Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.
Exponent is currently hiring for a Recruiter to join our Human Resources team in our Menlo Park, CA office. Exponent has aggressive hiring plans each year, and this position will focus on hiring full-time Ph.D. engineers and scientists for entry and mid-level technical consulting positions. This individual will be responsible for identifying, engaging, and evaluating Ph.D. students and Postdocs at top universities as well as engineers and scientists who are in the early stages of their industrial careers. This is a great opportunity to join an established professional services firm that is committed to increasing its hiring numbers each year. A successful person in this role will have opportunities for career growth and will be exposed to projects in onboarding, people development, and other aspects of human resources. We have an exceptional recruiting culture - come be a part of our team!
Responsibilities for this position include:
Identify and recruit talented Ph.D. engineers and scientists for full-time consulting positions within Exponent
Manage on-campus recruiting events at select universities, including information sessions, tech talks, receptions, career fairs, and more
Build new and maintain established relationships with universities, graduate students, professors, and industry professionals
Partner with consulting staff and hiring managers to achieve hiring goals across multiple offices and practices
Execute all aspects of the recruiting process including identification, screening, and interviewing candidates
Collaborate with hiring managers to source candidates through LinkedIn and other sources
Qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's degree required
1-5 years of experience in recruiting preferred, college recruiting experience preferred
Previous Human Resources experience preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships
Project management or event management experience, with ability to take ownership of projects and multi-task
Demonstrated success in marketing positions and engaging candidates on LinkedIn
Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, and a self-starter
Must be able to work under critical time deadlines and to re-evaluate priorities while exercising good judgment
Local travel required
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer.