University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job no: 236341-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The Recruiter is responsible for providing overall management of the clinical research recruitment process for a subset of departments within the School of Medicine and Public Health. This position serves as a point of contact to recruit, retain, and sustain a high-quality workforce prepared to address challenges in an clinical research environment. This includes recruitment, marketing and outreach, appointment processing, and onboarding of clinical research staff. The incumbent is expected to employ strategies to attract both passive and active job seekers to fill clinical research roles and establish a talent pipeline.

The School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself, but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Major in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-Minimum of three years' experience in recruitment required, preferably including supporting search committees or sourcing candidates.
-Professional experience managing and improving complex administrative processes.
-Strong MS Office skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

-Five or more years' experience in recruitment in a higher education, clinical, research, or other medical setting.
-SHRM-CP or PHR certification preferred.
-Experience managing projects and vendor relationships with external consultants.
-Knowledge and experience in marketing of clinical research vacancies and in the preparation of advertising and the use of social media such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
-Knowledge and experience with UW and SMPH recruitment policies and procedures and standards and best practices for recruiting.

Title prefix determination will be based on candidate's years of relevant professional experience. A minimum of 7 years' experience is required for appointment at the Senior level.

Additional Information:

- The successful candidate will be a nimble problem-solver with a continuous improvement mindset.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills (written and verbal) are required. This includes the ability to effectively interact and communicate strategically with candidates, physicians and administrative leadership, prepare professional written communication accurately for both internal and external audiences, and to facilitate negotiations between candidates and physician leadership.
- Ability to work under pressure to meet multiple demands while maintaining service standards is required. The incumbent is expected to be resourceful and manage the workload independently, with the support and cooperation of departmental leadership and HR staff as needed.
- This position requires considerable independent judgment, initiative, creativity, discretion and problem-solving ability as well as strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link above.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume/CV. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.


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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 23 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 20 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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