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Requisition ID:  4855

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Summary

As part of the talent acquisition team at Purdue University, this individual will establish relationships as a strategic partner to develop and implement recruitment strategies, serve as a full-cycle recruiter and influence the Purdue brand.  The successful candidate will work closely with departments to attract top talent and develop pipelines of qualified candidates for a variety of positions, identify recruitment resources, and cultivate creative recruitment ideas; while gaining the satisfaction of working for a nationally renowned university.

The talent acquisition team at Purdue has a strong commitment to staying abreast of recruitment trends and developing the Purdue Careers brand.   The successful candidate will serve as a member of the Purdue Careers’ social media team and assist in developing the recruitment marketing strategy.



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Management, or related field.
  • Three years' relevant experience in a recruiting, sourcing or recruitment marketing role.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of recruiting best practices, laws and regulations.
  • Effective multi-tasking and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple searches and deliver a high level of service to internal clients.
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information with the utmost discretion.

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement: Defined Contribution Waiting Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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Nearest Major Market: Lafayette