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Director of Human Resources and Talent Management

Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana
Salary commensurate with experience.

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Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship IU campus located in Bloomington, Indiana. The campus is the honored recipient of the 2022 HEED Award.

The Office of Enrollment Management (OEM) brings together the services and expertise of twelve campus units to create a streamlined student experience. As home to the Offices of Admissions, Scholarships, Student Financial Assistance, the Registrar, Student Central, First Year Experience Programs, and more, our organization provides unified service to students and families and develops data-driven initiatives to strengthen the university. With a strong focus on diversity, OEM strives to cultivate a diverse, inclusive environment that supports equal access, participation, and representation throughout all OEM units.

Indiana University Office of Enrollment Management (OEM) is seeking a candidate for a Director of HR and Talent Management. Working in a collaborative environment with OEM Leadership and with a strong focus on DEIB Initiatives, this Advanced-level HR Business Partner position will lead and support HR and DEIB initiatives for full-time and part-time employees throughout twelve OEM units.

Department Specific Responsibilities

  • Serves as the HR Business Partner/Director within the Office of Enrollment Management Responsibility Center (RC); directs, supervises, and manages HR matters, issues, and strategic planning for 12 departments within the RC.
  • Manages employee relations, and acts as liaison with University Human Resource Services and the Clerical Workers of America union, and IU General Counsel. 
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with a variety of federal, state, local and university laws, regulations, and policies. Makes professional judgments on individual situations regarding HR and University policies and recommends appropriate actions to senior staff.
  • In consultation with leadership, develops, designs, and maintains diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging program objectives to support organizational goals. Ensures that elements of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are embedded as imperatives in the RC mission, vision, and strategic plan.
  • Develops communications and serves as liaison to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging program participants, collaborators in other units, community partners, and leadership members.
  • Provides mechanisms, training, and advice on diversity-related topics, such as cultural understanding, implicit bias, recruitment and retention strategies, inclusive terminology, and team dynamics, to a variety of audiences.
  • Plans and directs recruiting and selection of staff, wage and salary programs and performance management.
  • Designs and implements departmental policies and short- and long-term strategic plans, as they relate to the management of human resources and manages a variety of administrative projects to provide a set of seamless and comprehensive personnel services to departmental units. Supervises and manages staff who perform HR related responsibilities.

General Responsibilities

  • Utilizes and applies in-depth HR body of knowledge and skills to provide strategic guidance for HR related matters like salary administration, hiring, training, policy interpretation, unit restructures, workforce planning, etc.
  • Resolves and provides solutions to the most complex employee relations issues with continued partnership, counsel, and support from COEs.
  • Develops, implements, and drives recruiting strategies to meet current and/or anticipated staffing needs.
  • Coaches and partners with leaders to create actionable plans for improving leadership effectiveness and continuous improvement for employee engagement.
  • Provides strategic HR consulting and problem-solving solutions on complex issues to leaders and managers to ensure alignment and consistency across the University.
  • Provides advice to leadership for development in support of a strong human capital strategy.
  • Collaborates with HR COEs to roll out and support University wide initiatives, ensure client's needs are understood and met, and deliver change management interventions.
  • Partners to create and execute on ensuring an environment of diversity and inclusion.



Required: Bachelor's Degree required (degree in Human Resources preferred)
Preferred: Master's Degree


Required: 7 or more years Progressively responsible experience in multiple HR disciplines or related field.


  • Experience working with DEI initiatives. Experience working in a Higher Education environment.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered


SHRM-SCP/SPHR required within 2 Years

Preferred: DEI Certification


  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills
  • Effective conflict management skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Develops and delivers effective presentations
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key principles and practices of HR including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation practices, compliance with federal and state laws
  • Experience in working with organization's leaders advising and coaching supporting and driving strategy to build and support effective teams
  • Demonstrated effective coaching and consulting skills

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Bloomington, IN

This position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule (mix between in-person 3 days a week and remote 2 days a week), subject to change based on university policy and business needs of the department.

Salary commensurate with experience.


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