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Human Resources Manager / Human Resources Manager

Michigan State University
East Lansing

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Job Details

Job no: 946447
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 14
Major Administrative Unit / College: Health Sciences
Department: Health Sciences EVP 40001123
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Human Resources, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union, Remote-Friendly
Working/Functional Title

Human Resources Manager

Position Summary

The HR Manager in the Office of Health Sciences plays a pivotal role in overseeing the human resources functions and strategies to support MSU and Health Sciences mission, vision, and values. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing HR policies, procedures, leadership and other mentoring programs, and programs to attract, retain, and develop a diverse and talented workforce within the Health Sciences community.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in a human resources area or a related degree; 3 to 5 years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in accounting, management, budget preparation and data base system analysis and maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in human resources, leadership, or a related field
  • 7-10 years of progressively responsible HR experience, preferably in a healthcare or academic environment.
  • PHR or SPHR certification
  • Knowledge of HR principles, practices, and regulations, particularly within the healthcare and education sectors. Includes leadership development and mentoring.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, with the ability to effectively lead teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects and initiatives, with attention to detail and deadlines.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate organizational goals into actionable strategies and initiatives.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials


Cover Letter

DEI Statement

Work Hours



Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

The Bidding Eligibility ends on 05/14/2024 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: May 8, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 28, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.


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