North Carolina
Based upon relevant education and experience
Posted Date
Feb 7, 2023


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Occupational Summary

Plan, develop and implement contemporary recruitment strategies designed to attract qualified candidates on an Executive level for Duke University and Duke School of Medicine. Conduct research and analyses of recruitment strategies and policies, supporting the mission and business goals of Duke University and School of Medicine.

Work Performed

Work directly with Recruitment leadership to respond to the need for Executive level recruiting including recruitment search planning, support of search committees, coordination with search firms, and completion of hire.

Monitor activity of all search firms utilized by Duke’s departments in accordance with established compliance standards and contract procedures.

Serve as a key member of the Recruitment team by carrying out responsibilities of a recruiter for assigned departments, primarily for Duke University and Duke School of Medicine; provide a high level of customer service by consulting with and guiding hiring managers regarding recruitment and staffing issues, policies and processes; understand and support the recruitment needs of departments, and aggressively recruit for qualified candidates.

Coordinate activities with other elements of Recruitment (including Duke Temporary Services) to ensure that activities flow seamlessly, swiftly, and efficiently between all functions.

Provide liaison with various Human Resource departments such as HRIC, Benefits, Rewards and Recognition, Employee Occupational Health Services, and Staff and Labor Relations to streamline recruitment procedures.

Assist with the evaluation of applicant pool quality to include assessing pool through survey of recruiters and hiring managers, tracking time to hire data, determining cost to hire by collecting appropriate data, and evaluating diversity of hires by reviewing candidate pools on a regular basis and when necessary to submit diversity requisition report to hiring manager when requested.

Make budgetary projections and recommendations to Recruitment leadership regarding staffing patterns and overall recruitment needs and expenses.

Assist in reporting and analyzing measurement data to enhance the business decision-making which will impact staffing and continuous process improvement; participate in the communication of results of measurement analysis to hiring managers.

Assist in supporting the University’s Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Program; consult with and provide coaching to managers to gather data (diversity report) needed to improve the policies and practices; recommend enhancements for a diverse workforce.

Conduct training with managers: initiate opening requisition in iForms, applicant tracking system, interviewing techniques (Behavioral Based Interview), and hire process (Onboarding and background check).

Keep abreast of market trends and demands impacting on Duke University’s ability to attract competitive candidates including cutting edge technologies and social networking trends; serve as a critical management resource regarding such trends; coordinate with Rewards and Recognition in advising departments on salary considerations and equity.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Required Qualifications at this Level


A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field (including Health Care) required.


Work requires three years of experience working closely with hiring managers on recruiting and other human resource issues in a dynamic and diverse environment.


Project management; PC-based and quantitative skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SAP, Access); excellent written/oral skills; strategic planning; strong research and analysis; high level and complex recruitment skills; understand employment law; conflict resolution and strong collaborative/facilitative style

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.



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