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University Relations/Campus Recruitment Manager

Department: Human Resources
Store Location: Corporate Office


A key member of the Human Resources Team, the University Relations (UR) Manager leads the development and execution of Eataly USA’s school recruitment strategy. The UR Manager fosters relationships with schools, strengthens awareness of Eataly’s brand, coordinates campus recruiting, oversees internship programs, and creates opportunities for student involvement with Eataly.    

The UR Manager reports to the Head of Talent Acquisition and manages a team of UR Associates.


  • Builds and leverages relationships with select universities, culinary schools, non-profits and professional organizations to support talent acquisition for all positions across Eataly USA
  • Sets the strategic direction of university relations and manages the budget; implements best practices to increase effectiveness; establishes metrics for success; analyzes return on investment
  • Confirms the school event calendar with dates for job fairs, presentations and field trips; plans events from start to finish serving as a liaison between school partners, candidates and local store teams
  • Together with the UR Associates, actively participates in school events through attendance at job fairs and leading presentations; prepares and trains relevant Eataly staff on how to execute events
  • Oversees internships: receives requests from the business; manages recruiting; handles the visa process for international interns when appropriate; onboards hires; facilitates the program; conducts reviews; makes process improvements
  • Collaborates with business leaders to understand needs and subsequently develops bespoke partnerships with schools such as project collaborations, culinary externships or graduate programs
  • Conducts exploratory interviews and builds relationships with graduating students to create a talent pipeline; ensures candidates are appropriately incorporated into the Applicant Tracking System
  • Represents Eataly’s brand with pride, enthusiasm and accuracy; finds innovative ways to increase understanding of and exposure to Eataly amongst candidates
  • Performs additional duties as requested and required


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • In-depth understanding of the American higher education system and recruiting landscape
  • 2+ years of demonstrated success recruiting at multiple schools in highly competitive markets
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team
  • Results-oriented with the ability to manage projects from start to finish with minimum supervision
  • Ability to understand our complex business to place candidates in areas that align with their skills and interests and meet our business needs
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; comfortable speaking in public and leading presentations; able to engage at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work efficiently and resourcefully in a hands-on fluid environment; operational mindset
  • Exceptional organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Previous experience in the hospitality industry strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Italian language preferred
  • Up to 50-60% travel during peak periods

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