University of Idaho
Director, Employment Services
Open for Recruitment: November 14, 2012 - December 12, 2012
Announcement #: 13076027136
Salary Range: $60,000 - $71,000
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Online Application ( Click here to apply )
Letter of Qualification
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Human Resources, the Director of Employment Services manages the University’s overall employment services activities including: employee relations, classification/compensation, and recruitment and hiring. The incumbent will also act as a liaison between Human Resources and external constituencies to facilitate communication and to ensure the coordination of HR programs and provide overall strategic Human Resources leadership.
Typical responsibilities include: acting as a subject matter expert for aspects of employment to ensure legal compliance; interpreting and applying state and federal laws and regulations in various aspects of employment to ensure legal compliance; interpreting and applying university policies and HR procedures; providing advice in the handling and oversight of the implementation of all aspects of performance management and the administration of employee discipline; conducting employment investigations; assisting in the analysis of business and operation needs and the development of plans to meet those needs, including workforce analysis; conducting management/employee training; performing other related activities.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or closely related field.
Experience: Seven years of recent professional human resources experience, which includes broad generalist experience in the development and delivery of comprehensive human resource services including at least two years of employee relations experience. Five years of supervision experience.
Strategic human resource program management principles, practices, methods and procedures
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rule regulations, codes, and/or statutes
Employee relations principles and practices
Range of recruitment and hiring strategies and techniques
Classification and compensation strategies
Conflict resolution techniques
Research and analysis methods
Automated human resource information systems
Demonstrated Skill in:
The organization, synthesis and analysis of varied and complex information and problems
The identification of alternative solutions, the anticipation of the consequences of proposed actions, and the implementation of recommendations in support of achieving operational objectives and goals
The exercise of persuasion and influence in complex and sensitive situations within all levels of the organization to affect decisions and outcomes that align with best practices
The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, the communication of policies, procedures, legal concepts, etc.
Understanding implications of situations and exercising sound judgment in decision-making
Developing positive and collegial working relationships with administrators, managers, employees and other constituents
Successful time management
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Advanced degree in Human Resources, Business or closely related field. PHR or related certification.
Conducting fact-finding internal investigations
Assessing and identifying causes of workplace issues and conflict, and mediating conflict or making recommendations for the resolution of conflicts
Conducting business and operations needs assessments and developing recommendations to meet those needs
Working with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of University students, faculty and staff
Utilizing computer technology used for communication, data gathering and reporting.
Higher education experience
Demonstrated Ability to:
Communicate to diverse audience
Listen and identify essential information needed to assess and resolve problems and issues
Think critically and effectively present data
Work both independently and as part of a team
To Apply: In your letter of qualification please explain how your prior experience meets the minimum and desirable qualifications and specifically why this position interests you.
This offer is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.
To enrich education through diversity, the University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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