Manager, Campus Programs & Initiatives


Universal City, CA

Industry: Media


5 - 7 years

Posted 38 days ago


Role Summary:

The Manager, Campus Programs & Initiatives is a key member of the Campus Programs leadership team, which is responsible for identifying, developing, and executing future-focused campus recruiting strategies that address critical business needs across NBCUniversal. This requires an enterprise-wide mindset, strong communication skills, organizational savvy to effectively influence and partner with groups across a matrixed environment, and operational excellence to bring ideas to fruition.
This is a unique opportunity to contribute and gain exposure to a wide spectrum of work streams that the Campus Programs team has in motion at any given time. The Manager, Campus Programs & Initiatives manages across multiple programs/events to ensure alignment with objectives, timely execution, and strategic problem solving.


  • Direct management and leadership of Campus Recruiters and Coordinators – managing performance and annual objective setting, review processes
  • Partner closely with Campus Programs leadership team to drive and support team initiatives; including strategies and approach to attract, recruit and develop a diverse pipeline of talent for the NBCUniversal Internship Program
  • Manage university relations strategy including building rapport with undergraduate and graduate programs, providing direction to team on positioning NBCUniversal as employer of choice with campuses
  • Lead recruiting efforts at national and local conferences and events
  • Partner with Campus Recruiters to review, analyze, summarize and report on hiring for respective businesses; utilize information to strategize ways to enhance and improve results as needed
  • Conduct ongoing external benchmarking for business and talent trends to enhance recruitment efforts
  • Partner with Campus Recruiters, Human Resources, and/or Employment Law team to address and oversee intern employee relations issues when needed
  • Serve as the central contact for business and HR leaders across multiple business units


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 6 years of related experience, including large, complex programs or projects
  • Ability to travel (up to 25% of the time)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience working within a large, cross-functional, and matrixed organization
  • Master’s degreepreferred
  • Proven ability to build relationships, work collaboratively, seek connections, and interface effectively at multiple levels throughout the organization
  • Ability to think critically and creatively to solve problems and drive decisions to address business needs
  • Excellent project management skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization both in written and oral form
  • Positive, self-starter attitude; ability to work independently, leverage available resources effectively and take an extraordinary level of personal accountability
  • Team player natural tendency to seek feedback and leverage strengths of the collective team toward reaching common goals
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leveraging data and building effective, professional presentations for executive level audiences
  • Ability to exercise consistent independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance