Accomplished University Relations Human Resources professional building a twice award-winning University Relations Program from the ground up. Seeking to leverage extensive knowledge of achieving results through relationship building and collaboration at all levels of an organization and externally to source, recruit, develop, and retain diverse talent and sustain employee engagement.
Lead Early Career Program strategy and initiatives designed to create a diverse leadership pipeline to support business growth.
Managed CG’s USA Early Career Program by overseeing the University Recruiting team and all functions associated with campus recruiting, including brand, strategy, campus relations, and career fairs to maximize best practices to attract and hire top, diverse intern talent. The program in 2022 supported 100 interns and co-ops, converting 60% of eligible interns to full-time hires.
Provided leadership and direction while coaching, providing feedback, and mentoring 2 team members.
Partnered with Talent Acquisition to implement a diverse recruitment strategy to attract and hire diverse talent bringing in 57 % female and 50% BIPOC intern and co-op hires.
Ensured accurate completion through documentation and tracking for each candidate in CG’s Workday ATS.
Partnered with Corporate Communications to build a captivating Employer Branding Value Proposition for CG’s Handshake and WayUp Early pages resulting in an increase from 17% viewing to 65% viewing rate.
Partnered with the Training and Development team to build and execute a 12-week Career Readiness program based on NACE’s learning objectives for all three cohorts (Spring, Summer, and Fall).
Established trusting partnerships with business leads at the CEO to Manager Level.
Provided recommendations, analyzed hiring and recruiting data, created reports, and created and managed presentations to support recruiting for entry-level talent.
Owned, developed, and maintained key university relationships with campus career centers, faculty contacts, and student organizations, and attended and managed presence at career fairs, receptions, national diversity conferences, and other campus-related events.
Built an early career pipeline for future roles by hiring interns with select technical skills to support business needs.
Fulfilled 100% of CG’s intern needs by interviewing approximately 2,000 students at 12 separate University Career Fairs, college websites, social media, job boards, and referral networking. The program supported 70 interns and co-ops, converting 50% of eligible interns to full-time hires.
Created processes to engage business leaders to determine short- and long-term talent requirements.
Created an exceptional candidate experience through continuous improvements in recruitment and onboarding processes based on ongoing surveys and feedback from candidates and employees.
Identified and fostered relationships to help build CG’s branding on-campus at Georgia Tech’s WECE, IIT’s SHPE and SWE, and UIUC’s Pi Tau Sigma.
Responsible for the entire lifecycle of early career positions (created requisitions, sourced candidates at University Recruiting events, and coached candidates through the entire interview process).
Fulfilled 100% of CG’s intern needs by interviewing approximately 1,300 students at eight separate University Career Fairs, college websites, social media, job boards, and referral networking. The program supported 45 interns and co-ops, converting 50% of eligible interns to full-time hires.
Analyzed CG’s partnered school’s student demographics and curriculum expertise yearly to keep college partnerships aligned with CG’s business needs and philosophy.
Scheduled, planned, and attended College Job Fairs, including Hiring Managers’ schedules to attend career fairs.
Developed and managed a budget for campus hiring and recruitment activities.
Managed the administrative tasks and related activities to support the US Recruiting Team.
Coordinated, on average, over 100 interviews per week.
Collaborated with the Talent Acquisition Team to help create and contribute to CG’s new ATS system.
Managed the onboarding process in Illinois and assisted in Arizona and Mexico when needed.