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Director of Talent Acquisition in Dallas, TX at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 12/24/2018

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a Director of Talent Acquisition who will be responsible for overall talent acquisition strategy, execution, and operations, and employment branding functions for MV. The qualified candidate will have over fifteen years of experience in Talent Acquisition and over five years of experience leading a Talent Acquisition function. Responsibility for the day-to-day leadership and long-term vision of the team, building and improving on operational recruitment processes, and the development of the employment brand and talent pipelines to attract and select top talent for the organization are a few of the most important aspects of this role. Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, this person will lead the Talent Acquisition team from our corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas.


  • Lead, guide, and develop a team of qualified recruitment professionals to ensure all hiring goals are achieved
  • Provide thought leadership and strategically identify sources of top talent for hard to fill positions and to meet the short and long-term talent needs of the organization
  • Develop key initiatives for recruiting diverse talent
  • Guide and influence senior management on strategic Talent Acquisition issues across multiple functions/locations
  • Ensure continuity and consistency of candidate acquisition strategy, company culture, and recruiting best-practices
  • Serve as the key relationship manager of external third-party vendors to ensure current and future investments are optimized
  • Lead the development of talent pipelines and programs (university, military and diversity) to ensure the growth of talent pools to support the needs of the business
  • Build strong relationships and partnerships with hiring managers, leaders, and executives to advise on best practices, key hiring decisions, and workforce planning
  • Provide leadership to direct reports and ensure a highly capable team through the attraction, training, and development of the necessary skilled professionals to meet business needs
  • Participate in company training initiatives that support interviewing and hiring best practices
  • Use data to develop and analyze key metrics to understand and improve recruiting effectiveness
  • Partner with marketing team to develop and enhance employment branding initiatives

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or equivalent required
  • SHRM SCP Certification preferred
  • Over 10 years of experience in Talent Acquisition
  • Over five (5) years of experience leading a Talent Acquisition function
  • Vendor Management experience is strongly preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • A dynamic professional with strong business acumen and communication skills
  • Well organized, able to handle details accurately

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.


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