Job Description

*National Jewish Health - Main Campus · Human Resources
Denver, CO
Full Time (40 hours per week), Day Shift, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Posted 10/05/2018
Req # 11809

Position Summary:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for full cycle recruitment for exempt and non-exempt positions in the institution ensuring excellence in candidate quality, hiring processes, and onboarding. 

Essential Duties:

  1. Efficiently and effectively fill open positions. 
  2. Coordinate and implement recruiting initiatives.  Work directly with hiring managers and other stakeholders to develop and execute strategic recruiting plans. Conduct regular follow-up to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation. Locate and document best practices for identifying top talent.
  3. Review applicants for position requirements.  Conduct behavioral based interviews and prepare and maintain pertinent applicant and interview data. Deliver a strong, diverse candidate slate.
  4. Develop a pool of qualified candidates. Build networks to find qualified candidates.  Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.  Maintain regular contact with possible future candidates including working relationships within schools as well as community programs.
  5. Guides hiring managers and candidates through the selection process. Coordinate full-cycle candidate experience.
  6. Gather and validate pertinent applicant and interview data in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Applicant Tracking System (ATS).  Run applicable reports as required.
  7. Aid in establishing a recognizable "employer of choice" reputation for the institution. Attend networking, professional, community outreach, college recruitment, and hiring events.  Maintains knowledge of market and industry trends.

Other Duties:

May facilitate New Employee Orientation


  1. Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
  2. Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  3. Impact and Influence: Using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifying one’s own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved. The ability to generate support from others to achieve desired business outcomes. It also involves taking advantage of opportunities to make a difference and have an impact. When used well, the intended outcome of this competency is the creation of goodwill, trust, and respect while motivating people to want to follow you even when they don’t have to.
  4. Informing and Communicating: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  5. Collaboration/Teamwork:  Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
  6. Customer Focus: Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  7. Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


Bachelor’s degree required.

Work Experience:

Minimum of three  years recent or related human resources or recruitment experience required.  Human Resrouces / Recruiting experience in a healthcare environment preferred. 

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online