The position will serve as the principal Human Resources Lead for the School. The position will be responsible for providing overall direction of human resources operations and support across all employee types including faculty and nonfaculty employees. This includes interpretation of University HR policies, providing consultation and advice on HR issues and concerns, and developing and implementing both local and the institutions HR strategies and plans within the work unit. The HR Consultant serves as the principal liaison between the assigned work unit and key university central offices regarding HR related matters including the Office of Human resources (OHR), Academic Personnel, EEO/ADA, University Payroll Services and the Office of University Counsel. The position will be responsible for assuring the unit's personnel actions and activities are compliant with relevant, Federal, State, and University policies and support the institutions equal opportunity and diversity goals. The position will be responsible for integrating HR best practices within the unit.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and two years of progressively responsible professional human resources management experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, sound business judgment, tact and diplomacy, and the ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the School and University. Must demonstrate a working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations and have prior experience in consulting with internal staff on some combination of recruitment, compensation, employee relations, position classification or employee benefits matters.
Three or more years of professional-level HR experience in an environment of similar scope and complexity to the School of Media and Journalism preferred. Experience in consultation and some combination of the following HR disciplines preferred: classification and compensation; employee relations; employment; recruitment and layoff; faculty appointment, promotion and tenure; EHRA-NF appointment; benefits and work life; training and development. Prior HR experience in the UNC System is preferred. Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) preferred.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 158099
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