18 days old

HR Associate (Associate Director of Talent Acquisition)

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60607
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for the position of Human Resource Associate (Associate Director of Talent Acquisition). This position is responsible for managing/leading the recruitment efforts for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Advancement. The Associate Director will develop and implement recruitment plans and strategies, always striving to bring in the best possible talent. Reporting to the Director of Talent Management, the Associate Director will work with the Advancement Leadership team, hiring managers, college and university staff, central HR, and a network of contacts to fill our open positions. Help us grow our team – we have a fun staff and tremendous leadership!



  • Work with hiring managers to develop strategic recruitment plans. Provide a high level of customer service in consulting with and guiding hiring managers in comprehensive recruitment and staffing issues, policies, and processes.
  • Identify recruiting opportunities by researching new sources for talent, cultivating relationships with internal talent as well as external industry professionals, and networking with other universities and non-profit organizations. Utilize broad market knowledge to creatively network to build, manage and maintain a pipeline of qualified and diverse talent.
  • Effectively manage the hiring process through:
    • Advertising/sourcing candidates
    • Screening/Evaluating applicants
    • Conducting thoughtful and professional interviews
    • Staffing and leading search committees
    • Conducting reference/background checks
    • Making hiring recommendations
  • Co-present departmental recruitment training sessions with the Director of Talent Management to ensure staff are well prepared to effectively interview candidates and understand the UIC recruitment process.
  • Partner with the Director of Talent Management to efficiently onboard and help assimilate newly hired staff. Assist with onboarding materials and orientation programs.
  • Work closely with central HR and colleges/units to facilitate effective relationships. Advise hiring managers on general university HR resources including orientation, benefits, compensation, payroll, training and professional development, and policies/procedures.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Advancement connects the vision and passion of UIC’s alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and corporations and foundations, with the pieces of our mission most meaningful to them.  We help donors create the impact they envision, whether it be scholarship for a promising student seeking a life-changing education, funding for researchers working to discover new knowledge in a particular arena or support for a university-community collaboration that will anchor stronger, healthier societies.

UIC is progressive and ground-breaking.  We serve the needs of aspiring students and a devoted top-tier faculty who share a commitment to the promise of public education.  Public service is at the core of the ethical values that inform what we do.  An acclaimed research institution, UIC is made up of 15 top-ranking colleges and a health sciences system that includes a hospital, clinics and seven health sciences colleges.  The student body is recognized as one of the most ethnically rich and culturally diverse among public universities nationwide.  It reflects the vibrant and economically robust city we call home, which is as much a part of UIC as UIC is a part of Chicago.


TO APPLY, PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE UIC JOB BOARD: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=97557&job=human-resource-associate-associate-director-of-talent-acquisition-vice-chancellor-for-advancement FOR FULLEST CONSIDERATION PLEASE APPLY BY July 20, 2018. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. UIC also offers a terrific, comprehensive benefits package which includes retirement plans, medical, dental, vision, disability, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, AD&D insurance, adoption assistance as well as a very generous PTO program and tuition benefits for staff and their children.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.



  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource administration, labor relations, business administration, or a field related to the position.
  • Two years of work experience performing professional-level human resources duties.
  • Demonstrated experience with full life-cycle recruitment, including face-to-face interviewing, required.


  • Experience working in higher education or a non-profit organization. Experience recruiting/hiring within a civil service system is a plus.
  • Experience recruiting for professional-level staff positions.
  • HR generalist experience.
  • Applicant tracking system experience.
  • Proficient with the use of technology such as Internet sites and social media/networking to proactively source candidates.
  • Knowledgeable in employment law.
  • High level of personal and professional integrity with ability to appropriately handle highly confidential information.
  • High level of independent decision-making and problem-solving capability.
  • Well- developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work well in an environment with competing demands.


Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

HR Associate (Associate Director of Talent Acquisition)

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Share this job

HR Associate (Associate Director of Talent Acquisition)

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast