The Director of Human Resources will serve as the Collegeâs Human Resources Officer, manage day-to-day operations of that office, and serve as the Collegeâs Payroll Manager. The Director will work with the Presidentâs Cabinet to determine strategic human resource goals consistent with the vision of the College. Duties include managing all aspects of the Human Resource function for full-time and part-time employees including: recruitment; classification and compensation management; benefits and leave administration; the disciplinary process; retirement benefits; policy interpretation and implementation; payroll administration; performance management and evaluations; and compliance with applicable State and Federal laws; policies and procedures such as those involving FLSA, FMLA, VSDP, workerâs compensation, and OSHA. Specific Duties: Manages the operations and functions of the Human Resource, Payroll Office and colleges switchboard/receptionist. Serves as a resource to employees and supervisors of the College on all Standards of Conduct, employee grievances, and EEO complaints. Investigates and assists in response to complaints from the internal and external sources on behalf of the College; prepares statistical data to meet Federal and State requirements pertaining to affirmative action. Counsels employees and supervisors concerning employment related issues including guidance on provisions of WCC, VCCS, DHRM, Federal and State laws, policies and guidelines; serves as a liaison between employees and supervisors. Ensures compliance with EEO/AA guidelines and all applicable laws and policies; provides guidance and direction to managers and supervisors for recruitment sources for qualified candidates; develops and establishes policies and procedures related to employment that comply with VCCS, DHRM, State and Federal laws and/or guidelines. Monitors the interview and selection practices for compliance with all applicable laws and policies; develops, administers, and monitors policies and procedures for the employment of all hourly wage employees and adjunct faculty. Supervises staff in the management of the Recruitment Management System (RMS). Supervises the processing of full-time payroll and the processing of hourly wage, adjunct, and student payrolls, and maintenance of pay data in HRMS and CIPPS systems; reporting requirements; tax and benefit calculations within established administration of employee benefits, including the preparation and reconciliation of benefit bills, payments, new enrollments, employee benefit changes, and VRS Modernization roles. Manages and directs the performance management process for classified staff and hourly wage employees. Reviews and evaluates employee work profiles for appropriate role and pay according to the DHRM classification policy and ensures consistency in the application of policy and procedure and conducts equity reviews to ensure consistency in application of salary and classification. Evaluates faculty credentials, calculates salary, and conducts equity review for full-time faculty pursuant to the VCCS-29 Guidelines. Prepares annual faculty salary plan and notifies Deans, Vice Presidents, and President of multi-year status and eligibility. Prepares full-time faculty contracts. Supervises entering and processing human resource electronic transactions and the reconciliation of employee data; ensures confidentiality of employee data is maintained and reports are submitted within appropriate timeframes, and supervises the on-boarding of new employees and maintenance of personnel files. Conducts needs assessments of training requirements for classified and part-time staff; develops and/or conducts programs through presentation of in-house and external programs; and supervises the management of the Knowledge Center (KC). Manages the Workerâs Compensation program. Supervises the time and labor and absence management processes and preparation and submission of the leave liability report. Supervises the full-time recruitment/hiring process. Advises hiring committees on requirements and best practices to ensure compliance with laws and policies. Updates annually the policies and documents specific to the HR function. Sits on the Presidentâs Cabinet to advise on human resource policy.
Internal Number: 183855
About Mountain Empire Community College
Mountain Empire Community College is a comprehensive two-year college serving residents of Lee, Scott, Wise, and Dickenson counties, and the City of Norton. MECC is one of twenty-three colleges in the Virginia Community College System and operates under policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Local Advisory Board. The College is financed primarily with state funds, supplemented by contributions from the local jurisdictions.