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University Relations Manager (Remote)

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Champaign, IL, US

Company: AGCO

University Relations Manager (Remote)

Who we are looking for:


At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.


AGCO Corp has an exciting opportunity for a University Relations Manager to join its global talent team. The University Relations Manager will be responsible for supporting the strategic direction of the program and managing full life-cycle recruiting initiatives and activities for campus hires from select colleges and universities around the globe with the goal to increase the quality of our long term hiring pipeline, attract more early career talent and build a pipeline for AGCO’s Rotational Development Program. The University Relations Manager is responsible for recruiting top talent to fill entry-level and intern positions. This position supports in the execution of Global University Relations, Global Internship program and AGCO’s Rotational Development Program.


What you will do:


  • Develop creative ways to increase AGCO’s brand and profile at core Universities through partnership/collaboration with various professional, community and student organizations.
  • Develop strong campus relationships with colleges and universities through placement offices, faculty, administration, and students
  • Support in developing metrics for program success and provide analysis of reports to make recommendations for improvements.
  • Create connections with graduating students for hire into the AGCO Rotational Development Program
  • Develop annual Intern and Co-op recruiting plan, including projected budget and goals for selected schools. Responsible for collecting all internship and co-op requests from hiring managers and working with the HR Business Partners to identify accurate open requisitions



What you will bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  
  • 2-5 years related successful business experience
  • Ability to manage relationships with client facing experience
  • Results-oriented with a high degree of personal initiative, be very hands on, flexible and have a customer centric attitude.


A plus if you have:

  • Bilingual a plus


Travel Requirement:


  • Up to 25%



What we offer:


Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.

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