Executive Recruiter

Job Location US-NC-Wilmington
Job Opening ID
Medical Group Coastal Region
P&C Executive Search
Work Schedule
Human Resources
Job Status


Reporting to the Manager, Executive Search, the Executive Recruiter’s primary responsibility is to attract, source, and hire diverse talent into senior-level clinical and corporate positions. The Executive Recruiter is responsible for the full candidate lifecycle, from managing hiring manager relationships, sourcing, screening, and hiring for a high-quality pipeline of diverse candidates and facilitate a smooth onboarding process.


This position will participate in varying degrees of recruitment operations, sourcing, strategic consulting, executive recruitment, workforce planning, candidate experience, and other areas, as needed. Strong relationship management skills that include listening and consultative abilities, the ability to establish credible relationships with executive leadership, and effective negotiation, influencing and communication skills are a must for this role.


**This is a hybrid position, based out of Wilmington, North Carolina.


At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field.
  • Five (5) years of healthcare/clinical leadership recruiting experience in corporate, agency or executive recruiting settings. 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside of Novant Health.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish credible relationships with senior/executive leadership, and communicate effectively, appropriately, and inclusively with key stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to act independently upon information and make decisions that achieve optimal results, as well as respect confidential information.
  • Proven experience as a recruiter hiring qualified individuals from a wide variety of diverse demographics.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with a view of inclusion and belonging.
  • Strong analytical, consulting, organizational, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment to deliver results.
  • Knowledgeable about HR Best Practices and future trends.
  • Proficiency using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and advanced experience with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside of Novant Health.

Preferred Skills

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and innovative drive for reaching the next great idea and exceeding goals
  • Intellectual depth, moral integrity, personal vision, creativity, leadership skills, fortitude, sincerity and diplomacy
  • Problem-solver who can adapt to various situations and personalities.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English




  • Successfully hires for corporate and clinical roles with a robust pipeline of qualified and diverse candidates, providing an exceptional candidate experience before, during and after the interview process.
  • Proactively develops and maintains a strong rapport with key leaders/senior leadership at the executive level, with an understanding of the business unit and its recruitment needs within the context of their mission, including succession planning, hiring forecasting, turnover, new program development, etc.
  • Provides counsel and expertise in all areas of recruitment and staffing (e.g., search firms, and advertising).
  • Ensures all hiring processes for assigned roles are in alignment with the Novant Health team member value proposition and brand and local, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Executes recruitment plan by aggressively recruiting for well-qualified candidates from a variety of sources, managing selection process to include interviewing, assessing candidates, screening, and recommending finalists, and filling the staffing needs within the defined service and performance criteria.
  • Supports hiring teams with consistent recruiting, interviewing, and hiring processes across the Enterprise.
  • Supports virtual and in-person career fairs and hiring events in support of facilities and strategic programs.
  • Demonstrated experience with executive search strategies and best practices.
  • Create and execute practical, scalable, and operational tasks.
  • Works closely with team members to monitor and evolve practices for continuous process improvement.


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