Human Resources Directors: Organizational Effectiveness and Development and Talent Acquisition

United States, North America
Jan 31, 2014

Pima Community College District

Human Resources Directors: Organizational Effectiveness and Development and Talent Acquisition

Job List: External
Open Date (Advertise From): 01/24/2014
Close Date (Advertise To): 03/03/2014
Open Until Filled: No
Working Title: Human Resources Directors
Posting Number: 14S3COG309 & 14S3COG257
Position Control Number: COG309
Position Type: Exempt - General Funding
Department: District Office: Human Resources
Employment Analyst: Erin Thompson

Position Summary
Pima Community College Human Resources is currently seeing applicants for two Director positions.

The Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Development will provide leadership and administration for a district-wide, comprehensive organizational effectiveness and development program, including employee and organizational learning opportunities, change strategies and training initiatives which promote professional excellence and supports the mission, vision, values and goals of the College.

The Director of Talent Acquisition will provide leadership and management of a complex, multi-faceted Talent Acquisition department and will provide fair, reasonable and consistent policies, procedures, practices and processes through thoughtful planning and informed decision-making.  In addition, they will be responsible for creating and maintaining a culture which supports the College’s mission, vision and goals.

About Pima Community College:
Pima Community College is located in Tucson, Arizona.  Tucson, a multi-cultural city with a rich heritage, is surrounded by four ruggedly handsome mountain ranges and sits at an elevation over 2,500 feet.  Located in the Sonoran desert, it is a verdant valley, home to the majestic Saguaro cactus.  It offers an active lifestyle magnificent in hiking, biking, cultural events and a newly thriving downtown area with a variety of activities, festivals and fiestas.

Pima Community College opens its doors to more than 75,000 credit and non-credit students each year. Six campuses offer university-transfer programs, as well as occupational, developmental, general education, corporate training, and community education courses. Classes are offered at all campuses and approximately 100 other off-campus locations. Additional College facts may be found at Quick Facts.

Besides traditional class structuring, the College meets the needs of students by offering evening, weekend, year-round, telecommunication, and accelerated courses of instruction.  Since service to our students is our highest priority, employees can expect to participate in innovative methods and flexible scheduling in keeping with the College’s vision "to provide access to learning without the limits of time, place or distance."  Additional information about the College may be found at

The College offers an attractive total compensation package, including competitive pay, medical, dental and life insurance and a generous leave program.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities for Organizational Effectiveness and Development include:
• Provides district-wide leadership and direction which facilitates the development of programs designed to enhance the personal and professional potential of all employees
• Directs and oversees the district-wide organizational learning and development program
• Leads the development and implementation of the College’s Human Resources strategic model
• Directs the design, development, implementation, integration and assessment of initiatives including organizational change, organizational analysis, faculty and staff renewal learning, and training programs
• Develops and implements employee recognition programs
• Develops and implements a career development program to foster  career growth opportunities
• Develops and implements district-wide workforce diversity and inclusion initiatives to align with the mission of the College
• Collaborates with faculty and staff to design, develop, implement and assess individual and organizational learning
• Collaborates with the human resources leadership team as well as others to further employee and organizational development to meet the changing needs of the College

Responsibilities for Talent Acquisition include:
• Drive the overarching college talent acquisition program, including workforce planning, sourcing, employment branding, succession planning and continuous process improvement efforts
• Implements diversity and inclusion program within Talent Acquisition department
• Designs efficient and effective talent acquisition programs and processes
• Provide leadership in the development and implementation of human resources strategies
• Develop talent acquisition goals that align with the vision, mission, values and strategic plans of the College and department
• Develop measurement system to track and report progress of talent management strategies
• Plan, coordinate, administer and evaluate programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems standards and service offerings
• Ensure compliance with Federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes and standards
• Supervise professional, paraprofessional, technical and support staff
• Collect and analyze a variety of complex data and information.  Statistically analyze, summarize and report findings
• Work with leaders to determine staffing levels and strategies for recruiting for and maintaining a qualified diverse workforce
• Provide access for employees to gain knowledge and understanding of how human resources processes work through open meetings, forums, newsletter articles, training and other processes that enhance employee involvement
• Develop and administer unit budget, approve expenditures, review financial statements and manage financial operations
• Respond to inquiries from College departments, the community, and/or external agencies
• Maintain local, regional, and national contacts with other professionals in the human resources management field to ensure the College has current knowledge of modern practices

Directors supervise professional level staff by prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Leadership, Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources or related field and four years of related training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities in organizational design and development for successful job performance.  Strong expert knowledge of subject matter, high ethical standards, strong leadership ability and effective organizational skills required.

Job Requirements
Knowledge of current principles, practices and trends in leadership and management as they apply to employee and organizational development
• Knowledge of the tools and methodologies of talent acquisition, workforce planning, sourcing, employment branding, measuring and tracking effectiveness, succession planning, and the ability to effectively use and implement
• Knowledge of the principles of strategic planning and goal setting, and the ability to implement them by the alignment of programs and the implementation of tactics
• Knowledge of conflict resolution, mediation, and ADR principles
• Knowledge of talent acquisition metrics and other measures and the ability to accurately calculate, analyze and report them
• Knowledge of principles of project management, business process analysis and change management and the ability to successfully analyze, orchestrate, and lead change
• Knowledge and application of Federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and standards
• Knowledge of managerial principles
• Skill in directing and providing leadership to staff
• Skill in setting priorities, meeting deadlines and managing multiple projects
• Ability to provide leadership and direction for long-range planning and design of employee and organizational development programs
• Ability to integrate large-scale systemic change programs
• Ability to keep abreast of current trends in technology applications
• Ability to supervise assigned staff
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Ability to exercise sensitivity working in a diverse organizational structure
• Ability to establish cooperative working relationships in the course of performing assigned duties
• Ability to train the trainer
• Ability to effectively prepare budget and operate within its constraints
• Ability to effectively educate and train others about talent acquisition through a variety of media
Valid Arizona Driver’s License

Physical Requirements:
Normal office environment, not subject to extreme variations of temperature, noise, odors, etc.  More than half of time spent in office setting. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Constant use of computer keyboard requiring eye-hand coordination and dexterity.
Incumbents may be required to travel.

Directions for Applying and Other Important Information
In order to apply for a position, please submit an application and include the required documents listed for the position. Documents listed on the position as required must be attached in order to submit the application. Documents listed on the position as optional do not have to be attached in order to submit an application. See below for information about required or optional documents:
• Resume should be up-to-date and account for and describe all gaps in employment
• Letter of interest or cover letter should not exceed two pages, and should describe your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. Cover letters/letters of interest are not required to be addressed to a specific person or persons

If you are selected for hire, official transcripts are required to be received in Human Resources prior to your first day of work. 

Human Resources can only accept and consider materials submitted through the online application process. 

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Human Resources at (520) 206-4624. Human Resources hours are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Human Resources Analyst assigned to position: Erin Thompson.

To request a reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, please contact

Minimum -Maximum Salary: $90,698

Benefits: Please refer to the College Employees Personnel Policy Statement, under the section Benefits at:

Salary Breakdown:

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