Zurich NA Recruiter-University and Diversity in Schaumburg, Illinois

Recruiter-University and Diversity


Zurich is looking for an experienced university recruiter to join our team in Schaumburg. In this highly visible role, you will assist with developing our campus strategy by establishing relationships with universities and strengthening relationships with our Core Schools to build our brand presence on campus. While you don’t need to be a road warrior, you will need to be able to accommodate the travel needed during a busy campus recruiting season.

You will also lead our university recruiting efforts to recruit talented students for our Internship, Trainee and Apprenticeship programs. You will also focus on diversity recruiting initiatives and efforts for Zurich. Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Building and developing strong partnerships with university programs and diverse organizations to strengthen and promote Zurich’s brand

  • Overseeing the full-cycle recruiting process for our training and internship programs

  • Creating and driving a campus recruiting strategy on an annual basis including targeted goals for talent hires as well as deliverables for increased faculty, staff and student collaboration

  • Coordinating campus site visits including career fairs, speaking engagements, company overviews, company student group tours, job shadowing, and other campus events

  • Building partnerships with hiring managers, advise interview teams and work with candidates throughout the hiring journey

  • Overseeing 10 week summer internship program

  • Tracking, monitor, and provide metrics around diversity and university recruiting efforts, identifying trends or areas of improvement

If you are looking for an opportunity to help drive Zurich’s strategic diversity and university recruiting initiatives this might be a great position for you.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience in University and Diversity RecruitingOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Recruiting areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Recruiting areaAND

  • Experience working within an staffing agency and/or corporate recruiting environment

  • Experience with Taleo applicant tracking system

  • Experience with internet sourcing/advertising, direct sourcing, employee referral campaigns, job fairs and outplacement firms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with developing University and Diversity recruitment strategies and programs

  • Experience working in a high volume recruitment environment within a larger company

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced time management and organizational skills

Additional Information

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 08/08/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180006OO

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.