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Senior Talent Management Specialist

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Sleep Number

Company Overview

Sleep Number team members are part of a passionate, purpose-driven culture that supports improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep. We are not just focused on our customers, however; being employed by Sleep Number means your personal wellbeing is important, too. As we continue to grow, we are looking for team members who will bring their unique personalities, backgrounds, and skills to work. Whether you are entering, returning, or experienced in the workforce, we have a place for you.

In our 35+ years in the industry we have improved over 14 million lives, and we are just getting started. With 5,000+ team members nationwide supporting work disciplines from technology to manufacturing, retail stores to field services technicians, corporate teams to customer service, we are a sleep innovation leader because of our team members. Now is a great time to join us as we invest further in our people and sleep innovation. #TeamSleepNumber

Position Purpose:

As a key member of the Organizational Development team, the Senior Talent Management Specialist will identify talent insights and data to support strategy and execution of talent management practices; aligned with Sleep Number priorities and the Human Resources (HR) roadmap. Partnering with HR Business Partners and business leaders to enhance and develop Talent Management programs and capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

This role will focus in the following areas of Sleep Number’s Talent Management practice: Performance Management, Goal Setting, Talent & Succession Planning, Competency Modeling, and Career Pathing & Mobility.

  • Performance Management and Goal Setting: advancement of the capability and roadmap, planning and execution of the processes, and resource development for team members and leaders.
  • Talent and Succession Planning: advancement of the capability and roadmap, planning and execution of the processes, and resource development for team members and leaders.
  • Competency Modeling: continued evolution and advancement of our competency model framework. Integration of the model into cyclical processes, and campaign and communications activities for sustainability.
  • Career Pathing and Mobility: develop and implement lasting frameworks that bring clarity, transparency, and guidance for team members and leaders on how to grow at Sleep Number.
  • See Your Future: overall sustainability and ongoing vision for the outcomes/output of the program.

Position Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience in human resources, human resource development, organizational effectiveness, learning and development and/or talent management
  • Program/project management and change management experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Human Resources Development, Organizational Development, Psychology, related field or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong business acumen with results orientation to align with business strategy and drive performance
  • Knowledge of talent management theory and practice
  • Research ability to uncover and recommend best practices and leading edge practices
  • Strong interpersonal savvy, balancing stakeholders, communicates effectively, collaborates, and ensures accountability
  • Comfortable around all levels of management and confidence in influencing leadership and driving results
  • Ability to manage projects, from planning through delivery
  • Self-starter and self-directed

Working Conditions (if applicable):

  • Sleep Number offers a hybrid work arrangement and a balance of remote work and in office collaboration opportunities at our HQ office in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Travel minimal


Our company's purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of society.

Wellbeing is more than a catchphrase - it's a movement that permeates our company and through our team members. We are dedicated to enhancing and supporting the wellbeing of our team members and their families through benefits, programs, and resources across our five wellbeing pillars of emotional, financial, career, community, and physical health, with sleep at the center.

By joining our team, in addition to offering competitive pay programs, we are proud to offer eligible team members an extensive benefits package including, but not limited to medical and pharmacy benefits, dental, life and disability insurance, a matched 401(k) Plan, paid time off, and much more.

Examples of how we invest in your wellbeing:

  • Sleep - Our 360® smart bed for team members, and discounts on our innovations and sleep solutions for yourself and friends and family throughout the year.

  • Physical - Wide range of wellbeing resources and services through our medical plans to improve your physical health. 

  • Emotional - Access to mental health resources, caregiving support, paid time off and parental leave to support your emotional wellbeing. Work for your day flexibility, available for select corporate roles.

  • Financial - Competitive base and variable pay programs, ability to save for the future through a matched 401(k) plan and financial support to recover from an illness or injury.

  • Community - Paid time off for volunteering and connections to our communities through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives, and support for charitable causes.

  • Career - Opportunities for career development and continuous learning, including a tuition reimbursement program.


Safety is a top priority for Sleep Number supporting customers and team members wellbeing. COVID-19 Precaution(s) are in place consistent with CDC guidelines, U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), and state/local laws.

EEO Statement

Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, marital status, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is Sleep Number’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities during the application process, consistent with applicable law. We may require supporting medical or religious documentation where applicable and permissible by law. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, including if you are unable or otherwise limited in your ability to access open roles here.

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