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University Business Recruiter

Human Resources & Talent Acquisition
JR-0000052557 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!

The mission of the University Recruitment Team is to provide a best-in-class experience to students that showcase Western Digital’s people, culture, technology and impact. If you are looking for a fast-paced, energetic environment, where variety and multi-tasking occur daily, this is where you want to be. We are looking for a creative, innovative thinker with strong communication skills who will be an internal strategic advisor and a culture carrier for the company. As one the leads of the University Business Team, you will be responsible for the successful strategy development and execution of all enterprise-wide recruitment by working with hiring managers, business partners, senior leadership and the University Relationship (Campus) team. 

  • Work with the University Recruitment Manager and Director to design the strategic plan for yearly implementation of hiring goals and objectives for both internship and full-time programs 
  • Act as an internal consultant to key stakeholders on guidelines related to campus relations and recruiting (process, goals) for the season 
  • Consult and meet regularly with hiring managers, business partners and leaders to ensure understanding of job requirements, review sourcing and advertising options, assist in the selection process, and facilitate on-boarding as necessary 
  • Provide full-life cycle support, including but not limited to sourcing and screening, managing interview and candidate relationship process, creating and extending offers, and closing candidates 
  • Document interview feedback and maintain candidate status within applicant tracking system.  
  • Evaluate skill level and provide guidance to internal/external candidates throughout the interview process 
  • Develop strategic sourcing strategies to effectively source candidates through cold calling, networking, career fairs, Internet postings, on-campus recruiting, and employee referrals 
  • Support recruiting efforts by attending “Super Days” across multiple sites, may require weekly travel during peak season  
  • Partner with internal business partners such as HR business Partners, Global Mobility, Compensation, and HR operations as needed. 
  • Track, analyze, and report on metrics and effectiveness of university hires
  • Communicate fearlessly to build trust; you will bring a strong perspective that inspires change and motivates to develop simple solutions to complex problems 
  • Collaborate amongst teammates and cross functional teams to meet deadlines and achieve goals 
  • Undertake projects and tasks with an attention to detail coupled with a sense of urgency 
  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated, relevant experience in a fast-paced environment 
  • Previous experience in University/Campus Recruiting preferred 
  • Proven organization skills - ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with competing demands
  • Excellent presentation and problem solving skills by proactively driving results and being solution oriented 
  • Knowledge of employment law, corporate recruitment processes, recruitment strategies are necessary 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to establish relationships with all levels of an organization •Strong attention to detail 
  • Strong ability to set priorities and exercise independent judgment 
  • Must have experience with full life cycle recruiting including demonstrated expertise in advanced internet searching, candidate research and cold calling 
  • Ability to manage customer relationships, provide strong customer service skills and work in a team environment 
  • Experience utilizing an applicant tracking system 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, & Excel) 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 


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™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, 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.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.

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