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University of Virginia Recruiter in Charlottesville, Virginia

The University of Virginia's (UVA) Department of Human Resources is currently seeking two Recruiters to join their team. UVA HR ( ensures people, teams, and organizations can do their best work every day. The vision of UVA HR is to be an inspiration to all in the UVA community of what a collection of people are capable of. As part of the Talent Community of Expertise ( our vision is to recruit the best talent to the University of Virginia ( , ensuring the best possible experience for the hiring manager, search committee, and job seekers.

Recruiters are a vital role designed to provide best in class recruitment services to support the many programs and initiatives of The University of Virginia. Recruiters will create an environment of trust with hiring managers, faculty, and candidates, while providing a consistent level of service and appropriate sourcing for open positions.

These are new roles to support the growing needs at UVA. The incumbents will report to the Manager of Academic Talent Recruitment and will not have direct reports.

Consistent with UVA’s 2030 “Great and Good” ( strategic plan, UVA HR is committed to attracting and supporting the best students, faculty, and staff, recognizing that our success depends on the quality of our people. UVA HR will strive to recruit excellent and diverse faculty; and cultivating staff success by prioritizing a diverse workforce and the creation of an inclusive and supportive environment.

The successful candidates will thrive in a team environment but will have the ability to successfully navigate an autonomous role. Recruiters are responsible for drafting and executing a search strategy, posting and advertising vacant positions, assisting with the interview process, negotiating and delivering verbal offers, and ultimately formally extending offer letters.  The Talent Recruitment team recruits for faculty, staff, and research positions throughout the University to build our talent pipeline with a diverse candidate pool of top talent. This includes identifying, sourcing, and attracting top talent by utilizing creative sourcing techniques for both active and passive candidates. Recruiters partner and collaborate with hiring managers to create customized job descriptions, share insight on the talent market with hiring managers, serve as a liaison with hiring managers and candidates, to streamline the recruitment process. Responsibilities will include screening resumes for minimum qualifications and assisting managers as needed with Workday, UVA’s Applicant Tracking System. The incumbents will manage the full life cycle recruiting process for candidates, to ensure they have a positive experience.

Recruiters must be able to conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards and provide hiring managers with best practices for increasing diversity and inclusion and advice on HR best practices as it relates to Talent Recruitment. Responsibilities include maintaining reports, data, metrics and/or KPIs to leaders within UVA; and a proven ability to analyze and present information and maintain accurate and detailed records is required. The ability to clearly articulate complex, specific information in the area of subject matter expertise and to advise other professionals on policy and procedures is essential.  Recruiters serve as a liaison between the Schools, UVA HR, and Provost on faculty and staff matters; and use partnering skills to build and foster working relationships with hiring managers, HR Business Partners, external partners, and organizational leadership.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma

  • At least one year of relevant HR/Recruiting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience working with faculty searches, faculty affairs, human resources, or staff development in a higher education setting.

  • Experience with Workday or Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

These positions are currently remote due to Covid-19 protocols but would be reevaluated when it is deemed appropriate to return to Grounds.

The anticipated start dates are Summer 2022. These are exempt-level, benefited positions. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit . 

These positions will remain open until filled but preference will be given to applications received by July 15, 2022. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday ( , and search for R0037560 Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:

  • CV/Resume

  • Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process SkillSurvey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process. A minimum of three is required. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman ( , Academic Recruiter.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see and ( .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines ( webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.

In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.

The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA ( and Why Charlottesville ( webpages