Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana's most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world.
This is a new role in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics reporting directly to the Chair and working with senior departmental leaders to provide strategic HR direction to a rapidly growing department. This includes strategically transforming the department by generating insights, identifying and translating the needs into requirements and working with senior leaders to develop solutions. Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education.
The Assistant Director must understand the strategic priorities of the department, identify and recommend opportunities to improve, align supporting systems and create and implement an integrated approach to talent management. This position will be responsible for directing the day-to-day HR operations for faculty and staff aimed at optimizing organizational performance and maximizing efficiency and managing a team of three HR staff. This position will require partnerships and proactive communications with HR professionals across the University and IU Affiliates to ensure consistency, effective service levels, and leveraging of "subject matter experts" for seeking integrated solutions.
Bachelor's degree and eight years of progressive human resources leadership experience, in a majority of the key functional areas of recruiting, performance/talent management, training and development, employee relations and/or compensation and benefits.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence others. Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, maintain confidentiality, and effectively work with people of different cultures. Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization. Ability to take responsibility for solving problems, making improvements, and delivering quality services with a customer-focused mindset in an environment that fosters understanding, collaborative teamwork, and knowledge sharing.
Master's degree in business, human resources, or related discipline. Experience as an HR Business Partner. SHRM-SCP certification.
Working Conditions / Demands
Professional office setting. Primarily sedentary position requiring long periods of time working at a computer. Must be able move throughout the office and campus areas to obtain or relay information. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary commensurate with experience. Maximum salary will be low $80,000's.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4AD
Job Function: Human Resources
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