Mohawk Industries University Relations Manager in CALHOUN, Georgia


We are always in search of Difference Makers to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We’re redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive. If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions; while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

As our University Relations Manager you'll be developing and maintaining relationships with our core colleges and universities to attract the best and brightest talent to Mohawk. If you are a difference maker with expertise in building and managing a successful college recruiting program then this may be the opportunity for you.


This position manages university relations and recruits qualified candidates for entry level supervisory, technical, sales and specialty positions. The person will manage campus recruiting activity and facilitate true partnerships between Mohawk and our key colleges.

  • Responsible for university/college recruitment strategy and building relationships with campus stakeholders as well as planning and coordination of campus events (information sessions, career fairs and meetings with faculty)

  • Manage and facilitate Intern and recent graduate programs. Plan intern events and social activities, partner with OE Specialist to oversee full-time rotational programs. Identify and implement improvements to the programs.

  • Responsible for campus diversity and military outreach and building relationships with key campus/military stakeholders as well as planning and coordination of military and campus diversity recruiting activity

  • Responsible for building a pipeline of qualified diverse talent. Duties include: phone screens, interview/selection, candidate follow-up, consulting with hiring managers, developing staffing plans and reports.

  • Work with managers to review skills needed for open positions:

  • Review job descriptions

  • Create job postings and external ad copy

  • Coach hiring managers on interview questions and refresh them on legal issues involved with interviewing.

  • Coordinate interview schedule with top candidates and hiring manager.

  • Conduct follow up reviews of candidates with hiring manager

  • Coordinate offer letter, background check, etc with HR office

  • Ensure that all candidates are in applicant/employee tracking system for EEO/AA tracking.

  • Support other recruiters in their recruiting efforts as needed.Other duties as needed.

  • Keep abreast of trends, technologies and changes impacting university/college recruitment including social and online recruiting


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 2+ years in recruiting or HR experience

  • College recruiting experience with a best in class employer is a definite plus

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and the Internet.

  • Knowledge of or ability to learn employment laws, regulations, and guidelines

  • Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and presentation.

  • Ability to read, write and interpret routine reports and correspondences.

  • Good analytical and organizational skills.

  • Ability to multi-task, follow-up, meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

  • An outward and inward display of professional decorum, tact, and integrity

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

About Mohawk

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC , Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

Job ID 2019-40491

FLSA Status Exempt

Company MOHAWK

Job Group Human Resources