Shamrock Trading Corporation

  • University Relations Recruiter

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

    Recognized as one of the Kansas City area’s best places to work, Shamrock Trading Corporation is a rapidly-growing provider of transportation logistics, financial services and international trade finance for businesses in the United States and other parts of the world. Shamrock’s subsidiaries include Ryan Transportation, RTS Financial, RTS International and RTS Carrier Services.


    Based in Kansas City, Shamrock has recently expanded to office locations in Nashville and greater Chicago.  


    Founded in 1986, Shamrock has posted an average of 25% sales growth for each year it has been in business. Based in a newly-opened office complex in Overland Park, Shamrock has more than doubled its workforce since 2013. All 700-plus Shamrock employees receive competitive salaries, a great benefits package and exciting career opportunities.


    In 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Kansas City Business Journal named Shamrock one of its “Best Places to Work.”




    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
    • 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

    People have always been the key to the success of Shamrock Trading Corporation. They give our companies an edge in the marketplace and help build long-term relationships with our customers. To make sure we attract and retain the best people, Shamrock provides a premiere set of benefits for our employees and their families.

    • Medical: Fully-paid health care, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents.
    • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year of service.
    • Fitness: On-site fitness center and company-sponsored Fitbit® program.
    • Additional Benefits:
      • Competitive base salary and bonus incentive structure.
      • Company-paid long-term disability insurance.
      • Company-paid life insurance coverage.
      • Tax-saving flexible spending plan.
      • Annual accrual for vacation, personal days and holiday pay.
      • Complimentary AAA membership.



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