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Job ID: 121274

Talent Strategy Project Manager
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted Mar. 21, 2019
Title Talent Strategy Project Manager
University The University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Human Resources

Talent Strategy Project Manager

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Talent Strategy Project Manager within the Human Resources department.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


This position manages and supports the project related work for Talent Acquisition and critical recruitment needs. Position responsibilities include project management, executing strategic initiatives and system components/application management. The Talent Strategy Project Manager is responsible for assigned projects related to talent acquisition activities which includes Student, Staff, and Faculty employment processes. This position serves as a university wide liaison for Talent Acquisition and manages projects with partners throughout the university.


Talent Acquisition

Manage the full recruitment cycle process for specifically assigned open positions, to include sourcing candidates, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, interviewing candidates, and conducting reference checks
Collaborate with HR Partners during assigned searches
Project Management

Coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope
Oversee all aspects of projects
Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project
Prepare and present reports regarding project status
Coordinate internal resources and external vendors for execution of projects
Refine project elements for consistent application university wide
Project Administration (operational and tactical support/administration)

Plan, monitor and review defined projects including, but not limited to:
Talent Acquisition Media/Marketing – LinkedIn, Social Media strategy
Website design/re-design
Supervisor/Manager Training – content development and course execution
Talent Acquisition Policy – review and maintenance
Collaborate with various departments to participate in employment initiatives
Provide guidance/expertise on concerns related to Talent Acquisition and Student Employment projects/processes in accordance with federal and state employment law ensuring fair employment practices
Diversity Recruitment and Retention Initiatives
Student Employment

Collaborate with Student Employment based on program and business needs
Other Duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS degree in Business, Human Resources, Industrial Relations or closely related field
Minimum of 5 years of HR generalist experience to include project management and execution

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Talent Acquisition
Experience working in Higher Education setting
Proficiency utilizing a variety of complex processes and systems such as: Banner, MurphyOnline, a background screen vendor (Orange Tree), Talent Management System (iCIMS), and Workforce Timekeeping System.


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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