The Smith Consulting Group

Talent Acquisition Coordinator-College Recruiter

The Smith Consulting Group - Nashville, TN

As a member of the Human Resources Team, the Talent Acquisition/College Relations coordinator is responsible for managing and implementing a Talent Acquisition strategy to drive overall talent attraction and retention strategies for the Company. You will be responsible for supporting the full recruiting lifecycle while being a trusted advisor to your hiring managers. This reports to the Director of Human Resources. You will function as a subject matter expert, driving informed recommendations on recruitment strategies and candidates, and manage recruitment partners. This exciting and important role will be integral in setting the overall long-term recruiting strategy for a best-in-class organization.


  • The first priority is people and culture across the organization and ensures company values are incorporated into all aspects of the business. We strive for culture to be #1 reason employees join and grow.
  •  Manage full lifecycle the college recruiting processes including developing the recruitment strategy and sourcing, qualifying, and closing candidates •
  • Work with the Director of HR to develop and maintain a dynamic recruitment strategy to assist in the continued growth to include: planning and attending relevant college recruitment events (i.e. career fairs, information sessions, open houses, online webinars and chats).
  • Build and cultivate relationships utilizing various communication methods (phone, email, social media, web, social networking, etc.) to ensure proper advertisement of all Neel-Schaffer opportunities and follow-up with prospective students.
  • Develop key contacts with college fair coordinators to arrange visits to campus recruitment events and coordinate internal teams to attend and provide set-up and swag
  • Partner with academic colleges and departments to coordinate events specific to civil engineering programs.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with regional teams, hiring managers and candidates. Guides stakeholders through the recruitment process from start to finish.
  • Champion the candidate, be their advocate, and create an authentic candidate experience by setting clear expectations and corresponding to them in a timely manner
  • Champion inclusion and diversity in the recruitment process to drive equitable results
  • Partner with the greater human resources and marketing teams to support best in class employer branding
  • Use data to continuously evaluate your processes and make improvements where necessary as we continue to grow and scale.
  • Embody company core values and immerse them throughout the recruitment process
  • Performs additional, ad-hoc related duties and support HR operations and recruiting projects as needed
  • Participate in professional Human Resource organizations and networking groups to stay abreast of trends and conduct research as needed.
  • Process and Compliance: • Ensure recruitment process is administered in compliance with applicable state / federal laws.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and develop action plans.
  • Identify and establish productive relationships with colleges, management and peers across regions. Model and reinforce internal and external service excellence by demonstrating best practices.
  • Create and maintain a work environment which promotes teamwork, performance, feedback, recognition, mutual respect, and employee satisfaction; establish and communicate priorities, set performance objectives, provide direction, and hold others accountable.

To be successful in this role, the following is required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources and/or related field.
  • 3+ years in of experience in recruiting – specifically college recruiting..
  • Digital recruiting experience a plus, ideal working knowledge of LinkedIn, Indeed, Handshake.
  • General knowledge of recruitment/hiring laws and practices
  • Ability to quickly adapt to and embrace new technology
  • Excellent social media knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Outstanding communication skills-written and verbal
  • Computer Skills: Computer literacy required, including working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel Teams, PowerPoint, and Access.

Posted On: Monday, July 25, 2022

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