Peace Corps Strategic Campus Recruiter

The Career Center University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Location
    Champaign, Illinois
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    May 30

Position description

At The Career Center, we coach and support Illinois students, while connecting them to opportunities, as they make career decisions and learn lifelong career management skills. We serve as leaders of the University of Illinois career services community and intentionally pursue leadership opportunities that move our work and field forward.




The Peace Corps Strategic Campus (Strat) Recruiter will increase awareness of Peace Corps Volunteer opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community through a variety of recruitment activities, including, but not limited to: delivering class or club presentations, tabling in public, high-traffic areas on campus and/or at career fairs, organizing and facilitating application workshops and retention events, and developing relationships with key stakeholders on campus. 

Depending on campus activities and recruitment events, evening and weekend hours may be required.




  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteer 
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills as this position requires a great deal of public speaking
  • Ability to work independently
  • Confidence in networking and outreach



Application instructions

Interested candidates must submit their resume and cover letter in a single PDF document to Nikki Mercer at [email protected] Please put “Peace Corps Campus Representative” in the subject line.

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