Requisition ID:  28216

Director, Faculty Recruitment & Concierge Program

Job Summary

Develop, coordinate and implement faculty recruitment strategies. Co-design, coordinate, and implement effective dual career and relocation assistance strategies. Manage the college faculty recruitment and hiring processes to ensure search effectiveness and timeliness to hire the best, diverse faculty talent.  Contribute to faculty hiring planning plans and provide guidance and support to faculty search committees ensuring compliance of search and screen procedures, laws, and regulation. Lead dual career job assistance and relocation efforts for both current and prospective faculty in the college.  Direct the program team to assist with the preparation of the visa application for faculty, staff, and visitors within the college.  

Who We Are

The College of Engineering at Purdue University is among the best and largest Engineering schools in the world. With nearly 16,000 engineering students and over 500 tenure track faculty in the college, this position has ample opportunity to have an impact at one of the world’s most influential universities.

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What We Are Looking For




  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, organizational leadership, career development or closely related field 
  • Six (6) years of experience working closely with university faculty in a strategic or operations role (for example as operations/program manager, managing director, etc.) or other recruitment, business operations, or HR-related experience



  • Experience with recruitment and/or dual career programs in academic settings
  • Prior supervisory experience




  • Advanced networking, time management, and written and oral communication skills
  • High-level interpersonal skills in building alliances and maintaining relationships
  • High level of comfort interacting with faculty and upper-level administrators
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills
  • Ability to navigate complex issues with diplomacy
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be creative, thorough, and professional
  • Ability to manage interruptions, and balance multiple and varied tasks
  • Proficiency with computer and common business software



  • Familiarity with job markets at Purdue University, the Greater Lafayette area, as well as Indianapolis
  • Familiarity with standard office procedures and Purdue University policies and procedures

Additional Information

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue
  • Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contributions Immediately
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette