Reporting directly to the President/CEO Director, the HR Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for managing and administering all Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI) benefit programs; maintaining compliance with plan provisions and applicable federal and state laws; and maintaining effective communication throughout all departments. Oversees the hiring, selection, recruitment, retention, evaluations and unemployment of SOMI employees. Manages all matters dealing with outside vendor relationships. Collaborates with the leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate organizational growth. Develops, implements, monitors and oversees volunteer and area management.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in human resource management, business administration or a related field. Five years of qualifying work experience. Ability to take initiative and work independently to determine strategies to accomplish work objectives, lead projects from start to finish, and to think through complex problems and identify solutions. Understanding of process flow, process improvement, and benefits administration systems support functions. Demonstrated ability as a team builder to manage and lead with vision and enthusiasm, fostering a supportive customer-service environment. Knowledge of HR laws and regulations, particularly those affecting benefits. Experience with effectively engaging feedback, managing change and fostering inclusion. Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive attitude. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Internal Number: 108411903
About Central Michigan University
Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.
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