Job Location:
Chicago, Illinois


Chicago, Illinois


Kemper is one of the nation’s leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper’s products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.


Responsible for recruiting for all early career programs. Oversees initiatives and programs designed to target, attract, and hire diverse, early career talent. Strategically develops and maintains relationships with academic faculty, staff, and student organizations in addition to internal stakeholders.


  • Develops a best-in-class campus recruiting program by maintaining and elevating current programs. Sources, recruits, and manages annual hiring demand goals and objectives specific to each early career program.
  • Partners with Director of Talent Acquisition to execute and enhance campus recruiting strategies.
  • Builds and maintains relationships inclusive but not limited to candidates, faculty, and career services with Kemper partner schools.
  • Identifies and executes along with digital marketing social media campaigns to build campus brand. Creates new and innovative methods to differentiate Kemper on campus, builds brand recognition, and drives talent pipelines.
  • Develops relationships with partner schools across the nation and execute individual strategies and logistics for each school to include but not be limited to events, information sessions, student clubs, organizations, etc. May need to travel to school locations as needed.
  • Manages pipeline activity and maintains data integrity while proactively sharing data-centric updates with internal stakeholders.


  • At least 5 years’ experience within early careers handling recruiting, strategy, and program management for intern and MBA programs. Experience recruiting at multiple universities in aggressive and competitive markets.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; At least 5 years campus recruiting experience within a corporate setting.
  • Working knowledge Workday ATS; History of partnering with HSI and/or HBCUs
  • Sponsorship is not accepted for this opportunity
  • This is a hybrid role with reporting into our Chicago loop office as needed

Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination. Kemper is focused on expanding our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts to align with our vision, mission, and guiding principles.  Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Kemper will never request personal information, such as your social security number or banking information, via text or email.  Additionally, Kemper does not use external messaging applications like WireApp or Skype to communicate with candidates.  If you receive such a message, delete it.