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Talent Acquisition - Advisor

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Alberta Health Services
ALB00096738 Requisition #
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It is an exciting time to join the Talent Acquisition team at Alberta Health Services (AHS). If you are an experienced, driven and connected Talent Acquisition (TA) Advisor this could be the position for you! We are seeking a resourceful Advisor to build and execute customized talent acquisition strategies, progressing AHS’s primary objective of delivering quality patient care to Albertans. Success in this role will be achieved through effective engagement at all levels of AHS while working collaboratively with front line leaders and centres of expertise to deliver innovative recruitment solutions. You will research, consult, develop and implement a variety of recruitment best practices and procedures to successfully provide support to your clients. Strong communication, critical thinking skills and adaptability, paired with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail will help you confidently lead and implement strategic projects and recruitment initiatives across the organization. Our Talent Acquisition team is continually evolving; modernizing our recruitment practices and evaluating the best ways to recruit top talent to support our opportunities across the Province. All Non-Union Exempt positions are being reviewed for possible inclusion in the AUPE General Support Services bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.


As the Talent Acquisition – Advisor, you will take pride in providing expertise and well thought out solutions to complex operational recruitment challenges, often centred on sourcing hard to fill positions or chronic shortages. You will be a valued subject matter expert for our HR Business Partners and operational leaders, diagnosing issues, recommending solutions, providing direction and taking action on talent acquisition matters, both on a local and provincial level. You will be responsible for consulting directly with your clients, gaining a solid understanding of their recruitment needs and challenges, and delivering recruitment results for attracting and hiring the best candidates. This includes gathering and analyzing talent acquisition and internal/external workforce data, collaborating with our marketing team to develop and implement marketing/advertising campaigns, direct sourcing for difficult to fill positions, candidate screening, interview support and other recruitment tasks all while maintaining strong client relationships.

  • Classification: Advisor
  • Union: Exempt
  • Primary Location: Collins Barrow Centre
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 26-APR-2019
  • Date Available: 13-MAY-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $22.84
  • Maximum Salary: $38.07
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

University Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other relevant degree (a combination of education and experience may be considered). Possess three or more years of professional experience in a talent acquisition/recruitment.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Experience creating and implementing recruitment strategies. Experience working with and presenting to stakeholders at all levels of the organizations. Proficiency using business software applications (i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a unionized environment or working with unionized staff. Experience using LinkedIn and other sourcing tools for recruitment. Completed or working towards a professional certification in HR, Recruitment, Diversity or other relevant ongoing education. Have the ability to effectively prioritize tasks and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

Healthy Albertans. Healthy Communities. Together.

We’re passionate about what we do.  Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta. 

Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.

We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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