The School of Dentistry human resources team has a supportive, inclusive and collaborative work environment that creates opportunities for talented HR professionals to bring their passion and creativity to their role. As a team, we are committed to assuming best in others and focusing on building trusting productive relationships within the school and throughout the university and HR profession by demonstrating integrity and competency.
Supervisor and Staff Support (50%):
Consults with supervisors on performance management solutions
Partners with subject matter experts across the University in key areas such as Office of Human Resources (central), Disability Resource Center, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, on the resolution of complex questions regarding policies, procedures, and HR issues
Provides guidance to supervisors on workforce planning, development of position descriptions, compensation, recruitment and reclassifications
Consults with supervisors on contract interpretation for labor-represented employees
Consults with supervisors on interpretation of university policy for all employee groups
Investigates complaints that may require remediation
Employee Engagement and Supervisor Development (25%):
Facilitates training and development for supervisors and employees on issues related to organizational effectiveness, such as compliance with HR administration or process improvement efforts that involve change management
Presents results of employee engagement surveys to departments and facilitates action-planning
Responds to concerns from supervisors or employees that may require investigation and remediation
Compliance and other duties (25%):
Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws, university policies and procedures as well as School of Dentistry policies and procedures
Supports communication plans to build organizational effectiveness
Researches issues such as pay equity by gathering and analyzing data and providing recommendations developed in consultation with compensation consultants in central human resources
Ensures accuracy of payroll entry and other HRMS records
Assists in Accreditation requirement fulfillment, ADEA survey requests, report and financial analysis regarding staff and overall employment data.
Assists with developing of policies and procedures relating to Human Resources within the School of Dentistry.
Provides basic information on employee benefits programs and policies or provides referrals to internal and external resources
Other duties as assigned
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2018_tcd-cslr-75100-ben-0105-7.pdf
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
BA/BS degree in Human Resources or related field with 2 years professional human resources experience, or comparable related education and experience to equal 6 years.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in a variety of methods to a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
Experience working in a collaborative environment with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with multiple and diverse constituencies
Demonstrated ability working effectively in a collaborative and inclusive team-oriented environment
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and abilities
Demonstrated organizational skills and detail orientation; experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and adapting to new challenges
Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner with moderate supervision, completing assignments accurately and on time
Experience supporting the human resources function in a healthcare environment and/or higher education
Experience supporting human resources function in a matrixed, large, complex organization with multiple stakeholders
Experience supporting healthcare, particularly clinical or academic healthcare
Experience supporting the human resources in unionized work environments
Experience with change management and process improvement
Experience with training or employee development
Experience with leadership or supervisor development
Experience with University of Minnesota policies and procedures
Experience with performance management
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