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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 Talent Acquisition Associate to implement sourcing strategies to support hiring qualified employees while facilitating administrative processing of job postings, salary setting, and employment offers.

What benefits can you look forward to?

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

  • Retirement Savings Opportunities


  • You’ll support the Talent Acquisition Specialist to implement intelligent sourcing strategies to identify and engage active and passive candidates with greatest potential for success at Michigan Medicine.

  • Ensure candidate communications support a strong employment brand that attracts Top Talent in a professional and consultative manner.

  • Keep abreast of sourcing best practices and recommend process improvements to support continuous improvement of candidate recruitment.

  • Assist the Michigan Medicine Talent Team to establish, maintain, and grow community relationships to ensure a steady pipeline of qualified talent, adapting easily to change and presenting process flow solutions.

  • Full-cycle candidate management, specifically, building successful candidate profiles, establishing rapport, appropriate candidate assessment and decision-making, and effectively selling, negotiating and closing.

  • Provide sourcing support to workforce planning initiatives for 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.

  • Utilize sourcing strategies to ensure workforce diversity goals are met.

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

  • Ensure productivity expectations are being met to source, screen, and submit viable candidates to open positions.

  • Assist in posting jobs on job boards, professional/social media, schools, and association career sites.

  • Support administrative processing of job postings, salary setting, and employment offers.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

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

  • A focus on customer service and professional communication skills.

  • Passion to engage, motivate and work with others within a diverse environment.

  • Ability to travel within the University of Michigan Health System Campus and to local events as needed.

Desired Qualifications*

  • A minimum of one year of Human Resources related experience.

  • Experience with passive candidate sourcing and marketing via online platforms, including a knowledge of Boolean language and developing search strings.

  • Knowledge and experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, Behavioral Assessments, and Digital Interviewing.

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.