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University Relations Recruiter

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University Relations Recruiter

At Bungie, our games are only made possible by combining the talents of a diverse range of professionals who blend stunning art and cutting edge technology to create immersive experiences beloved by millions of people around the world. Our employees are the heart and soul of the organization and products we deliver. As our company grows, so must the team that looks after our people. Our studio needs a seasoned Recruiter who will play a key role in growing the business. This individual will play a key role shaping and building the University Relations/new graduate programs while supporting full cycle recruitment efforts. This is a unique opportunity to work with a small, scrappy recruiting team to partner with studio leadership, hiring managers, and the people team to build out the college and new grad program from start to finish and define how we create a continuous program we can reuse and scale every year. This individual will also conduct full cycle recruiting efforts to deliver, and execute an inclusive and diverse talent strategy that aligns with Bungie’s growth plans. You will also provide critical talent insights to help inform and influence our recruitment process, hiring philosophies, and overall assessment practices.


  • Partner and develop relationships with universities, schools, and other programs to identify diverse talent pools and develop resourcing plans for the organization
  • Build and scale the university relations program; foster and maintain meaningful relationships with internal stakeholders (People team, business leaders, and hiring managers) to establish process, best practices, structure, activities, and events
  • Understand Bungie’s hiring needs and translate those needs into effective and efficient candidate generation strategies
  • Drive talent engagement: source, identify, and cultivate relationships with active and passive candidates to fill current openings and develop a pipeline for future needs
  • Screen candidates for availability, interest level, eligibility to work in the U.S., salary expectations, relocation needs, relevant skills and experience, and core competencies and present them to appropriate hiring teams
  • Advise hiring managers on all aspects of the hiring process
  • Understand candidate needs and successfully close candidates; use a high degree of professionalism and savviness in generating, extending negotiating offers
  • Ensure that every candidate has an outstanding and inclusive experience
  • Attend job fairs, conventions, industry events and conferences such as college career fairs and GDC
  • Maintain and encourage further development of recruitment initiatives/programs (e.g. employee referral program, relocation programs, compensation surveys, etc.)

Required Skills

  • Proactively establish effective partnerships with external stakeholders, including university professors, career counselors, organizers, and students, to generate candidate pipelines and sourcing strategies to fulfill the studio’s talent gaps
  • Work closely and partner with the entire recruiting operations as well as internal hiring teams to project manage internship requests, processes, and events; identifying risks, resourcing plans, and branding opportunities
  • Proven ability creating candidate pipelines and a track record of hiring success
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and demonstrated strength in prioritizing multiple projects in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to implement targeted, creative sourcing initiatives utilizing a variety of tools including LinkedIn, Boolean, Hiretual, Chrome Extensions, and other internet research tactics
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills with proven ability to take initiative and build strong productive relationships; experience with coaching hiring managers
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices
  • Experience with an Applicant Tracking System, preferably Greenhouse

Nice To Have Skills

  • Previous experience driving diversity sourcing strategies

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