Talent Management and Development Specialist

Wisconsin, United States
$48,000.00 - $55,000.00
Jan 20, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description Position Information Working Title: Talent Management and Development Specialist UW System Title: Associate Human Resources Specialist   Essential Job Functions   The Talent Management and Development Specialist reports to the Director of Human Resources and Affirmative Action Officer and is responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing the human resources-related learning and development needs for faculty and staff. This position is also responsible for coordinating talent acquisition processes for specific divisions and serves as a point of contact to the campus community to recruit, retain, and sustain a high-quality and diverse workforce prepared to address challenges and opportunities in an educational environment.   This position will be responsible for facilitating faculty and staff resources that support the University’s mission and strategic priorities regarding equity, diversity, and inclusion. This position will serve as a resource to foster an inclusive institutional culture, support faculty and staff recruitment, engagement, and retention, and create and nurture intentional relationships with diverse communities both internal and external to UW-Green Bay. Other responsibilities of this position include leading professional development and activities related to employee wellness, supporting performance management processes, and partnering on employee engagement initiatives. The incumbent in this position serves as an investigator for Title IX, Campus Security Authority under the Clery Act, and Mandated Reporter under Executive Order 54.   This position includes the following responsibilities:
  • Conduct campus-wide employee training and development needs assessments.
  • Serve as the primary HR learning and development resource for campus.
  • Oversee and serve as consultant for HR-related development opportunities. Evaluate options, make recommendations, assist with vendor selection, and coordinate implementation.
  • Participate in or lead professional development efforts for the University-wide strategic approach to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Coordinate and facilitate leadership professional development opportunities, including leading the UW-Green Bay Supervising for Success Program and serving as campus contact for partner programs, such as the Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program and Leadership Green Bay.
  • Work together with other human resources staff, administrators, and governance to design and deliver training and development programs in multiple modalities.
  • Monitor professional development fund expenditures and maintain tuition assistance spreadsheets. Pre-approve and process tuition assistance requests and reimbursements.
  • Measure participant performance and progress utilizing assessment tools to align with programmatic goals.
  • Serve as primary liaison between the Office of Human Resources and internal and external partners for employee development, including LinkedIn Learning, UW System Administration, UW-Green Bay governance groups, and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL).
  • Develop and maintain organizational communications through learning and development websites, the HR Connect blog and newsletter, and other campus communications to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources.
  • Maintain expertise in titling and compensation programs in order to provide career and development consultation to employees and managers.
  • Create intentional and authentic relationships with diverse local community organizations to enhance the recruitment of a diverse and inclusive employee population.
  • Provide leadership in developing best practices related to equitable and inclusive hiring and retention strategies, and provide training and development for hiring managers and panels/committees on these topics.
  • Develop and manage recruitments, including applicant management for assigned population.
  • Manage and update assigned temporary candidate pools.
  • Hold recruitment meetings with recruitment chairs, supervisors, and committees to inform them of policies and procedures for recruitment and advise them on legal issues in the recruitment process.
  • Close search and screen files, including updates to the recruitment spreadsheet, data entry and analysis for the AA spreadsheet, uploading search files into TAM, etc. Meet with departments to obtain paperwork as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws pertaining to equal opportunity and affirmative action and in reviewing search materials and files.
  • Suggest updates when needed to current HR policies related to hiring and retention.
  • Research diverse advertising resources and promote diverse advertising to search chairs.
  • Participate on recruitment committees when requested.
  • Research, recommend, and attend local job fairs as a representative of UW-Green Bay.
  • Draft appointment letters for positions as needed.
  • Generate recruitment reports as necessary.
  • Lead wellness committee meetings, draft monthly meeting agendas, and facilitate discussion amongst committee members.
  • Design, develop, and implement wellness-related engagement activities for campus constituents.
  • Prepare and submit wellness blog postings and Log announcements.
  • Monitor the wellness committee email inbox.
  • Maintain wellness website.
  • Facilitate wellness committee events.
  • Attend wellness lunch and learns, and bi-monthly state wellness teleconferences.
  • Serve as a liaison between the Manager of HR Systems and Total Rewards and wellness committee.
  • Monitor wellness committee members’ involvement and assigned tasks.
  • Oversee wellness committee budget, including processing payments for expenditures.
  • Represent the Wellness Committee on the Safety & Health Committee.
  • Prepare and submit annual committee report.
  • Collaborate with the Employee Relations and Policy Specialist on coordinating the performance management program, including support of the e-performance system, providing guidance and training to managers and employees, and consulting on best practices in performance management as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Talent Management and Engagement Coordinator on campus-wide engagement activities and event planning.
  • Assist with the continued development of the HR Office website, updates to forms, and additional technology enhancements.
  • Provide backup for reception functions including answering phones and greeting visitors.
  • Perform miscellaneous projects as assigned.
  • Perform internet research as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Education, or related field at time of application
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, coordinating, and/or serving as an instructor for employee training and/or professional development programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a diverse workplace community and experience supporting and/or leading initiatives to create a culture of inclusivity
  • Working knowledge of best practices in talent acquisition and/or recruitment-related policies and procedures
  • Experience which reflects strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Previous experience working with diversity issues on a college/university campus or other educational setting
  • Bilingual, preferably in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or Oneida
  • Experience working the following technologies: Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Talent Acquisition Software, ImageNow, Adobe, Kentico, Word Press, and social media platforms
    The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.   In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.   Conditions Of Appointment   Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.   All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.   The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.   Salary   Salary range of $48,000-$55,000.   This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).    BENEFIT DETAILS The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.   To Apply   Please go to the full position announcement at https://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/career-opportunities/talent-management-and-development-specialist/, and select the applicable application link.   Select the job title for which you are applying. Click the "Apply for Job" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password” and select "Sign In." If you have not yet registered, click on "Register Now" to begin the registration process.    Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:  
  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:   Human Resources Phone: (920) 465-2390 Email: jobs@uwgb.edu   Application Deadline   To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, February 7, 2021.   Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).   For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.   The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.