Assistant Director for Employee Relations, Training & Development

Saratoga Springs, NY
May 31, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001648

Job Title: Assistant Director for Employee Relations, Training & Development

Department: Human Resources

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Regular

Months per Year: 12 Months

Work Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Mon - Fri

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Position band/level: 150 = AP29

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Job Summary: Skidmore College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Employee Relations, Training & Development in Human Resources. This position provides management and administrative support for: employee relations (including performance improvement plan assessment and termination decisions); the college performance review program; extensive training and professional development programs for employees; employee outreach and recognition; coaching and developing new leaders; events and orientations; the college job evaluation process; and specialized projects and policy development.

Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus 5-8 years of progressively responsible Human Resources experience. Demonstrated experience with employee relations is required. Experience in training and development and work experience in higher education HR management is preferred. This position requires broad human resources expertise, research and analytical skills and a proven ability to integrate information. Knowledge of employment laws and regulations essential. Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a highly confidential professional manner with HR colleagues, faculty, staff and others outside the college. Excellent communication skills are critical. Influencing skills and conflict resolution skills are necessary. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite is required. Must be proven team player.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
List of Three References

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Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

This system can support attachments up to 1.9MB. If you encounter difficulty attaching any one of the required documents, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: or 518 580.5802

Pay Range: $60,000 - $72,000 commensurate with experience

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Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result


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