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Sr. Recruiter, University Relations (Contractor)

Lake County, Illinois Req ID 2211307 Category Human Resources Division AbbVie

This role is intended to be a 12-month contract and can be based remotely.


The University Relations Recruiter (Contractor) will be responsible for full lifecycle recruitment of extern, intern and early career hires. This role is intended to be a 12-month contractor position and can be based remotely. Responsibilities may include:

  • Managing candidates through full lifecycle recruitment of key internship and full-time roles, including participating in campus recruitment events, pre-screening candidates, managing candidate communications, documenting candidate progress in appropriate systems, extending offers and other recruitment-related processes.
  • Being a strategic advisor to our business partners by leveraging data and market intelligence to develop innovative university recruitment attraction and sourcing strategies aligned to business priorities.
  • Cultivating relationships with university staff and student organizations, enhancing AbbVie’s employment brand with targeted universities and organizations.
  • Supporting intern programming and event logistics.

Supporting other University Relations efforts as needed

Qualifications - External

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3-5 years of related recruitment experience required; campus recruitment experience preferred.
  • Experience supporting recruitment in R&D functions preferred.
  • Proficiency in recruiting systems such as Taleo, Avature, Yello, Handshake, Brazen preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively influence others at all levels in an organization.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Enthusiasm for talent and the desire to help shape future leaders.
Significant Work Activities: N/A
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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