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Colleague Resources
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20886

Position Summary

Day Shift

Recruits, screens, interviews, and recommends candidates for employment. Participates in developing tactics for hard-to-fill positions. Assesses staffing needs, and employs recruiting techniques. Provides strategic guidance to others during the recruitment process. Develops job postings and identifies employment trends based on HR metrics and current conditions. May serve as a designated Recruiter for nursing, leadership, technical or other groups of positions as business needs dictate.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Generates, screens and interviews candidates. Reviews resumes, creates job offers and negotiates and employs all related employment details.
  1. Partners with leadership to create a performance profiles and develop related sourcing and recruitment strategies. Develops interview formats that support recruiting strategies.
  1. Develops and maintains strong relationships with applicants and leadership. Serves as a talent advisor by sharing trends, making recommendations, and ensuring timely communications.
  1. Conducts performance based interviews and evaluates candidate employment suitability. Makes evidence-based recommendations to leaders regarding hires.
  1. Serves as a MHS brand ambassador to candidates and uses a sales-focused approach to establish relationships with candidate pools, ensuring timely communication.
  1. Inputs and/or maintains information into the applicant tracking system. Uses system data to prioritize work and shape recruitment strategies. Provides training & assistance to system users.
  1. Participates in identifying proactive sourcing methods for positions, tracks and evaluates source effectiveness, and adjusts strategies as needed. Maintains confidential information safe and secure.
  1. Assists in creating recruitment materials and identifying marketing opportunities to reach candidates.
  1. Maintains and relays knowledge of recruitment, particularly information essential to candidates.
  1. Develops strong networks by cultivating relationships inside and outside the organization; fosters collaboration to enable effective completion of business objectives.
  1. Maintains development through continuing education, seminars, workshops and professional affiliations.
  1. Serves as resource person on committees, task forces, meetings and activities to assist the hospital and system achieve strategic objectives.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Required Experience


Education equivalent to a bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, marketing, advertising or related field (or the equivalent in related work experience).  


·         Three or more years’ recruiting or staffing experience in a corporate or agency setting.

·         Experience working with, and understanding of, employment laws, regulations and requirements.

·         Previous performance-based interviewing/recruiting experience in a health care setting is preferred.

Springfield, IL

Barb Davies


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