Would you love joining a team passionate about identifying the next generation of talent across Esri? If so, this could be an incredible opportunity for you! The campus and early career recruiting team's mission is to serve as a dedicated and strategic pipeline for early career and future talent of all backgrounds. You will help grow our award-winning internship program, conference assistantship programs, and a variety of other exciting university activities.


In this position, you will advance our campus recruitment initiatives, coordinate and manage strategic pillars of our internship program, support and enhance DEI initiatives, amplify our employer brand on campuses, and uphold other early career programs. Our ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, have some expertise in building and managing programs, and have the knowledge and drive to develop future programs for Esri. You are energized by relationships and driven to ensure candidates, recruiters, and clients experience memorable interactions. Continuous improvement is crucial to the current and future success of our organization. If you are motivated to be part of this work, we want to hear from you!

  • Design, manage, and actively execute campus recruiting strategy and early career activities with targeted schools and programs
  • Continuously evaluate targeted schools and programs based on our evolving business and talent needs
  • Foster relationships with key target universities and their career centers/department heads
  • Represent Esri at university-related events including conferences, job fairs, information sessions, workshops, and on-campus interviews
  • Perform full lifecycle early career recruitment for internship and student assistantship programs
  • Manage and continuously improve internship program to include conducting orientation, program event management, monitoring intern job contributions, coaching interns, and advising managers on training and coaching
  • Provide career counseling, planning, and advising to program participants
  • Develop and maintain metrics that track the success of our hiring and retention of intern and early career talent
  • Evaluate success of recruiting season by preparing and analyzing statistics on overall results to identify areas for process and performance improvement
  • Research new and innovative ways to communicate and attract early career talent
  • Engage students through traditional and non-traditional methods on campus and virtually through social media
  • Partner with recruitment marketing team to ensure outreach materials highlight our remarkable culture and values including website, collateral, and presentations
  • Act as an early career SME to talent acquisition leadership team and consult on innovative strategies, events, and outreach to recruit top talent from key academic partners and early career channels for various business units within Esri
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in recruiting/talent acquisition
  • Strong ability to manage competing demands and accept constructive feedback while being adaptable and flexible
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to collaborate between event organizers, career centers, students, and staff across Esri
  • Outstanding customer service, project management, attention to detail, and consistent follow through
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% during peak recruiting months
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Teams)
  • Ability to organize and express ideas clearly, multi-task, and work independently
  • Bachelor’s in business, marketing, human resources, or related field
Recommended Qualifications
  • Experience with an HRIS, preferably iCIMS
  • Experience with Handshake recruiting platform
  • Experience in a technology company
  • Background in recruiting, sales, and/or marketing
About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.



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