College Recruiting Coordinator

Fairfax, Virginia
Jun 02, 2023
Jul 14, 2023
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking a highly motivated College Recruiting Coordinator to join Dewberry's college recruiting team based out of our Fairfax, VA office. As the College Recruiting Coordinator, you will help execute the campus recruitment strategy and play a critical role in the planning and execution of Dewberry's summer internship program. This is a great opportunity to be a critical member of a high-performing team.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Coordinate and schedule recruiting events across various campuses, including registration payment and invoices, and shipping event materials
  • Assist the college recruiting manager in planning, coordinating, and executing the summer internship program
  • Maintain and update college recruiting materials and career fair inventory of supplies and giveaways
  • Create and distribute offer letters and initiate background checks
  • Maintain and update the internal events tracking spreadsheet with event and attendee information
  • Interact with and build relationships with colleges, recruiters, hiring managers, candidates, and new hires
  • Maintain responsibility for entry, maintenance, and integrity of data in our candidate tracker
  • Post jobs through our applicant tracking system, iCIMS, as well as at schools and other job boards as necessary
  • Travel during career fair season (Sept.-Nov.; Jan.-Mar.) as needed to support the college recruiting team with on-campus career fairs and other recruiting events
  • Support the college recruiting manager in training career fair representatives
  • Maintain quantitative data to track results and analyze the effectiveness of the college recruiting program
  • Support the recruiting team by reviewing candidate resumes, screening candidates, and scheduling interviews
  • Manage additional projects, such as reporting, researching universities, and/or campus events, etc.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • At least 2 years of professional experience, HR or recruiting-related experience preferred
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a fast-paced work environment with the ability to prioritize and execute projects and individual tasks and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment, required
  • Exceptional customer service focus, including attention to producing quality results and attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and candidates
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills with superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-directed, detail-oriented problem solver with a strong desire to contribute to the organization's reputation and success
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Experience with a web-based applicant tracking system, preferably iCIMS, a plus
  • Ability to be onsite in our Fairfax headquarters at least three days per week
  • Ability to travel 10-20% for career fair and campus events during fall and spring recruiting seasons

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employee's. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry 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, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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