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Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition - University Relations

Human Resources & Talent Acquisition
JR-0000057261 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!


As Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition – University Relations, you will partner with our Executives, HR Leadership team, and Hiring Managers to develop, implement, and execute customized recruitment strategies to attract best-in-class and diverse talent for our global organization.  You will play a key role in promoting our world-class WD brand, driving our University Relations strategy, leading and developing a team of University Relations recruiters, and proactively building a pipeline of new college grads and interns for existing and future needs of the organization.    

  • Develop and execute a strategic university relations program in strong partnership with key universities and academic institutions 
  • Lead a team of experienced University Relations professionals who are passionate about recruiting
  • Own full life-cycle recruitment for new college graduates and interns across multiple functions, including: building the talent pipeline, screening, on-site interviews, and offers 
  • Incorporate and lead a Diversity & Inclusion strategy within the University Relations program
  • Build and maintain relations with key University partners
  • Leverage data to enhance our overall University Relations strategy, company brand and program
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related fields
  • 3-5+ years of experience in University Relations program management experience  
  • 5-8 years of experience in Talent Acquisition
  • 2-3 years of experience in Diversity & Inclusion a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in project and program management
  • Global experience with a large number of stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen
Ability to travel up to 25-30% annually




The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, SanDisk®, Upthere™, and WD® brands.


Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

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