The Global Business Services (GBS) MBA/Graduate University Recruiting Partner (RP) is responsible for delivering University Recruiting success throughout the organization. The RP plays a critical role in ensuring IBM is hiring the best possible talent for our MBA/Graduate level opportunities while guiding GBS executives, business leaders, hiring managers, and candidates through the selection process. The RP is expected to understand management consulting capabilities and be able to recognize them in candidates, be proficient in negotiation methods and IBM's corporate policies while maintaining personal organization, accountability, and professionalism. This individual will facilitate GBS University MBA/Graduate recruiting activities on and off campus acting as the focal point and liaison between GBS executives, hiring managers, candidates, and the IBM HR organization.Responsibilities:Review resumes and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements.Develop and maintain strong working relationships with GBS business leaders, executives, Hiring Managers, Internal HR departments, Campus/University personnel, and other team members.Provide complete, accurate, and inspiring information to candidates about the company and position.Manage and coordinate all recruitment process communications with candidates.Manage the scheduling and logistics of all interviews between candidates and hiring managers on and off campus.Prepare candidates for interviewing with IBM and specific hiring managers by providing detailed information on the company, our business strategy/entry level programs, job descriptions, and expectation-setting.Organize, lead and document post-interview debrief/feedback and communicate with interview teams and candidates.Plan/execute/attend University special events/conferences/information sessions/career fairs and interview days as requiredExtend offers of employment to selected candidates in accordance with the business leaders, hiring managers within the guidelines of IBM HR and our compensation policies.Manage the presentation (articulate the GBS total compensation package to candidates), selection, offer, negotiation, closing, and administrative components involved in extending offers of employment.Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, hiring managers interactions, and other recruiting activities via IBM's HR systems (Workday, Kenexa) in accordance with usability standards set by the Recruiting Team management.Collaborate with Recruiting Leaders to report to Senior Leadership on the status and progress of the recruiting plan for each candidate and position via weekly conference call.Develop and maintain a candidate pipeline of top talent potentially available for immediate hire as business needs dictate.Work with and/or direct the efforts of Recruiting Coordinators (RCs).Work with and/or guide efforts of the University Relations team (URR) as it relates to specific campus/university eventsFacilitate face-to-face office interviews to meet the hiring needs, travel as required.Participate in special University recruiting projects/teams/committees as requiredDevelop a strong understanding of GBS's competencies in order to effectively qualify candidates.Demonstrate and adhere to IBM’s commitment to the recruitment of a diverse workforce.Ability to continually prioritize tasks in a time sensitive, agile environment.*Up to 25% travel required during peak season to effectively manage campus presence and events.
1-3 years of campus university recruitment experience