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Talent Acquisition Specialist (Job S#341)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Aug. 8, 2022
Title Talent Acquisition Specialist (Job S#341)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Human Resources

Position Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist                                                               
Department:  Human Resources

Status:        Full-time                                                                                                       

Position Statement
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Talent Acquisition Specialist will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 2151 century living and learning environment.

Under administrative  direction, this position will source world class candidates for Tuskegee University.  The talent acquisition specialist will be responsible for determining job requirements, screening candidates, and forecasting hiring needs.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as the employment liaison to internal departments to determine recruitment needs.
Determining  selection criteria, hiring profiles, and job requirements for vacant positions.
Source potential candidates through online company career portals, recruitment sites, job boards, social platforms,  as print media, posters, and flyers, when required.
Mange hiring processes via electronic Applicant Tracking Systems.
Evaluating applications and screening candidates via calls or emails, as well as facilitating pre-interview assessments.
Compile interview questions, and conduct in-person or video call interviews with shortlisted candidates.
Prepare hiring forecasts as part of the University’s strategic planning
Document  processes and fostering good relationships with potential candidates and past applicants.
Develop hiring strategies and procedures in line with industry trends, as well as keeping informed of advancements  in the field.
Develop and maintain system for ensuring job descriptions are up-to-date.
Serve internal search committee
Assist with developing a diversity, equity and inclusion plan for recruitment
Assist with promoting diversity within the University by developing training programs to enhance employee understanding.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications (Education, Education, and Specialized Training)

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job

Knowledge of:

Methods and techniques of online applicant tracking system such as PeopleAdmin, and Interview Exchange
Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration
Advanced principles of training
Principles and techniques of report preparation
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations governing human resources management

Ability to:

Oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive human resources management applicant tracking system and training and development system.
Oversee, direct and coordinate the work of human resources staff.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Prepare and deliver oral presentations to the President’s Cabinet, employee organizations, and community groups.
Interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, law and regulations.
Research,  analyze, and evaluate and recommend new service delivery methods and techniques.
Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field from an accredited college or university
Must hold an active Human Resources Certification from HRCI or SHRM


At least five years of work experience in talent acquisition
At least one year of work experience involving diversity, equity and inclusion
At least two years of work experience in employee training and learning system
Some experience in high education setting

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a background check.

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