Talent Acquisition Specialist
Position is Open Until Filled

Code: 17553 Posted: 09/14/2021

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in ones future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist

Employment Type: Full or part time – Exempt

Reports To: The Talent Acquisition Specialist will report to The Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources

Pay Range: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00

Interprets, advises, and serves as an institutional consultative resource to colleges/divisions on talent acquisition strategies, policies, and procedures, statutes, and laws, to ensure compliance in accordance to policy and law. Serves as a point of contact to the campus community to attract, recruit, and retain a high-quality workforce.

The Human Resources Department is a dynamic, forward-thinking, and supportive function that promote employee and organizational excellence. The candidate for this position will have solid recruitment experience and be familiar with employment laws, include FLSA, equal opportunity employment, and Title IV.

Essential Job Functions
  • Serves as a consultative Human Resources recruitment resource and liaison
  • Builds and strengthens key institutional relationships and serves as a resource to internal and external stakeholders to identify, attract, and lead to hiring high-quality talent
  • Serves as a recruitment, assessment, and selection subject matter expert to interpret, advise, apply, and disseminate complex talent acquisition policies, procedures, and options to leadership and employees. Recommends best strategies according to established objectives and goals
  • Executes talent acquisition strategies that strengthen the institution's ability to attract and hire top talent and contributes to the development of strategic plans and implementation of talent outreach initiatives to be a leader in education
  • Audits human resources reports to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Designs, creates, maintains, and evaluates talent acquisition technology, resources, and training opportunities be used by the institution
  • Manages AA/EEO data and prepares annual AA/EEO report
  1. Bachelor’s degree in business management, human resources, or the equivalent
  2. 3 years of prior recruiting experience
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Review of Applications

Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 12/31/2021

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