Director of Human Resources - RU-NB
Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: February 18, 2021
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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
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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
--- Develops framework and tools for managing change across NB and
--- 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: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
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
--- Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems
--- Demonstrated working knowledge of all HR functions, laws, and
--- Demonstrated experience working as a strategic partner in a
relationship-oriented environment and client service mindset.
--- Demonstrated successful experience working within a matrixed
--- 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
--- Experience leading high-profile projects.
--- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
--- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential documents and
--- Demonstrated ability to carry out objective investigations and
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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
--- Experience with PeopleSoft, Oracle, or HCM cloud-based
--- 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
- * Do you have a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive
experience working in one or more human resources functional areas?
- No Required Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- List of Professional References (contact Info) Optional
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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
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