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Director of Executive Recruitment, Indianapolis, IN

IU Health


Indianapolis, IN

December 11, 2018

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Director of Executive Recruitment

Requisition Number: 239424


The Director of Executive Recruitment will report directly to the VP of Talent Acquisition and will own the leadership recruiting function at IU Health. This role will be a key member of the Talent Acquisition Leadership Team, and will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of a comprehensive, innovative executive recruiting function to serve the IU Health system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Devises and drives executive search strategies for leadership recruitment
  • Oversees the full lifecycle executive recruitment process and team for director and above level searches, through offer negotiations and executive onboarding
  • Develops and implements creative ideas for improving the executive search process and outcomes focused on continuous improvement
  • Ensures IU Health is in a position to have a pipeline of the most talented candidates for open roles and succession plans
  • Builds and implements a signature candidate experience for executive level candidates
  • Provides an exceptional, consultative customer centric experience for senior executives, providing market feedback and insight to candidates' strengths, motivations, and development needs
  • Partners closely with compensation to develop an in-depth understanding of the compensation programs and ensure effective communication to executive level candidates regarding IU Health's unique total rewards package
  • Stays current with regard to organizational changes as well as industry trends that may impact hiring strategies and needs
  • Develops and maintains key partnerships with a limited number of external search partners to utilize strategically
  • Stay current with industry trends, proactively update the business and make recommendations
  • Provides executive level coaching, and addresses high priority, sensitive issues as needed.
  • Interprets both business and HR metrics critical to driving results, and ensures their recommendations and work deliverables appropriately align.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent years of experience.
  • Master's preferred.
  • Requires 7-10 years of relevant experience, managing full life-cycle executive recruitment process within a complex organization or an executive recruiting agency setting.
  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience required.
  • Requires prior management experience in a complex, matrix organization.
  • Requires experience handling highly complex, challenging situations requiring exemplary professional judgment and diplomacy .
  • Requires experience coaching and developing diverse groups and all levels of professionals.
  • Strong knowledge of candidate assessment and selection methods
  • Demonstrated proficiency with candidate tracking systems, recruiting software and candidate databases
  • Organizational skills, ability to prioritize
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; executive presence, negotiation and credibility
  • Requires basic proficiency in MS office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).


  • IU Health Fairbanks


  • IUH HR Executive Recruitment 109706


  • Full Time


  • Days

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