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Job Summary

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and the vision of the Human Resources Department is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems.

The Michigan Medicine HR Strategy Team is seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist who will focus on developing workforce planning and talent acquisition strategies at the institutional and departmental level, identifying solutions for staffing a complex, changing organization with highly qualified employees.


·    Partner with hiring managers to recruit, screen, interview, and refer applicants.

·    Analyze workforce and applicant sourcing trends to proactively identify and implement talent acquisition solutions which meet business objectives and enable a viable workforce. 

·    In collaboration with Michigan Medicine leadership, Communications, and other key stakeholders, develop talent acquisition strategies which support a strong employer brand, for local and national job markets.

·    Stay abreast of industry best practices and recommend process improvements to support continuous improvement of talent acquisition practices. 

·    Develop sourcing techniques to identify and engage talent with greatest potential for success at Michigan Medicine.

·    Establish, maintain, and grow relationships with community organizations, professional organizations and employment agencies in order to ensure a steady pipeline of qualified talent.

·    Partner with hiring managers and HR Business Partners to identify talent for at-risk departments and mission critical positions.

·    Develop talent acquisition and community relations plans to support new building activations and expansions.

·    Provide guidance consistent with Michigan Medicine institutional employment policies and procedures, state and federal employment law, to promote efficient, legal and inclusive hiring practices.

·    Analyze and report metrics related to staffing and workforce diversity goals and develop action plans based upon findings.

·    As part of the Talent Acquisition team, travel to recruitment and community events, as needed to ensure appropriate Michigan Medicine employer presence.

·    Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications*

·    A minimum of one year of talent acquisition experience.

·    Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Human Resources or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

·    Experience with sourcing and marketing via online platforms, including a strong knowledge of Boolean language and developing advanced search strings.

·    Demonstrated excellent customer service and professional communication skills.

·    Demonstrated ability to engage, motivate and work with others within a diverse environment.

·    Demonstrated ability to work independently, problem-solve, market ideas and implement creative solutions.

·    Ability to travel within the University of Michigan Health System Campus (daily), routinely to other tri-county Michigan locations (approximately 30%), and outside of Michigan, as needed (less than 10%).


Desired Qualifications*

• Recruitment experience within a large healthcare organization.

• Experience with online and social media recruitment, applicant tracking systems, and employment assessments.

• Demonstrated expertise in workforce planning, implementation, and evaluation.

• Knowledge and experience with PeopleSoft eRecruit and HealthcareSource pre-employment assessment.

Work Schedule

Days, 40 hours 

Work Locations

North Campus Administrative Complex 

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.