Overview

Job Location:
Golden, CO

Posting Title

Recruiter – University & Internships

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Location

CO – Golden

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Position Type

Regular

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Hours Per Week

40

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Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Protocols

Employment at NREL is contingent upon your compliance with all NREL and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) safety protocols and mitigation efforts directed at the COVID-19 pandemic. At present, NREL requires all employees to be immunized against COVID-19. However, employees may seek an exemption from this requirement as an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Upon hire, new employees must submit a request for accommodation or be prepared to provide proof of vaccination on your first day of employment. Those without proof of vaccination may be required to participate in weekly testing for access to an NREL site.

Working at NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, Colorado is the nation’s primary laboratory for research and development of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

From day one at NREL, you’ll connect with coworkers driven by the same mission to save the planet. By joining an organization that values a supportive, inclusive, and flexible work environment, you’ll have the opportunity to engage through our eight employee resource groups, numerous employee-driven clubs, and learning and professional development classes.

NREL supports inclusive, diverse, and unbiased hiring practices that promote creativity and innovation. By collaborating with organizations that focus on diverse talent pools, reaching out to underrepresented demographics, and providing an inclusive application and interview process, our Talent Acquisition team aims to hear all voices equally. We strive to attract a highly diverse workforce and create a culture where every employee feels welcomed and respected and they can be their authentic selves.

Our planet needs us! Learn about NREL’s critical objectives, and see how NREL is focused on saving the planet.

Note: Research suggests that potential job seekers may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage anyone who is interested in this opportunity to apply. We seek dedicated people who believe they have the skills and ambition to succeed at NREL to apply for this role.

Job Description

This position will work a hybrid schedule – with a minimum of one day a week in the office and the remaining days working at home.

U.S. based remote options may be considered.

The NREL University and Internship Recruiter recruits for top talent at national colleges and universities, national conferences, and diversity events for our internship program. We’re looking for an entry level professional who will manage a large volume of requisitions at our Golden, CO campus, assist with school selections, handle intern conversion programs, and knows how to land the best college students for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

This role will be responsible for the following key results:

  • Works closely with Human Resource Business Partners, Recruiting Associates, Sr. Technical Recruiters and all levels of management and staff to deliver an effective recruitment process

  • Collaborate with hiring managers during intake meetings prior to posting to attract the appropriate candidate pool

  • Source applicants through various means including advertising, networking, job sites, career fairs, and specialized internet techniques during and in advance of need

  • Maintains a level of understanding of the market for relevant skills desired for the organization and builds candidates through networking

  • Pre-screen job candidates and schedule telephone, Teams, or in person interviews

  • Inform candidates fully about the job and company

  • Work with Coordinators on scheduling interviews, post-offer, and other administrative support

  • Manage time effectively, find opportunities for improvement, lead small projects, and cultivate change

  • Apply knowledge of TA and HR policies and procedures to effectively follow standard methodologies to increase efficiency and reduce cycle time to meet staffing needs

  • Provide regular updates and feedback on recruitment process to candidates

  • Extend offers of employment within company procedures

  • Ensure applicant tracking compliance and required forms throughout recruiting workflow as logged in Workday

  • Apply HR related federal regulations and compliance including EEO and DOE policies

Additional Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge or experience in recruiting process

  • Experience managing and prioritizing corporate workload in a fast paced, high volume environment

  • Demonstrated customer service background with ability to effectively handle client relationships

  • Ability to implement recruiting strategies, including candidate management, non-traditional recruiting techniques and process management

  • Strong digital literacy with a corporate suite of tools – Microsoft Suite, social media platforms and email management

  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working with a cross functional team and being a great teammate

  • Record of working independently to effectively handle workload

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Basic Qualifications

Relevant Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant education/experience. Limited use and/or application of technical principles, theories and concepts. Limited knowledge of industry practices and standards. Basic knowledge of laws, regulations, principles, procedures and practices related to specific field. Good analytical and problem solving skills. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use various computer software programs.

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Additional Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge or experience in recruiting process

  • Experience managing and prioritizing corporate workload in a fast paced, high volume environment

  • Strong customer service background or managing client relationships

  • Ability to execute recruiting strategies, including candidate management, non-traditional recruiting techniques and process management

  • Strong computer skills with a corporate suite of tools – Microsoft Suite, social media platforms and email management

  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working with a cross functional team and being a team player

  • Record of working independently to manage workload

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with Workday a plus

  • Demonstrated experience with University recruiting

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Annual Salary Range (based on full-time 40 hours per week)

Annual Salary Range: $60,400 – $99,700

NREL takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

Benefits Summary

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; short*- and long-term disability insurance; pension benefits*; 403(b) Employee Savings Plan with employer match*; life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance; personal time off (PTO) and sick leave; paid holidays; and tuition reimbursement*. NREL employees may be eligible for, but are not guaranteed, performance-, merit-, and achievement- based awards that include a monetary component. Some positions may be eligible for relocation expense reimbursement. Limited-term positions are not eligible for long-term disability or tuition reimbursement.

* Based on eligibility rules

Submission Guidelines

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Policy

NREL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard basis of age (40 and over), color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin/ancestry, race, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding), sexual orientation, and any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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