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Milwaukee Area Technical College

Talent Acquisition Partner


700 W State Street, Milwaukee, WI


$54,735 to $73,899


MATC is transforming lives, industry and our community by preparing students today for the careers of tomorrow.

Along with our industry partners, we are redefining the future of higher education to create an affordable, accessible path to family-sustaining employment and career advancement.

Instead of just talking about the skills gap, the college is leading the efforts to educate the students who will help close it.


Our Mission: Education that transforms lives, industry, and community, Our Vision: The best choice in education, where everyone can succeed.


Under the direction of the Manager, the Talent Acquisition, the Partner oversees a broad range of Human Resources services related to the recruitment, screening, interviewing, and referral of applicants for employment at all levels for the District. Establishes and maintains relationships with a variety of recruitment sources in an effort to enhance MATC’s role as an employer of choice in the Milwaukee community as well as to assist with identification of diverse candidate pools. Work requires the use of independent judgment, working from broad institutional and divisional policies and general objectives.

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and organizes the processing of employment requisitions to ensure timely replacement of new and existing positions.
  • Assists in the development of recruitment strategies to attract, retain, and promote a diverse workforce for the organization. 
  • Leads sourcing and recruiting initiatives and processes to leverage networking and diverse applicant referrals with strong qualifications.
  • Works closely with the community and acts as ambassador for the recruitment goals and mission of the college.
  • Screens employment applications, interviews as requested and prepares Summary of Qualifications documentation for interview committees. Coordinates interview committee schedules and communications with interview committee and 
  • Screens applications for minimum qualifications; refers applicants to departments for further screening, interviewing and selection.
  • Maintains accurate recruitment files and prepares reports including applicant flow, open positions, interviews, and test results.
  • Responds to inquiries from employees and applicants on postings, interviewing, and other employment matters; arranges preparation of final disposition letters to unsuccessful applicants.
  • Provides information to employees and conducts orientation sessions for new hires.
  • Stays current with industry practices and trends through continuing education, and external meeting and seminar attendance.
  • Practices honesty by demonstrating a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles, values, truthfulness and accuracy in all actions.
  • Acts and speaks consistent with, and in support of, MATC’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Addresses all student and employee behavior in a confidential and respectful manner.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned required for the efficient operations of the division.


Required Education:       Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Business Administration, Administrative Leadership, Public Administration or related field.
Preferred Education:      Master’s degree in Human Resources or Organizational Development is preferred.

Required Experience:     Three (3) years of related occupational experience promoting diversity hiring initiatives.
Preferred Experience:     More than three (3) years of relevant experience.

Required License/Certification:     None.
Preferred License/Certification:    SHRM Certified Professional (SHRP-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR)


  • Cultivates innovation
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Ensures accountability
  • Collaborates
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Communicates effectively
  • Instills trust
  • Customer focus
  • Action oriented
  • Values differences
  • Self-development
  • Compassion


  • Knowledge and ability with implementing diversity and inclusion strategies. 
  • Knowledge of federal and state employment laws and government regulations relevant to recruiting and employment. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in designing and developing recruitment strategies, with particular focus on sourcing candidates of diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience organizing and processing large volumes of applications for employment for positions at all levels in a public institution or organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in devising, administering, scoring, interpreting, and validating performance tests and screening instruments.
  • Experience in compiling narrative and statistical reports, conducting research and writing policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret and explain policies, procedures, and written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.
  • Ability to establish, collaborate and maintain effective work relationships with staff, faculty and, representatives of outside agencies.
  • Ability to convey an image of professionalism and dedication in work related activities.
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse student and employee populations. 
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and team building skills to effectively supervise professional and staff and interact with all levels of management.

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