US Campus Recruiting Leader - Chicago, IL

Navigant Consulting Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago


The Campus Recruiting Leader is responsible for setting and overseeing the delivery of strategic and tactical recruiting programs for entry-level hires at Navigant's target campuses as well as off-campus applicants for assigned Navigant business units. This individual will lead, measure, and mentor their recruiting team to operationalize and deliver on strategy through a comprehensive recruiting program that is centered on service and process excellence. This includes demonstrating this success through timely and accurate reporting and analysis of recruiting metrics. The incumbent will proactively partner with corporate leadership (HR, Operations, Resource Management, Compensation, On-boarding) to achieve the most efficient and effective brand-defining approach to campus recruiting and sourcing activities.

This position interfaces closely with practice and geographic leaders to ensure that overall recruiting goals are achieved, and resource needs are aligned with Navigant's culture, clients and the best interests of our people. This highly visible role is expected to make positive measurable impact with their clients and with the internal TA team by leading project initiatives with the Director of Talent Acquisition. We are looking for a creative and innovative leader who can build, enhance and lead a dynamic best-in-class campus recruiting program.

Position Expectations:

Talent Acquisition Leaders are required to demonstrate a high level of performance in the following:

  • Client Relationship Leadership

  • Function as an advisor to business leaders regarding organizational and entry-level talent acquisition issues

  • Engage senior practice leaders with a consistent level of communication to ensure positive results, solicit feedback, and report on key metrics.

  • Receive positive feedback from internal corporate colleagues and stakeholders for successfully building inclusive and collaborative relationships to achieving desired results

  • Recruiting Strategy and Operations

  • Build, implement, and manage an effective and efficient recruiting program that is understood by your team, clients and other stakeholders

  • Enhance the current TA infrastructure by enhancing or creating process efficiencies and tools that enable your team and improve results

  • Ensure candidates are consistently assessed through Navigant's interview framework; monitor quality of hire with your client and HR to make improvements

  • Work with HR business partners and HR functional experts to review and maintain competitive total rewards that are focused on employee needs and cost effective for the firm

  • Meet compliance standards in accordance with OFCCP, EEO, and Navigant policies and service level agreements

  • Team Leadership

  • Receive excellent feedback from your team by creating a positive high-performance working culture that is based on Navigant's core values (Respect, Innovation, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence)

  • Provide guidance and coaching on a regular basis to ensure your team is equipped and prepared to anticipate needs and meet goals

  • Project Leadership

  • Successfully lead recruiting initiatives and projects aimed to improve operations delivery, collaboration, branding, metrics, and morale

  • Communication and Executive Disposition

  • Communicate effectively (written and verbal), especially with senior leadership and presenting to large audiences

  • Represent Navigant with poise, professionalism and confidence

  • Demonstrate a high level of self-awareness and ability to gauge others to guide your behavior to constructively deal effectively with difficult circumstances including soliciting help to avert foreseeable set-backs.

  • Monitor scope of client expectations surrounding delivery of generated results


Basic Requirements:

  • Current U.S. work authorization required

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Minimum of 8 years of corporate (in-house) campus recruiting experience successfully advising and influencing business leaders on recruitment solutions in a fast-paced, dynamic, matrixed and people-centric business model

  • Minimum of 3 years of recent experience leading others in a diverse in-house recruiting team

  • Travel requirements for this position are seasonal and as needed

  • Preferred Requirements:

  • Change agility, strong attention to detail but with the ability to synthesize details into relevant reporting summaries to discuss with senior leaders

  • Exceptional organizational, time management, communication, and presentation skills to drive multiple priorities and achieve desired results

  • Exceptional candidate relationship manager with solid negotiation skills to deliver a brand-defining experience while effectively managing expectations

  • Demonstrated high degree of self-awareness and ability to accurately gauge others to appropriately guide thinking and behavior, especially in difficult situations

  • Thrive in a collaborative environment with the ability to capitalize on a diverse group of professional skills and personalities

  • Experience leading a team by creating a positive and productive work environment with proven success in managing, mentoring and coaching a team and effectively influencing others (stakeholders, peers and other colleagues)

  • Advanced technology proficiency for data management; metrics, reporting and analytics in: (1) campus event management software (Navigant uses Yello); (2) CRM (Navigant uses Avature); (3) ATS (Peoplesoft converting to Oracle Fusion); (4) MS Office programs and tools (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint); (5) and LinkedIn.

Mental/Physical Requirements

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously

  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate work activities of others

  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively

  • Generally works in an office environment

EEO/C&B Statement

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

About Navigant

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant's professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant's practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at

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US Campus Recruiting Leader - Chicago, IL

Navigant Consulting