Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Human Resources Consultants - Talent Acquisition

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Minneapolis Public Schools


Under general supervision, performs professional, technical and analytical Human Resources (HR) duties; provides professional and technical assistance to MPS staff as needed.


  • Provides advice and consultation to MPS staff on the interpretation and correct application of policies & procedures; delivers HR programs and services with confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Performs work within scope of authority and training in assigned area of responsibility; duties may vary according to job assignment.
  • Develops and implements HR programs and services as assigned; assists with planning, developing and presenting programs and services; assists with implementing training and testing programs.
  • Monitors program compliance with regulations and standards; evaluates HR programs, and develops recommendations for changes.
  • Supports the MPS departments and staff by providing standard HR functions and assistance.
  • Assists with recruitment process; monitors process to assure compliance with HR policies; coordinates interview, testing and selection; coordinates with hiring managers.
  • Conducts organizational studies; researches personnel issues and regulations; conducts surveys of comparable organizations and analyzes results; collects financial, technical and administrative information and compiles data for project reports.
  • Assists MPS staff with special projects, technical research, and data analysis; evaluates HR data reports, updates databases and files, and corrects data as needed.
  • Performs various administrative functions within the HR Department; processes transactional information; performs experienced technical records management duties; performs data entry and record updates for employee tracking, records maintenance and database management.
  • May assist with recruiting bilingual staff and managing bilingual HR programs.
  • Coordinates cross-training of HR staff in a wide variety of technical HR functions; provides specific technical training to staff as directed.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and MPS staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
  • Enthusiastically promotes the Superintendent’s goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, records and MPS information.
  • Assists as needed with collective bargaining negotiations and strategy development. Accesses highly confidential documents relating to the bargaining process, and maintains strict confidentiality of document content and meeting discussions.
  • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis
  • At times may be required to work outside normal business hours and work extended hours to accomplish requirements of the position.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration, or related field


2 years of professional Human Resources generalist experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.


Three (3) years of work experience with a school district.

Experience with recruitment, staffing, developing and implementing process.

Experience with reserve teaching assignments utilizing Frontline (AESOP).

Relationship builder and strategic thinker.

Experience working directly with department and school leads to fulfill staffing needs.

Knowledge of:

  • Organizational and functional responsibilities of HR Department work groups.
  • Principles and practices of public sector personnel administration and effective customer service.
  • Principles of confidential records and file management.
  • Specialized software applications, including Human Resources Information System (HRIS).
  • State and Federal laws, statutes, rules, codes and regulations governing HR functions.
  • Organizational and functional responsibilities of HR Department work groups.

Skill in:

  • Strategic planning 
  • Interpreting and applying state and Federal rules, ordinances, codes and regulations.
  • Prioritizing multiple tasks, and delegating tasks and authority.
  • Answering questions, advising staff, and providing effective customer service on HR issues.
  • Collecting and analyzing data, and preparing reports.
  • Entering data into a computer system with speed and accuracy.
  • Promoting and enforcing confidential work practices.
  • Providing effective customer service.
  • Reviewing documents and extracting relevant information.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients.
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.


A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License may be required.


Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.

Bargaining Unit: MACA

Grade: 55   Exempt

Job Title: Human Resources Consultants - Talent Acquisition  and Requisition ID number: 63006

Close Date: 11:59 PM on 02/09/2020

Organizational Unit:  Talent Acquisition (10000777)

Site:  Davis Center (0001)

FTE:  1.0 FTE; 52 Weeks; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union:  MACA(02)

Functional Area:  Administrative

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready.  Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

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