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DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES (HR) , Media Lab , to assume leadership responsibility for all HR activities. Will serve as a key member of and collaborate with senior management to provide HR strategic planning and develop, direct, and implement HR activities designed to meet the lab's goals and accord with its values. Primary responsibilities collaborating on devising and implementing HR strategy and developing tools to measure progress; managing organizational change and related communications; fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment; coordinating with academic Program in Media, Arts & Sciences leadership team to align actions and communication; overseeing search and visa processes; acting as resource on job classification, hiring, compensation, career development, retention, performance development/management, succession planning, and MIT HR policies/practices/best practices; ensuring the lab complies with Institute policies and procedures and governmental regulations; collaborating on designing and implementing new and/or improved HR practices/processes; initiating staff enrichment, professional development, and team-building activities; resolving employee relations issues; liaising with Dean's Office staff, MIT HR, and other Institute offices; serving on committees and projects; and HR budget oversight.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; seven years' progressively responsible HR generalist experience; good judgment, tact, and discretion with sensitive/confidential matters; strategic planning and change management experience; strong problem-solving, team-building, supervisory, facilitation, mediation, conflict resolution, and communication skills; and knowledge of federal and state employment laws and current HR business trends/practices. Must be able to provide collaborative leadership and generate effective solutions to complex problems; prioritize multiple and often competing demands under deadline pressure; and function effectively in a highly diverse, fast-paced, and constantly evolving research environment. PREFERRED : higher education experience (MIT preferred) and PHR/SPHR certification. Job #18566-11
Internal Number: 18566
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