Manager, Recruitment Brand Strategy and Talent Acquisition [JRP-12221]

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) is currently seeking to hire a Manager, Recruitment Brand Strategy and Talent Acquisition. In this role, you will be responsible for implementing talent acquisition (TA) branding, sourcing and strategies to ensure the attraction of high-quality talent for UTMB. The selected candidate will drive overall talent acquisition ROI through guidance and direction in sourcing and recruitment to other human resources professionals, institutional leadership and branding and social sourcing partners. Please note the location for this role is in Galveston.


Drive and direct all recruitment efforts and processes for talent acquisition including but not limited to:

Provide in-depth content expertise and project management in the design, development and/or implementation of sourcing and recruitment programs, policies and practices

Lead a team of recruiters through intelligent use of analytics and process efficiencies for sourcing and recruiting

Provide direction to external agency and job board partners (LinkedIn, Indeed, GlassDoor) to regularly evaluate sourcing and marketing strategies and methods, scale-up those that work and discontinue those that don’t

Research and evaluate existing and new job boards and platforms to attract new candidates

Developing community pipelines

Involve professional associations, diversity organizations, alumni groups, college recruiting, tech recruiting, veteran outreach in ways that pre-defined drive efficiency and quality measures

Support of executive recruitment and strategic sourcing assistance for hard-to-fill positions

Leadership and individual contributor recruiting for the institution

Lead and develop a team of sourcing and recruitment specialists in identifying and attracting candidates for all external classified and professional positions in prioritized areas across all business functions

Develops and cultivates strong relationships with key customers and institutional leadership to ensure a clear understanding of UTMB’s direction and provide required outcomes

Develop market-specific sourcing and marketing campaigns that are creative and innovative based on recruiting trends and competitive landscape for both high volume and professional roles

Invest significantly in the analysis of talent acquisition analytics and generates fact-based decisions on investments in specific sourcing programs and vendors to maximize quality talent acquisition results

Works closely with HR Business Intelligence on data reporting and analytics and its delivery not only to TAR leadership but each TAR individual contributors

Leverages Taleo Sourcing, Recruiting and Onboarding modules to ensure successful outcomes

Establish communication cadence with HR Business Partners, Employee Relations and Compensation to understand priorities, make recommendations and create campaigns to support

Maintains departmental budget on a monthly basis, completes monthly variance reports, and works to develop forecasting and budget decisions


Skillful in Marketing Analytics, Social Media Management and Developing Community Pipelines

Contract negotiation/review/drafting

Affirmative action and diversity recruitment programs

Knowledgeable about brand insights, brand positioning and value propositions, brand creative, assets and messaging, website content, search engine optimization, planning campaigns, collateral, events, social media, and communications

Working knowledge of Human Resources and employment law

Strong partnership and in-depth understanding of client’s business and needs

Strong communication skills, both oral and written

Strong presentation and facilitation skills

Leadership consulting and coaching skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to provide two or more options for problem-solving and to provide strategic problem-solving direction to other HR consultants and customers

Strong project management skills across multiple customer groups

Ability to manage multiple complex projects and prioritize work

Master’s degree in human resources, business administration, marketing or related field is preferred

Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, marketing or related field

6 years of directly-related exempt level experience, and experience leading high level individual contributors

HRCI or SHRM certification is preferred

Eight years directly-related exempt level experience in talent acquisition and recruiting


Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: Please be sure to include the job title and Job ID # 68496 in the subject line of your email.