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Facebook PhD Technical Sourcer in Jefferson City, Missouri


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


University Recruiting is in our DNA. From our start in a dorm room at Harvard, Facebook has looked to talent from universities to build the next set of new products for our 1 billion+ users that drive our mission to make the world more open and connected. The result is an opportunity to have tremendous impact at a revolutionary company. If you've ever dreamed about disrupting and revolutionizing the way recruiting and university recruiting is done, we'd love to talk with you about how you might help Facebook do just that. We are looking for someone to leverage our platform and products and to partner with the broader University Recruitment team to help us develop a stronger and more diverse pipeline that represents our global users. We take Facebook's mission of discovering top talent and serving our employees seriously.

Required Skills:

  1. Work closely with Recruiters and Researchers to deeply understand technical requirements of the role, the function, and how it fits into the organization

  2. Strategize different ways to build PhD talent pipelines and execute on referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns

  3. Map the PhD talent space through tactical research, the use of Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search techniques

  4. Regularly track pipeline activity to share with internal stakeholders

  5. Recommend and drive improvements that impact local pipeline areas

  6. Ability to travel during peak recruiting cycles

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years experience working with and building sourcing strategies with hiring managers

  2. 2+ years experience of sourcing experience, including deep-diving into searches using Boolean logic

  3. Experience building working relationships with cross-functional partners

  4. Experience partnering with team and clients, including senior management

  5. Experience in identifying and successfully engaging competitive candidates

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors Degree or higher

  2. 2+ years experience recruiting in technical organizations

  3. Experience recruiting PhD and/or research candidates

  4. Tech and industry knowledge with experience understanding tech skills, research conferences, academic labs, and communities

  5. Strong attention to detail

  6. Proven success managing multiple recruiting goals and projects

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.