June 24th, 2022 People & Performance

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

San Diego, California, United States

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Please be aware that Acadia has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees.

As a Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, you will collaborate with a dedicated and hard-working Talent Acquisition team focused on recruiting professionals while providing an outstanding experience for both our hiring managers and candidates. You will lead the recruiting life-cycle process and will serve as a consultative partner to hiring managers on all recruiting activities. You will help evaluate candidates for alignment with our company’s core values and mission.

This role will primarily support our commercial business. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Own the full life cycle recruiting process from start to finish including leading the job kick-off call, sourcing, screening, interview coordination, feedback and close
  • Partners with Hiring Managers to assess and understand the skills and work experience required for each position
  • Create and implement recruiting strategies with the goal of hiring a diverse talent pool who contribute to Acadia's culture
  • Anticipates and proactively communicates recruiting activity and status to Hiring Managers and Business Partners
  • Ensures a high level of candidate engagement and positive candidate experience
  • Effectively leads the offer negotiation process with candidates
  • Maintains a strong pipeline of candidates and cultivates a strong network of passive candidates
  • Ensures ATS is populated with up-to-date information at all times and leverages all required tools (LinkedIn Recruiter, LinkedIn Job Slots, Total Rewards, etc.)
  • Promotes a diverse candidate slate and works with Hiring Managers to identify and engage a diverse pool of candidates. Ensures compliance with EEO/AAP throughout entire process
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 5+ years of relevant experience and demonstrated success as an in-house or staffing agency recruiter managing the recruiting life-cycle process
  • Commercial experience required (e.g. Sales recruiting, market access, HCP marketing, Consumer Marketing, Payer Marketing, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree required. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered
  • Experience within the life sciences environment is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility and develop partnerships with Hiring Managers, internal partners and candidates
  • High emotional intelligence, empathy and self-awareness
  • Passion for designing and implementing a wide range of creative and thoughtful Talent Acquisition strategies and programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and experience handling confidential information

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive base, bonus, new hire and ongoing equity packages
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with a fully vested company match 1:1 up to 5%
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with a 2-year purchase price lock-in
  • 15+ vacation days
  • 14 paid holidays plus one floating holiday of your choice, including office closure between December 24th and January 1st
  • 10 days of paid sick time
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance

EEO Statement:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications in the exact way they are described in job postings. We are committed to building a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and innovative company and we are looking for the BEST candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background or may meet the qualifications in a different way. We would strongly encourage you to apply – especially if the reason you are the best candidate isn’t exactly as we describe it here.

It is the policy of Acadia to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to considerations of race, including related to hairstyle, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, gender transition, country of origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, legally-protected medical condition or information, marital status, domestic partner status, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran or military status (including reserve status, National Guard status, and military service or obligation), status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, enrollment in a public assistance program, or any basis protected under federal, state or local law.

As an equal opportunity employer, Acadia is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation. Furthermore, you may request additional support if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Acadia’s career website due to your disability, along with any accommodations throughout the interview process. To request or inquire about your reasonable accommodation, please complete our Reasonable Accommodation Request Form or contact us at [email protected] or 858-261-2923.

Please note that reasonable accommodations granted throughout the recruiting process are not guaranteed to be the same accommodation given if hired. A new request will need to be submitted for any ADA accommodations after starting employment.