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Recruiting Operations Coordinator

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JOB ID: 24000087

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Human Resources

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is one of the world’s best private schools, where students from lower-income families, who are looking for greater opportunity, can explore their individual interests to the fullest. Thanks to the generosity of Milton and Catherine Hershey, the school is fully endowed with the resources to ensure every child and staff member has what they need to succeed. The school has prepared nearly 12,000 graduates to lead fulfilling and productive lives and is expanding to serve more students in the coming years. 

MHS is seeking a Recruiting Operations Coordinator to provide administrative support to the recruitment function by facilitating hiring so that candidates are processed for hire expeditiously and with a high degree of accuracy.  MHS’s HR team is responsible for supporting all MHS staff – full and part-time and the Recruiting team is responsible for the hiring of all staff (including students) which is typically several hundred hires a year. Providing administrative support during background checking is a key component of this role requiring an ability to recognize and anticipate delays and/or concerns and pro-actively troubleshooting. The coordinator interacts extensively with recruiters, hiring managers, and candidates to schedule interviews, coordinate travel, respond to inquiries, and resolve concerns.  Furthermore, assists with other administrative support essential to the recruitment team including financial responsibilities (invoice auditing & coding, budget tracking, purchase orders, etc.).  Coordinating events/job fairs, registrations & travel coordination, procuring supplies & services, special projects, etc. are key responsibilities.  Providing collaborative support across the HR team and with other departments is also a component of the role.  

This is an on-site, year-round position, in Hershey, PA that pays between $18.00 to $25.00 an hour.  It includes an excellent benefits package (medical, vision & dental insurance, savings plan with employer contribution, paid time off, wellness benefits and free lunches).    


  • Bachelor's degree required; PHR certification a plus. 
  • 3 or more years in an office administrative support role with similar responsibilities.  Recruiting and candidate processing / hiring experience a plus.  Prior financial processing experience a plus. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and experience working with HRIS and ATS databases. 
  • Demonstrated skills in self-managing and pro-actively prioritizing, multi-tasking and problem-solving.  
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate & influence.  High degree of customer service & team orientation is essential.  
  • Demonstrated skills in managing complex processes with a high degree of attention to detail is required. 
  • Demonstrated capabilities with regards to confidentiality and demonstrated good judgement/discernment. 
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written.  
  • Strong goal achievement orientation is desired. 
  • Able to sit/stand/use computer most of the workday.  
  • Candidates should be eager to proactively engage with students. 
  • Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are role models for students
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