University Advancement Human Resource and Talent Management Officer (Journey)

Job description

Requisition Number:


Position Number:


Position Classification Title:

Business Officer

Functional Title:

University Advancement Human Resource and Talent Management Officer (Journey)

Position Type:


University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

University Advancement is responsible for the overall coordination of all private fundraising from alumni, corporations & foundations, and friends of the university through the departments of Development, Annual Giving, Advancement Operations, Advancement Communications, Event Planning, Donor Relations, and Alumni Engagement.

Position Summary:

This position will heavily concentrate on administering and managing the human resource and talent management affairs of the division. The position will also assist in administering and managing the business and financial affairs of the division along with assisting the assistant vice chancellor with special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:

Five or more years successfully managing the HR functions in higher education, government, or even in a UNC System setting.

Considerable knowledge/experience using Ellucian’s Banner HR and Finance systems.

Degree in accounting, finance, or human resource management.

Knowledge of fund accounting.

Considerable knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office (primarily Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and other computer applications and software systems.

Exceptional communication, written, and interpersonal skills, with attention to detail and service.

Alternate Option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to upload a list of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  1. Name,
  2. Company Name,
  3. Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  4. Email Address
  5. Contact Phone Number

Recruitment Range:

$58,583 - $63,000

Org #-Department:

University Advancement - 33601

Work Hours of Position:

8 A.M - 5 P.M., M-F

Number of Months per Year:


Job Family:

Administrative & Managerial

Career Banded Title:

Business Officer

Open Date:


Close Date:






Salary Grade Equivalency:


Key Responsibility:

Administer and manage the Human Resource and Talent Management Affairs of the Division.

Essential Tasks:

Responsible for hiring, organizational behavior, training and talent growing, retention, productivity, and return on investment in partnership with human resources.

Develop and maintain comprehensive, strategic approaches to attracting, screening, interviewing, and persuading talented and capable prospective hires to join our division and then growing, staying, and producing in concert with the mission and passion of our organization.

Streamline the hiring, onboarding, and offboarding processes ensuring the most appropriate offers and acceptances occur for new team members while encouraging and supporting the four major initiatives of a strong talent management initiative including acquisition, organizational development, and talent transition, talent development, and retention.

Develop and maintain, in conjunction with Advancement Communications, a communication strategy that includes devices such as a newsletter with open positions, promotions, and recent hires with pictures in order to enhance a sense of community and an informed workforce.

Develop and assign “launch teams” for each new individual so they can get a leg up on the politics, culture, mechanisms for getting things done and have the ability to ask in a confidential setting workplace questions.

Develop and maintain programs for talent retention and engagement.

Serve as the Division HR resource interpreting policies and procedures for Department Managers and Supervisors.

Key Responsibility:

Assist as a backup in the administration and management of the Business and Financial Affairs of the Division.

Essential Tasks:

Manage, administer and monitor all division budgets which come from a variety of funding sources, programs, and activities assuring all State and UNCG policies are followed throughout the division.

Create and implement procedures for the division to ensure timely results as required by State and UNCG policy.

Train new hires to understand and apply policies and procedures Participate in the strategic planning of long and short-term funding for the division.

Review, examine and prepare documents as necessary.

Resolve issues as they arise.

Key Responsibility:

Assist the Assistant Vice Chancellor with special projects as assigned

Essential Tasks:

Independently plan, organize and manage special projects assigned by the Assistant Vice Chancellor.

Develop budgetary resources and/or human resources as needed.

Develop timelines to meet goals Research alternatives, develop options, recommend processes and procedures.


Business Administration

Competency Description:

Ability to independently manage a variety of business functions with dynamic funding sources and/or a variety of functional activities, programs, and/or services. Ability to interpret and/or modify policies and procedures to facilitate and ensure the application of sound business practices. May require the ability to integrate policies and procedures with work units external to the organization. Ability to interpret, modify, and monitor internal policies. Ability to participate and assist in the long and short-term strategic goals and planning. May require the ability to participate in planning for future growth.

Competency Level:



Financial Management

Competency Description:

Ability to conduct financial management responsibilities in an organization primarily funded by a variety of dynamic and multidimensional funding sources (e.g., multiple contracts and grants, receipts, etc.). Thorough knowledge of the applicable accounting and budgeting practices and ability to contribute to budget development and/or capital expense proposals. Ability to frequently serve as an internal resource on financial matters. Ability to perform budget analyses and conduct budgetary forecasting in a financial environment with varied resources.

Competency Level:



Human Resources Management

Competency Description:

Ability to function in a full supervisory role for direct reports. May require the ability to serve as a resource to other supervisors in the selection process. Ability to develop and implement work plans. Ability to conduct performance reviews. Ability to participate in the disciplinary process, as needed. Ability to actively participate in ensuring employee growth and development. Ability to plan and deliver on-the-job training. Ability to identify and implement career progression adjustments. Ability to plan for staffing needs and workload distribution for multi-functional areas. May require the ability to identify funding source(s) for staffing.

Competency Level:



Information Analysis and Decision-Making

Competency Description:

Ability to assess and resolve unprecedented problems that require research and review of policy and procedures. Ability to resolve problems or compliance issues. Ability to analyze moderately complex business operations and financial statements. Ability to make recommendations for approval.

Competency Level:




Competency Description:

Ability to develop and edit written documents and/or reports with comprehensive and interpretative information that usually spans across functional areas. Ability to provide documentation to explain and support conclusions. Ability to communicate comprehensive and interpretative information that spans across functional areas. Ability to respond to non-routine inquiries.

Competency Level:


Physical Effort:

Reading - F, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Sitting - F

Work Environment:

Inside - F




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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time