Madison, WI
Jul 15, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91392-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Dean, Director, Executive, Human Resources, Payroll

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91392-AS

Working Title: Human Resources Assistant Director



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Maximum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Qualifications
* Minimum of 3 years human resources experience in a large, complex environment providing expert advice and independent decision-making. Duties must demonstrate: collaboration with diverse stakeholder group, effective conflict resolution skills, and management level coaching and feedback. (A minimum of 7 years of experience to be considered for the Senior level.)
* Experience applying complex human resources laws, policies and procedures relating to employee relations, performance management and medical leave. Examples include: Affirmative Action/EEO, Wisconsin Statutes, Wisconsin Administrative Code, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, etc.
* Experience with and dedication to providing customer-centered service with a commitment to continuous improvement.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to relate complex information in an understandable fashion to a variety of people with various levels of knowledge on the topic.
* Experience using technology for innovative and efficient administration of HR and office activities such as: Office 365, OneNote, Qualtrics, etc. Experience using and troubleshooting software such as Human Resources Information System, Applicant Tracking System, web-based tools, etc. Willingness to learn and teach expertise to others.

Preferred Qualifications
* Current SHRM certification: PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP
* Experience working in a high volume technical environment. Ability to understand highly technical positions and those in high demand in the job market.
* Experience creating and delivering training modules related to new policies or skill development.

Position Summary:

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Human Resources is a model for human resources and excellence at UW-Madison. We seek to innovate, build collaborative work relationships, focus on customer-centered service and commit to continuous improvement. The DoIT HR Assistant Director plays a key leadership role within the division and on campus, acting as backup to the DoIT HR Director. Primary responsibilities include providing human resources consultation to management and employees regarding employee relations, medical leave, performance, training, and other related issues. This position requires extensive communication, often of a highly sensitive nature, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with DoIT management and staff, university and state agency administrators, and the general public. This position also utilizes various resources, data and sound judgment in order to identify proper resolution in complex situations.

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) provides information technology services to UW-Madison, all UW campuses, and the UW System and other agencies, operating with a budget of over $110 million. DoIT employs approximately 900 employees including highly technical IT staff, management, administrative support and students.


Bradley Molzahn
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter. Your resume should include your human resources experience addressing employee relations concerns and managing FMLA and ADA requests.

Your cover letter must provide an overview of your employee relations experience within a large, complex environment. Describe the most common and complex issues you were responsible for resolving. Be specific regarding the approximate volume of issues addressed, as well as the size and type of organization you were supporting at the time.

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.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 14 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 13 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time