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Director of Recruitment & Sourcing

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Hartford HealthCare Corp.


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford HealthCare (HHC), with a total operating revenue of $5B, leverages its unified culture to enhance access, affordability, equity and expertise. Its care-delivery system, with more than 400 locations serving 185 towns and cities, includes two tertiary-level teaching hospitals, an acute-care community teaching hospital, an acute-care hospital and trauma center, three community hospitals, the state’s most extensive behavioral health network, a large multispecialty physician group, a clinical care organization, a regional home care system, Connecticut’s largest array of senior care services, and a comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation network. On average, Hartford HealthCare touches more than 17,000 lives every single day. The unique, system-wide Institute Model offers a unified high standard of care in crucial specialties at hospital and ambulatory sites across Connecticut. The Institutes include Cancer, Heart and Vascular, Ayer Neuroscience, Orthopedics and Tallwood Urology.

Position Summary:

The Director of Recruitment & Sourcing, working collaboratively with the Vice President of Talent Acquisition, will have oversight of all daily recruitment and sourcing operations that support the entire Hartford HealthCare system. The Director will have primary oversight of the day-to-day operation and creation of Hartford HealthCare’s passive sourcing strategy, including resource allocation, vendor management and website/CRM administration.  As a member of the Talent Acquisition leadership team, the Director will assist in the creation and execution of Talent Acquisition’s long-term strategy.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead a team of approximately 25 Recruiters on all day-to-day recruitment activities that support the Hartford HealthCare system, three Sourcing Specialists and the work that impacts Hartford HealthCare’s passive sourcing strategy
  • Partner within Talent Acquisition and with other internal HHC customers to create and ensure efficient, effective recruitment and sourcing campaigns targeting the right audience at the right time
  • Lead Talent Acquisition’s recruitment team by offering support and guidance regarding the creation of recruitment strategies to support critical areas of need
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition’s leadership team to develop effective and creative recruitment strategies to further attract diverse talent
  • Engage team members to continuously improve Talent Acquisition’s recruitment and sourcing functions. Maintains ownership of processes and responsibility for standard work creation
  • Develop appropriate metrics and tracking mechanisms, service-level agreements and other planning and measurement tools to build accountability and measure results, impact and cost-effectiveness of the hiring process and talent acquisition team
  • Demonstrate HHC’s leadership behaviors and represent Talent Acquisition in a positive manner both within the department and with key stakeholders 
  • Partner with the Taleo Administrator to optimize, create and utilize appropriate technology to support sourcing workflows
  • Represent Hartford HealthCare in all dealings with external vendors that impact recruitment and sourcing strategies, but especially Talemetry, Zip Recruiter, Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn.  Performs necessary analysis of sourcing results and negotiates contracts as appropriate and in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Partner successfully with internal colleagues to successfully promote and enhance Hartford HealthCare’s employee brand with external candidates
  • Maintain working knowledge of all Talent Acquisition systems, in addition to management responsibilities.  Active participation in Talent Acquisition Work Groups, Lean Daily Management huddles, and other department initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is strongly desired
  • Seven plus years of leadership experience working in a high-volume recruitment environment required
  • Experience working with recruitment vendors to maximize investment is required
  • The ability to work constructively with a diverse group of employees at all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable with a high degree of change and communicating change to stakeholders as necessary
  • The ability to prioritize effectively and remain calm despite a high volume of activity
  • Confident, capable leader skilled in team building and engagement
  • The ability to successfully illustrate the value and contribution of assigned area of responsibility within the department and across the organization
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to bring matters of disagreement to diplomatic resolution
  • Skilled at building bridges and collaborating with leadership across the organization
  • The ability to represent Talent Acquisition within Hartford HealthCare, as well as outside of the organization

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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