Mercer County Community College is seeking a dynamic leader who embraces the College’s mission and our strategic goals of student success, innovative partnerships and organizational effectiveness. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Human Resources, the Deputy Director provides oversight and management for Human Resources operations and responsibility for the delivery of human resources business processes for the college. The Deputy Director is responsible for working with academic and administrative leaders on the development, implementation, execution and assessment of initiatives that improve the quality and efficiency business processes that focus on people. The Deputy Director provides guidance to supervisors and staff on issues including but not limited to, talent acquisition and management, onboarding, employee engagement, benefits administration, classification and compensation, HRMS administration and development, performance management systems, employee relations, and training and professional development. The Deputy Director may coordinate or conduct workplace investigations and prepare analysis of the facts, issues, rules, application, and conclusions.
Strategically, the Deputy Director for Human Resources is expected: • To collaborate with the Vice President for Human Resources to develop a and execute Human Resources’ Strategic Plan that supports the college to advance our strategic goals; • To contribute to and recommend appropriate changes in the organizational structure, job content, and workflow to ensure the highest level of services to the college community; • To contribute to and maintain and monitor metrics, scorecards, surveys, standards, and procedures for delivering effective services to ensure alignment with the best practices in human resources across the college; • To foster and maintain a culture of service and accountability within the Department of Human Resources and college-wide; • To continuously seek input and feedback from the administration, faculty, and staff with an emphasis on service. Illustrative Responsibilities • DEMONSTRATEPROFESSIONALISMANDQUALITYCUSTOMERSERVICE: The deputy director will demonstrate professionalism and provide quality customer service in accordance with the College’s values; maintain positive working relationships, and make decisions and solve problems. Maintain confidentiality, positive communication, accurate records, and an organized, safe working environment. Exhibit flexibility, willingness to learn, ability to change, and maintain current technology skills. • PROVIDEINTERNALCUSTOMERCONSULTATION: The deputy director provide guidance to supervisors to resolve employee performance and conduct issues. The deputy director will serve as an internal consultant to supervisors/employees regarding employee relations, training, evaluation, and other employee-related issues. • DEVELOP, FACILITATE, OR COORDIANTEEDUCATIONALANDTRAININGOPPORTUNITIESFORADMINSTRATORSANDEMPLOYEE: The deputy director will collaborate with vice presidents, deans, and directors on policy matters and critical personnel issues. The deputy director will provide direction on the development of effective staffing, training, compensation, and benefit programs that are integrated with the College’s mission and goals planning. • FACILITATEEMPLOYEERECOGNITIONANDPROFESSIONALDEVELOPMENTPROGRAMMING: The director will develop and facilitate employee recognition programming/ events. The director will also assess employee need and request for professional development programming and facilitate and assure provision of workshops, training events, etc. as indicated. • ENGAGE IN PROFESSIONALDEVELOPMENT: The deputy director will formulate and implement goals for growth; identify personal professional development needs and participate in professional development for continuous improvement; maintain or attain appropriate certification, licensure, or credentials; and serve on community, state, and professional committees and boards. • ENSURECOMPLIANCEWITHFEDERALANDSTATELAWSANDREGULATIONS: The deputy director will ensure compliance with all laws affecting employees/employment including, but not limited to, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, Immigration Reform and Control Act as well as college policies; Cost-effectively oversee benefits programs for college employees including health, dental, vision, flexible spending, workers compensation, unemployment, tuition reimbursement, pensions/tax-deferred annuities, and any other employee benefits; Oversee the annual open enrollment process; Oversee completion of all college employee positions, and time and leave transactions in the college HRIS system in an accurate and timely manner.
• Bachelor’s degree • Minimum of five years senior management experience in human resources. • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in using information technology in business applications such as Enterprise Resources Planning Systems for Human Resources. • Strong interpersonal and communications (both oral and written) skills
Internal Number: S-0108-2019
About Mercer County Community College
"As a community college faculty, we believe that...our students deserve a high-quality education that challenges them to acquire new knowledge and skills, test their accustomed ideas, and achieve competitive excellence. All of our students, regardless of where they find themselves when they come to us, deserve a caring, creative, and engaged pedagogy that helps them achieve their goals, and which cultivates lifelong learning and a passion to understand themselves and the world. We believe that we must create a college community that engages students in civic life and prepares them to fully participate in our democracy. We are responsible and accountable for giving our students? work our respect and critical evaluation, for holding students to the highest ethical standards, and for providing effective feedback that encourages our students to grow.
MCCC is an equal opportunity employer.
Under the “New Jersey First Act”, effective September 1, 2011 newly hired Mercer employees may be required to live in New Jersey or to move to the state within one year of taking a position. Failure to comply with this residency requirement shall render the person unqualified to continue emplo...yment in their position.
In compliance with Title IX requirements, Mercer County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities.
TITLE IX COORDINATOR
The college’s Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct policy. Questions and complaints regarding Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Office of Civil Rights at the following locations and or contact information.
Elizabeth Mizerek, MSN, RN, FN-CSA, CNE, CEN, CPEN, FAEN
Interim Title IX Coordinator
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Rd. - MS 125
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Phone: (609) 570-3526 Email: email@example.com
Individuals experiencing harassment or discrimination also always have the right to file a formal grievance with the government authorities:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Facsimile: (646) 428-3843