Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Office of the Chief Information Officer. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Serves as primary liaison between IT and the HR organization relating to the administration of the human resources policies, procedures, programs, employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment.
Coordinates with central HR teams to perform these functions, where they exist.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaboration with the HR Organization
Works in close collaboration with HR to effectively and efficiently utilize the capabilities of the central HR organization
Leads and execute key HR initiatives that support IT organizational vision
Support of the IT Organization
Partners with IT leadership to ensure the managers follow consistent and sustainable HR policies and practices
Provides guidance and direction to the IT organization regarding HR policies, values, administration of benefits, pay and salary
Develops and delivers an education and training program to managers ensuring consistent application of HR policies, practices and procedures
Responsible for diagnosing organization issues, developing solutions and implementing action plans in collaboration with IT management
Defines and implements quality performance management process and attain successful outcomes demonstrated by a high performing workforce
Leads the development and implementation of succession planning across the IT organization
Defines and implement diversity and inclusion initiatives which meet the goals and objectives of the University
Develops and executes strategies to measure and improve organizational health and culture
IT Staffing and Sourcing
Leads and executes staffing strategies for exempt and non-exempt hiring
In conjunction with IT Vendor Management define and execute contractor-hiring strategies
Defines and oversees the on-boarding and off boarding of all staff and contract labor
Other duties as required
Bachelor’s degree in HR, business, or a related field
Minimum of 7 years of prior Human Resources experience
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Labor Relations, or Human Resources Management
10 years of prior Human Resources experience
SPHR designation preferred
Experience in Higher Education IT with respect to HR
Knowledge of HR processes, policies and legal requirements
Knowledge of IT organization and operational models
Knowledge of employment laws and regulations including FLSA knowledge
Talent management and organizational planning experience
Demonstrated effective organizational and communication skills (written and verbal), ethics, and cultural awareness
Thorough knowledge of HR procedures and policies
Handles confidential and sensitive information appropriately
Resourceful, problem-solving aptitude and attitude
Proven customer service skills and ability to be flexible, working with colleagues and peers as part of a cohesive team and interface professionally with all levels of internal customers
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
Learns quickly and adapts to new circumstances, rapidly adjusting to changes in priorities and demands on time
Leads by defining and using metrics and key performance indicators
Applicant Special Instructions:
The work is normally performed in the offices located across the University’s campuses. There will be activities that require trips to many University offices and offsite locations.
The hiring range for this position is $64,854 - $84,365 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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