Manager, Campus Recruiting (18 Month Contract)

Job ID : 7292
Category : Human Resources
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Temporary
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Toronto, Canada
Posting Range : $74,100 - $136,500

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Definity is the parent company to some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative property and casualty insurers. We can’t do that without our people, so we embrace and encourage a culture that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

We offer a flexible, hybrid work experience where employees work from the office and virtually depending on the type of work they are doing and who they are working with. Bring your true self and be a part of our journey. It’s better here.

As the Manager, Campus Recruiting, this key member of the Talent Acquisition team will be responsible for evolving and leading the overall Campus Recruiting strategy and execution for Definity Insurance.  This role will have accountability for full-cycle Campus Recruiting for interns/coops, summer students and new grads by establishing key Campus relationships and business partnerships that ensure Definity attracts and retains diverse, early career talent. The role will also be instrumental in the implementation of our Rotational Program that will build future leaders for Definity in key job functions.



Program Strategy:

  • Evolve and execute an end to end strategy to identify top Co-op, Intern, New Grads and Rotational Student Program talent from campus. The creation of this strategy will be all encompassing and must include role and head count need identification, school footprint, brand strategy, compensation program, selection process, metrics and diversity strategy. 
  • Responsible for the creation, evolution and flawless execution of all programs that fall under the campus umbrella (Co-op, Intern, New Grads and Rotational Student Program)
  • Partner closely with key internal stakeholders including business leaders/HR partners to understand workforce forecast and general hiring needs and ensure the program will achieve hiring goals for campus and entry level roles
  • Work with vendors/schools and business leaders to create a campus school footprint and identify new schools that may have talent pools that align with required skillsets 
  • Develop standard metrics to evaluate success for all programs and campus initiatives and create a framework to regularly update key stakeholders
  • Partner with the Director Talent Acquisition to build on our newly launched New Grad Rotational Program 

Program Management and Execution: 

  • Plan annual campus strategy based on collaboration with business and HR leaders 
  • Partner with HR & business leaders to align long term people plans to campus engagement and recruitment activities with an emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion partnerships 
  • Work closely with key hiring leaders to set hiring targets and monitor entry-level staffing requirements to ensure resourcing needs are being met along with reporting on results 
  • Perform lessons learned sessions post campus recruiting cycles with the business and provide recommendations to improve future process 
  • Evolve the Campus Ambassador program
  • Stay tightly connected with current and past coops/FT hires to gain regular, valuable feedback on our program, help post on social channels and attend events 
  • Responsible for the execution of the full cycle recruitment process (screen, interview, select, offer and onboarding) of intern, co-op and new graduate hiring, including management of the full process within our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) 

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility: 

  • Create and manage all inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility campus partnerships and organize events and brand campaigns that support our ongoing IDEA initiatives
  • Develop new, innovative and sustainable experiences to recruit top talent  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • 5-8+ years of work experience in recruiting with a focus in Campus Recruitment 
  • 2+ years of campus recruiting experience 
  • 5+ years in an HR or broader program management role with proven program creation and delivery experience - proven ability to build a program from scratch and execute on that program working with multiple stakeholders  
  • Proven project management and event management experience with the ability to independently manage multiple tasks within tight timeframes
  • Proven experience in developing strong relationships in order to gain support and achieve results 
  • Comfortable presenting to external partners/audiences
  • Ability to develop, measure, and report on programs objectives and key results  
  • Knowledge in recruiting technology and emerging trends in university recruiting 

Actual salary for the role may vary depending on work location of the successful candidate and other factors including but not limited to, skills, education, experience, working conditions and the local labour market.

We also take potential into consideration. If you don't have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected].

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).


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