SFC Adam Potter

SFC Adam Potter

Dates of Service: Jun 1991 - Dec 2011
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  • PVT
  • PV2 Jun 91
  • PFC Jun 92
  • SPC
  • SGT
  • SSG
  • SFC May 02

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Retired Army veteran with an extensive background in talent acquisition and leadership experience. Currently work at the University of Iowa as a Senior HR Specialist. My current role involves recruiting talent to apply for hard to fill positions at the University, and I work in our Employment Services office assisting job seekers with the University's Merit employment system. Visit jobs.uiowa.edu

Military Experiences

Jan 2010 - Dec 2011
Butte MEPS
Senior Career Counselor
Served as the Senior Army Liaison in a Joint Services Military Entrance Processing Station. Interviewed prospective applicants by utilizing effective communication skills during the screening process to determine applicant's needs. Determined potential employee’s eligibility and ensured applicant was fully qualified for service by reviewing and validating applicant’s educational qualifications, moral background and medical history.
May 2008 - Jan 2010
Big Horn
Station Commander
Recruiting manager of a talent acquisition team. Oversee the daily operations of recruiting and sourcing. Analyze recruiting metrics to develop innovative and successful sourcing strategies. Developed a strong recruiting team that was recognized as one of the top 5 recruiting stations in the SLC Recruiting BN area of operations.
Aug 2004 - May 2008
Big Horn
Station Commander
Re-opened and re-established recruiting operations in Eastern Montana. Covered one of the largest recruiting areas in the Salt Lake City Recruiting Battalion. Recognized for one of the best soldier retention programs in the company.
Jun 2001 - Jul 2004
Las Vegas
Station Commander
Directed large talent acquisition team to provide the strength for America's Army. Improved recruiting operations in a struggling recruiting station, developed a training program that was adopted by the Company to improve Recruiting Specialist production and knowledge. Implemented a new recruit retention strategy that greatly increased retention and prepared new soldiers for the rigors of Basic Combat Training.


(5 months)
Dec 1992 - Apr 1993
Provided security and served as part of the Quick Reaction Force in support of Task Force Bravo. Security rotations between two remote sites and Soto Cano Air Base.

Military Credentials


Jun 2016

Job & Career Development Coach (JCDC)

Jun 2016

Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC)

Jan 2015

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

Red Mountain High School

Civilian Experiences

Mar 2015 - Present
Sr. HR Specialist
Supports recruitment by providing recruitment services and assisting in developing and administering processes that help colleges and divisions to effectively attract, select, and on-board high-performing staff that accomplish the University mission. Explore career opportunities at: https://jobs.uiowa.edu
Nov 2011 - Mar 2015
Human Resources (HR) Director
Conduct the recruitment process for new employees; to include, advertise job openings, schedule interviews, and conducted new hire orientations. Develop and scheduled human resources training applicable to supervisors and management. Research and scheduled appropriate training classes for all levels of employees. Resolve employee issues, implement company policies and ensure employees adhered to the policies. Responsible for the implementation and oversight of recruitment, retention, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Workers Compensation, ADA, and EEO.