Director of Employment and Workforce Development

DCH Health System | Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 07, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28885


System-Level Leadership for all Talent Acquisition and Workforce Development Efforts

The Position

  • The Director of Employment and Workforce Development provides system-level strategic and administrative oversight for the workforce planning, talent acquisition, and talent management functions.
  • Reporting to the VP of Human Resources, the Director is a collaborative and service-oriented partner who must be successful at understanding business needs across the health system and building consensus around shared outcomes. 
  • Drive effective recruitment and sourcing efforts, lead the administration of the employee performance management process, develop strategies to increase employee retention and engagement, implement practices to optimize HR technology, oversee all system-level recruiters, and manage outreach initiatives and financial budgeting. 
  • Seeking a leader with significant HR and talent management leadership experience in a healthcare setting, as well as a background in workforce planning and development.
  • Master’s degree and HRCI or SHRM certification required. 

The Organization

  • As a local, community-owned, not-for-profit organization, the DCH Health System has been providing quality health care services for nearly 100 years to citizens in West Alabama through its three hospitals and 800+ acute patient care beds, 122 nursing home beds, and nearly 5,000 total employees.
  • The mission of DCH Health System is to improve the health of its community and to provide high quality, compassionate care to all the residents of West Alabama, regardless of their ability to pay. 
  • DCH Health System is committed to growing the next generation of health care providers through partnerships with area schools, including the University of Alabama. Additionally, many of the system’s employees and physicians volunteer their time and expertise throughout the community in an effort to positively impact the health of its citizens.
  • The system’s acute care hospitals include DCH Regional Medical Center, the 583-bed flagship hospital; Northport Medical Center, a 204-bed community hospital; and Fayette Medical Center, a 61-bed rural hospital. Additionally, DCH Health System operates the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center, which is a certified member of the MD Anderson Cancer Network.

The Community

  • Home to the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is known as one of the top places to live, offering the excitement of SEC athletics, exposure to major industries, and easy access to both Atlanta and the panhandle beaches.
  • This is an opportunity offering incredible stability for both you and your family in a beautiful southern setting.
  • Tuscaloosa has approximately 182,000 residents, is located along the banks of the Black Warrior River and has appeared in Money magazine’s annual list of the country’s best places to live. The ranking is based on qualities most valued in a place to live as stated by Money magazine subscribers.
  • The area offers many amenities of a larger urban area yet maintains a small-town feel. It is renowned for folk art and the blues, but you can also find one of the great collections of American fine art and attend a symphony performance in a music hall with acoustics that rivals the best anywhere.



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