Director, Talent Acquisition

Director, Talent Acquisition job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Schedule: Full Time

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

Ardent Health Services invests in quality health care. In people, technology, facilities and communities, Ardent makes considerable investments, producing high quality care and extraordinary results.

To date, those investments total more than $835 million since 2001. From newly constructed facilities and expanded services to lifesaving technology and outstanding opportunities for employees, Ardent is committed to providing its hospitals and clinics the tools they need to succeed.

Recapitalized and supported by the financial strength of Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company and leading real estate investment trust, and Equity Group Investments, a private investment firm founded by Sam Zell more than 45 years ago, Ardent is expanding its network and bringing its unique combination of resources and proven management expertise to new communities.

Come be a part of meaningful and well established organization! Lovelace Health System (LHS) seeks a dynamic leader to serve as a key partner in an organization with an enduring legacy. LHS has carefully developed and implemented a set of values. Consider these identifying features of a good fit for LHS:

Lovelace Health System consists of 6 hospitals, 3,700employees, 606 licensed beds, and $351 million in capital improvements since2001. LHS continues to make significant investments in new services and technologies. And, investing in the community’s health means serving the community with quality and compassionate care. That’s why we continue to support and give back to the community through donations, volunteer time and ur taxes. We also provide more than 3,700 fellow residents with jobs, making Lovelace Health System one of the largest employers in the state. Lovelace is proud to be the best place to care and be cared for.

Lovelace Health System is now hiring a Director, Talent Acquisition

  • The Director of Talent Acquisition is responsible for leading and developing a team in executing proactive talent acquisition strategies to source, screen, select and onboard top talent across a diverse multi facility operation. Plans, develops, and directs recruitment processes and employment programs.
  • Works with management to understand current and future workforce needs. Assesses external labor market conditions, develops the most effective, economical and appropriate recruiting channels and methods on a national scale. Partners with TA team to translate business partner needs into talent acquisition solutions. 
  • Leverages resources to achieve the effective sourcing, branding and attraction, screening and selection, hiring and on-boarding of high quality, diverse talent across the organization.
  • The Director of Talent Acquisition will be current on ATS systems and sourcing trending using the most current social media and technical tools & strategies. 
  • Key responsibilities also include organizing, analyzing and reporting on staffing activity metrics or new program features. Manages 15 or more direct and/or virtual talent acquisition resources with experience to include building a centralized function.
  • Manages and maintains good relationships with all Talent Acquisition associated vendors and recruitment firms.


  • Bachelor Degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources Management, Business Management or related field and/or equivalent experience.
    Advanced degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field preferred


  • Seven to ten years of experience in Talent Acquisition/Staffing in a complex, high volume environment; Strong experience in full life-cycle recruiting.
  • Three to five years of direct supervisory responsibility in Talent Acquisition, Staffing or Human Resources with demonstrated success in performance management and staff development.
  • Healthcare experience highly preferred.
  • Experience in HR operations and/or staffing analytics.
  • Experience utilizing structured candidate assessment methodologies and tools (i.e.  behavioral based interviewing, blitz interview events) for candidate selection.
  • Experience in working as part of a business team to achieve positive outcomes in human capital and talent acquisition
  • Proficiency with MS Office products, ATS & HRIS systems such as PeopleSoft, Taleo, HealthcareSource and Lawson are necessary.

Why Lovelace?

  • Named one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review
  •   Named one of the Best Places to Work by Albuquerque Business First
  •   Named Top Workplace by Albuquerque Journal, 2013,  2014 and 2015
  •   Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work five times since 2008

Department / Location

Lovelace Health System Division - Albuquerque, NM