The Associate Director of Human Resources assists the Director of Human Resources in all aspects of operations and assists in providing a full range of human resource management services for faculty and staff employees. This includes assisting the Director of Human Resources to provide leadership and direction regarding personnel functions through the management of a comprehensive human resources administration including performance management, recruitment and employment services, benefits management and counseling, salary administration and job evaluation, organizational and talent development, records management, departmental budgeting, labor and employee relations, and human resource information systems. The Associate Director of Human Resources may assume the duties and responsibilities of the Director of Human Resources while the Director is absent, exercising judgment and providing advice on a wide range of personnel matters.
Description of Primary Duties:
The Associate Director of Human Resources assists the Director of Human Resources in all aspects of operations and assists in providing a full range of human resource management services for faculty and staff employees.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field is required. A Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field is preferred.
Certification: A nationally-recognized human resource-related certification, such as Society for Human Resource Management SHRM-CP (Certified Professional) or SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional), is preferred.
Experience: At least five years increasingly responsible experience in human resources management is required. Experience should include most or all of the following areas: employee relations, classification and compensation, job analysis, job evaluation, recruitment, employment, retention, affirmative action, benefits administration, organizational and talent development, development of and application of policies and procedures, HRIS systems and records, employee engagement and communications, investigations, and labor relations. Similar experience in human resource management in higher education and/or the public sector is preferred.
Skills: Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all constituencies of a diverse university community, outstanding leadership and management skills, and understanding of automated management information systems, and a sound knowledge of relevant federal, state and local government regulations and equal opportunity policies are required. Supervisory experience or experience coordinating the work of employees is required. Aptitude for balancing multiple priorities with strong organization, time management, and prioritization skills are required. Must be a self-starter, comfortable working in a busy and time deadline-oriented office. Computer literacy and technical aptitude are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Experience with Banner, Colleague, PeopleSoft, or similar system is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First date of consideration August 12, 2019.
Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
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