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Talent Acquisition Manager

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Diego
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time

Position Overview:

San Diego State University (SDSU) seeks an experienced, innovative, and dedicated recruitment and talent acquisition professional with ambition and leadership propensity to serve as the Talent Acquisition Manager.  The Talent Acquisition Manager is a working manager who delivers results, both as an individual and team contributor.  They will manage their portfolio of assignments and lead, support, and develop a team of three Talent Acquisition Analysts.  The Talent Acquisition Manager will provide expert consultation and advice to a wide variety of appointing authorities on marketing and outreach, recruitment, equal employment opportunity and diversity, assessment, selection, and onboarding. The Talent Acquisition Manager will be a crucial contributor to developing recruitment-focused initiatives that promote the value of SDSU as an employer and community institution. The Talent Acquisition Manager will ensure SDSU attracts, hires, and retains highly qualified and dedicated employees who are engaged and aligned with their roles and the mission of the University.

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Position Summary:

This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator I) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation.

The Ideal Candidate:

The Center for Human Resources is seeking individuals who have exceptional quality standards and a commitment to higher education and dedication to public service. They uphold the ideals of honesty, professionalism, accountability, and responsibility. The ideal candidate anticipates needs and possesses the ability to think critically on complex and technical issues.

The Talent Acquisition Manager will have a demonstrated track record of meeting or exceeding talent acquisition objectives.  They must have the reasoning ability, curiosity, and capacity to solve problems and make things better proactively.  The ideal candidate will be a collaborator and influencer with a professional presence and superior communication skills.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Talent Acquisition team manages and executes approximately 400 recruitments per year in staff and management roles and is in the process of implementing a new recruiting solution, PageUp, that is planned for full deployment in Spring 2020.  In conjunction with this implementation and as part of ongoing process improvement, the Talent Acquisition Manager will play a significant role in assessing business processes and activities and will recommend and implement changes for optimization of process efficiency and effectiveness. 

The Talent Acquisition Manager works closely with the Classification and Compensation Manager and reports to the Associate Human Resources Director.

Candidate Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree, five years of progressively responsible recruitment and talent acquisition experience, and two years of leadership experience.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply Now” button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the “Submit” button.

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 4, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by November 1, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Catherine Love at (619) 594-5248.

General Information:

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

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. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act

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.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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