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University Talent Acquisition Partner

Description

We’re looking for a University Recruiter to join our Talent Acquisition team and support the Appian University Recruiting program. You’ll not only manage the full-lifecycle recruiting process for university candidates, but you’ll also own and maintain close relationships with university departments, career centres, student groups, and department faculty alike. With University Talent Acquisition being a cornerstone of Appian’s talent acquisition strategy, you will be a prominent contributor in shaping the company’s culture, and our ability to innovate.

 

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Own candidate lifecycle from start to finish, including: sourcing, interviewing, negotiating, and closing 

  • Effectively source candidates on a variety of recruiting platforms

  • Contribute to building positive brand recognition in the local, domestic, and international community 

  • Partner with hiring leaders across departments as a strategic advisor

  • Continually help improve, evolve and scale our interview best practices

  • Understand Appian’s business strategy and competitive positioning

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years proven success as a university/graduate recruiter, technical recruiting experience preferred 

  • Outstanding ability to cultivate relationships, particularly with university students and internal senior leadership

  • Seeks to attract talented, successful, and diverse students from top universities; a demonstrated affinity for working closely with students at all levels of their academic careers

  • Thrives best while working in a fast-paced, high-performing team environment

  • Develops and executes diversity sourcing strategies and mutually beneficial partnerships

  • Possesses the ability to manage a myriad of activities which include, but are not limited to: candidate pipelining and relationship-building, event staffing and scheduling, high-volume interview scheduling, maintenance of job postings, etc.

  • Understands how to use relevant data management systems (applicant tracking systems) as well as presentation-building software (Google Slides, Powerpoint, Canva, etc)

  • Loves planning and executing creative events (to help build our brand with partner universities and programs)

  • Is comfortable with delivering presentations, or participating in public speaking engagements

  • Effectively partners with hiring managers and stakeholders to understand ever-evolving business needs and assess position goals and requirements

 

About Appian:

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform.

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we’re focused on lasting positive change.

Join us.