining agreements
  • Ability to speak Spanish

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 5-10 pounds.

This is an off site position that requires some on site, in person duties.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.

This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.

EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.

Company Details

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Our Mission Salem State's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development. Our Vision Salem State University will be a premier teaching university that engages students in an inspi...