Drew University is seeking an Assistant Director of Human Resources. This position works closely with the Director of Human Resources in developing, implementing, and evaluating ongoing HR policies, programs, functions, and activities. The primary focus of this position is to manage the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department and to ensure that the university is in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The position will also provide leadership in the absence of the Director.
Supervise two direct reports
Manage the compensation, classification, and tracking of staff and faculty positions
Coordinate and monitor training and development programs
Project management of key university initiatives
Provide HR support to the community of the university
The Assistant Director of Human Resources should have expertise in Human Resource Management; have strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; be able to lead and mentor a team; and collaborate with university colleagues.
In addition, the Assistant Director must be proficient in MS Office Suite; working experience in HRIS and ATS.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.
Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in all aspects of HR
3-5 years’ leading a team
Previous experience in higher education is helpful
To apply, submit the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name in the subject. For priority consideration, please apply by May 31, 2019.
Contact information for 3 professional references
About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
Internal Number: hr0419-8
About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.