Director, Employment Services
University of Idaho 4.260 reviews - Moscow, ID

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University of Idaho

Director, Employment Services
Human Resources

Open for Recruitment: November 14, 2012 - December 12, 2012
Announcement #: 13076027136
Salary Range: $60,000 - $71,000
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Location: Moscow

Materials Required:
Online Application ( Click here to apply )
Letter of Qualification
Job References

Major Function:
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.

Knowledge of:
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

Education: Advanced degree in Human Resources, Business or closely related field. PHR or related certification.

Experience with:
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

Project management

Change management

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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