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Director of Human Resources - RU-NB

Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Job Description:

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button. If you would like to--bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link. Job Category Staff & Executive - Administrative & Support Department EVC Administration Overview Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrated a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,800 students and 27,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world. Rutgers University-New Brunswick took root over 250 years ago. We are the state's most comprehensive intellectual resource-the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the region's most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact. Posting Summary Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Director of Human Resources for the Chancellor's Office of Rutgers-New Brunswick (RU-NB). Reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration and Planning, the Director of Human Resources for the Chancellor's Office of Rutgers-New Brunswick (RU-NB), works with schools, centers/institutes, administrative divisions, and auxiliary units as a central point of contact for operational and business processes related to human resources and payroll. In addition to directly managing the aforementioned functions, this individual will serves as a resource to problem solve and offer guidance to campus constituents. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
--- Work collaboratively and seamlessly with University Human Resources ( UHR ) to implement HR policies, services, and new initiatives across RU-New Brunswick.
--- Delivers exceptional customer service, offers advice on employee relations matters, liaises with UHR on policy and operational matters as appropriate, and provides accurate and timely administration of personnel policies and programs.
--- Drives a culture of performance and talent management across the campus, leads with integrity, and maintains the highest standards of confidentiality.
--- Works closely with the Office of Labor Relations to manage the compliance with the applicable collective bargaining agreements, provide support and consultation on progressive discipline and labor disputes, and act as step 3 grievance hearing officer when required.
--- Serves as a strategic partner and liaison for human resource and payroll functions across all RU-NB units.
--- Serves as a central point of contact with University Human Resources.
--- In partnership with UHR , develops and implements a human resource framework for RU-NB, which would include career pathways and professional development for staff, to better support and retain staff across RU-NB.
--- Serves as the central coordination on human resource/payroll processes across RU-NB.
--- Prepares appointment letters, new employee onboarding, interacts with managers to provide consultative support including reinforcing University policies and procedures, managing review, and approval of key transactions across RU-NB.
--- Conducts and manages analysis and analytics to better understand activities and opportunities.
--- Manages and implements merit program for faculty, staff, and senior executives in collaboration with the Chancellor's Executive Cabinet and RU-NB Budget and Financial team.
--- Works closely with a cross-functional team of professionals, including UHR , Labor Relations, Academic Labor Relations, to deliver HR services and manage issues collaboratively.
--- Creates networks and communities for critical functions across NB.
--- Develops framework and tools for managing change across NB and within units.
--- Develops and coordinates training
--- Supports supervisors in managing employee performance issues, facilitate discussion and resolution of individual and group employee and labor relations issues and conflicts.
--- Interfaces with units to ensure compliance with relevant government regulations and University policy, e.g., accommodations, leaves, Equal Employment Opportunities ( EEO ), National Labor Relations Act ( NLRA ), Occupational Safety and Health Administration ( OSHA )
--- Advises units in working through complex issues such as restructuring, reclassifications, reorganizations, and provides guidance on realignment opportunities and implications.
--- Maintains up-to-date organizational charts for administrative functions and employee rosters for units in RU-NB. Position Status Full Time Daily Work Shift Day FLSA Exempt Grade 09 Annual Minimum Salary 102407.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 129620.000 Annual Maximum Salary 156834.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description Administrators Confidential Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP Minimum Education and Experience --- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
--- A minimum of seven (7) years of progressive experience working in one or more human resources functional areas. Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities --- Management experience, in particular within the human resources field.
--- Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems
--- Demonstrated working knowledge of all HR functions, laws, and practices.
--- Demonstrated experience working as a strategic partner in a relationship-oriented environment and client service mindset.
--- Demonstrated successful experience working within a matrixed organization.
--- Demonstrated strong oral and written communications skills; able to confidently present to small and large groups.
--- Demonstrated ability to work successfully at all levels of a large organization.
--- Experience leading high-profile projects.
--- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities and deadlines.
--- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential documents and information.
--- Demonstrated ability to carry out objective investigations and fact-finding inquiry.
--- Ability to carry out the HR responsibility in alignment with the University's mission and vision statements, HR policy, labor contract, University guidelines and practices, and principles of management.
--- Experience with MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, SharePoint or equivalent) and HRIS (i.e. PeopleSoft).
--- Track record that highlights a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.
--- Understanding of the higher education HR landscape and be adept to provide guidance on a number of employee relations matters, including policy, talent management and organizational effectiveness.
--- Comfortable working effectively, independently, collaboratively, and at times ambiguously fast-paced environment, to achieve the NB human capital goals.
--- Ability to translate business needs and priorities into action through diligent project management and collaborative communications. Preferred Qualifications --- Professional work experience in a higher education academic setting. Ideally, working within a collective bargaining environment in a higher education setting.
--- Experience with PeopleSoft, Oracle, or HCM cloud-based solutions
--- PHR / SPHR Certification Physical Demands and Work Environment Special Conditions Posting Number 21ST0003 Posting Open Date 01/04/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick) Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
    • * Do you have a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive experience working in one or more human resources functional areas?
      • Yes
      • No Required Documents
      • Resume/CV
      • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
      • List of Professional References (contact Info) Optional Documents It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement .

        In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation with regard to your access to and/or your participation in the application and selection processes (for example, the online application process or interviews), please call 848-932-4444 or e-mail us . Rutgers University is an equal access/equal opportunity institution. If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact us at 732.745.7378 or via email at . For technical assistance with the applicant tracking system (login, filling out your application, resetting your password, etc.) please contact the ROCS Help Desk at 848-932-4444 or .

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