Campus Recruiter (University Recruiter)

Grant Thornton 2/8/2019 8:41:34 AM
JOB ID: 042924 Specialty:
Alexandria, Virginia




Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Alexandria office and take an active role in supporting the campus recruiting function. Working in a challenging, high volume, fast-paced environment, the Campus Recruiter will work closely with a Senior Campus Recruiter to assist in ensuring the quality and effectiveness of the entry-level talent acquisition process and help implement strategies to identify, attract, and hire high quality, diverse employees for the region from top colleges and universities.

Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. Our public sector team members find solutions that help government leaders with issues including acquisitions, financial management, human capital, information technology and performance management in federal, state, local and international governments.

Coordinate and help facilitate all logistics associated with hosting on-campus activities at target schools, including scheduling and conducting interviews, registering for career fairs and other events, and arranging information sessions, activities, presentations with key clubs and organizations.
Coordinate all logistics surrounding the office visit process, including making travel arrangements for out-of-town candidates interviewing in the Alexandria office
Build and maintain relationships with target candidates.
Assist with onboarding candidates, including disseminating new hire paperwork to the security office and human resources, sending communications to new hires, etc.
Assist the senior campus recruiter with preparing periodic reporting and status updates on the progress of university recruiting to local leadership.
Document all activity into applicant tracking systems and other local applications, as required.
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality on matters that require discretion.
Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis.


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field strongly preferred
2+ years of high volume recruiting experience, preferably developing and executing university recruiting programs.
Strong administrative skills, documentation skills, and detail-orientation and a demonstrated proficiency with reporting tools and databases.
Experience in university recruiting, administrative support of recruiting or public accounting or tax with experience in campus/university a plus.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Occasional travel is required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other

Requisition ID: 042924

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, Virginia