Manager of Recruiting And Human Resources
Sr. Specialist – Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

State of Minnesota

Human Resources Specialist 3

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 01/03/2022
  • Closing Date: 01/18/2022
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $24.03 - $35.24/hourly
  • Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to join our Human Resources Team.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for providing best-in-class full-cycle recruitment support to the Department of Human Services (DHS).  Working collaboratively as part of the Strategic Talent Acquisition Team within the Office of Human Resources, this position will execute day-to-day recruitment activities including  partnering with hiring managers to understand their particular business needs, creating strategic recruitment plans, driving talent pipeline development, and providing consistent updates on recruitment progress.

This position requires a highly relationship-driven approach to building and sustaining a network of connections both internal and external to DHS.  This position will actively partner with hiring managers, human resources team members, and other stakeholders to recruit and retain a workforce dedicated to DHS’ mission – helping people meet their basic needs so they can live in dignity and achieve their highest potential

NOTE: This vacancy is being posted at the levels of Human Resources Specialist 2 and Human Resources Specialist 3 The level at which the position is filled will be determined based on the successful candidate's qualifications


Minimum Qualifications

Human Resource Specialist 2

1 year of professional experience in Human Resources in the following areas:

  • Full Cycle Recruitment
  • Talent acquisition and retention
  • Management consultation
  • Strategic planning
  • Compensation

Human Resource Specialist 3

2 years of professional experience in Human Resources in the following areas:

  • Full Cycle Recruitment
  • Talent acquisition and retention
  • Management consultation
  • Strategic planning
  • Compensation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

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