Talent Acquisition Manager

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Talent Acquisition Manager

Stanford University

Job Number:

Job Family: Human Resources
Job Code: 4696
Grade: K
Exemption: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Imagine a world without search engines such as Google or social platforms like LinkedIn or Instagram. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants, discovery of genes responsible for various diseases, and research to cure illnesses. All of these advances, and more, are a direct result of Stanford's prominent faculty, researchers and alumni, who have revolutionized the way we live and enriched the world. Supporting this mission is Stanford's dedicated 16,000+ staff, who come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere.
In this hands-on leadership role, your responsibilities include:
We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Manager who will design and implement talent acquisition programs in support of university-wide strategic initiatives, the most critical include:

    • Hard-to-fill - develop and deploy sourcing and recruiting approach
    • Branding strategy - drive an effective branding strategy to attract and hire exceptional diverse talent
    • Social/strategic sourcing - establish critical partnerships to build a sustainable and measurable talent network
  • As a program manager, define program objectives and deliverables, develop communication plans, define team member roles, facilitate decision making, and establish and track measures of success.
  • Be a thought leader by seeking and incorporating research, best practices and external insights into program elements. Consistently and proactively look for ways to innovate and drive improvements.
  • Optimize acquisition processes through technology solutions.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
To be successful in this role, you will have:
  • Minimum 7 years of full-cycle recruitment experience and experience managing a variety of recruiting programs
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex projects and multiple deliverables simultaneously
  • Proven experience in developing strong relationships in order to gain support and achieve results
  • Successfully achieved results through strong project management skills, a results orientation, and strong follow through
  • Made effective decisions in difficult situations with little input from others
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills


Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Highly-developed interviewing skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of state and federal employment laws applicable to the hiring of employees, including affirmative action and equal employment opportunity requirements.
  • In-depth experience with web-based systems and recruiting sources, including the internet, social media, warm/cold calling, referrals, events, networking, publications, industry groups/associations, and job fairs.
  • Proficiency with applicant tracking systems and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Certifications and Licenses: None
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sit, use a telephone.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
  • Rarely writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts.
  • * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Occasional travel.
  • Flexible work hours including weekends and evenings.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

  • Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Location: Human Resources Services, California, United States
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    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/14/2018
    Application Due: 7/16/2018
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