HR Manager

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Job Description Summary:

Human Resources (HR) is made up of several departments that serve as advocates for the GW community and consistently provide discreet, valuable and personalized service that is timely and responsive. HR helps GW to maintain a diverse workforce of the highest caliber and to support employees in their roles within the university.

Reporting to the Director, HR, the HR Manager will work directly with clients and will serve as the lead for on-site HR Support. The incumbent in this role will collaborate with clients on areas regarding recruitment, diversity, EEOlaws, performance management, HR policies, employee relations, progressive discipline, training, strategic management, and organizational development.

The HR Manager assists clients in the development of departmental policies, ensuring compliance with University policies.
Advises employees and managers on new and ongoing HR programs and initiatives, and acts as the single point of contact for clients to access services provided by other Human Resources functions.

May serve as the Human Resources with external agencies regarding employee related activities initiating from complaints, such as EEOC, Unemployment, Department of Labor, etc.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

This position will be located at the Ashburn, VA campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 4 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree in a relevant area of study plus 2 years of relevant experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Thorough knowledge of HR policies, procedures and practices, benefit programs, personnel administration systems, salary administration, recruitment techniques, EEO and Affirmative Action Planning, and relocation procedures.

Knowledge of federal and state laws as they relate to HR issues, plus exploration and production business acumen is preferred in this position. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Demonstrated ability to multitask in a fast paced environment in an organized and efficient manner.

Exhibit proactive, service-oriented manner and ability to deal effectively with a diverse and demanding client base.

Preferred candidates will have experience and knowledge in all of the HR functional areas in higher education, as well as five years of professional HR experience.


Campus Location: Ashburn, Virginia College/School/Department: Human Resources Family Human Resources Sub-Family HR Service Delivery Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? Yes (University Wide) Posting Number: S007428 Job Open Date: 07/12/2018 Job Close Date: 07/19/2018 If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you currently employed with The George Washington University?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Do you meet the minimum Qualifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What is your expected salary range?
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents





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      Posted: 7/13/2018
      Application Due: 7/20/2018
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