St Edwards University
  • HUMR - Human Resources
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Recruiting & Talent Manager

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the positions of Recruiting & Talent Manager. The Recruiting & Talent Manager will plan, develop, and execute innovative talent management and recruiting strategies for SEU and driving results that support the attraction, development, and retention of a highly talented and diverse workforce. This individual will serve as the University recruiter, managing the talent acquisition process by conducting intake and resource planning discussions, crafting position profiles and job descriptions, cultivating high-touch relationships with prospective candidates, and directing the interview process.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manages the University's recruiting, talent management, and onboarding process. Produce, update and disseminate job descriptions in collaboration with the hiring manager, ensure recruitment processes and approvals are followed, provides training to hiring managers, prepare job postings, place ads, and prepares to recruit materials for consistent and widespread dissemination.
  • Provide specific, practical, and actionable tools and resources (i.e. dashboards, templates, etc.) to help advance D&I conversations.
  • Creates advertisements, position profiles, and postings that are attractive to potential candidates. Maintains and updates the University's recruitment web presence on University and other recruitment websites.
  • Diversify talent pipelines and to collaborate with external industry partners as necessary to strengthen the talent pool.
  • Sources candidates through online job boards, social media, and other techniques to reduce the lag time to fill vacant positions. Looks for cost-efficient ways to market the University. Leads the development of targeted outreach strategies for diversity recruitment.
  • Assist in leading, developing, and delivering programs, initiatives, and services to advance diversity and inclusion within the organization, and monitor the effectiveness of an inclusive culture and diverse workforce.
  • Manage diversity-related learning experiences including customized programs, working with the learning and development to integrate and adapt diversity principles and priorities into leadership curriculum.
  • Provide directions and consultative support to search committees and hiring managers to ensure the hiring process is compliant with policy, legal regulations, and best hiring practices. Coordinates the University's new hire orientation. Partners with others on the HR team to ensure a smooth onboarding process.
  • Consults with HR leaders to develop, integrate and translate analytics-driven D&I strategies into functional and regional people and culture strategies that support and enable business objectives.
  • Regularly provides statistical and anecdotal information to the HR Director, Executive Officers, and other constituencies, as needed. Prepare a variety of required government reports, assuring timely and accurate regulatory compliance.
  • Conduct regular benchmarking internally and externally and recommend strategies relevant for our core businesses; connecting with the appropriate external partners to enhance our community presence.
  • Provide ongoing reporting in partnership with HRIS and other university data intelligence departments to measure the effectiveness of diversity and inclusion practices and impact on business results.
  • Implements and monitors upkeep for the University's recruitment software.
  • Other duties as assigned.

For consideration, Bachelor's degree in business, personnel administration, or other appropriate discipline and holds a PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certification. Has a minimum of five years of experience in successful full life cycle recruiting within a Talent Acquisition team strongly desired. Experience in a strategic recruiting role with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion and employment services. Possesses a demonstrable track record of delivering against recruiting targets. Knowledge and credibility with diversity concepts and programs (i.e. community outreach, corporate programs, learning initiatives, external trends, global application of D&I concepts) Fluency in web-based recruiting tools, including social media and job boards, and applicant tracking systems. Proven experience in recruiting high-quality candidates at all levels with a focus on sustained pipeline development and sourcing passive candidates. Deep knowledge of HR processes, diversity and inclusion practices, HR legal compliance, and the use of social media to support talent acquisition. Excellent project planning, time management, communication, decision-making, presentation, organization, and interpersonal skills. Outside the box, thinker fostering creative D&I recruitment ideas.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

United Healthcare Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available)

Sun Life Financial Dental Plan

Sun Life Financial Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; For full consideration, please submit all application materials:

  1. A current resume or CV;
  2. A cover letter addressing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position;
  3. A statement on the candidate's ideas, contributions, and goals for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while serving in this position; and
  4. The contact information for three professional references


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #:J2020139

Posted: 08/19/21


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