HR COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE DIRECTOR
JOB NO.: 91336-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: G SERV/HUMAN RES/COM OF PRACT
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll, Training, Employee Development
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91336-AS
Working Title: HR Communities of Practice Director
Official Title: SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN)
Hiring Department: A022070-GENERAL SERVICES/OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES/COM OF PRACT
Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Baccalaureate Degree required, Masters or similar Advanced Degree preferred in Human Resources, Education, Business, or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Minimum three years of experience leading programs within an organization that has gone through significant change management efforts, developing and delivering learning curricula in an adult learning setting, starting and sustaining communities of practice or similar sustained learning communities, operating in an HR program area, and working as a group facilitator.
1. Experience/skill leading individuals and program areas
2. Experience/skill managing and supervising employees
3. Experience/skill creating and maintaining and engaged and inclusive workforce
4. Experience/skill collaborating with individuals/groups
5. Knowledge and experience leading and developing communities of practice or similar learning groups.
6. Extensive skill and knowledge with process improvement techniques
7. Extensive skill connecting groups/individuals with similar and/or diverging goals
8. Extensive skill facilitating discussions with individuals/groups with differing perspectives and defusing controversy
9. Extensive skill communicating (oral and written) with a variety of audiences with differing backgrounds and expectations
10. Ability and experience in deploying learning events in large, complex, decentralized organizations
11. Ability and experience developing training modules that build competencies and lead to certification/credentialing
12. Knowledge and experience managing human resource programs in complex organizations
13. Ability to use statistical analysis to inform process decisions
14. Experience/skill effectively solving problems
15. Experience/skill managing change
16. Experience/skill implementing continuous improvement techniques
17. Ability to operate in an ethical manner
The position is located within the HR Communities of Practice (HR-CoP) Office and reports to the Office of Human Resources' Senior Director of Operations.
The HR-CoP Director actively engages the HR community (including HR Reps and HRS Coordinators) in education and networking, with the goal of improving HR practices across the university. The position also serves as the primary link between the distributed members of the HR-CoP and central OHR to help improve the quality and consistency of HRS and HR service delivery across UW-Madison.
This leadership role encompasses a broad responsibility area including leading the development of the strategic direction for the HR-CoP, promoting professional development of its members, leading HRS and HR service delivery process improvement efforts, enabling the HR-CoP's knowledge sharing activities, and supporting organizational change and communication among members and the university as a whole.
UW-Madison has over 16,000 faculty and staff located in 32 colleges, school, and divisions. Employees' functions span most occupational areas with backgrounds covering the full spectrum. This position is integral in supporting human resource programs that allow the university to attract, hire, develop, and retain talent in all positions.
Instructions to applicants:
Please submit your resume and a cover letter that highlights your experience in leading and creating programs, developing and delivering learning curriculums, and facilitating activities within learning communities along with other relevant experience related to the position.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: 12 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 15 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time