Location: Lakewood, NJ Category: Administrative Staff Posted On: Wed Aug 14 2019 Job Description:
Reporting to the Vice President for Finance & Administration/CFO the Director of Human Resources is responsible for leading, planning and implementing all human resources programs and services for the University as well as manages the HR team. Together, this team will provide professional consultation and maintain strong business partnerships with all levels of the University supporting the mission and core values.
This role is responsible for providing professional consultation and business partnerships with all levels of management. This position is responsible for day-to-day work activities focusing on a variety of HR functions, including talent acquisition (recruitment and on-boarding), talent development, (performance management, training, and employee relations), total rewards (compensation, benefits) and compliance. This role also includes resolving employee concerns through an analysis of performance, counseling, and coaching sessions. This Human Resources Business Partner will develop and execute organizational strategies that support the mission of the University.
Ensure the systematic collection and analysis of measurement data (cost per hire, applicant flow data, ROI, etc.) in order to make operational/business decisions that affect both staffing and continuous process improvement. Regularly communicate results of measurement analysis to senior leadership and hiring managers to facilitate decisions that affect operational issues in their areas.
Assist those involved in personnel selection in discerning characteristics that are important to the position and the Mercy tradition upon which the mission of the university is built.
Assist in supporting the University's Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Program and consult with senior leaders on modifications to policies and practices as necessary. Propose strategies to affect work force diversity. Evaluate and continuously update recruitment systems and services to ensure the recruitment needs of hiring managers and senior leadership are met in a cost effective and efficient manner.
Lead the development of creative and contemporary recruitment strategies including marketing/advertising programs. Coordinate with hiring managers and recruiters regarding specialized recruitment initiatives.
Protect the interest of the university in accordance with university personnel policies and applicable government laws and regulations including equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
Responsible for exit interviews, the data and preparing department reports. Responsible for compiling reports to be presented to management. Lead termination processes.
Assist with faculty searches and recruitment, handling candidate travel, interview scheduling, lecture scheduling and advertisement, meals/receptions and reimbursements.
Assist with faculty promotions and reappointments, including reference letter procurement and paper distribution.
Develop, execute and work with team on problem resolution, enhancing communication, training and career development in multiple locations. Work closely with management and provide guidance in resolving and mediating employee relations matters. Investigate employee relations issues and provide sound guidance in resolving concerns.
Guide and assist managers in the development and issuance of performance, behavior and attendance discipline, including warnings and the follow-up and monitoring of employee progress as well as maintain appropriate employee disciplinary records.
Serve as the lead administrator in developing and implementing a university compensation philosophy, which may include, but not be limited to, conducting salary studies , updating all job descriptions, ensuring alignment of job duties with university and departmental strategies and operational tactics.
Act as the plan administrator to manage, organize, plan, and maintain all functions associated with the day-to-day administration of the university's employee benefits including tuition remission.
Provide guidance to managers and staff on leaves, FMLA, ADA, return-to-work, accommodation requests and university benefits, policies and practices. Oversee leave of absences for university faculty and staff, including workers compensation.
Organize efficient and effective University-wide human resources pay structure; Introduce automated systems to promote efficiency and effectiveness; Partner with Payroll Manager to ensure employees are appropriately paid.
Compliance and Administration
Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered and aligned with the organizational goals of the University.
Primary GCU contact and liaison with outside legal counsel on human resources related issues.
Serve as the university's Title IX officer or deputy officer as needed, and function as the lead human resources expert in all Title IX investigations and processes for all employee related matters.
Design and develop a centralized human resource information system for the accurate and consistent recording of human resource information; prepare reports as needed. Maintain HR data and data entry. Lead the contractual pay practices of faculty for adjuncts, overloads, and other faculty appointments.
Develop, deliver, and enhance HR Metrics, dashboards and reports for distribution to HR and Executive Management.
Create, maintain and analyze ad hoc requests from all levels of the organization.
Maintain the HRIS in support of Human Resources administration and special projects, configures/enhances system as necessary to ensure the most effective operations.
Recommend, test, train, document, implement and plan for HRIS system enhancements.
Formulate and recommend human resources policies and processes, which ensure integration of the university's values and mission. Interpret and apply human resources policies throughout the university.
Responsible for the Human Resources budget.
Organizational development & effectiveness interventions.
Oversee the annual service awards program.
Lead the Human Resources Committee.
Manage the annual audit process for HR reporting.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Previous experience working as a change agent in organizations required.
Seven years of experience in human resources administration.
Excellent coaching, mentoring and consultative skills required
HRCI and SHRM certifications required
Independently provide coordination and implementation for human resource office policies, procedures, and activities.
Organize workflow and supervise employees.
Interpret and communicate laws and University regulations, policies and procedures.
A proven record of redesigning and streamlining processes for efficiency and effectiveness.
Knowledge of federal and state regulations relating to labor, compensation, benefits, etc.
Knowledge of best practices relating to the array of Human Resources competencies.
Excellent presentation, interpersonal, listening, and communication/conflict resolution skills.
Computer literate with skill in using HR information systems and management data analysis; and proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Must be able to work as a service oriented function.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and build trust with constituents.
Internal Number: 114533
About Georgian Court University
Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence
Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court has become fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.
Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum th...at is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.
The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.
The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values—respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.
degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business, and The School of Education.
Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include: small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1; personalized education—faculty members readily available for mentoring ; all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, and inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.