• Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/12/2018 2:11 PM)
    Number of Openings
    2
    Closing Date
    7/22/2018
    Type of Search
    Staff
    Who May Apply
    This position is open to all qualified applicants.
    Campus
    St Paul
    Department/Unit
    Human Resources - Business Affairs
    FLSA Status
    Exempt/Salaried
    Employment Type
    Full-Time Staff
    Assigned Months per Year
    12
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Special Instructions
    HOW TO APPLY | On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.  |   | The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.  |   | The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer |  
  • OVERVIEW

    The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Talent Acquisition Specialist within the Office of Human Resources.

     

    Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

     

    JOIN OUR COMMUNITY
    The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes: 

    • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
    • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
    • Medical, dental, and vision options
    • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits

    JOB SUMMARY

     

    The Talent Acquisition Specialist will serve as a pro-active and creative partner to department leads and hiring officials across the University in the recruitment and screening of a diverse pool of qualified candidates. The Talent Acquisition Specialist manages the full cycle talent acquisition process for assigned business areas and delivers timely talent acquisition services by collaborating with hiring officials and search committees utilizing best practice strategies.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Manage the full recruitment cycle process for open positions in assigned departments, to include sourcing candidates, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, interviewing candidates, and conducting reference checks.   
    • Manage new employee onboarding to include; negotiating offers, creating of offer letters, initiation of background checks, and managing the new employee orientation program. 
    • Collaborate with Hiring Officials and HR Business Partners during Talent Strategy Meetings and Search Committee Kick-Off Meetings to attract the best talent to the University, establish candidate selection criteria, and create recruitment strategies.
    • Develop standardized interview methodologies for Hiring Officials and Search Committee members to ensure objective evaluation of candidates and compliance with all regulatory requirements.
    • Drive a strategic sourcing approach for assigned vacancies leveraging multiple recruiting sources such as iCIMS (Applicant Tracking System), job boards, professional associations, and techniques to identify and engage applicants.
    • Ancillary responsibilities to include one of the following:
      • Oversees the Student Employment Program. Works with hiring managers to ensure a smooth hiring process of students and assists with performance issues and disciplinary procedures.
      • Create, track and analyze key metrics designed to measure, predict and improve recruiting effectiveness to include; year-end reporting.  Oversees LinkedIn function and other related social media presence(s).  
      • Manage day-to-day recruitment vendor relationships such as pre-employment check vendor, talent management system vendor and job board vendor. 
    • Ensure all recruiting and hiring practices are in accordance with federal and state employment law ensuring fair employment practices; and ensures all hiring processes are in accordance with University policies and procedures. 

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field
    • Two years of professional level recruiting experience or four years of applicable work within a human resources department.
    • Extensive knowledge of human resources issues, employment laws, and best practices. Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
    • Experience with a web based applicant-tracking systems.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience using social media to support talent acquisition;
    • Creative problem-solving skills and a demonstrated ability to source passive candidates
    • Experience using effective behavioral based interviewing skills
    •  Prior recruitment agency experience

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

    HOW TO APPLY
    On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter. 

     

    The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs. 

     

    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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