Director of Talent Management (Recruitment &
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University
affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive
campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human
community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons
who represent the breadth of human difference. The university
encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to
apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed
to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and
reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a
diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300
undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all
students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global
Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus,
noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50
miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley,
about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and
New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu
Susquehanna University's Human Resources department is excited to
announce an opening for a Director of Talent Management. We seek
candidates passionate and knowledgeable about delivering full
Talent Management Life Cycle strategy and service to our
organization. Key aspects of this role include design,
implementation and measuring outcomes for workforce planning,
recruitment, onboarding, retention, performance management and
offboarding. Our very manageable requisition load will allow you to
be strategic and engage in impactful work that focuses on creating
innovative and sustainable staffing models. This is not your
average “recruiter” opening! A hybrid of remote and in person
option is available after the training and introductory period.
Applications will be accepted through June 18th,
- Develop and implement inclusive recruitment and retention
strategies for staff and student workers.
- Partner with the Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer in the
development of inclusive recruitment and retention practices.
- Collaborate with managers and provide SME on their overall
talent strategy. Ensure that University employment policies and
procedures are compliant with applicable laws, regulations, and
- Partner with the Career Development Center, Student Financial
Services, and HR staff to integrate all aspects of student
employment into one comprehensive program.
- Ensure accurate records, reports and other written materials
related to employment are updated regularly and shared with key
- Partner with the Director of Compensation & Benefits in
communicating our total rewards and employment value proposition to
faculty, staff, and applicants.
- Lead new hire experience strategy including New Hire
Orientation, Onboarding, and 30, 60,90-day check-ins.
- Acts as backup for Assistant Director of HR.
- Track metrics staff and student recruitment and retention
metrics, for example: time to fill, offer acceptance rates, net
hire ratio, and first year turnover.
Collaborative self-starter with
knowledge of principles, practices, and functions of effective
talent management. Ability to integrate core values, integrity and
accountability throughout institutional practices; ability to
direct and contribute to initiatives and processes within the
institution; ability to understand and apply information to
contribute to the university’s strategic plan; ability to provide
guidance to institutional stakeholders with regards to internal and
external candidate pools; ability to make strategic decisions and
interpret data and information to solve practical problems and deal
with a variety of concrete situations where limited standardization
exists; ability to value and consider the perspectives and
backgrounds of all parties. Demonstrated strong written and verbal
communication skills with varied and diverse constituencies.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer
service including active listening, customer needs assessment,
meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer
satisfaction. Strong time management skills, with ability to set
Bachelor’s degree in Human
Resources or related field, such as Industrial Relations or
Psychology, Business Administration or Management is
Five years of human resources
or related experience required. Experience developing and
implementing inclusive Talent Management practices required.
Demonstrated evidence of building inclusive Talent Management
strategies to include but not limited to DE&I, talent
attraction, selection, and retention with an emphasis on candidate
and employee experience.
Position requires the ability to
stand or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires the
ability to move about the campus. Must be able to travel long
distances if needed, by airplane and by automobile. Position
requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction. Position
requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use
fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach. Position
requires occasional stooping, crouching, and bending. Position
requires the ability to occasionally lift to 10 pounds. Working
conditions are indoor.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
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Open Until Filled:
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To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2740