OnDeck is hiring a

University Relations Recruiter (Contract)

New York, United States


Are you ready to introduce OnDeck to the campus community? We are kicking off our inaugural year and are excited to start the recruiting campaign to hire the Class of 2017. This is a newly created position and we look forward to you bringing your energy, enthusiasm, creativity and excitement for college recruiting.


What excites us at OnDeck? Technology. Innovation. Small businesses. We believe in our team members and power their growth through challenging them every day and offering inspiring careers. We’re all about teamwork, passion and making an impact. Oh and having fun – Whether it’s community service events, book club meetings, team get-togethers or weekly social hours in the office.


OnDeck (ONDK) uses data aggregation and electronic payment technology to evaluate the financial health of small and medium sized businesses to efficiently deliver capital to a market underserved by banks. Through the OnDeck platform, millions of small businesses can obtain affordable loans. We are changing the way small businesses borrow money by combining our passion for Main Street with cutting-edge technology. We evaluate businesses based on their actual performance, not personal credit, and that’s enabled us to say “yes” more often and faster than traditional lenders.


Department description:

The People Operations team is committed to OnDeck’s rapid growth by being proactive and nimble; by building high-quality partnerships that delight the OnDeck community. Our passion is people, and we are singularly focused on finding and retaining stars. And we always take our jobs seriously, but never ourselves.





As a University Relations Recruiter at OnDeck, you will:

  • Act as primary point of contact internally and externally for all things College Recruiting
  • Develop strong campus relationships with colleges and universities through career services offices, faculty/staff, and student organizations to promote OnDeck’s brand and image.
  • Coordinate and attend all campus site visits, job fairs, speaking events and other student event opportunities
  • Establish metrics for program success and provide analysis of reports to make recommendations for improvements.
  • Coordinate with onboarding teams (hiring managers, people operations and others) to ensure smooth transition from campus to corporate
  • Create “Class of” communities for new team members to meet and begin networking at OnDeck
  • Utilize our ATS (Greenhouse) to capture and track all activity
  • Liaise with internal team members as they offer referrals for the program


Necessary qualifications for success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 – 3 years related work experience
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships through strong communication skills
  • Understanding of employment laws and best practices
  • Event planning skills
  • Experience with an ATS, LinkedIn Recruiter and other HR tools
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and Social Media platforms



OnDeck Stats & In the News:

  • In 2015, OnDeck & JP Morgan Chase partner to offer small business loans, named the biggest deal in the history of marketplace lending
  • Our first $3 billion in loans led to 74,000 jobs and $11 Billion in U.S. economic impact.
  • On December 17, 2014 OnDeck rings in the biggest NYC tech IPO since 1999
  • OnDeck was New York’s largest VC-backed tech exit ever


Awards we've received:

  • Fortune.com and Great Place to Work 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, 2015
  • Fortune/Great Place To Work Great Rated! People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services, 2015
  • Crain’s New York Best Places to Work, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Colorado SHRM Best Companies to Work For in Colorado, 2015
  • Built in Colorado, Top 100 Digital Companies in Colorado, 2015
  • Forbes’ America’s Most Promising Companies, 2013, 2014
  • Selling Power Magazine Best Company to Sell For, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • 500|5000, 2013, 2014
  • Crain’s New York Business Fast 50, 2013, 2014



As part of our dedication to maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce, OnDeck provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OnDeck complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


OnDeck expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of OnDeck’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


**No external recruiters or agents, please.**