Associate Director of Human Resources 199892

Worcester, Massachusetts
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clark University’s Office of Human Resources seeks to fill the position of Associate Director. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Associate Director is the second tier of leadership in the Office of Human Resources and assists the Director with the administration of all aspects of human resources services and programs. The Associate Director acts as the department head in the Director’s absence. Duties and Responsibilities Included in a range of responsibilities, the Associate Director will coordinate HR policies and programs (with emphasis on the benefits, performance management, and employee relations programs), insuring that the University is in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations. In addition, the position works closely with the Director in developing, implementing, and evaluating ongoing HR policies, programs, functions and activities. The position, in consultation with the Director of Business & Auxiliary Services, assists with safety efforts across campus, as well as other duties as assigned. All positions at Clark University share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. Qualifications The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years’ human resources experience, preferably in higher education (HR certification or HR degree preferred) and must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. The candidate will have excellent analytical and communication skills, with a service orientation and demeanor necessary to foster working relationships and work collaboratively with others. In addition, the candidate will be detail-oriented with an ability to develop and execute creative plans to resolve issues, problem solve and mitigate risks, demonstrate sound judgement and discretion while maintaining strict confidentiality when handling sensitive information and personal issues, as well as the ability to communicate complex information in an understandable fashion to a variety of audiences. The candidate will maintain an understanding of policies, procedures, regulations, and collective bargaining agreements relevant to human resources. Technical qualifications include proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and experience and strong working knowledge of Ellucian Banner Human Resources systems or comparable HRIS systems. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to Applicants must reference Job code 199892 in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.