Acquisition Specialist

As a member of the University of Rochester’s Advancement staff and reporting to the Talent Management and Human Resource Director, this position will take part in the department’s talent management strategy, execution, and evaluation, while working cohesively with the Director and department hiring managers. Overall functions will include the oversight of recruiting, interviewing and hiring and employee lifecycles, screening and sourcing of candidates. This position will interact heavily with all levels of Advancement employees and University leadership.

In a highly-competitive national market for professional fundraisers, incumbent will participate in positioning Advancement to compete for, attract, and retain the best talent for our diverse positions across all Advancement programs by participating in recruiting high quality, experienced individuals for the growing Office of Advancement. This position is a professional recruitment role that requires a broad set of communication, organization and marketing experience. The expectation is the development of expertise for specific grade-oriented postings and the deepening of talent pools through sophisticated stewardship and cultivation tactics.

Bachelor’s degree preferred

3 years of talent acquisition, sourcing and recruitment experience, ideally with experience in development at an educational institution, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills required.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and database programs.

Knowledge of marketing techniques.

Occasional travel is required.

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