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The Cornerstone Of Your Pet Community

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Working at a PPV hospital means you maintain your independence while enjoying the benefits of having sister practices close by and a stable organization at your back. The individuality of each location yields strengths and opportunities to be leveraged for the benefit of all!

What Our Employees Have to Say

"I like the fact that each hospital is able to mostly govern themselves, but has the support of multiple hospitals. It is 'corporate' without the 'corporate feel.’"

"Having the buying power and business organization provided by PPV is a huge advantage - it's stable and brings lots of benefits. Keeping individual clinic autonomy keeps the advantages of a small business practice and client relationships."

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You couldn’t have timed it better! You are on the ground floor of a growing and innovating organization. You are able to grow alongside the organization that hasn’t forgotten who contributes to its success. You can grow, you are valued, and you can help shape the future of PPV.

What Our Employees Have to Say

"Still has a small business feel, and I enjoy the flexibility it may offer in regards to opening up future growth and opportunities within the company"

"Great team and overall organization that takes care of it's members. Feels like a family run team that continues to expand while maintaining that support."

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Join your colleagues and feel the pride of being part of a network of reputable and sought-after practices. You have been empowered to leave your mark on the community, and it is a difference you can feel. Not only does your work benefit the lives of individual pets and their people, but your hard work and dedication has made you a cornerstone of your pet community.

What Our Employees Have to Say

"[We have a] massive impact. It's not just our community either, we have impacts in lots of cities, some that are far away. People know us from a lot of places. People drive from really far away to come and see us."

"It’s a fantastic family friendly organization that delivers multiple opportunities for growth and is very loved by its community. They are diverse in medicine and make/take many opportunities to help learn and grow for their clients and their families."

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Talent Acquisition Manager – University Relations Job – Olympia, WA

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Why You'll Love This Job!

People, Pets and Vets is wild about people that share a love for animals!  We are looking for dynamic and experienced recruiting professionals to build and lead our campus recruiting efforts!  We are a veterinarian-led team that has 80+ veterinary practices throughout the US and we are expanding our family of practices every week!  If you love pets as much as you love working with people, join us – we think there is something paws-itively special in store for you!

The Talent Acquisition Manager - University Relations is responsible for the development and execution of university recruiting for Veterinarians and Licensed Technicians.  This role entails building out strong relationships in every U.S. based veterinary school program, engaging current students, soon to be graduates and Alumni in career opportunities with People, Pets and Vets.  This position will be required to travel extensively, think boldly, and have a lot of FUN!


Job Duties & Responsibilities

Maintain candidate tracking for all contacts with notes on communication method, dates contacted, and level of engagement - ensuring consistent, informative, and positive follow-up

Visit each U.S. Based Accredited program in person annually

Create and execute building a bench of new graduate DVM candidates; maintain influential relationships during and beyond the selection process

Establish Veterinary Student Ambassador Programs, being the liaison between DVM schools for SIPE/Preceptor/Extern opportunities

Research, reccomend and schedule attendance at career fairs/expos in conjunction with marketing team and recruiting team

Host additional recruiting engagements with prospective candidates 

Provide analytical data to support University Recruitment programming costs and returns

Develop outstanding relationships with students and key advisors within each AVMA accredited college of Veterinary Medicine

Actively communicate and promote People, Pets and Vets mission, vision, and core values

Recruiting of LVTs/CVTs in similar model/format as above for DVMs


High-energy, personable, and enthusiastic about careers in veterinary medicine

Experience providing excellent service towards building and maintaining trust and respect with candidates and contacts

Excellent interpersonal, listening, and written and verbal communications skills, high EQ

Experience in understanding and delivering employment offers

Public speaking in small and large group settings

Experience building and executing collegiate recruiting programs from ground zero

Knowledge of veterinary industry best practices

Additional Information

This is predominantly a remote position but will also be based out of one of our paw-some Service Centers.  You’ll largely work from your own home office but will be required to travel exensively to visit candidates and schools.  Email, video conferencing, webinars and conference calls are all part of your daily communication!

Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining the individuality and medical autonomy that makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do. Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community.   

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Access to Continuing Education
  • 401K With Annual Employer Match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and access to several lines of supplemental health insurance
  • Pet Care Discount
  • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship

People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

Job ID: 743999769673518

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