Public Health Talent Acquisition Strategist

March 18, 2023
El Paso, TX
Job Type



MOS Codes: None
Education and Experience : Bachelor's Degree or higher in Business or Public Administration, Human Resources Management or a related field, and a minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in recruitment to include working with stakeholders to create recruiting methods and procedures to meet business requirements.
Licenses and Certificates : Valid Texas Class "C" Driver License or equivalent from another state by time of appointment.

General Purpose

Under direction of the Public Health Workforce Officer, develop and deliver a talent acquisition strategy that identifies and engages top talent in public health and other relevant markets. Responsible for developing and executing proactive, innovative, and effective recruitment strategies in collaboration with recruitment teams and hiring managers.

Typical Duties

Perform executive, managerial, professional, technical and non-exempt recruiting in support of the "Strengthening U.S. Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce and Data Systems Grant". Involves: Consult with department head and hiring managers to ensure alignment between recruiting needs and recruiting strategy, methodology and processes. Partner with managers to create internal and external recruiting methods and procedures to meet business requirements. Ensure recruiting strategy is aligned with talent strategy and desired employee capabilities/skills, to include equity, diversity and inclusion. Identify potential candidates, follow external candidates through interview, selection and placement. Follow internal candidates through reassignment, City promotion process, and internal transfer process. Contribute to the design and placement of employment advertising. Responsible for relations with outside employment agencies and recruiters. Ensure compliance with all legal aspects of recruiting process.
Perform comprehensive targeted research for qualified candidates. Involves: Outreach and utilization of internal resources, job boards, schools, professional associations, academic agreements with universities and technical schools. Serve as the recruiting liaison for department sponsored committees and initiatives such as college recruitment programs. Research, assemble, analyze and make recommendations regarding recruiting metrics. Interview and screen candidates to ensure qualifications meet open positions, interview to measure capability and aptitude. Oversee all pre-employment requirements (e.g., background investigations including reference checks, drug testing, physical exams) to ensure compliance and proper applicant tracking flow and records maintenance. Collaborate with other HR units on recruiting issues (e.g., new hire requirements, compensation, etc.). Present job opportunities to qualified candidates and negotiate job offers for the most qualified candidates. Coordinate with the HR Manager to ensure all new hiring processing takes place prior to the employee's first day of work.
Work with hiring managers. Involves: Conducting recruiting planning meetings, create job descriptions, lead the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position/job family. Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation. Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need. Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting. Build networks to find qualified passive candidates. Post openings utilizing social media, hiring websites, with professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues. Improve the organization's website recruiting page to assist in recruiting, research new ways of using the Internet for recruitment.
Supervise assigned personnel. Involves: Meet with supervisory and general staff on regularly scheduled basis. Prioritize and coordinate section activities. Instruct, review, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance of senior staff and review evaluations by supervisors. Provide training and development. Enforce personnel rules, regulations, and work and safety standards. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hires, terminations, transfers, disciplinary action or other employee status changes.

General Information

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Note: This is an unclassified contract position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as "See résumé" are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position.
Closing Date/Time: 3/21/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

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