HR Manager

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Position Details

Position Details

Job Title HR MANAGER Position Number 8101054 Job Category University Staff Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Chicago-Water Tower Campus Department Name HUMAN RESOURCES Location Code HUMAN RESOURCES (04600B) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

Functions as a strategic business partner, as well as a hands-on HR professional, for several University schools and divisions to provide a full spectrum of HR services, included, but not limited to the following:
- Responsible for recruitment: interviews, assesses, and advises hiring manager on candidate selection; supports and promotes work place diversity.
- Manages day-to-day HR issues: collaborates with hiring managers on employee relations issues, performance management, career development, performance improvement plans, succession planning and other initiatives to increase performance, productivity, engagement, and retention.
- Provides assistance to hiring manager and applicants with on-line applicant tracking/position description system modules (People Admin 7.6).
- Handles a variety of employee relations issues, including but not limited to employee discipline, terminations, harassment/discrimination, ethics violations and other types of unprofessional conduct. – - Performs investigation and makes recommendations for resolutions/outcomes.
- Often acts as first point of contact for questions regarding interpretation of policies and practices, benefits, compensation, and other HR related issues.
- Ensures compliance with all federal and state employment laws, such as: EEOC, FLSA, OSHA/Workers’ Comp, FMLA, Title IX, ADA, VEVRAA, and others.
- Works closely with Compensation on salary offers to ensure equity, range compliance, and monitors salary lines for position control.
- Collaborates with other HR team members on developing and facilitating programs such as new employee orientation, supervisor training, and provides input on other training initiatives as needed.
- Functions as an HR investigator for our 24/7 hotline reporting system (EthicsLine).
- Provides quality customer service to faculty, staff, students, and applicants.
- May provide HR services to business units which are represented by a collective bargaining agreement.
- Oversees special events, projects, and other duties as required.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field. At least four years of progressive, professional level HR experience. Preferred: Master’s degree and/or PHR/SPHR certification.


Must be able to:
- Interact effectively and build relationships with leadership, HR colleagues, as well as other internal/external clients and business partners.
- Possess a high level of professionalism and integrity.
- Understand and articulate key business and HR metrics.
- Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Exhibit excellent analytical, organizational, reasoning, time management and problem-solving skills are required.
- Multitask and work in a face paced environment are essential.
- Be a confident self-starter who takes initiative and can work independently, but must have the flexibility and interpersonal skills to work as an effective member of a team.


PHR/SPHR certification preferred

Computer Skills

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Internet and email applications.
- Ability to become well-versed with our on-line applicant tracking/position description system (People Admin); our HRIS system (Lawson); and other HR related systems.

Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Open Date 05/24/2019 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have at least four years of progressive, professional level HR experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a Master’s degree and/or PHR/SPHR certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 5/25/2019
    Application Due: 6/18/2019
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