Program and Human Resources Manager

Location
Stanford
Posted
Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Program and Human Resources Manager

Job Number:
74760

Program and Human Resources Manager Description Stanford University is seeking a Program and Human Resources Manager for the Vice Provost and Dean of Research Office to provide Academic Staff-Research (AS-R) program oversight, support and management to include planning, implementation, auditing, and reporting to meet established deadlines. The Program and Human Resources Manager acts on behalf of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research for all AS-R matters to include reviewing and approving AS-R appointments for all Stanford University units and interacting with university IT for support of the related appointments and reporting systems. The incumbent will serve as a resource to schools and key stakeholders on AS-R policies, procedures, and practices. The Program and Human Resources Manager will also provide human resources services for assigned client units within the Dean of Research organization.


The Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research (DoR) is directed by the Vice Provost and Dean of Research and oversees Stanford University's research and research policies and inter-disciplinary programs. The DoR office provides oversight for 18 independent labs, institutes and centers, including the physical and biological sciences, engineering, the social sciences and the humanities disciplines, three shared equipment facilities and the offices of Technology Licensing, Environmental Health and Safety, Research Compliance, International Affairs, and Science Outreach.

CORE DUTIES*:

  • Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program. Act as key contact.
  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
  • Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. May also represent the program or function to external constituencies.
  • Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and/or conferences.
  • Interpret AS-R and human resources policies, and provide advice on processes, procedures and issues. Resolve issues as appropriate and consult with and make recommendations to manager/director to resolve more complex issues.
  • Guide schools and key stakeholders in the AS-R compensation and appointment approval processes including administering salary setting program.
  • Collaborate with the organization's management and/or human resources team to support initiatives by understanding the organization's issues and needs. Participate in planning processes and promote best practices.
  • Investigate basic employee relations issues and recommend appropriate resolution; work in consultation with more senior level human resources manager/director to resolve complex issues. Coach and advise on organizational, employee, and labor relations issues.
  • Assist in overseeing the performance appraisal process; ensure the appropriate process is followed
  • Assist hiring managers in talent management (recruitment and staffing plans)
  • Administer area's salary-setting program to meet the organization and university's guidelines. Advise managers on assignment of employees to appropriate classification levels; review and approve salary actions, as needed. Consult with manager and/or human resources director or university compensation on complex issues.
  • Oversee processes for workers' compensation, disability, leave, work place accommodation requests, and health and safety issues; consult with managers, senior human resources manager or director, as needed. Oversee the accurate documentation and recordkeeping.
  • Oversee and/or approve human resources transactions submitted for processing. Ensure accurate and timely recordkeeping practices. Prepare reports, and analyze data available through local and centralized database resources.
* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in at least two human resources areas, including: employee relations, employment and labor law, compensation, staffing and employment, training and development, performance coaching and management, and organizational development.
  • Demonstrated ability successfully managing programs and/or projects.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and understanding of group dynamics. Successful track record of establishing credibility and trust with a diverse client group.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and effectively handle highly sensitive and personal information with sound judgment, tact, and discretion.
  • Excellent oral and written communication; ability to prepare clear and concise reports and deliver formal presentations or training.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, judgment, and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint).

Desired:
  • Ability to quickly learn and utilize new computer programs.
  • PHR or other HR certification.
Certifications and Licenses: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Cover letter and resume are required for consideration
Background check will be required for all final candidates
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Job: Human Resources

Location: Dean of Research
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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