Chief Human Resources Officer and Associate Vice President

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Chief Human Resources Officer and Associate Vice President
Baltimore, MD

The University of Maryland Baltimore County seeks a progressive and future focused HR leader with experience leading and facilitating change in complex and dynamic environments, and who is energized by creating positive and sustainable impact across the organization. Reporting to the Vice President of Administration and Finance, the Chief Human Resource Officer and Associate Vice President (CHRO) is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the University, specifically in the areas of talent acquisition, benefits, classification/compensation, employee and labor relations, performance management, talent and organizational development, wellness, payroll, HRIS, and overall general administration as it relates to policy development, implementation, audit and compliance. Together with five direct reports and a team of 20, the CHRO directs and coordinates the strategic and operational decision-making in the development and implementation of meaningful and measurable human resources programs and services.

Candidate Profile
Responding to rapid changes in the world of work and understanding of the importance of employee engagement and belonging and, by doing so, better developing and retaining faculty and staff is a critical priority of UMBC. To achieve this, the CHRO will provide values driven and people centered leadership and be both energized and motivated by the opportunities and potential impact of working with the campus community to create an institution poised for the future.

The ideal candidate will offer the following competencies based on experience:
• Visionary leadership and facilitator of organizational and cultural building
• Foster an equitable diverse, and inclusive work environment in support of the institutional missions and values
• Talent acquisition and workforce development expertise
• Lead and nurture a highly competent, confident, and empowered Human Resources team to ensure high performance across all areas of responsibility

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Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Beth Schaefer and Holly Bowers of Koya Partners/DSG have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials here:
All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. In accordance with the federal law, identified as the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998," by this notice, the UMBC Police is disclosing the availability of the UMBC Annual Campus Security Report (Clery Report) to all applicants. Paper copies of the report are available by request by contacting the UMBC Police Department at 410-455-5555, emailing [email protected] or on the UMBC Police website at:

In addition, according to various federal laws and regulations, including The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) makes available to prospective and current employees, information on policies and disclosures related to alcohol and substance abuse.

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