Assistant Vice President of Human Resources

Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore City Community CollegeAbout Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.
Requisition Number: 2023-095
Posting Start Date: 5/18/2023
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Bachelors
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Assistant Vice President of Human ResourcesDescription/Job Summary

The Assistant Vice President of Human Resources provides vision and guidance for all HR functions; talent acquisition, employee / labor relations, payroll, benefits, compensation, and regulatory compliance. Reporting to the Vice President of Finance & Administration, this position serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer and ensures that the organizational human resources strategy aligns with the mission, vision, values, and strategic direction of the College.



  • Provides overall leadership to the Office of Human Resources; oversees the areas of Benefits Administration, Compensation & Classification, Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations/Labor Relations, Human Resource Compliance, and Training & Development
  • Leads and directs Human Resources staff in all activities; establishes goals, objectives, and priorities for staff, and assesses staff performance at regular intervals recognizes staff success and counsels staff as appropriate regarding performance and conduct
  • Consults with campus leadership, managers and supervisors regarding departmental competencies and provides coaching/consulting on various HR related matters
  • Provides the professional leadership necessary to build and maintain “best practices” in Human Resources, including the development of a strong team with strong relationships at all levels

Employee / Labor Relations

  • Facilitates communication among employees and management by providing guidance and consultation regarding problem solving, dispute resolution, regulatory compliance,litigation avoidance and strives to resolve internal conflict informally through appropriate conflict management and mediation techniques
  • Manages and oversees the College’s performance evaluation process (initial probation process and annual evaluations), including recommendations for process improvement aswell as implementation
  • In collaboration with College Legal Counsel, interprets Federal and State regulations, and College policies and procedures, in the area of employee relations
  • Advises managers and supervisors on the enforcement of labor contracts (Memorandum of Understanding), employment law, workplace health & safety regulations and related personnel policies and procedures
  • Responsible for developing policies and procedures to facilitate the implementation of negotiated agreements/ contracts; interprets College policies/procedures and MOU for employees as needed
  • In consultation with College administration, leads negotiations with union representatives
  • In consultation with College administration, manages employee relations cases, from incident report through final disposition; formulates responses, proposals and settlements for presentation to collective bargaining agents or employee association representatives
  • Conducts investigation of employee grievances and issues detailed reports of findings and recommendations for resolution to the appropriate parties
  • Works proactively to address employee relations matters by implementing strategic management measures, such as employee/labor relations briefings and trainings for managers and supervisors as needed
  • Researches, analyzes and prepares data for use in labor negotiations, arbitrations and employee association meetings
  • Manages the College Family Medical Leave (FMLA), Unemployment Insurance and Workers Compensation processes to insure compliance with federal/state laws develops and conducts trainings on specific subject matter as needed
  • Collaborates with the State of Maryland Worker’s Compensation representative to ensure accuracy of workers compensation data and records; enforces all appropriate
  • Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) regulations as it pertains to workers compensation
  • Ensures effective representation of the College at hearings and other administrative processes involved with employee and labor relations matters, unemployment, workers compensation, grievances and related matters
  • Responsible for regularly managing workplace accident data in order to comply with OSHA 300 and 310 reporting guidelines
  • Collaborates with respective staff (compliance) in addressing College matters of mutual concern; assists in the development and implementation of effective affirmative action and equal opportunity programs within the College
  • Conducts exit interviews with employees and reports exit interview findings with senior management/leadership as needed
  • Stays abreast of current trends in Human Resource Management, specific to employment law
  • Attends meetings and trainings internal and external to the College that will increase knowledge in Human Resource and Management/Employee/Labor Relations

Administration and Management

  • Implements strategic planning in relation to personnel programs and trends in human resources management; establishes and implements long-range programs in all aspects of human resources
  • Leads and spearheads the HR integration and data migration from legacy systems to the College’s new ERP
  • Participates on and provide input to multiple Baltimore City Community College committees and advisory boards
  • Works with the Assistant Attorney General on a regular basis to ensure campus compliance with applicable employment and EEO laws, State of Maryland and College policies
  • Collaborates with the College President and Cabinet to work on various projects as needed
  • Communicates regularly with the College community regarding changes to Human Resources processes or matters that affect Faculty/Staff
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation pertaining to all Human Resources matters
Required Qualifications

**Please provide 7 professional references, uploaded in an additional document.**

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Human Resources Administration, Public Administration or related field
  • At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible leadership and supervisory experience in HR
  • Evidence of work with state agencies on issues related to employment and labor relations
  • Must be a highly motivated individual with demonstrated leadership abilities and hands on approach to administer HR functions
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communications skills and ability to be effective with verbal and written communications
  • Demonstrated cultural awareness and sensitivity working with individuals of diverse identities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field and professional HR certifications
  • PHR/SPHR Certification
  • Experience working with technology and educational integrated software systems
  • Knowledge of and working experience with Title IX
  • Strong quantitative and statistical skills and experience with HR data analysis and reports
  • Working knowledge of employment laws, and EEO compliance and reporting requirements

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation from The Office of Human Resources office by contacting us at 410-209-6007.

For more information, view the EEO - Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.

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Working at Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a crossroads of diverse peoples, of learning and work, and the multiplicity of stakeholders we serve: individuals, businesses, government and educational institutions of the community at large.
Our employees enjoy a collegial environment that is both challenging and welcoming. We stay innovative as we strive to be the leader in providing quality education that responds to and meets the needs of a diverse population of learners. Students come here to change their lives through education.

At Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) we meet students where they are through personal attention with the support of dedicated faculty. Each year we educate more than 15,000 students from Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the world.

BCCC is a State-sponsored, comprehensive, degree-granting community college with five learning sites in Baltimore City. We offer 29 associate degree programs and 16 certifications in high-demand fields, affordable tuition and flexible classes scheduled to meet students’ needs.

Baltimore City Community College provides quality, affordable, and accessible education meeting the professional and personal goals of a diverse population, changing lives, and building communities.

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