University Recruiting & Programs Coordinator (12 month contract)

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique travel experiences around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb allows people to Belong Anywhere through unique travel experiences at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and over 190 countries. We promote a culture of curiosity, humanity, and creativity through our product, brand, and, most importantly, our people.
University Recruiting at Airbnb
We're listeners and advocates, mentors and hosts. We view students as individuals, the recruiting process as a shared adventure, and decisions as conversations. Our mission is to open Airbnb's doors to the next class of interns and new grads who are ready for a life-changing experience and excited to create a world of belonging.
We're looking for a University Recruiting & Programs Coordinator to join our University Recruiting team at Airbnb. Learn more about our programs at This will be a 12 month contract position.

Programs responsibilities:

  • Host our global internship program year-round in partnership with campus recruiters, the programs team, and cross-functional partners in engineering, data science, research, ITX, and other lines of business
  • Provide administrative support to intern manager training, intern onboarding and training, and intern calibration sessions
  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams and answer inbound questions from future interns in order to ensure the business is prepared to host our interns
  • Coordinate event logistics (budgeting, booking spaces, speaker confirmation and coordination, catering, calendering, marketing materials, attendee preparation, invoice reconciliation and on-site support)
  • Design and project manage campus and program swag distribution in conjunction with design and external vendors
  • Support program specialists and project managers in the development of existing and new programs (outreach, conferences, offsites, and internal program infrastructure)
  • Mentoring and training new coordinators as needed

Recruiting responsibilities:

  • Schedule all on campus interviews, domestic and international phone screens, Skype interviews, onsite interviews and/or university batch days (rotational in-house interview days for large volumes of student candidates)
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of university batch days for heavy volume candidate interviewing during peak seasons
  • Coordinate support for recruiters on campus travel initiatives like career fairs, networking receptions, Hackathons, listing events, tech talks, recruiter office hours, and on-campus interviews
  • Oversee candidate travel to San Francisco and Seattle from candidate school locations; liaising with and manage relationship with Airbnb’s preferred travel vendor
  • Host tours and ensure a seamless candidate experience from start to finish
  • Provide recruiting partners with active updates on capacity limitations during peak recruiting season and providing strategic workarounds where possible
  • Develop strong trust and relationships with recruiters and engineers across the organization


  • 1-2+ years of relevant coordination, programs/project management, or event experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized,experience working on projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Data-oriented and excited to make data informed decisions as we scale our programs
  • Passionate about candidate experience: we see our candidates as our guests, and we are their hosts. It’s the Coordinator's job to ensure a smooth experience from beginning to end
  • Passionate about interns and our intern program: we see our interns as not just guests, but family, and we are their long term hosts. It’s the Coordinator’s job to support a transformational 12-16 weeks
  • Passionate about the product, concept, history and culture of Airbnb, and our mission to create a world so that anyone can belong anywhere

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience working in university recruiting or university programs
  • Flexible and can deal effectively with changes in priorities or ambiguity
  • Proficiency in MS Office/Google products.

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