19 days old

Human Resources Generalist/Recruiter

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Chronicle of Higher Education, an innovative media company, seeks an HR Generalist/Recruiter to contribute to The Chronicle’s continuing transformation. You’ll be part of a 4-person HR team that works to create a dynamic and successful workforce, attract and retain talented staff members, and meet company goals.

Job Profile

HR Business Partner - With a keen ability to navigate the organization and collaborate effectively in a fast-paced environment, you will work to improve the Chronicle’s capacity to tackle complex enterprise challenges. You will work with managers and staff on setting expectations, managing performance, team effectiveness, learning and development, and employee relations. You will play a key role in fulfilling our mission and contributing to a positive and high-performing work environment.

Recruiting - You’ll work with hiring managers on company-wide recruiting efforts to engage with and hire strong talent. You’ll employ best practices in all phases of the recruiting cycle to ensure we meet our goals of positioning Chronicle as an employer of choice, increasing the quality and diversity of hires, and maintaining an excellent candidate experience. You’ll use reporting and metrics to suggest improvements and develop sourcing channels to attract the right candidates.

HR Innovation – You’ll work with colleagues to continuously improve how we staff, onboard, develop, motivate, retain, and organize work.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of experience and demonstrated proficiency in full cycle recruiting required
  • 1-3 years’ experience as an HR business partner/generalist strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of HR practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Ability to build cross-company relationships and work effectively at all levels in the organization.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements to humanresources@chronicle.com. Every résumé that is submitted will be carefully reviewed. Candidates whose backgrounds most closely match the requirements of the job will be contacted directly.

The Chronicle is based in Washington, D.C. and offers excellent benefits including 24 paid vacation days a year.

A journalism-driven multimedia company, The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy provide award-winning news coverage to people on college campuses and to nonprofit organizations around the world. Vitae is The Chronicle’s online career hub, which offers job listings and the insights that academics need to build successful careers and fulfill their mission.

The Chronicle is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-08-30

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Human Resources Generalist/Recruiter

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Washington, District of Columbia 20037

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