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J.B. Hunt Transport University Relations Recruiter in Atlanta, Georgia

University Relations Recruiter

Atlanta, GA - Fulton Ind Park

Job Title:

University Relations Recruiter


Human Resources


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for sourcing, soliciting, and interviewing potential candidates for primarily entry and mid-level exempt positions. This individual is responsible for selling J.B. Hunt's compensation and benefits packages, advising on pay/salary, and coaching hiring managers on recruiting best practices.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach hiring managers regarding University Recruiting strategies

  • Communicate regularly with University contacts, department leaders, and key business partners to build relationships

  • Communicate with student applicants and prospects to inform them of the status of their application

  • Manage, plan, and facilitate activities for organizational recruiting such as company information sessions and interview days

  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of prospective and current candidates utilizing basic sourcing and recruiting strategies

  • Extend offers of employment and negotiate offer components within pre-determined parameters with hiring manager approval

  • Participate in debrief meetings and share data on student prospect activity and recruiting progress

  • Regularly report on recruiting activity, tactics, strategy, short-comings and successes

  • Provide information to help hiring managers and influence workforce planning decisions

  • Provide basic-level candidate experience by showcasing knowledge of the organization

  • Schedule interviews for hiring managers

  • Uses discretion to screen candidates and perform interviews for determining fit of candidates and referring to appropriate positions

  • Recruits for job roles that vary in complexity; primarily entry-level exempt but occasionally up to mid-level, with pay that ranges from entry-level to upper level exempt positions

  • Advise hiring managers on pay/salary

  • Create requisitions and job posting content


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree with 1-3 years combination of education, experience and training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Management, Communications, Psychology, or related field, with 2-3 years of university recruiting experience, education, and training

  • Ability to exercise discretion

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to pay attention to detail

  • Ability to quickly learn technical knowledge

  • Ability to make time-sensitive decisions

  • Basic critical thinking skills

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills

  • Basic public speaking skills

  • Flexible to work around candidates' schedule

  • Interpersonal or “people” skills

  • Proficient active listening skills

  • Self-motivation

  • Superior customer service skills

  • Understanding of the end-to-end recruiting cycle


Associates: Business Administration/Management (Required), Bachelors: Business Communications, Bachelors: Psychology

Work Experience:

Human Resources, Recruiting

Job Opening ID:

00409069 University Relations Recruiter (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by

employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive

inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

Posted 42 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.