HCC is seeking an experienced Human Resources leader to oversee and direct the human resources, including payroll functions, and public safety departments of the College, and to develop and implement the strategic direction of those departments. The AVP oversees fifteen full-time employees and three part-time employees, with direct supervision of the Director for Public Safety, Benefits Specialist, Associate Director for Human Resources, Coordinator for Professional Development, and the payroll staff.
The AVP is responsible for assuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations as well as College policies and procedures; employee relations, including conducting internal investigations and responding to EEOC, MDHRC, and OCR claims; departmental budget development and administration; HR procedure development and implementation; researching and implementing compensation systems, including participating in market studies; providing senior-level oversight of search and recruiting functions, HR systems and data management, benefits administration, and an in-house payroll processing system; developing and implementing professional training and development activities; and performing other duties as assigned.
This is an exempt, administrator position reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
A bachelor’s degree and seven to nine years of experience leading/supervising an HR office at the HR manager level or above are required, including:
experience conducting internal investigations for allegations of harassment, discrimination, and other serious internal and external complaints
experience providing strategic oversight of an HR department, including goal setting at the organizational level
experience providing senior-level oversight of health and retirement benefits, including a strong understanding of compliance issues and experience working with auditors
documented experience with the development and delivery of training programs (i.e. on-boarding, supervisory skills, etc.)
experience researching and implementing compensation systems
experience overseeing, and understanding, the payroll function.
Proficiency in a Windows-based computer environment, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
Experience with Affirmative Action Plans and addressing due process in an educational institution are plusses.
A master’s degree is preferred. Commensurate experience may be considered.
Professional certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SPC, CEBS) is a plus.
For best consideration apply online by March 3, 2020.
HCC is an EEO/ADA employer committed to diversity in the College community.
Internal Number: 2020-044SFA
About Harford Community College
Harford Community College serves as an anchor institution in Harford County, Maryland. A mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events, we are guided by our core values of agency, equity and inclusion, communication and collaboration, respect, and innovation. Our beautiful campus is convenient to Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Washington DC.