Talent Acquisition Specialist
Job Details
Admin - Saint Paul, MN
1.0 FTE
High School
Human Resources

We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals to apply.


Perks of working for Minnesota Community Care

  • We cover 70% of your medical and dental benefits
  • Career Advancement fund opportunities after 1 year of employment
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunities for some roles
  • Reduced cost on metro transit
  • Our staff thrive in an environment where uplifting each other is one of our core values



Our team is looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist with broad-based recruiting capabilities and a passion for sourcing and proactively recruiting talent within the Healthcare and/or Public Health industries. This person will use their expertise to consult with hiring managers, build and execute on talent stream strategies and partner to hire high performing talent. This position will have a significant impact in developing proactive solutions that enhance our ability to attract corporate talent for the organization.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Identify, develop, and implement effective talent acquisition strategies with a focus on equity.
  • Demonstrate recruitment best practices and lead recruitment initiatives.
  • Build, maintain, and use labor market expertise of prospects across multiple roles.
  • Leverage best-in-class sourcing techniques and social media recruiting skills.
  • Develop internal and external networks to support passive sourcing efforts.
  • Plan and execute on diversity hiring initiatives across multiple roles.
  • Assess candidates to ensure qualification match, network alignment, and capability to the organization.
  • Partner with hiring managers and HR business partners to develop effective marketplace recruitment strategies.
  • Create and execute queries and searches for qualified candidates.
  • Identify target industries, companies, user groups, professional associations or educational institutions to proactively create a pipeline of qualified candidates.
  • Prepare and implement strategies using multiple techniques including online database, employee referrals, internal databases, associate networks, etc.
  • Keep abreast of cutting-edge knowledge topics relevant to recruiting (collect intelligence from the marketplace, identify trends and patterns).
  • Partner with other team members to coordinate strategies and activities in order to create efficiencies and collaborate on marketplace talent opportunities.
  • Provide reporting on key sourcing and recruiting metrics by, analyzing and summarizing data and trends for continuous improvement.
  • Serve as an active member of the Diversity, Culture and People team, focused on tracking key success and performance metrics and identifying and recommending improvement opportunities and/or constraints.
  • Coach and mentor other members.
  • Perform other duties as required.



  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to cultivate trust-based relationships with hiring managers, candidates, recruiting colleagues and vendors
  • Recruiting Process Excellence – applying talent methodologies and processes to talent acquisition
  • Possess a relentless drive to find, engage and connect with top talent using strategic channels and proactive recruitment and sourcing techniques
  • High energy, resourceful with exceptional organizational and administrative skills, at ease with abundance of details and complexity, yet mindful of big picture, ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize them, and carry them out independently
  • Data driven – constantly measuring and analyzing results with the ability to communicate impact to leadership
  • Focused, systematic, organized, and analytical
  • Goal driven, pro-actively takes initiative, and is comfortable working autonomously
  • Proactive and innovative with strong problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative, team-player attitude
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to operate effectively in a fast paced, dynamic corporate environment


Organizational Overview

As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 85% of our patients are people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latin@/x communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines. 



Currently 100% remote; likely 2-4 days remote long term. When not remote, primary environment is home office, administrative office, or clinical office. This role requires regular walking. This role may encounter patients who may have contagious illnesses.




  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent work experience required
  • 5+ years of professional human resources and/or recruiting experience
  • Experience in managing the full lifecycle of recruiting executive candidates; including, highly developed skills in market mapping, name generation, cold calling, candidate attraction, and key stakeholder management.
  • Knowledge of employment law and hiring practices to include OFCCP requirements
  • Proficiency in using applicant tracking systems, recruiting software and candidate databases
  • Immigration sponsorship and relocation are not available for this position


  • S/PHR and/or SHRM S/CP certification highly preferred
  • Some understanding/knowledge of employment law
  • Healthcare industry experience a plus


Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

Minnesota Community Care is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.