Advertised Employing Department: University Human Resources
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
University Human Resources (UHR) at Iowa State University is seeking to fill the position of Manager of University Human Resources, Talent Acquisition.
This position will be responsible for developing and managing programs related to talent acquisition at Iowa State University, including:
Providing significant contributions and expertise in the areas of talent acquisition consulting, sourcing strategies, recruitment and selection process, social media tools, process improvement, and employment law.
Contributing to and implementing a strategy for talent acquisition through ISU's new service delivery model in support of the University's mission and strategy.
Contributing to key projects such as, reviewing current programs, recommending program changes, and implementing changes.
Overseeing ISU's new Workday applicant tracking system to ensure effective use of technology.
Developing relationships with institutional leaders and managers.
Leading a team of talent acquisition professionals.
Training distributed HR teams and Recruiting Specialists on talent acquisition strategy, policies, and procedures.
Developing strategies to align with diverse labor markets and working to meet Affirmative Action goals.
Developing and executing recruiting marketing and branding strategies.
Developing and analyzing statistical reports and metrics.
Maintaining contracts and performance of vendors.
The responsibilities of this position require close collaboration and teamwork with faculty, staff, departments and programs such as Equal Opportunity, the Provost’s Office, Office of University Counsel, other Human Resource areas, and Board of Regents staff. The successful candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively with these and other diverse groups of individuals across campus, in addition to possessing the following leadership competencies:
Collaboration – works effectively and constructively with others; shares time, energy and knowledge with others to ensure they can succeed.
Relationship Building – maintains and fosters relationships within, across, and external to organizational boundaries.
Inclusion – demonstrates awareness and respect of cultural and individual values; appreciates and leverages the strengths of others to accomplish goals.
Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving – applies critical-thinking skills to solve problems by generating, evaluating, and implementing positive solutions.
HR Acumen – demonstrates skills and knowledge relevant to the HR function, applying best practices in the discipline to accomplish their work.
Organization Knowledge – understands the vision, mission, and values of an organization in order to achieve success.
Coaching/Developing Mindset – shares knowledge, skills and expertise in order to encourage and reinforce individual and professional development.
Effective Communicator – provides regular, consistent, and meaningful information; listening carefully to others and ensures messages are understood.
Lead with Integrity – instills mutual trust and confidence, creates a culture that fosters high standards of ethics, behaves in a fair and ethical manner towards others.
Strategic Thinker – ability to develop a broad, big-picture view of the organization and its mission.
Change Leader – ability to be flexible and agile in a dynamic environment while maintaining consistency in leadership.
Results Oriented/Drive for Performance – consistently delivers desired results through consistent, quality service that meets mission goals and customer service standards.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Demonstrated experience in the management of HR teams focused on the delivery of customer service.
Experience working and collaborating with senior leadership.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
Strong communication skills, with an ability to function and succeed in a dynamic environment.
Experience in the development of talent pipelines and sourcing candidates
Experience working within a higher education environment
Process improvement experience
Experience with recruiting metrics
Policy development experience
Experience supervising professional staff
The guaranteed consideration date has been extended and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
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