The Data Analyst, Talent Acquisition will support the Talent Acquisition team by gathering data, developing reports and leveraging analytics across the recruiting cycle to inform recruiting strategies and identify process improvement opportunities. This role will apply an understanding of the end-to-end recruiting cycle and key talent acquisition metrics (e.g., time to fill) in order to help recruiting teams improve processes and leverage insights to better tailor their recruiting strategy to their assigned units. The Data Analyst, Talent Acquisition will help maintain strong day-to-day recruiting performance by completing regular audits of requisitions, ensuring they are closed on time and that recruiting processes are compliant. This individual must understand the recruiting lifecycle and drive data driven decision making and change as needed to provide a world class experience. This role will help enable USCâs vision while championing USCâs culture and values.
This opportunity is predominantly remote with periodic onsite meetings required through the year.
The candidate for the position of Data Analyst, Talent Acquisition must meet the following qualifications:
Extensive applicable experienceÂ in talent acquisition, human resources, project management, business administration, or another related field.
Three or more years of experience in one or more of the following fields: human resources, talent acquisition, or data analytics.
Experience in end-to-end talent acquisition such as sourcing, screening, selecting, hiring, and onboarding for candidates.
Ability to gather and organize data to drive important decision-making discussions, including reporting, and presenting findings after analyzing information.
Ability to tailor written and spoken communication based on audience.
Ability to provide a proactive approach for solutions when next steps are ambiguous.
Experience drawing insights and trends from data and leveraging data to inform decision making.
Ability to own and generate talent acquisition metrics, process documentation, and data dictionaries.
Ability to translate meaning, identify issues and make process improvement recommendations.
Ability to collect, aggregate, and clean data from a variety of resources at scale.Â
Ability to exercise discretion with confidential information.
Ability to support concurrent projects, prioritize competing assignments, and work under pressure with tight deadlines and frequent interruptions.
Ability to understand and work with large, complex systems.Â
Excellent interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and relationship-building abilities.Â Â
Expertise with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).Â Â Â
The ideal candidate for the position ofData Analyst, Talent Acquisition has the following qualifications:
Bachelorâs degree in data science, business, finance, or another related field.Â Â
Five or more years of experience in one or more of the following fields: data analytics, human resources, or talent acquisition.
Experience with Workday report development.
Experience with Workday calculated fields and knowledge of Workday business objects.
Experience in the Workday Recruiting module.
Experience in higher education.
Experience prioritizing client needs and addressing feedback to improve TA process.
Proven experience leveraging talent acquisition data to improve the process end-to-end.
Ability to use sound judgment in making decisions with minimal supervision.
Utilize data to appropriately identify our top talent issues while also thinking creatively of how to address them with scalable solutions.
Strong analytical skills with experience in modeling and reporting (advanced Excel required), with proven ability to both design and audit data models and reports independently.
Engage with stakeholders across the organization to support new strategies and share the progress and learnings from the TA team.
Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau,Â Power BI, or similar application(s)).
Experience gathering information with PythonÂ (or similar language(s)).Â Â
The candidate for the position of Data Analyst, Talent Acquisition will be responsible for:
Mining, monitoring, and analyzing talent acquisition metrics (e.g., time to fill, candidate diversity) to make recommendations for TA process improvements. Understand business requirements to produce regular reports, then implement, test, and deploy reports from Workday that provide insights such as what positions have been filled quickly and what positions are still open so that recruiting teams can adjust workloads as needed.Â Â
Possessing an understanding of USCâs Talent Acquisition function and how recruiting insights enable the functionâs success in supporting university units.
Conducting data analyses and identifying recruiting trends by unit to enable recruiting teams to make data-driven decisions for the units they serve. Using data to identify criticality and type of hires for a unit (e.g., volume hire, high priority role) so that tailored recruiting strategies can be planned accordingly. ServingÂ as a reliable colleague, keeping managers informed and updated with clearly and simply explained data-driven information and accurate work outputs.Â
MaintainingÂ a responsive line of communication with the Talent Acquisition team. Attentively listeningÂ to othersâ data needs and providing accessible analytics, reports, and presentations to better enable recruiting processes. Working closely with Talent Acquisition team, recruiters, HR Partners, and hiring managers to leverage talent acquisition data to enable better recruiting practices and tailored workforce planning for a given unit.
Actively seeking opportunities to continuously improve the talent acquisition lifecycle (including technology and processes). MaintainingÂ currency with leading practices, technologies, and trends in data analytics and talent acquisition. AdaptingÂ programs, projects, initiatives, activities, and behaviors real-time in response to feedback and data. Troubleshoot Workday dashboards, reports, security, and data quality issues.
DemonstratingÂ sound judgment in ranking competing priorities. UtilizingÂ creativity to present solutions to challenges. EscalatingÂ roadblocks or issues to appropriate colleagues.Â Recommending long-term strategies to improve and diversify the overall talent pool of the university based on data analyses. Ensuring the team practices good requisition management and compliance by auditing open requisitions and working with recruiting teams to close requisition in a timely manner once a position is filled.
ChampioningÂ the universityâs culture and values throughout the acquisition experience. Promoting an environment that fosters inclusive relationships and creates unbiased opportunities for contributions through ideas, words, and actions that uphold principles of the USC Code of Ethics.
InnovatingÂ and evolvingÂ all talent acquisition reports and analytics in alignment with HR and university strategy. Demonstrating, through words, actions, and ideas, alignment to USCâs strategic plan and the HR organizationâs strategic plan. Enabling the university to fulfill its academic and people missions through enhanced HR service.
Performing other related responsibilities as requested and when necessary. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
The annual base salary range for this position is $74,856.81-$85,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degreeAdditional Education RequirementsCombined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 3 yearsMinimum Skills: Experience in human resources, talent acquisition, and data and analytics.Demonstrated expertise in end-to-end talent acquisition (e.g., sourcing, screening, selecting, hiring, onboarding for candidates).Ability to intake data and cascade of information from data to drive important decision-making discussion, reporting and presenting findings to stakeholders of various levels.Experience drawing insights and trends from data and leveraging data to inform decision making.Ability to own and generate talent acquisition metrics, process documentation, and data dictionaries.Ability to translate meaning, identify issues and make process improvement recommendations.Ability to collect, aggregate, and clean data from a variety of resources at scale.Ability to support concurrent projects, prioritize competing assignments, and work under pressure with tight deadlines and frequent interruptions.Utilizes creativity to present solutions to challenges.Ability to understand and work with large, complex systems.Excellent written and oral communication skills, able to exercise discretion with confidential information.Expertise with Microsoft Office.Preferred Education: Bachelor's degreePreferred Experience: 5 yearsPreferred Skills: Experience in higher education.Experience prioritizing client needs and addressing feedback to improve TA process.Proven experience leveraging talent acquisition data to improve the process end to end.Ability to use sound judgment in making decisions with minimal supervision.Utilizes data to appropriately identify top talent issues while also thinking creatively of how to apply scalable solutions.Strong analytical skills with experience in modeling and reporting (e.g., Excel), with proven ability to design and audit data models and reports independently.Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Periscope).Experience gathering information with SQL or similar languages.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.