Project process

Talent Acquisition@Iowa takes a phased approach, starting with a planning phase launched during summer 2017:

  • Human Capital Institute certification for the initial project team (completed)
  • Talent acquisition strategy development (completed)
  • Taleo Talent Acquisition and Onboarding Cloud application purchase (completed)
  • Baker Tilly implementation partner selection (completed)
  • Oracle-Taleo system administration training (in progress)
  • Governance structure and team assignments (in progress)
  • Talent Acquisition@Iowa project roadmap
  • Implementation pre-planning with Baker Tilly

Subsequent phases include:

Phase 1

  • Design new processes focused on unique recruiting needs for staff, health care, and faculty/post doc positions.
  • Design and build Taleo system to completely replace all Jobs@UIowa functionality.

Phase 2

  • Attract: Create employer brand; launch initial marketing campaign.
  • Engage: Leverage existing applicants; establish pipelines; standardize job board postings; enhance diversity recruiting; develop referral incentives.
  • Recruit: Consolidate talent pools for staff; capture talent at interest level; reengineer and integrate processes; modernize compliance.

Phase 3

  • Attract: Develop community-focused events; launch initial marketing campaign.
  • Engage: Expand pipelines; standardize advertising.
  • Recruit: Develop recruiter services.