Contract Recruiter at Everspring

| Chicago
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Join some of the world’s best problem-solvers, pioneers, and out-of-the-box thinkers.

Everspring partners with leading universities to create a new standard of excellence in online education. Our dynamic and innovative team shapes the culture of our company and powers our university partners’ success. We are not a typical online education company – Everspring’s unique approach influences everything we do.

As Contract Recruiter, you’ll be responsible for sourcing and full-cycle recruiting. You will use innovative recruiting techniques to source for passive talent as well as evaluate incoming applicants. In this role, your focus will be recruiting for a variety of different positions across duverse business units: Technology, Learning Design, Marketing, Enrollment, and corporate staff positions from entry-level to VP-level.

Duration of the contract is at least 3 months. This is an on-site position at Everspring headquarters in the Chicago Loop near both Ogilvie and Union Stations.


  • Fill critical business positions with high performers
  • Work with various hiring teams and key stakeholders to determine customized recruiting strategy for each position
  • Drive a positive candidate experience from initial contact through scheduling and in-person interviewing
  • Advise hiring teams on creating a robust recruiting process focused on quality hiring


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-5 years of recruiting experience, preferably in a corporate environment. Staffing industry experience is also valued
  • Strong relationship and rapport building skills. A passion for nurturing relationships both internally with stakeholders and externally with prospects
  • Proven results identifying passive candidates in a timely manner via creative recruiting strategies
  • Skills in the art of negotiation, and comfort managing the entire offer process; including salary recommendations, offer letter generation, and offer acceptances/declines
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
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    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases


Our office is located in the heart of downtown Chicago. We're easily accesible via public transit and near Union and Ogilvie train stations.

What are Everspring Perks + Benefits

Everspring Benefits Overview

Our employees have varied needs and preferences. Making sure that they have flexible and affordable benefits that best meet their needs is important to us. Everspring offers a comprehensive and competitive suite of health benefits including healthcare coverage, vision and dental benefits. Our benefits packages have choices for individual and family coverage options, including domestic partners coverage.

Our healthcare plan features Blue Cross/Shield, a top tier provider, with an extensive and broad network of physicians across the nation. Everspring pays for the majority of our employees’ healthcare premium costs. And to further support our employees’ health, we have exercise facilities in our building and health club benefits as part of our standard benefits package.

Company-paid life insurance
Short-term and long-term disability plans
Critical illness insurance
Flexible spending accounts (including healthcare, dependent care, transit and parking options)
a 401k plan
Commuter benefit program

Because time off is important for innovation, we provide 8 paid company holidays, plus every employee accrues a generous bank of Paid Time Off (PTO) days, providing the flexibility to take time off and recharge based on their unique and individual needs.

Finally, we love referrals and offer an employee referral bonus of $1,000 for team members who help us hire the best talent in the market by referring other successful future employees!

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home one day per week after 6 months of employment.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Everspring offers a variety of coffee, tea, soda and those delightful flavored seltzer waters.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
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