Director of Talent Acquisition

Position: Director of Talent Acquisition

Job ID: 149092

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Human Resources

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Director of Talent Acquisition — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll lead the talent acquisition functions in order to develop integrated people strategies aligned with the organization's business strategies.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Provides leadership, support, and strategic direction to the talent acquisition function
  • Oversees all aspects of the talent acquisition program and the employees responsible for administering it
  • Directs work to achieve and sustain the organization’s workforce needs
  • Reviews department and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner performance, effects changes as needed to improve service, simplify workflow, and assure compliance with regulatory requirements, programs, and initiatives (i.e., Deptartment of Labor, ERISA, EEOC, IRS, FMLA, FLSA, and Joint Commission)
  • Develops and implements service/departmental-based priorities that support the organization’s strategic plan and continually improve performance as measured by department statistics and trends, benchmarks, and initiatives
  • Facilitates, participates, and collaborates in interdepartmental teams and committees to ensure operations, programs etc. are integrated and aligned with the strategic plan
  • Establishes innovative candidate sourcing strategies, especially for hard-to-fill positions
  • Utilizes enterprise-wide social media, sourcing, and attraction strategies for key talent populations
  • Oversees internal and external sourcing and recruiting efforts executed by RPO partner to ensure both internal bench and external pipelines are built to meet current and future needs
  • Builds and develops sourcing capability for both executive and experienced hiring
  • Oversees the use of the following; advanced internet mining, social media, networking, resume mining, direct mail campaigns, perpetuation techniques, lead refinement, targeted advertising campaigns, attendance at key community/discipline events and other high-impact talent acquisition practices as needed
  • Oversees the implementation of meaningful strategies, philosophies, processes, and procedures to ensure market awareness, competitiveness, and call to action
  • Understands national and regional labor market trends, identifies talent acquisition opportunities, integrates ideas, and develops corresponding talent acquisition solutions


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree in human resources administration, business administration, or related discipline is preferred
  • SPHR – Senior Professional in Human Resources certification is preferred
  • 7 years of experience in Human Resources is required
  • 5 years of experience in management/leadership with significant experience in talent acquisition is required
  • 4 years of talent acquisition experience in a large hospital system is preferred
  • 3 years of management/leadership experience in a large hospital system is preferred

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