Senior Talent and Performance Management Consultant
Sr. Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota seeks a Talent Acquisition Specialist focused on Health Sciences positions. This position will be a member of the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA) Human Resources team and will also be integrated into the system-wide Talent Acquisition team within the Office of Human Resources (OHR). The primary responsibilities include advising designated units with hiring policies and procedures, job opening and candidate management, unit hiring data management and assisting in building highly qualified, diverse candidate pools for University positions.

Working Title:  Talent Acquisition Specialist

Classification: HR Pro 1 - TA (8181TA)

Reports to: Talent Acquisition Consultant

Salary Range: $57,000-$62,000/annually

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm with flexibility around core day hours, primarily remote

• Recruiting and Employment Advising and Support (50%)
• Unit Hiring Data Management (20%)
• Candidate Management (20%)
• Recruitment Activities and Planning (10%)

Specific Responsibilities:
• Provides timely advising to HR staff and hiring managers of assigned units/colleges.
• Builds relationships with assigned units/colleges by understanding and supporting their hiring needs. Forms a general understanding of the roles being supported.
• Provides expertise and information related to unit hiring data (i.e., the volume of activity, position status, and applicant pools).
• Manages job openings
• Screen application materials and interpret application qualifications.
• Complete priority hire assessment.
• Ensures hiring service level expectations are met.
• Consults on hiring policies and procedures.
• Posts positions on LinkedIn Recruiter and other methods as appropriate.
• Often escalates non-routine issues to the manager or more experienced TA professional (e.g., TA Consultant).


All required qualifications must be documented on application materials

Required Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree in Human Resources or related fields; or a combination of related education and professional work experience to total four (4) years.
• Experience must include some sourcing, recruiting, or other HR specialist work.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with diverse populations.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Experience gathering and analyzing data.
• Familiarity and/or experience using LinkedIn and other recruitment and sourcing tools
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience providing customer service.


Working at the University

At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning.  We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services 
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost

Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University’s Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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