Using Social Media to Advertise Job Openings

Social media is responsible for many changes in the way candidates interact with a potential employer. Make sure you’re taking advantage of all the opportunities available to you when you’re trying to spread the word about an opening. To that end, we’ve prepared example ads to give you some ideas of how to use social media to reach your candidates.


Facebook verbage:

“Purdue University is seeking a (POSITION TITLE) to (insert verbiage from position summary). If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description / requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Twitter verbiage:

Seeking qualified, motivated professional to serve as (POSITION TITLE) (insert link)

LinkedIn verbiage:

“Job Opportunity: (Posting Title – long form) If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description / requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

(Hiring Manager / Hiring Committee Instructions to post: click on “Share an Update” then copy and paste the verbiage above and click “Share”.)

Alternative LinkedIn verbiage:

“We’re hiring! (Posting Title – long form)

If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description / requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

(Hiring Manager / Hiring Committee Instructions to post: click on “Share an Update” then copy and paste the verbiage above and click “Share”.)

Facebook verbiage:

“Purdue University is seeking a Business Manager to provide effective and efficient financial management and business services to Polytechic Statewide campuses across the state of Indiana. If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description / requirements and to apply online: http://bit.ly/1Lh4Kwf

Twitter verbiage:

Seeking motivated business professional to serve as Business Manager for Purdue Polytechnic Statewide. Link to apply: http://bit.ly/1Lh4Kwf

LinkedIn verbiage:

“Job Opportunity: Business Manager, Polytechnic Statewide – West Lafayette – Technology Business Office

If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description / requirements and to apply online: http://bit.ly/1Lh4Kwf

(Hiring Manager / Hiring Committee Instructions to post: click on “Share an Update” then copy and paste the verbiage above and click “Share”.)

Alternative LinkedIn verbiage:

“We’re hiring! Business Manager, Polytechnic Statewide – West Lafayette – Technology Business Office

If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description / requirements and to apply online: http://bit.ly/1Lh4Kwf

(Hiring Manager / Hiring Committee Instructions to post: click on “Share an Update” then copy and paste the verbiage above and click “Share”.)


Purdue Career section Ad (duties):

Responsible for 1st tier installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of all client Windows/MAC hardware and software used across the state of Indiana. Will coordinate updates, fixes and implementations around customer’s schedules. Will ensure the stability and continuity of client and network operations as well as providing end user support.

Facebook verbage:

Purdue University is seeking a Desktop Analyst to install, maintain and troubleshoot Windows and MAC’s.

If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Twitter:

Featured Job: Desktop Analyst (insert link) – Agriculture Information Technology - troubleshoot Windows #apple

LinkedIn:

Job Opportunity: Desktop Analyst If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Association/colleague/online Ad

Do you enjoy being part of a team? AgIT (Agriculture Information Technology is looking for a Desktop Analyst to install, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows and MAC hardware and software across the state of Indiana. If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)


Purdue Career section Ad (duties):

Seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to provide effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of hardware, software and related infrastructure. Become increasingly engaged in technical research and brainstorming with faculty on several exciting Big Moves projects including aerial drones, Ag specific mobile robots, and very large and complex data sets. Collaborate with peers and colleagues across the College of Agriculture as well as with other University IT units. Work closely with a variety of vendors on Bleeding Edge technology to continue Purdue Agriculture’s pivotal role in creating technology and developing Science to feed the entire Human population. Ensure that all equipment and related procedures adhere to University policies and values.

Facebook:

Purdue University is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to continue Purdue Agriculture’s pivotal role in creating technology and developing Science to feed the Human population. If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Twitter:

Check out our featured job: Systems Administrator – Agriculture Information Technology #admin #agit (link to posting)

LinkedIn:

Job Opportunity: Systems Administrator If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Association/colleague/online Ad:

Purdue University is a place of brilliant minds, fresh ideas, and important jobs. The information technology landscape is ripe with career growth and advancement prospects where each day presents new challenges and the opportunity to make a difference. By working in higher education, your focus will be on people and knowledge rather than things and "shelf fillers." AgIT (Agriculture Information Technology) is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator to provide effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of hardware, software and related infrastructure. If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)


Purdue Career Section

Posting Summary: Provide technical support in the Small Animal emergency and critical care sections, including the Animal Emergency Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Provide instruction to veterinary and veterinary technology students and interns/residents, as well as assist with new ECC staff orientation and training. Perform various types of clinical services. Monitor inventory/supplies and order when necessary. Perform record keeping tasks, including patient records. Assist staff clinicians with various research projects. May be scheduled in other areas of the hospital if the need arises.

