Director of Talent Acquisition California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 507293 Work type: Management (MPP) Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Human Resources This position is being recruited through an outside agency. To apply, please visit the application portal at Another Source:
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California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
At CSUSB, you can:
Build your future
Work with the best
Be your authentic self
Focus on you
Make a lasting impact
Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
Bring everything you are, become everything you want
The Human Resource Department, through its embodiment of the University's strategic and operational goals, supports students, faculty, and staff by providing innovative, transformational, and inclusive services and programs.
Required Application Materials
All applicants must submit 1). Letter of interest or cover letter, 2). Current resume or curriculum vitae, 3). Three professional references who can provide assessments of your professional experience, accomplishments, and prospects for success in this position, and 4). Diversity Statement - may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).
Reporting to the Executive Director of Human Resources, the Director of Talent Acquisition builds and maintains a broad and deep network of prospective candidates, keeps up on the latest recruitment trends across industries, implements strategic Talent Acquisition objectives at California State University, San Bernardino.
The Director will work closely with the hiring managers and selection committee members throughout the campus to effectively plan and execute successful leadership recruitment initiatives.
Talent Acquisition/ Recruitment
Partners with key constituents (including the hiring manager, search committee, and the business partner) to build a comprehensive recruitment plan, clarify required job skills and competencies, and identify the best sourcing strategies and techniques for each search; advises key constituents on the status and trends of the labor and competitive markets to aide in decisions regarding compensation, relocation, and other factors affecting hiring.
Sources talent using multiple approaches, including networking, social media, events, competitive intelligence/research, and by leveraging programs such as employee referrals, alumni associations, and professional outreach.
Establishes and builds relationships with prospective candidates to gain a deeper understanding of motivation and interests, to determine potential fit within the organization, and to create talent pipelines.
Reviews resumes against job requirements and preferences, conducts candidate assessments against qualifications, and presents top candidates.
Create, implement and analyze surveys that identify service levels from the candidates and hiring managers perspective.
Leadership and Management Oversight
Oversees supervision and operation of talent acquisition staff, responsible for all facets of employee engagement, including, reviewing resumes against job requirements and preferences, conducting candidate assessments against qualifications, extending employee offers, facilitating background check processes, employee onboarding and engagement.
Oversees student employment staff, as well as the human resources department customer service team.
Advocate for diversity and encourages the consideration of a diverse pool of qualified applicants.
Serve on committee's that support Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Partner with DEI Manager to develop D&I initiatives in the recruitment process.
Auxiliary Human Resources Services
Strategically oversees and provides sound and expert advice to auxiliary entities and serves as an advisor in talent acquisition strategies, collaborate with the University community on Talent Acquisition best practices.
Provide guidance on Talent Acquisition matters to the HR Customer Service Ops Team.
Understands technical aspects of recruitment platforms and processes, provides leadership and training on the functionality of online recruitment/platforms; and serves as a subject matter expert in all aspects of the University's recruitment platform.
Other duties as assigned.
Employment Status: Full-time, At-Will, 'Exempt' position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning on January 10, 2022.
Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.
Knowledge of common recruiting processes, policies, collective bargaining agreements and applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Ability to research the labor and competitive markets, analyze trends, and formulate strategic advice for leaders.
Excellent oral communication skills and can quickly build rapport; writes clearly and compellingly, and is able to adjust tone, content, and form as appropriate.
Possesses excellent sourcing skills and can demonstrate knowledge of current sourcing practices and approaches.
Highly skilled at identifying and assessing talent using multiple methods, including resume reviews, phone screens, writing samples and presentation reviews, and video and in person interviews; knows and is skilled at using various interviews approaches, including technical, behavioral, situational, and others, determines organizational alignment with university core values, of prospects and applicants corresponding to CSUSB diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and to use logical operators.
Highly skilled working with senior leaders; determines best approaches for different leaders; acts with honesty and authenticity.
Ability to negotiate effectively and settle differences amicably.
Skilled at maneuvering through complex political situations effectively and quietly by being sensitive to how the campus functions and by adjusting approach when appropriate.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Communication, English, Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development/Leadership, or related field and five (5) years' progressively responsible experience overseeing a talent acquisition team, serving as a functioning recruiter, and/ or a combination of education and equivalent years of experience.
Knowledge of California employment laws.
Ability to foster proactive relationships within the campus community and with external customers incumbent.
Demonstrated experience building comprehensive recruitment and sourcing plans inclusive of labor and competitive market reviews.
Recent proven success having personally sourced leadership candidates using networking, social media, events, competitive intelligence/research, sourcing tools, and other programs such as employee referrals, diversity, and professional outreach.
Progressive experience using applicant tracking systems and sourcing/networking tools to achieve successful hires.
Sound knowledge of Federal as well as California employment laws.
Master's degree in human resources.
Experience in a higher education and/or public agency setting.
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.