Educ-Office of the Dean - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19005910)
The Human Resources Director will report to the Executive Director of Administration and will be responsible for all the Human Resources and Payroll related activities in the School of Education. This includes Recruiting, Payroll, Compensation, Position Management, Employee Relations, and Performance Management.
The incumbent will analyze HR processes and implement improvements, identify issues and suggest and/or implement solutions, and is required to have a strong understanding of University and school policies and procedures. The Human Resources Administrator will be responsible for all general human resources functions including but not limited to developing, managing, and communicating policies and procedures, initiating and coordinating HR actions (leaves of absence, FMLA, employee relations actions, etc.), acting as liaison for HR systems, and maintaining all files. The incumbent is also responsible for all payroll actions for all employees (faculty, staff, GSA, student, and temporary). This includes maintaining accurate employee records, reviewing payroll registers, processing payments, and salary modifications, and acting as the main contact to the University's Office of Human Resources in addition to the Executive Director of Administration.
The Human Resources Director will develop, implement, and execute all processes related to staff/workforce planning and management and faculty hire processes. The incumbent will be responsible for advising staff and faculty on the correct procedures in hiring (postings, interviews, etc.), position management (job description management and updates), and temporary staffing. The incumbent will provide insight and guidance to leadership as it pertains to vacancies, new positions, and updating current positions. The incumbent may also provide insight and guidance as it pertains to organizational structures, workflows, and practices. The Human Resources Director will be responsible for oversight of staffing processes. This includes development, implementation, and coordination of orientation, on-boarding, and coordinating training for all new staff. In addition, the incumbent will oversee staff performance management which includes the annual performance appraisal process, creating and presenting professional development opportunities and workshops for staff, assisting with professional goals management.
The Human Resources Director will provide coaching, advice, and consultations with staff and faculty supervisors to confer on sensitive matters, address performance or behavioral-related issues and assist in problem resolution, including special needs related to work schedules, long or short term illness, performance improvement plans, and termination. The Human Resources Director will provide all reporting and analysis as it pertains to the organization's workforce. This includes providing reports and analyses on salary, processes, organizational planning, and/or other workforce-related matters.
Staff management and supervision experience and understanding of major state and federal laws and standards related to employment required.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19005910
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.