Facebook

Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking a Registered Veterinary Technologist to provide various types of clinical services in an emergency and critical care environment. Apply online at: (insert link)

Twitter

Now Hiring: Registered Veterinary Technologist. Check out opportunities at www.purdue.edu/careers and apply now. #VetTech #VetTechLife USA-IN (insert photo)

JOB ALERT: Registered Veterinary Technologist. DON’T MISS OUT! Hiring new grads. Apply now at: www.purdue.edu/careers. #VeterinaryTechnician #VetMed #VetStudents USA-IN (insert photo)

Linkedin / Associations

Join the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital technician team in historic West Lafayette Indiana! Put your skills to work with our collaborative team where certification, education and experience are rewarded. Challenge yourself to excel in an educational environment that values veterinary technicians as essential team members in providing compassionate patient care, outstanding student teaching, excellent clinician support and exemplary client service. The Small Animal Surgery Service is now recruiting for two full time technician positions. Applicants must be enthusiastic and highly motivated, possess strong technical skills, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A strong desire to learn, as well as teach, is crucial. Graduates of an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program with certification eligibility is required. Flexibility regarding work schedule is also essential; with some requirement to work holidays, weekends, and on-call.

Excellent salary and benefits; please visit http://www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/pdf/Benefits_summary_OP-Tech.pdf for benefit information. Interested candidates; please visit www.purdue.edu/careers for current openings.

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Purdue Career section Ad (duties):

Purdue Dining & Catering’s mission: To nourish and inspire the Purdue community. Join our team and bring your culinary talent to our kitchens, including 5 award-winning dining court operations and catering and events. This is an opportunity to perform a variety of food service responsibilities as assigned by the Dining Court Manager, Assistant Manager, Chef or higher level food service worker. Work independently, while rotating among several food service areas as needed. Tasks may include food production, cooking, baking, bussing, serving food, setting up for special events, inventory and stocking, washing dishes, and maintaining a clean organized work environment. Each day will present new challenges and the opportunity to make a difference in the success of all students.

Facebook:

“Purdue University is seeking a Food Service Worker IV to Join our team and bring culinary talent to our kitchens. Each day will present new challenges and the opportunity to make a difference in the success of all students.”

If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Twitter:

Interested in “making” things happen? If you can follow a recipe than consider joining our team -Food Service Worker: (insert link) #culinary

LinkedIn verbiage:

Job Opportunity: Food Service Worker IV If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Association/colleague/online Ad:

Purdue Dining & Catering’s mission: To nourish and inspire the Purdue community. Join our team and bring your culinary talent to our kitchens, including 5 award-winning dining court operations and catering and events. This is an opportunity to perform a variety of food service responsibilities as assigned by the Dining Court Manager, Assistant Manager, Chef or higher level food service worker. Be a part of an energetic, Big Ten environment while enjoying a greater work/life balance including holidays with your family! As part of the Student Life division, we are committed to student learning and the success of all students. We focus on co-curricular education and leadership development as an integral part of the Purdue experience.


Purdue Career section Ad (duties):

Be a part of a mission to foster an environment conducive to academic success, safety, and personal growth by maintaining a clean and healthy environment for our students. Our service staff clean all building surfaces, and perform specific cleaning tasks in assigned areas. Areas may include restrooms, resident rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, hallways, stairwells, lounges, elevators, etc. Operate powered and non-powered equipment. Perform grounds-keeping, minor maintenance, painting and other miscellaneous tasks as assigned. Each day will present new challenges and the opportunity to make a difference in the success of all students.

Facebook:

“Purdue University is seeking a Service Worker III to join our team and bring their ability to maintain a clean and healthy environment for our residents. Each day will present new challenges and the opportunity to make a difference in the success of all students.” If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Twitter:

Do you feel like you are always cleaning? Why not get paid for it? -Service Worker III: (insert link) #custodial #maintenancemonday

LinkedIn verbiage:

Job Opportunity: Service Worker III If you are interested, please use the following link to view the position description/requirements and to apply online: (insert link)

Association/colleague/online Ad:

Be a part of a mission to foster an environment conducive to academic success, safety, and personal growth by maintaining a clean and healthy environment for our students. Our service staff clean all building surfaces, and perform specific cleaning talks in assigned areas. Each day will present new challenges and the opportunity to make a difference in the success of all students. Be a part of an energetic, Big Ten environment while enjoying a greater work/life balance including holidays with your family! As part of the Student Life division, we are committed to student learning and the success of all students. We focus on co-curricular education and leadership development as an integral part of the Purdue experience.

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