Job Description

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Hiring Salary Range
$65,000 - $75,000 / Year
Hybrid Remote
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#119778 Associate Recruiter

Filing Deadline: Wed 12/28/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/02/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/14/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.


Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Operations Manager the Associate Recruiter is responsible for sourcing and recruiting professionals for UC San Diego, University of California. The Associate Recruiter must have a proven track record in successful talent acquisition, recruitment, and sourcing management.

This role will work directly with hiring managers and HR team to develop recruitment plans devoted to professional sourcing and networking and sourcing activities, as well as cultivating professional contacts and identifying prospective job candidates. The Associate Recruiter will determine best recruiting methods and manage recruitment process flow. They will actively review candidate pools and ensure a diverse pool of qualified applicants.


  • Working knowledge of the recruitment, screening, interviewing, and referral processes. 1) Proven aptitude and experience with applicant tracking systems. 2) Proven experience with sourcing and screening for a variety of positions and a variety of levels. 3) Demonstrated success with all phases of recruitment coordination and logisticsmanagement.

  • Knowledge of common software used within employment and other areas of HR and how they work together. 1) Proven experience working with candidate sourcing databases (i.e., LinkedIn).

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, as well as active listening and critical thinking skills. 1) Ability to create and deliver formal presentations to small and large groups.

  • Demonstrated abilities associated with problem identification and reasoning; ability to work with business units to develop ideas to solve staffing issues. 1) Demonstrated proactive, creative, and innovative ability to solve problems and issues.

  • Basic knowledge of employment law.


Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on background check results.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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