Recruiting Coordinator


The Recruiting Coordinator is responsible for the following:

  • Designing and implementing recruiting strategy: Design and implement an effective overall recruiting strategy to attract qualified candidates.
  • Consulting with managers: Collaborate with managers to understand staff requirements and specific job objectives for each position.
  • Job description creation and posting: Write clear and compelling job descriptions and post them on various platforms such as career websites, newspapers, and university job boards.
  • Candidate sourcing: Utilize databases, social media, and other channels to source potential candidates for open positions.
  • Resume evaluation and screening: Evaluate and screen resumes and cover letters to identify qualified candidates.
  • Candidate assessment: Utilize recruiting tools such as tests and assignments to assess candidates' skills and qualifications.
  • Interview coordination: Schedule and conduct phone, Skype, and/or in-person interviews with candidates.
  • Shortlisting candidates: Provide a shortlist of qualified candidates to hiring managers for further evaluation.
  • Recruiting support: Assist the hiring team with recruiting methods, interview questions, and best practices.
  • Onboarding preparation: Contact new employees, prepare onboarding sessions, and ensure all required paperwork is completed in compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Record keeping: Maintain a complete record of interviews and new hires for reporting and reference purposes.
  • Staying up-to-date: Stay informed about current recruiting methods, industry trends, and best practices.
  • Networking and events: Attend job fairs and career events to promote the organization and attract potential candidates.


The ideal candidate for the role of Recruiting Coordinator should have the following qualifications:

  • Proven work experience: Demonstrated work experience as a Recruiting Coordinator or recruiter.
  • Excellent communication skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with candidates, hiring managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Project management: Ability to prioritize and complete projects within deadlines, managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • HR knowledge: Solid knowledge of HR policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Selection process expertise: Hands-on experience with various selection processes, including phone interviews, reference checks, and other assessment methods.
  • Interview skills: Ability to conduct different types of interviews, such as structured, competency-based, and behavioral interviews.
  • Technology proficiency: Familiarity with HR databases, applicant tracking systems, and candidate management systems. Ability to leverage psychometric tests and other assessment tools.
  • Social media savvy: Familiarity with social media platforms, particularly LinkedIn, for candidate sourcing and engagement.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree (BSc) in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology, or a relevant field.

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