Human Resources Consultant

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Human Resources Consultant - Advanced

Working Title:

Human Resources Consultant

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$72,478 - $86,000

Pay Band Information:

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

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Work Schedule:

8am-5pm; Mon-Fri

Department Name and Number:

Med Ad-Human Resources-420103

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Human Resources

Department Description:

The School of Medicine (SOM) is the largest academic unit at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) with more than one-third of the University’s workforce. The School’s Human Resources Office is a decentralized office providing services covering classification, compensation, recruitment, employee relations, EHRA faculty and non-faculty issues and topics, and other personnel related functions. In October 2009, the SOM Human Resources Service Center (HRSC) was established to provide centralized HR services to member departments and centers. The School’s mission spans the full scope of education, research, clinical care and service activities, comprising more than 40% of UNC-CH’s operating expenditures and more than 50% of sponsored program awards and indirect cost funds earned at UNC-CH.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

INTERNAL ONLY: Internal posting for permanent, time-limited and layoff priority employees of UNC-Chapel Hill only.

This position will supervise subordinate human resources staff of approximately 4-7 positions providing HR service support to the employees of the Centers in the School of Medicine. The position incumbent will be responsible for helping implement and integrate HR best practices within the unit.
This position serves as a principal Human Resources (HR) Centers Team Lead within SOM HR. In this capacity, the position incumbent is the technical expert lead providing overall direction of human resources operations across all employee types including EHRA, SHRA, Postdoc, Temporaries, and Students. An important emphasis will be put on building relationships and bridging gaps between Center faculty members that have their appointment in an Academic department. The incumbent will be providing an interpretation of University HR policies, providing consultation and advice on general HR issues and concerns, helping carry out both unit-level and campus-wide HR strategies and plans, as well as, developing and implementing both local and the institutions’ HR strategies and plans within the work unit. The Centers Team Lead will serve as a principal liaison to the HRSC Manager and will frequently interact and coordinate HR activity within the work unit with key University central offices including the Office of Human Resources (OHR), Academic Personnel, Equal Opportunity and Compliance (EOC), Payroll, and the Office of University Counsel (OUC). The position incumbent will prepare, approve, and/or troubleshoot proposed or implemented HR actions to assure compliance with relevant Federal, State, and University policies and the institution’s equal opportunity and diversity goals. This is a “Position of Trust”.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and two years of progressively responsible professional human resources management experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

The successful candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, sound business judgment, tact and diplomacy, and the ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the School/Division and University. The successful candidate must demonstrate a working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations (e.g., FLSA, FMLA, ADA) and have prior experience in consulting with internal clients on some combination of recruitment, compensation, employee relations, position classification, or employee benefits matters. Must demonstrate a “Can Do” customer service mentality. Must have the ability to dissect a problem and find the fundamental cause and offer a viable and logical solution. This position is an opportunity to not only manage a team but to lead others in a positive way to achieve the SOM’s mission and vision for the future. Passion for our employees, motivation and a willingness to step in wherever needed is essential in this position. The incumbent needs to be seen as a resource and a “go-to person” for all HR matters.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of PeopleSoft, Infoporte and UNC TIM. Thorough knowledge of UNC Policies & Procedures for both SHRA & EHRA positions. Prior experience in the higher education setting is highly preferred.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time