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Executive Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development

Monroe County Community College
Rochester, New York

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Human Resources & Employee Development
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

The Executive Director is responsible for the development and administration of all human resource functions of the college, including employment services, employee and labor relations, oversight of compensation and benefits administration, and student employment. Recommends policies and procedures related to personnel functions. Responsible for compliance reports for the department. Manages staff that are intricately involved in the day-to-day operations of the office. Serves as a member of the leadership team for the Vice President Diversity, Equity and Belonging/Executive Director, Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, who reports to the President. The Executive Director is responsible for planning, directing, and administering personnel policies and programs for all academic and non-academic personnel in areas including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, employment, benefits, compensation, labor relations, contract administration, organizational development, and compliance with state and federal regulations. This position supports the president and senior administration in advancing the College's values and creating and sustaining a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, equitable, and respectful.

Primary Functions:

– Advises and works with senior administration on strategic initiatives that promote a culture of excellence and belonging through a shared commitment to the college's values and mission. 

– Supports senior administrators in the recruitment, hiring, development, and retention of employees, including those from underrepresented groups, to further the mission of the college and its strategic priorities Directs and maintains lawful labor and employment practices, policies and procedures on behalf of the college.

– Participates in professional associations in human resources and higher education.

– Administers collective bargaining agreements, leads negotiations, responds to and settles grievances, and represents the college during arbitrations and other labor relations matters.

– Supports the role of the Board of Trustees in its annual evaluation and contract negotiations with the College President.

– Represents the president and MCC Board of Trustees as liaison to the Monroe County Law Department in matters involving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the New York State Division of Human Rights, the Public Employee Relations Board, or other legal matters as designated by the college.

– Supports the Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Belonging, MCC Compliance Officer, and Title IX Coordinator on compliance related matters, including policy review and development, mandated training, and investigation of complaints relating to Title IX and other laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment.

– Directs and supervises the workflow of human resources staff members in areas of labor management, benefits delivery processes, recruitment and hiring processes, Monroe County Civil Service Commission regulations, organizational development and training, and other employee related functions.

– Oversees hiring activities to recruit qualified candidates, including onboarding and ensuring appropriate orientation. Ensures that hiring and employee-related policies are inclusive and promote diversity.

– Manages and implements programs that increase efficiency, strengthen employee knowledge and abilities, improve leadership, and promote a positive organizational culture.

– Implements and maintains best practices, policies, and procedures in human resources to ensure consistency, equity, and accuracy.

– Fosters a culture that promotes openness, trust, collaboration, and mutual respect among all departments and divisions.

– Evaluates procedures and technology solutions to improve Human Resources and Payroll data management. 

– Performs other duties as assigned.


Working at Monroe County Community College

Monroe County Community College is a comprehensive, two-year college located in Monroe, Michigan that is committed to enriching the lives of the community it serves through instructional excellence, transformational learning, the cultivation of informed and participating citizens, entrepreneurial and responsive leadership, cultural enrichment, affordability, accessibility, diversity, ethical integrity and accountability.  The college is a true source of pride for the residents of Monroe County, alumni and the college’s students. 

Established in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the state of Michigan and student tuition. We are fortunate to have a millage that is one of the best of the 28 community colleges in Michigan. The 210-acre Main Campus is centrally located in Monroe County with easy access to Detroit and Toledo, Ohio.  The Whitman Center, our south extension center in Bedford Township near the Michigan-Ohio border, offers a wide selection of courses.

Monroe County Community College enriches and transforms lives by providing opportunity and excellence in higher education.

Monroe County Community College will be an innovative and progressive higher education institution and our community’s first choice for quality post-secondary education.

The college offers associate degrees and certificate programs for career preparation, as well as for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.  It also provides training and retraining opportunities for business and industry, professional and personal enrichment programs, and other events and activities to promote the educational, economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the county and its citizens.

Four-year and postgraduate degrees are available right on the MCCC campus through Siena Heights University and Eastern Michigan University. 

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