Shamrock Trading Corporation

  • University Relations Recruiter - Technical Division

    Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park
    Human Resources
  • Company Overview

    Shamrock Trading Corporation is the parent company for a family of brands providing transportation logistics and financial services. Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, Shamrock has been voted one of Kansas City’s “Best Places to Work” for the last four years. We also have offices in Chicago, Dallas, Midland and Nashville.


    With an average annual revenue growth of 25% since 1986, Shamrock’s success is attributed to three key factors: hiring the best people, cultivating long-term relationships with our customers and continually evolving in the marketplace.



    The University Relations Recruiter will assist in the implementation and execution of a best in class university relations strategy to advance the company’s university presence and increase the ability to attract and recruit top talent. This role is responsible for identifying and recruiting qualified candidates from universities for all positions within the company’s business lines, with a strong emphasis on hiring top-level sales candidates with a desire to make an impact. The University Relations Recruiter plays a critical role in enhancing the quality and effectiveness of the entry-level talent acquisition process and the Internship Development Program to ensure long-term success and conversion.  


    • Coordinate and facilitate all logistics associated with hosting on-campus activities at target schools, including scheduling and conducting interviews, arranging information sessions and activities, presentations with key clubs and organizations, etc.
    • Build and maintain relationships with target candidates as well as business partners, including all levels of employees/partners, university officials, clubs and organizations, faculty members, department heads, etc.
    • Responsible for the accuracy of all information regarding university recruiting activities within the applicant tracking system.
    • Source candidates utilizing a variety of sources including campus portals, referrals, networking, LinkedIn, etc.
    • Pre-screen all candidates using all available screening tools including resume analysis, telephone screens, reference checks, etc.
    • Note all candidate correspondence in the ATS and tactfully communicate with all applicants not hired or determined unqualified for employment.
    • Work with Director of Recruiting and other hiring managers to schedule interviews and discuss suitability of candidates.
    • Lead Internship Development Program, including on-boarding coordination, orientation and paperwork, summer intern activities and exit interview process.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff in a results-driven, team-oriented environment
    • Demonstrate effective negotiation, influencing and communication skills. Negotiate salaries and clearly present compensation and benefit packages to candidates during offer process
    • Other duties as assigned


    • 2+ years of recruiting experience in an agency or corporate setting required, preferably in a sales-driven organization, sourcing, qualifying and interviewing candidates
    • 1-2 years technical/IT recruiting experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
    • Extensive knowledge in full-cycle recruitment and candidate negotiation
    • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment
    • Demonstrated ability to manage a recruiting pipeline (job descriptions, tracking systems, correspondence, etc.)
    • Strong communication skills, writing skills, and organizational skills required
    • Perceptive personality who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels and developing relationships
    • Must possess a high degree of business savvy
    • Sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill, public image and company reputation

    Benefits Package

    At Shamrock we hire bright, ambitious people and give them the tools they need to be successful. By investing in training and development, we hope to become a long-term career for employees, where there are always opportunities for advancement.

    Shamrock also offers a premier set of benefits for employees and their families:

    • Medical: Fully-paid healthcare, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents
    • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year
    • Wellness: Onsite gym, jogging trail and discounted membership to nearby fitness center
    • Work-Life Balance: Competitive PTO and paid maternity and parental leave policies


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