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Assistant/Associate Director for Talent Acquisition

Trinity College
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Director for Talent Acquisition

Human Resources

Regular or Temporary

Hours Per Week

FLSA Determination

Weeks Per Year


Open Date

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

Trinity College has an opportunity for an Assistant/Associate Director of Human Resources for Talent Acquisition to join the Human Resources team. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, the Assistant/Associate Director will ensure employee centered and effectively managed talent acquisition programs that form the foundation of an excellent experience for an evolving, diverse workforce.

We seek to have our staff reflect the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries with 21% students of color and 50% women. Just over 90% of students live in campus residences. Trinity College is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in Connecticut’s capital, Hartford. With over 2100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the College maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. The College enjoys the benefit of being situated in an urban center and has strong academic, social, and philanthropic connections to our home city of Hartford. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.

Primary responsibilities
Through a consultative, agile approach, the Assistant/Associate Director will:

· Manage and support talent acquisition strategies, processes and activities in alignment with the College’s educational mission and diversity, equity and inclusion principles
· Establish recruitment strategies to attract, hire and retain talented and high performing employees
· Oversee and manage the College’s applicant tracking systems; develop, track, maintain, analyze and report talent acquisition metrics for decision making including time-to-hire and source of hire
· Assure prompt and professional communications with candidates and hiring managers to create positive candidate experiences
· Partner with, coach and train department managers on inclusive recruiting and candidate experience practices
· In consultation with hiring managers, set candidate sourcing, recruitment and review plans for specific vacancies including posting content and placement
· Identify appropriate print, digital and social media posting outlets for specific positions
· Coordinate and oversee appropriate and relevant visa applications
· Ensure effective new employee onboarding


Desired qualifications and experience

· Bachelor’s Degree; Masters’ Degree in human resources, administration or related area is a plus
· Five years of progressively responsible talent acquisition experience; higher education experience strongly preferred
· Knowledge and experience applying diversity, equity and inclusion principles into the recruitment and selection process
· Knowledge of employment and human resources related state and federal statutes and compliance requirements
· Knowledge of Human Resources management principles and practices
· Strong organizational and consultative skills

Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume, cover letter and 3 references. In your cover letter or application materials, please address how you would foster and promote an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion in this role.
Review of applications will begin three weeks after the role posting date.

Trinity College requires proof of COVID19 vaccination or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment .

Quick Link

Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
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