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DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES , School of Engineering (SOE) , to serve as a strategic partner to the dean and collaborate with the SoE's assistant deans. Will direct a wide-range of HR activity on behalf of the dean, with a particular focus on administrative, support, research, and other academic staff. Responsibilities include providing operational oversight and serving as senior counsel to the SoE and its departments, labs, and centers (DLCs) in all areas of HR (i.e., recruitment and retention, onboarding, wage/salary administration, job classification, performance development and management, employee relations, organizational development, workforce and succession planning, diversity initiatives); initiating and implementing ongoing assessment of HR programs/procedures and developing/refining HR policy and practice within the SoE; ensuring integrity of HR operations; providing support and analysis for short- and long-term HR planning activities for the SoE and its DLCs; and providing leadership for DLC staff responsible for HR-related decisions and operations.
REQUIRED : B.A./B.S. (Masters preferred); ten years' progressive experience as an HR generalist, preferably in a higher education setting; excellent active listening, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills; ability to provide collaborative leadership, generate creative solutions to complex problems, adapt to and work effectively with individuals or groups in a variety of situations, understand formal and informal organizational structures and relationships, and link long-range visions and concepts to daily work; and good judgment, tact, and discretion with sensitive/confidential matters. Must be able to pay attention to detail, yet view larger policy concerns; implement new or interpret existing policies/procedures; and prioritize multiple and often competing demands under deadline pressure. MIT experience preferred. Knowledge of the operation and culture of academic departments helpful. Job #17817-12
Internal Number: 17817
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