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University Recruiter

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 49406 

Areas of Interest: Human Resources; Sales 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

The University Recruiter is responsible for strengthening and maintaining relationships with targeted universities – developing creative ways to increase the company’s brand and identifying top-tier students to join the BOK Financial team. This position works closely with internal business partners across the entire BOK Financial footprint, educating them on the college recruitment process and collaborating with them to understand their talent needs, and develop a recruiting strategy to source and attract exceptional candidates for their line of business.


We are looking for somebody who:


  • Thrives at being an advocate for their company. You will represent BOK Financial at many events – including board meetings, community events, campus presentations, conferences, career fairs, etc. You will often be the first interaction people have with our company, so you need to have a great understanding of all aspects of the business and contribute to enhancing our external brand as it relates to attracting talent.
  • Can successfully run full cycle recruitment process for the entire footprint including the development and execution of searches for top tier college graduates to be placed in the Accelerated Career Track Programs and in other entry level professional opportunities across the organization.  This includes designing and executing the recruiting strategy to include career fairs, campus interviews, class and student organization presentations, etc.
  • Skilled in sourcing, screening, evaluating and presenting candidates to move forward in the interview process. Experienced in candidate selection techniques and able to quickly determine culture and technical fit of all candidates.
  • Educates hiring managers on trends in the labor market.  Uses competitive analysis to understand hiring needs and recruiting practices of competitors. 
  • Works as an advisor to senior level managers and supervisors within assigned divisions at BOK Financial. Influences and collaborates with these managers to develop recruitment strategies and define requirements and expectations for the process.
  • Acts as a Brand Ambassador for the entire BOK Financial footprint. Works to actively promote our brands in a positive and innovative way, increasing the quality of our talent pipeline. Will continue to enhance our branding strategy for our college recruiting efforts – resulting in a more cohesive and identifiable brand throughout all methods of marketing. 
  • Able to create and execute a virtual/digital recruiting strategy – prepared to make changes and take calculated risks to stay up to date regarding the evolving recruiting techniques.
  • Creates an inclusive sourcing strategy, bringing diverse viewpoints, work experiences, life styles and cultures to the candidate pool.
  • Manages the new hire experience – including weekly communication pieces to all ACT Program hires prior to their start date, working closely with ACT Program Managers during all stages of onboarding, actively participate in orientation and other events during their time in the program.
  • Develop new relationships and cultivate existing relationships with university career services representatives, professors/faculty, and student organizations.


Other knowledge, skills and abilities needed:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare and deliver persuasive oral and written reports and presentations and the training skills to teach others to do the same
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and resources to achieve outstanding results
  • Develops annual budget and adheres to planned dollars
  • Excellent PC skills including knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to organize multiple activities which require close attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret company policies, procedures and practices
  • Ability to work independently to achieve goals
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant governmental/regulatory requirements (EEO, ADA, etc.)


This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of college recruiting experience.

BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Attention All Third Party Agencies, Headhunters, and Recruiters
BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not accept candidate submission by unsolicited third parties through this site or any company email address. All unsolicited candidates presented to BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will be considered the property of BOK Financial. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited candidates, nor will a contractual relationship be formed by the submission. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries are not obligated and will not under any circumstances pay any fees to said third parties submitting candidates in this manner. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries only forms contracts with recruiters with whom we have an established business relationship and with whom we have in place a signed agreement. All contact with BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries from third parties must be through our Human Resources Department. Any contact made outside of the BOK Financial Human Resources Department by a third party will cancel any future business relationships between the third party and BOK Financial.

Please contact with any questions. 


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority at BOK Financial.

  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment


BOK Financial is a regional banking powerhouse and one of the top 25 banks in the U.S. We are based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and diversified in a variety of industries, businesses, and geographies throughout the U.S.


  • 4,900 employees
  • 27 Years of financial profitability
  • $30+ billion in assets
  • $5.2 million in charitable contributions in 2017

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Recruiting, Bank, Banking, Human Resources, Finance

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