Academic Talent Acquisition and Retention Coordinator

  • University of Vermont
  • Burlington, VT, USA
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full time Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Multicultural Affairs Human Resources & Affirmative Action Other Academic Administration & Affairs Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Office of the Provost

Division of Faculty Affairs

Academic Talent Acquisition and Retention Coordinator


The Division of Faculty Affairs at the University of Vermont seeks an Administrative Professional to work with the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs in developing an overarching and responsive recruitment strategy to support University priorities and diversity initiatives. The Academic Talent Acquisition and Retention Coordinator will: (i) develop search plans for full-time faculty and administrative leadership positions; (ii) ensure consistency with University priorities and compliance with AAEO guidelines and other relevant policies; (iii) identify appropriate ad placements and recruiting pipelines, and market the University brand to prospective forums and candidates: (iv) collaborate with Human Resource and AAEO, assist business units, and search committees with all facets of the search and hiring process, from prospecting and networking to recruitment and onboarding; (v) collaborate with Office of Institutional Research and Assessment staff to track and maintain data on faculty recruitment and retention efforts.


Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground. To learn more about Our Common Ground please visit: Additionally, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.


Preferred and Required Qualifications


Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and two to four years of related experience, preferably direct recruiting experience. Knowledge of best practices for affirmative recruiting, and track record of hiring candidates with a range of diverse identities. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders across multiple disciplines (faculty, staff, prospective candidates, academic administrators and candidates). Effective oral and written communication skills. Working knowledge of basic office software and other tools utilized to track and maintain data. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and fostering a collaborative multicultural environment.


The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Application Details


Interested candidates must apply online at: under Posting #S3588PO.

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