University Relations Manager

  • samsung
  • United States New_ Jersey Ridgefield Park 40.8570442 -74.02152849999999 United States
  • May 22, 2016

Job Description

General Description

Reporting to the Talent Acquisition leader, the University Relations Manager will drive the development of University Relations strategy and own the execution of our UR recruitment programs. This position entails working with our Talent Acquisition Team, our HR Business Partners, Executive Leadership, Hiring Managers, Corporate Support Teams and Partner Universities to identify our growing talent needs, build relationships, and recruit top talent in support of our growing organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•    Development and deployment of corporate UR strategies that will enable the business to grow and scale.
•    Attract and retain the top university talent
•    Drive communication and awareness for the University Relations program internally and externally
•    Responsible for all key areas of University Relations, including: on-campus recruitment, intern hiring, new grad recruitment, and alumni relationship building for undergrad/MBA/PhD for both technical and non-technical groups
•    Organize and execute campus events to include strong internal representation from the business teams
•    Cultivate strong relationships with local universities/colleges by creating and fostering deep faculty and career administration relationships.  
•    Leverage Samsung employee alumni to attract and gain access to the best students
•    Create a "best in class" social media strategy to reach and engage students, alumni, educators and parents
•    Ensure that we are diversifying our internship hiring and opportunities wherever possible
•    Effectively leverage metrics/KPIs to ensure execution is on track quarterly

Necessary Skills / Attributes

•A minimum of 5-7 years of combined experience in operations, Talent Acquisition, HR, and/or University Relations experience, plus Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
•Experience coordinating University Relations programs highly preferred
•Strong problem solving mindset, with the ability to seek creative solutions to problems as they arise
•Exceptional customer service focus, including attention to producing quality results
•Exceptional interpersonal, teamwork skills and ability to interact effectively at all levels within an organization
•Ability to multi-task and manage various recruitment projects simultaneously
•Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
•Self-initiative along with the ability to respond quickly to client requests and foster professional business relationships
•Innovative self-starter with passion for excellence
•Knowledge and application of recruitment laws and practices preferred
•Able to thrive in high volume, fast paced environment
•Expert in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
•Familiar with information/applicant tracking or recruiting databases/systems
•Strong organizational skills and high degree of attention to detail and follow through
•Ability to work independently, efficiently and effectively, while maintaining attention to detail
•Comfortable working with teams in different office locations, and promoting teamwork
•Confident with the ability to effectively and quickly adapt to an ever changing work environment and priorities
•Ability to travel up to 50-60%

Company Information


BIG THINGS HAPPEN HERE. The amazing products  for which Samsung  is known  world-wide are the results of the amazing people who work here. Their talent, creativity, dedication, and commitment to innovation are what make us who we are. To continue to be a world leader in technology, we focus on attracting the best talent available and offer a corporate culture in which every individual can challenge themselves to discover how good they are, and how great they can become.  

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, and with offices in Richardson, TX and Palo Alto, CA, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and a world leader in technology. We market a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, smartphones, information systems, and home appliances. Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and responsibility to corporate citizenship. As a result of our commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. Our company is currently ranked #7 in Interbrand’s "100 Best Global Brands," and named #3 on the Boston Consulting Group list as one of the world's most innovative companies in 2014.

At Samsung we work hard – every day. It is a fast-paced and challenging work environment, and we are a nimble team that constantly pushes ourselves to be the best. If you have energy, passion, dedication and drive, and you thrive in a fast-paced workplace, the rewards at Samsung are many. Imagine working for a global company that is a world leader in innovation, in an environment where exciting things happen every day. Imagine working with an amazing group of visionaries/ individuals who make products that bring joy to millions of people across the globe every single day. Imagine where you want to be, and who you want to be. At Samsung...the possibilities are limitless. Apply today and find out why LinkedIn ranked us as one of North America’s Most InDemand Employers in 2014.

To this end, we follow various protocols during the recruitment process, including but not limited to, avoiding the inadvertent disclosure of confidential information of the applicant’s former employer.

Samsung Electronics America provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.