Talent Acquisition Consultant

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This position will support system-wide talent acquisition efforts including recruitment for Tufts Medicine member organizations, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts Physician Organization, Lowell General Hospital, Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Tufts Medicine Care at Home, Tufts Medicine Clinically Integrated Network and other affiliates.

Requirements: Hybrid position; ability to work onsite in Massachusetts as needed.

Job Profile Summary

​This role focuses on supporting the design, development, and implementation of human resource programs and policies, including recruitment, training and development, compensation and benefits, mobility, talent acquisition, diversity, talent management & organization development and employee/labor relations.  In addition, this role focuses on performing the following Talent Acquisition duties: Attracts, finds, and acquires skilled labor for organization needs including talent evaluation and screening (assessing skills, testing, ranking, reference checking, etc.), job advertising and posting internally and externally, including third party recruiting agencies, talent prospecting at employment fairs and on campus at educational institutions, talent staffing and planning, managing new employee induction process, and may be responsible for exit interviews.  A professional individual contributor role that may direct the work of other lower level professionals or manage processes and programs.  The majority of time is spent overseeing the design, implementation or delivery of processes, programs and policies using specialized knowledge and skills typically acquired through advanced education.   An experienced level role that applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.  Works independently with general supervision, problems faced are difficult but typically not complex, and may influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies and practices.

Job Overview

This role will focus on understanding the organizational business needs and strategically managing the full lifecycle recruitment process for Tufts Medicine. This includes proactive sourcing, qualifying candidates via screening, interviewing, and participating in the selection of final candidates. The position will collaborate with hiring managers and leaders to support all hiring initiatives. The team member will also be responsible for the creation and implementation of creative recruitment strategies to position Tufts Medicine strategically in the market and proactively create talent pipelines of diverse candidates.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field.

2. Five (5) years of experience in Talent Acquisition.

3. Experience with Microsoft applications, including Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other web-based applications.

4. Proficient experience with applicant tracking system (ATS).

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Seven (7) years of experience in Talent Acquisition.

2. Experience with Workday.

3. Professional certification in human resources such as the PHR, SPHR, or SHRM certification.

4. Experience working in a large, complex health system.

Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

1. Sources candidates that may include a combination of position specific web-based advertising, contacting candidates directly, representing the organization at Job Fairs and use of other non-traditional and traditional recruiting techniques.

2. Prescreens all applicants before they are sent to Hiring Mangers for consideration.

3. Ensures all candidates meet the minimum requirements of the position.

4. Utilizes behavioral-based interviewing techniques to screen candidates.

5. Ensures that references are obtained and reinforce the hiring decision.

6. Ensures human resources practices and principles, all applicable labor, pay, benefits, health and safety laws and regulations are met through the interviewing process.

7. Extends employment offers to candidates and notifies candidates that are not selected of the hiring decision. Efforts are extended to ensure that candidates are treated with dignity and respect and remain positive about their employment.

8. Works creatively with assigned business units to roll out initiatives. Seeks opportunities to improve productivity of the Recruitment function.

9. Achieves timely communication with candidates.

10. Leads with a system mindset that embraces transformation and change. Fosters a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.

11. Responsible for contributing to the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

12. Identifies business issues and recommend solutions to the team.

13. Demonstrates positive attitude and willingness to support others’ activities as appropriate.

14. Demonstrates ability to work effectively across the HR Division.

Physical Requirements:

1. Work environment is a professional office environment with typical office requirements such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, etc.

2. This is largely a sedentary role, which involves sitting most of the time, but may involve movements such as walking, standing, reaching, ascending / descending stairs and operate office equipment.

3. Frequently required to speak, hear, communicate and exchange information.

4. Able to see and read computers displays, read fine print, and/or normal type size print and distinguish letters, numbers and symbols.

5. Ability to work in confined or open environment.

6. Ability to work independently or in a team environment.

Skills & Abilities:

1. Strong consulting, communication and relationship management skills.

2. Strong interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively at all levels for effecting timely progress.

3. Strategic and innovative thinker with excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

4. Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems using best practices, knowledge of internal and external business issues to provide a new perspective on existing solutions or create new solutions.

5. Highly detail oriented with emphasis on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture.

6. Excellent organizational, project and time management skills with ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects and competing priorities.

7. Must be comfortable and able to work in a fast-paced changing environment and be able to use independent judgment for decisions that may not be straightforward, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects at once with ambiguity and changing priorities.

8. Ability to handle information in a manner which protects its confidentiality.

9. Must have a broad functional and technical knowledge of HR, Payroll and Finance processes and systems.

10. Knowledge and understanding of HR operations.

11. Self-starter, able to drive work forward within an agile environment.

12. Ability to hold self and others accountable to meet deadlines and achieve business goals

13. Demonstrated leadership style that emphasizes openness, visibility and connectivity.

14. Energetic, forward thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image with a demonstrated track record in fostering collaboration and building consensus to achieve collective objectives.

15. Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple, conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment.

16. Commitment to service orientation; sense of urgency, follow-up, and responsiveness; high-level of personal integrity and confidentiality.

17. Ability to work well under pressure and flexible in adapting and responding to changing situations.

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home – an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at careers@tuftsmedicine.org.

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