This position will provide administrative management and oversight of day-to-day departmental activities, as well as organizational development and strategic planning, of all human resource initiatives and functions for all Faculty and staff within the Department. Responsible for the hiring and retaining of Faculty and staff, career coaching, and personal development of employees of Orthopedic Surgery.
With substantial latitude for exercising independent judgment, the Director will supervise staff and direct departmental operations in the following areas:
Human Resources and Academic Affairs:
Serve as Department's principal resource on matters related to Human Resources and Faculty/Academic Affairs. Review HR and faculty affairs matters escalated by HR personnel, and determine independently how to resolve issues or whether to escalate to Department Administrator.
Advise Faculty and senior management in all human resources areas including employee relations, employment and labor law, compensation, staffing and employment, training and development, performance coaching and management and organizational development.
Advise employees on concerns related to HR/appointment concerns, including potentially complex, sensitive, and/or confidential matters.
Direct and/or provide counsel with respect to employee and labor relations, compensation, employee performance, adherence to policies and procedures, and progressive discipline.
Together with Department Administrator, establish and administer personnel-related policies within the Department. In consultation with (as required) respective members of employment organization (e.g., CUIMC, Service Corporation, etc.), provide interpretation and communication of said policies and procedures.
Perform staffing and compensation analyses using benchmark data and report on these analyses and use them as a guide for staffing recommendations.
Ensure vacant positions are posted and filled, and other routine HR events are managed in accordance with institutional policy.
Ensure timely and accurate performance of all personnel-related transactions.
Oversee and/or manage the finances pertaining to human resources across all sources for budget monitoring.
Direct all aspects of Faculty appointments, re-appointments, and promotions, as well as manage the tenure review process, on-boarding, and credentialing of new Faculty.
Meet with P.I.s and Faculty and recommend appropriate positions for vacancies based on candidates qualifications and position requirements.
Ensure smooth communication between departmental personnel and key central resources, including Faculty Affairs, the Committee on Appointments and Promotions (COAP) Payroll, Central HR, and International Affairs offices.
Supervise the Department's education program, which includes the direct administration of all educational programs and their support staff, including the Orthopedic Surgery medical student rotation and elective program, residency program, fellowship programs, and postgraduate programs.
Ensure compliance with relevant ACGME, NYP, and University policies, as well as successful and accurate completion of all aspects of accreditation process.
Work closely with Faculty directors of each program to ensure success.
Direct oversight of Department's Academic Coordinators and the visitor program.
Requires of Bachelor's Degree plus seven years of related experience, preferably in an academic medical center.
Experience with personnel management. Familiarity with management of directly related areas: human resource management, faculty affairs, and graduate medical education. Familiarity with research positions and faculty affairs and human resources requirements for academic and non-academic support positions. Experience managing confidential personnel and complex policy and operational issues. Must be able to set priorities and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced, complex and matrixed environment. Must be able to solve problems and issues as they arise. Outstanding organizational and prioritization skills, including demonstrated ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously. Demonstrated experience exercising independent judgment successfully. Demonstrated outstanding oral and written communications skills. Demonstrated experience in managing and driving change. Must possess sound judgment. Computer proficiency also required.
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