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Imagine a world without search engines such as Google or social platforms like LinkedIn or Instagram. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants, discovery of genes responsible for various diseases, and research to cure illnesses. All of these advances, and more, are a direct result of Stanford’s prominent faculty, researchers and alumni, who have revolutionized the way we live and enriched the world. Supporting this mission is Stanford’s dedicated 16,000+ staff, who come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere.

 

The Talent Management and Workforce Strategy team in University Human Resources focuses on strategic initiatives for attracting and retaining high-quality employees, developing their skills, and continuously motivating them to perform at their highest potential in the pursuit of achieving the University's mission.   As a Talent Acquisition Program Manager, you will report to the Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and play a key role in designing and implementing talent acquisition programs and projects in support of university-wide strategy, including:

  • Diversity Recruiting & Sourcing
  • Internships and Pipeline Programs
  • Career Development for Employees

 

As a project manager, you will define project objectives and deliverables, develop communication plans, define team member roles, facilitate decision-making, and establish and track measures of success.  You are expected to be a thought leader by seeking and incorporating research, best practices and external insights into project elements.  You will consistently and proactively look for ways to innovate and drive improvements.

 
To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Minimum 7 years of full-cycle recruitment experience and experience managing a variety of recruiting programs and projects.
  • Significant project management experience preferred. 
  • Prior experience managing a talent acquisition/recruiting team is a plus.
  • Proven experience in developing strong relationships in order to gain support and achieve results
  • Successfully achieved results through strong project management skills, a results orientation, and strong follow through
  • Made effective decisions in difficult situations with little input from others
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.  MBA preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Highly-developed interviewing skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of state and federal employment laws applicable to the hiring of employees, including affirmative action and equal employment opportunity requirements.
  • In-depth experience with web-based systems and recruiting sources, including the internet, social media, warm/cold calling, referrals, events, networking, publications, industry groups/associations, and job fairs.
  • Proficiency with applicant tracking systems and Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Certifications and Licenses:

None

 

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

 

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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