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Talent Management Coordinator

Wayne State University is searching for an experienced Talent Management Coordinator at its Detroit campus location.

Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities which prepare students for success in a global society.

Essential functions (job duties):

This position is responsible for partnering with unit leadership and the Client Services Director to create and enact a talent management plan. This position reports directly to the Client Services Director and partners with Central HR to execute the talent management program for assigned units.

Partner with unit leadership and the HR Consultant/Client Services Director to develop sourcing plan complete with advertisements, e-postings, etc. Post and maintain posting of job to Online Hiring system and other job boards.

Gather job requirements, create job postings, ensure testing requirements are met, interview, and refer applicants for all non-academic positions e.g., clerical, technical, administrative and management for assigned schools, colleges and divisions.

Interpret University policies and contractual agreements related to posting, hiring, staffing and placement.

Screen and analyze the information provided on a prospective employee's application form. Conduct first round screening of applicants. Conduct first round interviews if applicable.

Perform background checks and reference checks, i.e., criminal background, degree verification, reference checks, etc. to gain adequate information on which to base a selection decision.

Make job offers and prepare letters of offer. Coordinate successful unit integration of each new employee, including I-9 verification, health insurance and employment-related forms. Participate in orientation of new employees as needed.

Act as liaison with area employment agencies, advertising agencies, temporary agencies to ensure timely staffing of approved positions.

Provide input into the development of hiring processes and candidate assessment methodologies and tools for a variety of position levels.

Actively participate in the implementation of enhancing the employment brand by leveraging social media to increase Wayne State University's presence in social media (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn).

Provide input and feedback on onboarding program and assist in efforts to streamline and enhance orientation and onboarding processes.

Assist in the tracking of talent management metrics and other measures to evaluate the effectiveness of sourcing strategies, associated advertising dollars and candidate resource data and reports.

Complete weekly report on employment activity. Compile additional statistical reports on activities as needed.

As directed, support career-related events relative to assigned S/C/D.

Conduct exit interviews.

Perform related work as assigned.

Job Reports to: Director.

Leadership Accountability: Implements operating plans.

Customer Accountability: Interfaces with customers inside the S/C/D.

Freedom to Act: Subject to general input from supervisor.




Bachelor's degree.

Additional Education Information:
Bachelor's degree preferred in Human Resources management, labor or industrial relations, business administration or public administration.



Additional Experience Information:
At least (3) years related employment/recruiting experience. Experience working in a union organization preferred. Experience in a higher education institution preferred.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE - Expected to possess specialized technical know-how in a one or more human resource functions, e.g., employment selection and recruitment.

CUSTOMER SERVICE - Responds to customer needs and practices follow-up to ensure customer needs are met.

COMMUNICATIONS - Excellent oral and written communications. Skilled at working with customers at all levels.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS - Effective interpersonal and customer service skills. Must possess ability to build and maintain effective relationships with customers. Must demonstrate and possess a high level of professional integrity, ethics and confidentiality.

TECHNOLOGY - Proficient in the use of Human Resources Business Information Systems (i.e. HRIS, Applicant Tracking, Electronic I-9 Management, etc.) and Microsoft Office tools.

Organizational skills - Excellent ability to independently establish priorities to meet deadlines, work procedures and make decisions. Ability to apply basic business practices to improve operations.


H49 - Human Resources

Primary department:

H4901 - HR Client Services

Employment type:
  • Regular Employee
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Job category: Staff/Administrative
Funding/salary information:
  • Compensation type: Annual Salary
  • Salary minimum: $45,000
  • Salary hire maximum: $55,000
Job openings:
  • Number of openings: 1
  • Reposted position: No
Background check requirements:

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.

Equal employment opportunity statement:

Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


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