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Recruiter (9198)

Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


As a member of American University’s Office of Human Resources Recruitment Team, the Recruiter will assist with the evolution of AU’s strategic recruiting function. Serving as a primary point of contact for both applicants and hiring departments, the Recruiter actively manages the life-cycle recruiting process of full-time staff searches at the university. Additionally, the Recruiter acts in consult to hiring managers, providing guidance and a la carte recruitment services to include; strategic sourcing, pre-screening, development of competency-based behavioral interview guides, scheduling assistance, conducting reference and background checks, and providing consult on offers of employment. The Recruiter also provide support for on-boarding activities.


In accordance with the university’s strategic plan, this role works closely with other Recruitment Team members to foster an inclusive and diverse workforce that proactively attracts diverse talent via outreach and networking.


This position reports to the Director of Recruitment and is a collaborative team member of the Human Resources team.  

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 35-Exempt
  • Sr. Coordinator/Sr. Analyst B

Salary Range

  • Commensurate with experience

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in training and experience
  • 3-5 years of recruiting or related human resource experience
  • Strong quality service practices
  • Core knowledge of HR compliance and applicable district and federal laws, regulations, and statutes
  • Current knowledge of recruiting best practices and trends
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Customer focused with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Collaboratively focused 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and applicant tracking systems

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience building and facilitating trainings
  • Experience working with and managing vendors and search firms
  • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter/Recruiter Lite

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check


Current American University Employees:

If you are a current full-time or part-time staff member at American University, please log into AsuccessfulU through the myAU portal. Once in AsuccessfulU, please select the Careers tile which will take you to our internal career page. 


Contact Us:

For more information or assistance with the American University careers site, email


American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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