The University of Missouri seeks a dynamic recruitment and HR
professional to support the Office of Human Resources’ efforts to
develop and deliver dynamic recruitment and retention services for
the University of Missouri Division of Advancement. The successful
candidate will foster and maintain positive relationships with
hiring managers, candidates and the community.
This Recruitment Consultant will focus on delivering efficient,
effective outcomes in the areas of recruiting and onboarding and
help to develop full-cycle recruitment services from HR to the
various Advancement needs of the university and will work in direct
collaboration with the UM System Recruitment Center of Expertise
(COE). Key recruitment efforts performed by this position will
- Candidate attraction, branding and marketing efforts
- Active/Passive prospect searching, sourcing, and lead
- Candidate screening, interviewing and referencing.
The successful candidate will need the ability to partner with
internal constituents across the Advancement division to understand
strategic objectives in order to develop recruitment strategies
that will meet current and future staffing needs. In addition, the
• Contribute to Advancement’s recruitment
process improvements, task forces, subsequent change management
efforts, and help to implement new strategies for improved
recruitment success for faculty and staff positions.
• Author effective job announcements and execute
the Advancement job posting process for internal mechanisms and
• Leverage recruiting resources (e.g., online,
publications) and strategize search options in order to identify
and attract highly qualified and diverse Advancement candidates;
assist with spouse/partner recruitment and retention efforts.
• Coordinating the screening and selection
activities of Advancement recruitment including assessments,
interviews, testing, reference checks; negotiate and extend offers
• Stay current on trends and innovative
recruiting techniques; develop ongoing creative and cost-effective
• Conduct follow up calls and quality improvement
studies with hiring managers/teams and new hires in order to
continually improve upon services and experience.
• Maintain complete and accurate documentation of
recruiting activities to support MU’s affirmative action
obligations and efforts.
Successful candidates will be persuasive communicators with
exceptional organizational and time management skills. They must
demonstrate customer service, collaboration, confidentiality,
integrity and a commitment to inclusion, diversity and equal
opportunity in their activities.
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm; This position will be based in
Columbia, MO. Remote and/or Hybrid working arrangements may be
considered for highly qualified candidates.
Ability to travel nationally up to 25%
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable
knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Degree in Communications, Project/Program Management, or Human
Knowledge of diverse fundraising institutions, with prior
university experience preferred
Experience in full cycle recruitment
Executed challenging recruitment activities in complex
PHR or SPHR certification and/or Certified Professional or Sr.
Experience with scheduling tools, Microsoft Teams, and HRIS
& CRM databases.
Must be able to utilize Microsoft Office and other computer
Founded in 1839, the University of Missouri is the oldest public
university west of the Mississippi River. MU provides all the
benefits of two universities in one: It is a major land-grant
institution with a statewide mission of service to citizens, as
well as Missouri's largest public research university. Considered
one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is one of only 34
public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri,
to be selected for membership in the prestigious Association of
Mizzou Advancement emphasizes talent acquisition and
professional development in service to our overall mission of
enhancing private support of the University of Missouri. As a
result, the division continues to attract top talent from around
the country. Comprising 180 staff members with a presence across
the United States and around the world, Mizzou Advancement
announced the $1.3 billion Mizzou: Our Time to Lead campaign in
October 2015. At its conclusion in 2020, it was the most successful
philanthropic campaign in the University's history, at over $1.4
At Mizzou Advancement, we celebrate our diverse community of
donors, alumni, staff, and friends. We are committed to taking bold
steps to create an inclusive culture where everyone is seen, heard,
and valued. Our team is continually learning and growing on our
journey to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. We
believe that diversity of views, informed by a breadth of life
experiences, help us to understand our humanity more deeply and
improve our service to mankind. Our efforts to be inclusive must be
intentional and thoughtful, so that we might realize the full
benefit of the diversity we seek to build within Advancement.
Together we are stronger. Together we are better. Together we are