Director of Human Resources- Escanaba, MI
Job Summary Provides leadership and management consistent with institutional mission and goals in all human resource areas including employee relations, training, employment, labor relations, affirmative action and employment equity programs. Develops plans to transition the College from "current state" human resources administration to "desired state" both in individual departments and across the College. Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or a related field. - At least five years of progressively responsible human resource management experience with a minimum of three years leadership experience directing the work of an HR staff. - Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing priorities while maintaining flexibility and adaptability in a changing work environment. - Capable of weighing facts and alternatives; demonstrated ability to make timely and thoughtful decisions; demonstrated problem-solving skills. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include preparation and delivery of reports, programs and information to employee groups, management teams and outside organizations. - Demonstrated human resources competence in the following areas: a. Total compensation (interrelationship between benefits and compensation) b. Employee recruitment c. Employee and labor relations d. Employee development e. Performance management f. Cultural competency g. Team building, coaching and mentoring h. Organizational development and workforce planning i. Risk management, legal compliance and public policy j. Conflict engagement k. Consulting l. Collaboration m. Human resources operations and budgeting n. Human resources data and systems including technology/vendor evaluation o. Process re-engineering and change management p. Data and personnel privacy; confidentiality q. Building trust Preferred Qualifications - A Master's Degree in Human Resources is preferred along with a minimum of seven years' experience in a Human Resources environment with exposure all facets of the Human Resources spectrum. - Background in employment law and other government compliance regulations is preferred. - Background in collective bargaining is preferred. - Background in human capital management systems is preferred. - Management experience including supervision of professional staff is preferred. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities - Hiring, scheduling, and evaluating all employees - Setting goals and objectives - Delegating - Providing assistance and support - Creating a supportive working relationship - Plans, organizes and controls all activities of the Human Resources department. - Initiates the development of departmental goals, objectives and process/systems solutions that meet the human resources needs of the institution. - Supervises the staff of the Human Resources department. - Develops, recommends and implements human resources policies and procedures. Prepares and maintains an accessible repository of policies and procedures. Partners with executive management to communicate various human resources policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards. - Controls recruitment processes for all FLSA exempt and nonexempt positions including development and placement of employment advertising; conducts "new employee onboarding" in coordination with other departments' subject-matter experts; and conducts exit interviews with each exiting employee, reporting the interview results to executive management in the format requested. - Responsible for employee benefits administration often utilizing third-party administrators. Conducts annual evaluation of cost effectiveness of all benefits programs. - Implements and annually updates compensation program(s); conducts annual market-comparison compensation surveys; assists in the revision of position descriptions as necessary; and, monitors the performance management program providing systems for managers and supervisors to evaluate employee performance and proactively partnering to resolve performance or behavior issues. - Recommends, evaluates and participates in staff development activities creating conditions that enable employees to perform at their very best through continuous learning and career development. - Advises managers and supervisors on personnel issues and problems. - Compile and organize all fact-finding information and responses for unemployment, civil rights, EEOC and employment liability claims, consulting with the college's legal counsel as appropriate and/or as directed by the college's President or Vice President for Administrative Services. - Develop and maintain a human capital management information system that meets college personnel information needs. - Maintain desired working relationships with agents of collective bargaining units and adhere to the terms of the master labor agreement(s) by monitoring day-to-day implementation of policies concerning wages, benefits and working conditions. - Provide to the college administration accurate and timely information about the operation of all human resources programs and policies. - Facilitates and participates in employee recognition programs. Related Duties - Any other duties as assigned. Supervision Exercised Human Resources Specialist. Supervision Received Works under the general supervision of the Vice-President of Administrative Services. Pay Rate $67,578 to $84,472 annually Benefits Bay College offers the following benefits: health, life, dental, vision, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance, Michigan Public School Employees Retirement Systems or TIAA/CREF, 403(b), YMCA membership, a Wellness Program, tuition reimbursement and professional development support. Work Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with an hour lunch Special Instructions Target application deadline date is July 25, 2014. Applications will be reviewed after July 25, 2014 with interviews potentially being held in the month of August. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.