Recruiting Specialist (Temporary)

Job Number
Job Type
Temporary Full-Time
Human Resources
HR: Recruitment Services
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


This is a temporary position.  Assignment could last between 6-12 months based upon business needs.  Position is benefit eligible.




Emory University seeks a motivated, energetic full life-cycle recruiter who is skilled in the use of social media to attract the top talent who will help Emory impact the world around us through innovative and courageous leadership in research, health care, and social action.

  • Partners with clients to identify and qualify top applicants throughout the employment process.
  • Collaborates with hiring official to define recruitment criteria.
  • Provides full life cycle recruitment efforts for non-faculty job vacancies.
  • Composes employment advertisements and contacts appropriate advertising sources.
  • Advises and provides informal counseling to applicants, including employees, regarding the employment process.
  • Determines which applicants are most qualified for specific positions and refers applicants for interviews.
  • Ensures the applicant referral pool has a cross section of diverse candidates; adheres to established equal opportunity and affirmative action goals.
  • Gathers job related information from applicants and conducts interviews.
  • Ensures appropriate background screening is administered.
  • Partners with clients to determine appropriate starting salaries for final job candidates.
  • Participates in process improvement efforts by developing long range recruiting strategies, attending recruiting events, developing recruiting materials, and maintaining recruitment contacts to increase the pool of qualified applicants for specific positions.
  • Maintains required records and documentation to ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures and applicable regulations.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field.
  • Two years of employment experience preferably within a staffing/recruiting agency or an HR function.
  • Strong customer service skills.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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