Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, NH is seeking a Director of Talent Acquisition to join our human resources team. Reporting to the Vice President of Talent Management, the Director will develop and deploy a defined, comprehensive and sustainable talent acquisition strategy(s). This overall talent acquisition plan will support the long-term system talent management strategy and strategic workforce planning of the organization and will support the D-H culture and its growth objectives.
Responsibilities of the Director will include:
•Developing an assessment strategy for Talent Acquisition needs and determining future capability requirements aligned with workforce planning which will include a strategy for developing a strong, diverse pipeline of talent for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock System. •Serving as the Talent Acquisition subject matter expert by developing suitable strategies and proactively monitoring and leveraging industry leading practices. This will include building and maintaining relationships at all levels of the system and partners to develop shared talent acquisition strategies, which, in addition to traditional sourcing, recruitment and onboarding should include target setting for financial and process efficiencies to maximize returns. •Defining Talent Acquisition priorities and developing the strategy roadmap and providing leadership, direction and governance oversight for the execution of Talent Acquisition initiatives, programs and processes. •Partnering with executive and HR Leadership, as well other business stakeholders to inform business strategies and decision-making related to workforce and labor management. •Collaborating with legal and other stakeholders as needed for guidance to ensure compliance with local laws, regulations and contractual obligations. •Working collaboratively with Talent Management peers to ensure consistency and early identification of key issues and ensure coordination of strategies, plans, and tactics that impact Talent Management areas. •Developing and maintaining Talent Acquisition policies, ensuring ongoing review and continuous improvement/amendment as appropriate based on external changes (legislation, laws) and/or internal changes to processes and practices. •Establishing partnerships with outside organizations, committees, boards and community programs that address workforce issues on local, state and national levels. •Partnering with Communications and Marketing for integration with D-H brand and employment branding strategy and all marketing materials. •Accountability for the Talent Acquisition budget, allocating and forecasting Talent Acquisition programs and initiatives influencing how resources are allocated to execute respective programs and initiatives. •Overseeing the selection and management of recruitment resources and vendors, advertising agencies, ATS vendor (applicant tracking system), CBC vendor (criminal background check), travel agency, immigration attorney, search firms, and employment agencies. •Negotiating staffing agency contracts and placement of agency staff with operations managers. •Overseeing the coordination of rental housing and working with local agents to provide rental housing for short-term and annual leases. •Using data and analytics to make decisions on Talent Acquisition practices, ensuring competitive posture of programs and policies, as well as consistency across the system. •Ensuring that comprehensive processes are in place to measure the effectiveness of Talent Acquisition strategy and programs. •Overseeing all people management of the Talent Acquisition department, setting goals and providing development, coaching, feedback, and where appropriate discipline. •Developing EEO and affirmative action practices and procedures, reviewing employment practices concerning affirmative action and EEO and making appropriate corrective suggestions to leadership. Meeting with department directors to develop yearly staffing needs, ensuring incorporation of any affirmative action goals. Monitoring recruitment and hiring efforts to meet all legal and EEO/affirmative action guidelines. Keeping staff abreast of any policy or regulatory changes. Teaching workshops on EEO and affirmative action to management staff as needed. Creating and updating all EEO and Affirmative Action plans and reports.
To be considered, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or Healthcare Administration with 15 years of direct experience and 7 years leadership experience or a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or related field with 10 years of recruitment and 7 years leadership experience. SPHR or SHRM-SPC certification and prior HR consulting experience is strongly preferred. Additionally, candidates should be capable of leading large-scale strategic transformational programs by partnering with executive and senior business leaders, preferably within and academic health system. The Director should also have strong business acumen (e.g. financial, workforce planning and management, data and analytics); understanding of key industry and business trends (e.g., organizational functions, regulatory, legal, economic conditions) and the ability to design and promote a vision aligned to the business, employee needs and the marketplace.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, located in Lebanon, NH on the Vermont/New Hampshire border is New Hampshire’s only integrated, academic, Level I trauma center. Home to the prestigious Ivy League Dartmouth College, the Lebanon/Hanover area is a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Da...rtmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center includes a modern 400-bed tertiary care hospital, research and clinical facilities for Dartmouth Medical School, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic. In addition, we were the first hospital in New Hampshire to receive Magnet status and have been consistently rated one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.