Talent Acquisition Specialist

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 23002059

As a member of the F & O Human Resources team, the Recruiter works as a strategic business partner with key responsibility for full-cycle recruitment services. This position will assist with administering processes to attract and select high performing staff for Finance and Operations. The position exercises independent judgement, a high level of confidentiality, guidance and compliance with UI recruitment policies and practices, and attention to detail and accuracy. The Recruiter works with many systems to enhance efficiency in the recruitment process, including but not limited to, an applicant tracking system, reference system, job boards, and an HRIS.

This position is eligible for a combination of on-campus and remote work. Remote work must be performed at a location within the state of Iowa and comply with the remote work program and related policies.

Duties to include:

  • Responsible for the full-cycle recruitment activities including talent sourcing, screening, interviewing, and final candidate selection; provide expertise on hiring regulatory compliances, UI policies and division procedures; develop recruitment marketing plans and coordinate recruitment events; and engage and manage contract hires or employment through third parties as needed
  • Partner with HR Unit Representatives and hiring managers to assess talent requirements and advise on hiring strategies.
  • Strategically work to recruit and retain diverse staff in the division in support of the UI strategic plan and division priorities.
  • Represent the division by gaining an in-depth understanding of University values and culture.
  • Utilize a variety of tools/techniques (e.g., social media, advertising, direct contact, job fairs, and community outreach) to drive employer branding and recruitment marketing campaigns and events.
  • Educate, consult, and transfer knowledge of recruiting processes, diversity recruitment, interviewing skills and regulatory requirements to hiring departments.

Location: University Services Building

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

Finance and Operations is committed to fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all staff. We strive to create a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of our staff represent an invaluable resource for Finance and Operations in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience (typically minimum of 6 mo-1 year) performing human resources functions in an HR role or HR environment and/or recruiting/talent acquisition role, involving full-cycle recruitment.
  • Ability to use various channels to source candidates.
  • Knowledge of applicant tracking solutions, online sourcing and research tools.
  • Ability to think critically and independently problem solve.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and task oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including polished phone, oral presentation, email and social media etiquette.
  • Demonstrated experience with or commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in work experience or in an academic environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous high-volume recruiting experience.
  • Experience beyond 1 year performing human resources functions in an HR role or HR environment and/or recruiting/talent acquisition role, involving full-cycle recruitment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; primarily Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action policies.
  • Professional certification in human resources.

Position and Application details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

For additional questions, please contact Brooke McMurl at (319) 467-0719 or brooke-mcmurl@uiowa.edu

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Job ID: 84810

Posted 9 days ago

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