University Relations Specialist (Hybrid)

01_Young Professionals (commercial)


The College Relations Specialist is responsible for building and executing talent acquisition strategies for MAHLE’s college relations program. The program enables MAHLE to recruit from partner universities while ensuring long standing top-tier relationships, quality of the candidate experience, recruitment brand strength and talent pipeline development. This position collaborates closely with local human resources teams, hiring managers, employees, schools, and students to continually improve MAHLE’s recruitment efforts.


  • Lead and coordinate all college recruiting efforts, including planning and attending key employment events and activities at target colleges across North America.

  • Assist in the development and management of MAHLE’s college relations strategy to build a strong foundation for recruiting and relationships with colleges.

  • Lead projects aligned to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) goals and objectives.

  • Act as subject matter expert for emerging talent recruitment and college relations.

  • Develop strong relationships with career placement advisors, faculty, students, and campus employment event planning and management teams.

  • Manage all on-campus interviews and information sessions, along with the facilitation of the candidate selection process for internship, co-op, and permanent positions.

  • All other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field is required

  • 1 year of university / collegiate relations experience, specifically in the function of Intern and Co-Op recruiting is required; 3 or more years is desired

  • Ability to identify and solve problems, to work within deadlines with a high attention to detail, and to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic environment is required

  • Strong business acumen and the ability to influence and develop strong working relationships with all levels of employees, including human resources colleagues and senior level management and/or executives is required

  • Successful track record recruiting emerging and entry-level talent in a dynamic organization is required

  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of recruiting technology, such as, applicant tracking systems (ATS), SuccessFactors, Linkedin, Broadbeen, Careerbuilder, etc., to ensure maximum efficiency, including improved applicant experience is preferred 

  • Ability to travel during peak recruiting seasons required (10-25%) is required 





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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-US/CH_CN_DI_IB_LI_MA_MP_MW_OB_PH
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  Human Resources
Department:  Services

Farmington Hills, MI, US

Company:  MAHLE Industries (US)

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