Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves.  Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.

This role is located in San Diego, CA. Relocation assistance is provided.

For immediate consideration please email your resume to: 

Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!   

As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock.  Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.  

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform!

Job Overview

The University Recruiting (UR) Manager reports directly to the Director of Talent Acquisition and is dedicated to building partnerships with universities and attracting and engaging the next generation of the TuSimple workforce by introducing and promoting a future career to a broad range of talented diverse students at colleges and universities across the US and creating world-class programming for students that will support the future growth of TuSimple.

The University Recruiting Manager will work collaboratively across the organization to initiate, advocate, drive and measure programs and talent practices needed to build engagement with universities, students, and early career candidates. Understanding the importance of data to a technical organization, The UR Manager will employ a data-driven approach while tapping into their creativity and experience to design and develop integrated strategies. 

Role Expectations

  • Work collaboratively with leadership, business, HR, and TA to develop integrated strategies for university relations, talent engagement programs focused on recruitment of interns and graduates focused on building a solid pipeline of talent– technical and functional roles.
  • Actively coach recruiters to partner and build an outstanding hiring manager and candidate experience
  • Champion Diversity, Equity and Inclusion focus throughout the end-to-end recruiting process (postings, branding, university, and event selection).
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders while working collaboratively to deliver on goals and mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Ensure leadership commitment and involvement in university programs.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with leading colleges and universities and diversity organizations to foster opportunities to engage with key groups to support recruiting efforts.
  • Work closely with Communications and the Employment Brand initiatives on external public relations and events.
  • Partner with compensation to understand the university talent market to stay competitive with intern and recent college graduate salaries, bonuses, and relocation trends
  • Lead recruiters and engage with them at a high level to understand their obstacles and challenges
  • Prioritize work, remove barriers, and commit to accountability
  • Distribute work and learning opportunities
  • Empower team members and promote teamwork


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or other relevant field of study
  • 7 years of Talent Acquisition experience combined with 3 years of experience in University Relations and/or University Recruiting.
  • 2 years of experience leading, building, and coaching a recruiting team.
  • Strong project management and creative problem-solving skills to develop innovative solutions.
  • Strong strategy design, program development and management experience.
  • Experience leveraging data sets and analytical skills to assess and measure results; use data to identify trends and key take-aways.
  • Experience with capacity planning, forecasting, process improvement and measurements.
  • Experience preparing and delivering executive level briefings to inform business leaders on the progress of key recruitment initiatives and hiring metrics.
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal, presentations, etc.


  • Opportunity for professional growth and career advancement 
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Annual bonus program
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Shape the landscape of autonomous driving
  • 100% Company-paid Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plans
  • Company 401(K) program with company matching
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Company-paid education/training
  • Company-paid gym membership

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

This role is located in San Diego, CA. Relocation assistance is provided.

For immediate consideration please email your resume to: 


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