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Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37263
Hiring Department Human Resources Application DeadlineOpen Until Filled Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, Benefit Eligible SalaryCommensurate with education and experience


Reporting to the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Operations, the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) provides leadership to the campus on human resources matters and works directly with campus administrators, faculty, deans, department chairs, directors, and various campus groups and committees; and interacts with and serves as a resource for faculty, staff. and students. The CHRO plans, directs, and manages strategic planning initiatives for multiple human resources (HR) functions such as recruitment and staffing, employee relations, compensation and classification, performance management, and training and development; and ensures compliance with applicable policies, laws, regulations, etc. The CHRO develops, implements, and evaluates ongoing HR procedures, policies, and programs.

With a reporting relationship to the University of Missouri Vice President of Human Resources, the CHRO will collaborate with University of Missouri System human resources, and oversee implementation of system-wide initiatives at Missouri S&T. Collaboration will also occur with the campus institutional equity, diversity and inclusion staff on matters that pertain to institutional equity and inclusion. The CHRO will also serve on University-wide committees and represent Missouri S&T.

Job Description

Provide leadership and guidance in managing human resources programs and services in a broad array of areas including but not limited to all stages of recruitment, selection, and onboarding, employee relations, classification and compensation, payroll and leave administration, performance management, training and development, and other.

Oversee compliance and serve as a consultant and advisor to leadership, management, and employees in the interpretation, application, and implementation of applicable policies, procedures, and state and federal laws and regulations related to all aspects of human resources. Appropriately communicate changes in human resources policies and procedures to ensure compliance.

Oversee employee relations, including complaints and investigations and coordinate/collaborate with Title IX and Equity, Office of General Counsel, and/or other departments or parties as necessary. Coach and guide administrators, managers and supervisors in areas related to employee management and development, including disciplinary actions and conflict resolution.

Manage, train and mentor, evaluate and support human resources staff. Ensure staff have the resources and information needed to establish performance goals, communicate work expectations, and provide timely performance feedback.

Develop and initiate strategic plans and actions in support of campus and system-wide HR initiatives. Partner effectively with HR leaders, colleagues, and centers across the UM System. Continually assess operations for effective and efficient delivery of services.

Manage the delivery of or compliance in the completion of employment related training and development. Proactively engage with managers to identify training needs. Identify appropriate resources and partners to deliver training and/or evaluate training effectiveness. May conduct training courses or programs.

Develop and manage procedures for the compilation, maintenance, distribution, and presentation of human resources data. Collaborate with other departments and parties as appropriate to ensure compliance.

In coordination with the University Employee and Labor Relations, serve as the primary campus liaison for union relations matters. Participate in meet and confer sessions and ensure compliance with union-specific agreements.

May be assigned campus grievance officer responsibilities.

Manage the human resources department budget.

Serve on and provide support to pertinent committees, task forces, and teams.

Participate in professional human resources activities; chair and/or serve on internal and external committees; maintain currency in field of knowledge and related technology to effectively perform responsibilities.

Actively promote and maintain a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 7 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree
  • Progressively responsible related work experience of 10 or more years managing multiple HR functions, of which at least 4 were in a supervisory capacity
  • Considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret employment laws and policies and handle compliance issues
  • Proven management and team building skills
  • SHRM or HRCI certification
  • Experience in in higher education, including interacting with faculty and/or academic administration is a plus
Comments Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.


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