City of Ann Arbor
  • Human Resources
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Are you an experienced recruiter looking for a rock star HR team to work with? We are seeking a Recruiter who has the drive and energy to find the best and brightest employees for the City of Ann Arbor.

As the Recruiter, you will be responsible for leading the full life-cycle recruiting, including developing recruiting strategies, posting job advertisements, screening/interviewing candidates, and more. The successful incumbent will work with a sense of purpose and urgency to attract and hire the highest caliber of talent.


This is a full-time opportunity with the salary range of $55,000 - $65,000. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation days, personal days and holidays, life insurance, and a hybrid pension.


Incumbent may be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Leads the full recruitment cycle including; posting vacancies on internal and external job posting boards, screening, maintaining interview schedule, developing ads, conducting phone screens and participating in panel interviews.
  • Leads hiring managers and Human Resources Service Partner (HRSP) to strategically creating requisitions, and hiring plans.
  • Leads recruitment advertising process by creating position ads and posts on internal and external sites.
  • Researches effective recruiting advertising methods and collaborate with management and HRSPs on finding additional resources to post vacancies.
  • Advises HRSP and Compensation/HRIS Supervisor on any potential difficulties regarding filling the position and changes to the job description or pay if needed based on the results of the posting range.
  • Works with external customers to participate in job fairs and network with various associations and universities
  • Creates and distributes employment-related correspondence; e.g., pre-employment/hiring forms, offer letters, and interview regret letters.
  • Initiates background investigations, authorizes/approves drug screening and pre-employment physicals, credit checks, education verifications and driving records, as needed.
  • Analyzes recruitment process performance and use data to recommend improvements to the current process.
  • Maintains the integrity of the recruitment process and is responsible for the implementation of recruitment process improvements for the City of Ann Arbor.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field
  • Recruitment (full cycle recruiting) experience at least 3+ years
  • Experience with applicant tracking, recruitment metrics, interview and selection, sourcing/job board management, and job fair/career events preferred.
  • Experience with HRIS at least 1 year
  • Experience with computers and software applications used in business settings (e.g., MS Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Basic knowledge of legal compliance for sourcing and selection


  • Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-up skills
  • Strong customer service orientation with the ability to build effective relationships and partner with hiring managers
  • Organize and schedule work effectively while working under limited supervision
  • Coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ability to recruit through social media, such as Linked-In, Twitter, Facebook
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and team skills and work well in a team environment
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and interface with all levels of employees and external candidates

 Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Move and lift light objects less than 20 pounds such as mail, files and supplies.  Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements.  The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. 


We are proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived age, arrest record, color, disability, educational association, familial status, family responsibilities, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, HIV status, marital status, national origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, source of income, veteran status, victim of domestic violence or stalking, or weight in any aspect of our hiring or employment process. The City of Ann Arbor has earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which assesses lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in more than 500 cities across the nation.

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