Vanderbilt Health - Executive Search Team is conducting a national search for the Senior Director - Talent Acquisition.
The Senior Director - Talent Acquisition has leadership oversight for implementing proactive talent acquisition strategies, driving process improvements that enhance the candidate experience, and evaluating impact and return on investment. Reporting to the Vanderbilt Health Chief Human Resources Officer, this role is a key member of the senior HR team partnering with internal HR colleagues and operations in order to attract, assess and hire the highest quality, mission-driven talent. The system employs 30,000 team members throughout our clinical, research, and educational areas.
Position Shift: 1st shift; Days (Remote)
Discover Vanderbilt Health:
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt Health is comprised of 7 hospitals including three regional campuses, a significant and expanding ambulatory operation, and a number of clinically related subsidiary organizations. Operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, Vanderbilt Health is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity -- of culture, thinking, learning, and leading is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
From health care advances to compassionate care, Vanderbilt Health owes its accolades, accomplishments, and reputation to staff and faculty who consistently bring skill, drive, and innovation to their work. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Senior Director - Talent Acquisition will lead a team of 80+ (and growing) recruiting professionals delivering first class execution of all aspects of full life-cycle recruiting. He/she will partner with HR colleagues to plan and deliver high quality human capital needs in a fast paced, competitive market and have a demonstrated track record of developing a strategic road map for the talent acquisition function, including setting and achieving goals, leading a team, identifying opportunities, and continuing Vanderbilt Health's journey to best-practice recruiting.
The Senior Director - Talent Acquisition will have proven experience in talent branding across a variety of channels, including social media, diversity recruiting programs and industry functions such as conferences. He/she will ensure the recruiting team and hiring managers continue to be fully equipped & inspired to sell and select quality talent by identifying, pipelining, attracting, assessing, and closing on that talent. Experience driving time-to-fill targets, being a key contributor to new hire retention rates, using data to inform decisions, communicating results, and identifying areas for improvement is paramount as this leader will need to think strategically and execute tactically in a high-growth environment. This individual will be able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with hiring managers, vendors, community organizations, and other team members to create a partnership that yields success, predictable results, and credibility. He/she will participate in the development of ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies in difficult markets. Proven experience in recruiting Director and C-Suite level talent is helpful.
Additional Responsibilities include:
* Provides leadership, guidance and professional development to the Talent Acquisition team with the focus of being consultative and strategic to the business, while raising the bar of recruiting performance. * Champions the establishment and promotion of the employer/talent brand that effectively promotes Vanderbilt Health's culture. * Leads the Talent Acquisition technology platform strategy and ensures full optimization, utilization, enhancements and continuous improvement of the Applicant Tracking System (Taleo currently, will be converting to Workday) and other recruitment tools. * Ensures legal compliance with regard to all talent acquisition initiatives and Affirmative Action planning. * Provides expert consultation to team members and business leaders regarding a variety of Talent Acquisition specific topics. * Enhances individual and team performance by creating a climate of continuous learning in support of the organization's strategic initiatives. * Demonstrates proven ability utilizing various tools to validate and evaluate the effectiveness of attraction and hiring programs. * Possesses strong project management & problem solving skills, utilizing technical expertise and sound business judgment in support of operational and strategic objectives. * Demonstrates the ability to produce results by leveraging resources, maintaining appropriate expense control, and managing key initiatives effectively. * Demonstrates the ability to work with and lead through multiple priorities. * Demonstrates the ability to effectively recruit, assess and develop talent. Strong "hands-on" performance management abilities, focused on building teams that sustain exceptional performance in support of the business. * Demonstrates courage to make the tough decisions while at the same time maintaining a solid working relationship with the other members of the senior HR management team.
Organizational Impact: Establishes function strategies with direct impact on the function results.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Directs the resolution of numerous strategic issues that affect own function and the broader organization.
Breadth of Knowledge: Applies in-depth business knowledge across multiple areas of the business.
Team Interaction: Leads a function serving the organization at large.
Develops Self and Others: Acts upon constructive feedback from all levels of the organization and initiates strategies to develop talent in others.
Builds and Maintains Relationships: Leverages relationships and insight to forecast potential future needs and influence delivery of work to exceed expectations.
Communicates Effectively: Anticipates different audience concerns, styles and finds mutually beneficial solutions across conflicting and sensitive issues.
DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES:
Serves Others with Compassion: Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of broad-based issues and considers the interests of others to improve satisfaction of services.
Solves Complex Problems: Critically evaluates complex information and identifies trends/ risks to make recommendations to improve processes across areas.
Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing feedback and development discussions to motivate and support team members to maximize performance.
ENSURING HIGH QUALITY:
Performs Excellent Work: Anticipates problems or obstacles which may interfere with quality standards and develops plans to ensure area's quality standards are met.
Ensures Continuous Improvement: Routinely draws upon valuable learning from others, past experiences, and new information to determine key opportunities.
Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Develops appropriate corrective actions for unsafe environments in order to ensure operational and safety compliance.
MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY:
Demonstrates Accountability: Identifies potential obstacles to goal achievement and develops solutions to address those obstacles.
Stewards Organizational Resources: Creates the appropriate systems and processes to effectively manage resources.
Makes Data Driven Decisions: Applies in-depth knowledge of data to recommend and implement new approaches to improve decision making capabilities.
Generates New Ideas: Identifies opportunities and leads development of new initiatives that create value across areas .
Applies Technology: Creates the energy and drive for self/others to identify and leverage technology in new, innovative ways to drive greater efficiencies.
Adapts to Change: Anticipates the change process and clearly communicates impact on others/own team(s), assisting them in embracing the change.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.