Executive Director, Human Resources

Location
Park City, Lake County / Waukegan, Lake County
Posted
Apr 03, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
Provides leadership for all aspects of the college’s organizational development, human resources, and diversity programs, including: recruitment and selection; employee relations; organizational communication; employee development; talent and succession planning; workforce analysis; compensation; benefits; human resources information management; equity issues; and policies. Develops the organization from a culture and performance perspective by creating, implementing, and assessing programs which improve the overall health of the organization. 1. Ensures strategic direction and implementation of organizational development initiatives college-wide. 2. Leads all organizational development and human resources functional areas to ensure goals and priorities align with institutional strategy and to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. 3. Directs the recruitment, selection and placement of faculty and staff. Oversees the issuance of contracts to administrative, professional and specialist personnel. 4. Leads efforts to develop and sustain an organizational culture of excellence, collaboration, and student success through employee development, organizational communications, and employee relations efforts. 5. Services as the official custodian for all records of personnel employed at the college. Oversees access/confidentiality of employee files as required by state and federal laws. 6. Directs and establishes procedures for the recommendation of personnel actions to the Vice President of Administrative Affairs. 7. Administers the development and maintenance of the human resources management information system and college-wide compensation program. 8. Initiates and develops policies, procedures, and guidelines related to the human resources sections of the college policy manual. 9. Interprets federal and state regulations and laws related to human resources and collaborates with college administrators and executive staff on human resources policy, management, and diversity issues. 10. Consults with the college attorneys to ensure that college policies and human resources management decisions are in compliance with federal and state law. 11. Directs the development and management of comprehensive benefit programs, including retirement incentives. Also, directs the college unemployment, workers compensation, and sick leave pool programs. 12. Services as the Equity Officer, ADA Compliance Officer and Title IX Officer, ensuring that pertinent policies, procedures, and regulations are met. Oversees the implementation of the college’s equal access/equal opportunity grievance procedures, directs the investigation of all complaints of discrimination and provides recommendations to the Vice President. 13. Directs planning, research, and development of programs to create and sustain a culture of inclusion for all members of the College community. Works collaboratively with college partners to develop strategies to recruit, retain, and sustain the success of employees and students from diverse backgrounds. 14. Responsible for developing accurate and timely state and federal reports where applicable, as well as assessing, analyzing, monitoring, and reporting the minority enrollment, institutional staffing patterns, and other relevant statistics. 15. Oversees the development of policies, procedures, programs, and strategies to provide employee access to on-going professional development programs including leadership and talent development programs, new employee onboarding, compliance training, etc. 16. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualification - 1. Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution preferably in human resources management, management, industrial psychology, organizational development or a related discipline. 2. Progressively responsible experience in human resources management. 3. Previous administrative or teaching experience in education, non-profit, public or other similar settings desirable. 4. This position has a reasonably medium to high access to protected health information and is required to participate in specialized training relative handling of protected health information. 5. This is a position of special trust and requires the individual hired to successfully undergo an extensive criminal background check including finger printing. 6. The College anticipates that the person filling this position will need to be available throughout the workday and, on some occasions, after regular work hours. Therefore, as a condition of employment, the incumbent is expected to be available by cell phone. 7. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Desired Qualifications - 1. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the comprehensive community college. 2. Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational development and strategic human resources management. 3. Strong knowledge of federal and state employment, civil rights, and equal opportunity laws. 4. Skill in the use of personal computers and general office software. 5. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. 6. Demonstrated ability to work with others in an effective manner. 7. Ability to provide visionary leadership that helps to influence organizational culture. 8. Proven ability to work tactfully and sensitively with various campus and community groups. 9. Ability to work effectively with other segments of the college to collect, sort, maintain and maintain data, and prepare accurate reports as required by federal and state agencies. 10. Demonstrated managerial, organizational and problem solving ability. 11. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student and employee populations. Required Documents 1.Resume 2.Cover Letter 3.Unofficial Transcript 1 Optional Documents 1.Unofficial Transcript 2 2.Unofficial Transcript 3 3.Other Document Pay Rate - Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience Total hours per week - 40 Work schedule - Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.