University of San Francisco Recruiter Employer Relations in San Francisco, California

Job Summary

Under the general supervision and direction of the Director of External Engagement, the Recruiter of Employer Relations will advise and educate students on career-related matters by developing relationships that support the unique needs of their career search strategies. In an effort to maximize career outcomes for all of our students, this position will focus on employer partnerships in regions and industries that align with their career interests. In addition, this position will provide support in the data collection and management process.

The Recruiter will advise School of Management (SOM) graduate students on the complete range of career planning and job search issues, which includes research and development of job search strategies for students who are using their graduate degree to achieve domestic and international career goals by facilitating a change in geographic location or industry/functional focus.

Job Responsibilities

Business Development (80%)

  • Develops recruiting relationships with organizations in the SF Bay Area, nationally and key international locations.

  • Works with employers to facilitate recruiting and develop employer contacts locally and globally through development visits.

  • Identifies local partners offering projects, jobs and intern roles that align with our student’s interests.

  • Develop a prospect list within targeted companies and industries to align with school’s goals

  • Work with students to link to contacts in particular industries through alumni contacts and relationships. Assist with bringing recruiters to campus and company visits.

  • Advises students seeking opportunities in and outside of their home country on the job search and overall career planning process, particularly in regard to self-assessment for opportunities and networking.

  • Identifies emerging trends and content relevant to students and their domestic/international job search.

  • Develops and maintains information for website that contributes to our Career Management Portal. Maintain CRM database with external contacts and notes.

  • Work with team on all events, orientation, and professional development through graduation.

  • Address cross-cultural, verbal and writing challenges through creative programming and referrals.

  • Works with external coaches in providing additional guidance on career objectives

Data and Metrics (20%)

  • Works as a team with the Director and Operations Manager to develop and maintain a reporting mechanism for graduate employment surveys & statistics, internships and employment outcomes. Communicate information regarding career trends and job opportunities to students and alumni in a timely, effective manner. Share success stories and testimonials as appropriate for publication and recruitment.

  • Assist with the data collection process including survey design and reporting standards for rankings.

  • Evaluate information collected for internal/external publication as well as career program planning.

Minimum Requirements

BS or BA degree required. Graduate degree preferred. Three or more years’ experience in managing/supporting recruitment programs at a university or college with proven results in recruitment and yield initiatives.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree strongly preferred.

  • 5 plus years of related experience that includes recruiting, career services and corporate/external relations.

  • A strong desire to work with students is critical as well as the demonstrated ability to develop external partnerships with target employers and organizations.

  • Knowledge of business and academic environments and how the two interrelate.

  • Significant recruiting, career management external relations work and/or travel experience highly desirable.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Experience with Salesforce, Handshake, and Banner a plus.

  • Advance skills in Microsoft Office.

Special Instructions to Applicants

About USF

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit

EEO Policy

The University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

Requisition Number: 2017-1322Staff

Job Title: Recruiter Employer Relations

Job Location: Downtown San Francisco Campus

Salary Type: Exempt

Job Type: Full-Time

Union Type: Non Union

Travel: Up to 50%

Work Environment: Office

Job Open Date: 08/11/2017

Posted until Filled: Yes

Fair Chance Ordinance: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. For more information visit: