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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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

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 30,000 employees and our vision 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.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

The Michigan Medicine Talent Team is seeking a Manager of Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition. This position will be responsible for leading a team of Talent Acquisition professionals, partnering with department on workforce planning, and overseeing the talent acquisition and recruitment processes and strategies across Michigan Medicine.

What benefits can you look forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day

  • Retirement Savings Opportunities


  • Report to the Senior Director of HR Strategy & Organizational Effectiveness and be a member of the Michigan Medicine HR Leadership team allowing you to collaborate on departmental operational decisions.


Talent Acquisition- 80%

  • Manage recruitment, selection and placement programs throughout Michigan Medicine.

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

  • Supervise the performance of a team of talent acquisition professionals and assistants.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, develop talent acquisition strategies which support a strong, recognizable employer brand for local and national employment markets.

  • Recommend process improvements and new technologies to support continuous improvement of talent acquisition practices.

  • Champion proven sourcing techniques to identify and engage talent with greatest potential for success at MM and serve as an administrator and recruiter on online recruitment platforms.

  • 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 and implement talent acquisition plans to support growth and expansion projects.

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


Workforce Planning 20%

  • Assess pertinent internal and external labor markets to identify projected alignment with future Michigan Medicine workforce needs

  • Develop and manage talent management strategies (e.g., build vs. buy) to support the required future workforce.

  • Contribute to the development of workforce planning tools for use by clients in planning and forecasting productivity and staffing complement.

  • Propose and analyze key performance metrics and trends to support workforce planning activities.

Required Qualifications*

  • A minimum of Seven (7) years of talent acquisition experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Management, Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • At least 2 years of previous supervisory experience leading teams including coaching and guiding others.

  • Experience with talent acquisition platforms and applicant tracking systems

  • Demonstrated ability to engage, motivate and work with others in a diverse environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal and professional communication skills

  • Ability to travel to MM locations within state as needed.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Five (5) years recruitment experience within a large healthcare organization

  • Applied knowledge of PeopleSoft, eRecruit, and employment assessments.

  • Experience with social media recruitment administration

  • Proficiency in project management including establishing project plans, identifying partners and their interests and allocating resources to accomplish goals.

  • Experience supporting company-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives through talent acquisition

Additional Information

Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off

  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting

  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Long-term disability coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.