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Facebook Recruiting Manager, PhD in Pierre, South Dakota


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 plus 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.

As a Recruiting Manager, you will have the opportunity to grow with a high-volume pipeline of PhD Software Engineers and Research Scientists. You will develop, drive, and execute on the staffing strategies for one of our largest demands in technical hiring. You will lead a team of staffing professionals and work with engineering teams across the world. The position is full-time.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead a team of recruiters responsible for Machine Learning, Systems/Infra, and Core Data Science hiring — including development of recruiting strategy, goal-setting, performance management, day-to-day task management

  2. Provide care, mentorship, guidance and career development to members of the recruiting team, following a strengths-based approach to people management

  3. Provide innovative, scalable solutions to meet PhD Intern hiring and intern program needs across the US, and partner closely with global counterparts to ensure consistencies across regions

  4. Design customized and executable staffing plans while building excellent relationships with the recruiting team and engineering client groups

  5. Create innovative strategies that ensure a high-touch candidate experience

  6. Facilitate and lead meetings and key initiatives with recruiting team and client groups

  7. Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with management and key cross-functional stakeholders internally (e.g. HRBP, Legal, PMs, recruiting partners, etc.)

  8. Compile and analyze data and metrics to support business decisions and plans as necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 7+ years of recruiting experience with growing technical organizations

  2. 4+ years of people management experience

  3. Experience with compiling, analyzing and capturing insights from data to support business decisions

  4. Demonstrated experience effectively influencing and communicating cross-functionally with senior business leaders

  5. Experience managing a team of 5 or more sourcers and/or recruiters

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 4+ years of University Recruiting Experience

  2. Experience hiring technical intern talent

  3. Exceptional data analysis and analytical skills

  4. Experience working with technical PhD candidates

  5. Strong organizational and time management skills

  6. Experience leading projects and programs within early-in-career recruiting

  7. Experience managing people managers and leaders

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