Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Human Resources Management
Nature of Work:
The Director of Human Resources Management, also referred to as the Chief Human Resources Officer, provides leadership for the University's human resources program. The Director is responsible for the development and integration of recruitment, wage and salary administration, position classification, interpreting and implementing personnel-related policies and procedures, employee benefits, employee records, and employee relations. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for ensuring that all human resources programs and initiatives align with the overall institutional goals and objectives.
Training and Experience:
A Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or personnel administration is required; Master's degree preferred; SPHR certification preferred. Five (5) years of responsible professional experience as a manager or above in the areas of human resources management, employee-management relations, wage administration, or related experience, preferably in a collegiate setting. Thorough knowledge of employment laws, including Equal Employment Opportunity, Fair Labor Standards Act, Affordable Care Act, and the Board of Regents Policies desired. Demonstrated ability to supervise staff, interact with executive administrators, faculty, staff, and the public. Ability to analyze problems and develop creative solutions to complex human resource issues. Ability to interpret and advise on the application of EEO/AA laws and regulations.
Illustrative Examples of Work:
Responsible for regulatory compliance with the University, state and federal government, Board of Regents (BOR). Key contact/liaison to Board of Regents, Legal Affairs personnel, and other agencies to ensure that Albany State University's employment policies and practices are in compliance with BOR, federal and state rules and regulations. Responsible for oversight of recruitment and retention, human resource information systems, training and professional development, performance management, employee safety, and represents the University in all aspects of personnel or general liability related matters involving employees. Provides leadership and direction for the Office of Human Resources and ensures all services are consistent and meet the needs and objectives of the institution. Provides oversight of employee relations, employee grievances, compensation, recruitment, EEO, benefits, and policy administration. Develops and coordinates training programs and performance management. Coordinates reporting requirements for internal and external use. Serves as liaison for the University in hearings with employment matters with the Department of Labor, worker's compensation, employee disciplinary appeals, etc. Reviews recommendations for employment and disciplinary actions, promotions, and transfers. Responsible for wage and salary administration. Consults with administration and support staff to determine training needs in the workforce. Works with administrators, faculty and staff to foster an environment conducive for positive work efforts. Performs other duties as assigned.
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:
General Operating (State)
Number of Openings:
If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Facts About the Institution:
Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, B.C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.
Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.
Optional Applicant Documents:
Unofficial Transcript 1
Required Applicant Documents:
Application Types Accepted:
Staff Employment Application