recruiting specialist resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

I am a currently working temporarily as an Academic Success Coach for the Office of Retention and Student Success Initiatives at Ohio State Newark and I would like to be hired on permanently. I graduated as a first-generation college student with a degree in psychology and minor in sociology. Along with three years of experience working with this department as a student, I have been recognized as an outstanding performer in communication and empathy with a proven success in leadership, operational excellence, and organizational development. I have a keen understanding of elements of human service work as well as working with underrepresented populations. Aside from that I have been recognized for inspiring team members to excel and known to encourage creative work environments.

  • Communication
  • Event planning
  • Critical thinking
  • Managing
  • Positive attitude
  • Organizing
  • Team leadership and coaching
  • Academic counseling
  • Peer coaching
  • Academic plans expertise
  • Individual and group coaching
  • Motivational leadership style
  • Pre-screening candidates
  • Job fairs planning
  • Public speaking
  • Recruitment
Work History
11/2021 to Current Academic Success Coach Pearson | Lexington, KY,
  • Ohio State University | November 2021 - Present | Newark, OhioManaging student success initiatives and retention programs.
  • Create new outreach methods while working with the Director of Retention and Student Success Initiatives, Jamie White.
  • Use outreach techniques to students on campus and learning community students.
  • Teach academic, professional, and personal strategies to assist diverse student population with developing their skill set.
  • Meet students where they are academically and personally to offer them resources and support.
  • Manage/oversee the Buckeye Generation Learning Community and the Engineering Learning Community.
  • Provide support and mentorship to Academic Peer Coaches while they are working with Learning Community students.
  • Develop curriculum and instruct Learning Community courses.
    Collect and examine research to better student success and retention on the Newark campus.
01/2021 to 10/2021 Recruiting Specialist Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. | East Hanover, NJ,
  • Tracked candidates and pushed for feedback on disqualifications, time-to-fill statistics and other variables.
  • Generated specific candidate pool for career opportunities through strategic placement of advertisements, evaluation of applicant credentials, and conducting initial interviews and pre-screening assessments.
  • Promptly corresponded with applicants and coordinated and conducted interviews.
  • Evaluated strengths and weaknesses of candidates through effective screening processes.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with college campus representatives to meet with graduating seniors for recruitment.
  • Attended career fairs as a representative of NuGrowth Solutions to recruit sales and implementation talent
08/2018 to 01/2021 Lead Academic Peer Coach The Ohio State University | City, STATE,
  • Served as supplemental instructor for Psychology and Art Education
  • Created and attended monthly cultural and social events
  • Met with students to discuss academic and personal struggles and strategies to overcome them
  • Updated learning community and retention spreadsheets, web pages, and more
  • Scheduled student appointments for the Office of Retention and Student Success Initiatives
  • Maintained an excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time
  • Used SIS to schedule Learning Community classes and add Academic Success Coaches to each LC student
11/2017 to 08/2018 I.T. Customer Service Behavioral Healthcare Partners | City, STATE,
  • Resolved I.T. problems, improved operations, and provided exceptional client support
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving I.T. issues
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
03/2013 to 01/2017 Kennel Tech. Manager Meegan Kennels | City, STATE,
  • Maintained reservations and contacted veterinarian offices for client information
  • Checked clients in and out using Kennel Link
  • Coordinated job responsibilities
  • Resolved animal reservation problems, improved operations, took care of animals and provided exceptional client support
Expected in 08/2020 to to Bachelor of Arts | Psychology The Ohio State University, Newark, Ohio, GPA:
  • Majored in Psychology
  • Minored in Sociology
  • Dean's List SU 2020, SP2020, SP2018
  • Received competitive Sesquicentennial Scholarships Award
  • Received Next Generation Community Leadership Award
  • Member of Student Experience and Engagement Delegate
  • Acted as a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper through REACH
  • Psychology Research Assistant
  • Member of the Homecoming Court in 2020
Expected in 08/2019 to to Associate of Arts | The Ohio State University, Newark, Ohio, GPA:

Hope Farm Granville

  • Provided individuals with developmental disabilities therapeutic horseback riding.
  • Worked with children and adults who have been diagnosed with Autism, Down Syndrome, Mental/Physical delay, weak muscle development, and Aphasia.
  • Accommodated each lesson to suit every individual's needs.

Life Town Volunteer and Junior Advisory Board Member

  • Role-played real-life scenarios to assist students with developmental disabilities to learn life skills.
  • Responsible for planning and setting up fundraising events.
  • Empowered other young professionals.
  • Responsible for program development.

Behavioral Healthcare Partners Developing and Marketing Committee

  • Responsible for planning and setting up fundraising events related to behavioral health.
  • Marketed for all fundraising events.
  • Recruited volunteers and created ways to engage volunteers within the organization.
  • Renovated halfway house to open up for clients seeking addiction recovery.

Propel Ohio Conference

Collegiate Leadership Summit hosted by the Office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

  • Attended day-long professional development summit.
  • Heard from experts about how to be civically engaged and the impact of food insecurity in America.
  • Volunteered in a service project to pack food bags for school children.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • The Ohio State University
  • The Ohio State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Academic Success Coach
  • Recruiting Specialist
  • Lead Academic Peer Coach
  • I.T. Customer Service
  • Kennel Tech. Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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