According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), third-party employers are defined as agencies, organizations, or individuals recruiting candidates for temporary, part-time, or full-time employment opportunities other than for their own needs. This includes entities that refer or recruit for profit or not for profit, and it includes agencies that collect student information to be disclosed to employers for purposes of recruitment and employment.

Adapted from the National Association of College’s and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Practice.

Third-Party Employer Services

The UNC Charlotte University Career Center (UCC) policy states that third-party employers who contract to recruit on behalf of client organizations or for their own internal positions are permitted to utilize the following recruitment services offered by the UCC:

  • Approved third-party employers may post positions online in Hire-A-Niner. All position fees must be paid by the employer, and no financial investment or payment may be required by student or alumni for employment.  Third-party employers must disclose in Hire-A-Niner the name of the organization and position(s) that is being recruited for; this information will be viewable by UCC staff only (not students or alumni).
  • Approved third-party employers may participate in the on-campus interview program providing:
    • You must submit an interview schedule through Hire-A-Niner and link a job posting to the schedule
  • The use of on-campus recruiting space for interviews is only open to UNC Charlotte students and alumni.  Employers may not interview members of the public on campus.

Note: At this time, third-party organizations recruiting for international positions, or international third-party organizations, will not be allowed to post opportunities in the system.

Services/Products NOT Available to Third-Party Employers

  • Search student resumes and profiles, including access to resume referrals/books
  • Schedule information sessions or recruiting tables
  • Setup employer office hours
  • Participate in the Mock Interview Program

If a third-party employer would like to register with the UCC,the organization must adhere to our guidelines, policies, and national best practices listed and described in the UCC Talent Recruitment Policies and NACE Principles for Professional Practice. Any organization that violates these principles will have their recruiting privileges revoked. In order to register and recruit UNC Charlotte students and alumni, you must register through Hire-A-Niner.

The UCC reserves the right to deny a posting, contact access, and terminate an employer account at any time.

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