The Global HR Director is the internal HR consultant and primary point of contact for global HR matters at Stanford University, responsible for Stanford's global HR policies, procedures, practices and operational structure. The director works closely with HR functional areas, Global Business Services, internal and external legal counsel and across all schools and departments to ensure policies, process and programs meet the needs of Stanford and its employees working outside of the United States.
The Global HR Director is co-located with Stanford's central HR organization, working closely with benefits, compensation, employee & labor relations and employment functions. Substantial time is spent consulting with client groups in schools and departments, including campus HR directors, hiring managers, and other campus stakeholders with Stanford-affiliated employees in 12+ countries around the world.
This position will also have broad and varied responsibilities in collaborating with HR professionals within University Human Resources and the HR community to develop, implement, and deliver strategic initiatives and programs. Providing HR generalist support as and where needed will also fold into this position.
Conduct market-competitiveness reviews and make recommendations for new and revised benefit plans outside of the US.
Review and report on existing and proposed statutory requirements governing benefits and recommend appropriate action required to remain compliant with legal requirements and competitive in the local market.
Advise and consult on individual benefit questions and issues with global employees; communicate benefit changes as appropriate.
Consult and coordinate with departments hiring non-US employees for affiliated legal entities, including recruitment strategy, screening, applicant tracking and reporting, background checks according to each country's profile, and maintaining recruitment records.
When required by Stanford's legal status in a country, facilitate the hiring of workers through a third-party pay rolling agency as appropriate.
Develop and maintain compliant offer letter and employment contract templates.
Manage country-by-country data regarding competitive compensation, in consultation with external vendors and internal Compensation department.
Assist with salary recommendations based on current salary survey data in each relevant country.
Write, update and maintain current job descriptions for all Stanford-affiliate employees outside of the US.
Consult with local schools and departments about employee relations issues and the laws relevant to each issue, based on the country of hire and employee's employment contract.
Coordinate employment legal counsel in each country where Stanford affiliated staff are employed.
Work on a broad range of HR initiatives and programs in partnership with University Human Resources and local HR business partners.
Act as the HR business partner/manager as and where needed to meet the operational goals within University Human Resources and local HR units.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.