HR Specialist-Recruitment

  • Interlochen, MI
  • Full-time

Company Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at


Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:


Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.


Interlochen Arts Camp

Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.


Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.


Interlochen Public Radio

Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix

News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington

Streaming online at  Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.


Interlochen Presents

Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.

Job Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts presentations, seeks a Human Resources Specialist for our busy HR Department.   We have two core educational programs: Interlochen Arts Camp, serving 2,700 students in grades 3-12, and Interlochen Arts Academy, the nation’s premiere fine arts boarding high school with an enrollment of 470-500. The HR Specialist - Recruitment will report to the Recruiting and Training Manager.  This position will be responsible for the year-round and summer application process, housing and interview scheduling.   


The HR Specialist-Recruitment will provide support and assistance to the Recruiting and Training manager in the area of recruitment and training for year round/academy and summer employees.  

  • Maintains listing of approved summer positions along with assigned salary levels.  

  • Works extensively in the summer employee applicant tracking system to track completed employee forms and employment agreements.  

  • Works along with the recruiting and Training Manager to continuously improve the applicant tracking system.

  • Provides biweekly hiring updates as necessary to hiring managers in person, phone or by email.

  • Oversees camp employee check-in and check out with assistance and support from other HR team members.  

  • Manages housing assignments for summer camp employees, faculty and year-round employees.  

  • Schedules on-campus interviews for candidates and manages application process and pre-employment forms.

  • Assists with recruiting and hiring process for year-round positions by coordinating job postings in ATS system and other posting websites, reviewing resumes, and assisting with phone screens and interviews.



  • Minimum of Associates Degree preferably in Human Resources, Business or Management.

  • Experience as an Intern in an HR Department is a PLUS

  • Knowledge of MAC Operating System and Google Docs, Proficient in MS Office Suite

  • Superior verbal/written and presentation skills

  • Exceptional Customer Service Skills 

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits: 

A competitive salary and benefit package is being offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

Interested candidates need to complete the online application by clicking the "I'm interested" green button. Please make sure when you complete the profile online you attach your resume and cover letter.


Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence.


The search will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of resume review being May 8th, 2013.