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Posted Job Title
Associate Director, HR, Provost Centers
Job Profile Title
Associate Director D
Job Description Summary
The position reports to the SR. Director HR, Provost Center and will act as an HR Generalist for assigned departments/centers. In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for: staff relations issues, performance management guidance, hiring processes, on-boarding and overall collaboration with managers and staff to provide guidance on variety of issues. This candidate will also support Provost Center HR staff in other Provost related areas.
Act as HR Generalist for selected departments/centers; handle all staff relations issues; advise directors, managers, staff on HR policies, procedures, best practices; review and assist with all performance management issues.
Liaise with Chief Financial Officer on HR needs of selected staff, assisting with HR related programs, such as annual performance reviews; Assist managers & staff with questions on HR and University policies, benefits; train new managers on best practices.
Participate in organizational development and strategic planning for assigned areas, providing guidance on best way to implement any changes. Work with leadership on implementation.
Develop and deliver training programs addressing the needs of supervisors and/or staff.
Compensation: review positions to determine job profile/salary/title for posting; review requests for mid-year adjustments for reclassification and/or salary adjustments; complete surveys; work with managers to develop job descriptions for new or replacement positions. Coordinate hiring process with Sr. Staff Recruiter, Provost Centers. Assist with organizational issues as needed.
Coordinate with PAA Finance Group to ensure decisions/actions are within budgetary constraints.
Act as backup for Sr. Director of HR or other Associate Directors of HR as required.
Work with hiring officers to on-board staff appropriately; Conduct exit interviews; provide advice to senior leadership based on interviews. Review benefits with new staff as needed.
BA/BS plus 5-7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Â Experience in human resources management is required. Â Higher education experience preferred. Experience should include most or all of the following areas: Â employee relations, classification and compensation, job analysis, job evaluation, recruitment, retention, affirmative action, organizational and talent development, employee engagement and communications, investigations, and labor relations. Â Â Skills: Â Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all constituencies of a diverse university community, outstanding leadership and management skills, and understanding of automated management information systems, and a sound knowledge of relevant federal, state and local government regulations and equal opportunity policies are required. Â Aptitude for balancing multiple priorities with strong organization, time management, and prioritization skills are required. Prior compensation and Workday experience is preferred.Â
Please include a Cover Letter and Resume to be considered for this position.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
$59,703.00 - $113,435.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00016931
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.