• University Relations Specialist

    Centene Corporation Austin, TX 78703

    Job #1977195791

  • Please note: Centene allows for flexible work solutions including remote options, hybrid work schedules and dress flexibility

    You could be the one who changes everything for our 26 million members as a Campus Brand Specialist on our Emerging Talent team. Do you love building relationships and understand the importance of fueling diverse talent into an organization through robust internship experiences and early career talent? Do you thrive on making great matches with candidates and hiring leaders? At Centene, we are all about hiring forward thinking people that want to make a significant impact using their skills on real-world projects that impact the delivery of healthcare solutions.

    The Role:

    In this fast paced and highly visible role, you will serve as the voice of our University Relations team; consulting with the business and creating diverse opportunities for internships, stressing early career talent at Centene. You will recruit exemplary students looking to make an impact with potential to convert them to full time positions once their internship is completed. In this role you will travel to various campuses to represent Centene and our early career programs including our internship program. You will leverage diverse networks to source potential interns and provide white-glove service throughout the process. You will interact with internal leaders and stakeholders presenting viable talent and providing meaningful updates regarding the positions you are assigned.

    About You:

    First and foremost, you are a highly collaborative and strategic human resources professional driven to make a difference and change the face of healthcare. You excel at building relationships and understand the importance of fueling diverse talent into an organization through robust early career programs including internship experiences. You thrive on making great matches with candidates and hiring leaders alike. You are extremely agile and innovative, exceling in fast-paced environments and your ability to source top talent is second to none. You are data driven in all that you do and understand having viable strategies and action plans is essential to your success. You have strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities and are effective at having courageous and crucial conversations with your hiring leaders. You are self-aware and have the confidence it takes to be a true advisor to the business.

    Position Purpose:

    Develop and maintain relationships with campuses and diversity partners to support internship program needs.

    • Establish and manage relationships with universities and diversity partners to facilitate acquisition of top intern talent to meet Centene's hiring needs

    • Develop, evaluate, and make recommendations to improve Centene's intern employment brand specific to interns. Ensure Centene's campus relationship strategy remains aligned to hiring priorities

    • Gather internship talent needs from hiring managers and human resources

    • Research and identify talent sources from colleges and diversity partners. Build relationships and identify recruitment and brand building opportunities with talent pipelines

    • Oversee planning and execution of brand building and recruiting events. Share calendar of events with talent acquisition

    • Monitor and report on achievement of committed action plans to key stakeholders

    • Travel as needed to build relationships and execute events

    Our Comprehensive Benefits Package:

    • Flexible work solutions including remote options, hybrid work schedules and dress flexibility

    • Competitive pay

    • Paid Time Off including paid holidays

    • Health insurance coverage for you and dependents

    • 401(k) and stock purchase plans

    • Tuition reimbursement and best-in-class training and development

    Education/Experience:

    Bachelor's degree. 3+ years of campus relations, college career services, internship program management, or brand management experience. Previous recruiting experience preferred. Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Work, Excel.

    Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    TITLE: University Relations Specialist

    LOCATION: Austin, Texas

    REQNUMBER: 1291297