The Director of Human Resources is the chief human resources officer of the University system and serves as an advocate regarding benefits, policies, and practices that would have a positive impact on employees and as an advisor and strategic partner to University administration. The Director of Human Resources provides leadership through the management of a comprehensive human resources office, including talent acquisition, retention, and employment services, performance management, benefits administration and counseling, classification, compensation, and salary administration, training and staff development, regulatory compliance, labor and employee relations, and human resource information systems and records management.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field is required. A Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field is preferred.
Certification: A nationally-recognized human resource-related certification such as PHR (Professional in Human Resources), SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), SHRM-CP (Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional), or SHRM-SCP (SHRM Senior Certified Professional) is preferred.
Experience: At least five years of human resources management experience demonstrating increased leadership responsibilities over time; experience should include most or all of the following areas: employee relations, classification and compensation, job analysis, job evaluation, talent acquisition, retention, employment services, affirmative action, benefits administration, training and staff development, performance management, development of and application of policies and procedures, management of HRIS systems and records, employee engagement and communications, investigations, labor relations, and management of a budget. Similar experience in human resource management in higher education and/or the public sector is preferred, as is a strong fiscal background and experience in managing compensation and benefit plans for an organization of five-hundred or more employees. Experience working with mentoring programs and affinity groups is preferred.
Skills: Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all constituencies of a diverse university community, outstanding leadership and management skills, an understanding of automated management information systems, and a sound knowledge of relevant federal, state and local government regulations and equal opportunity policies are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Experience with Banner, Colleague, or PeopleSoft is preferred.
For required qualifications and application procedures: http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/49887 or call (417)836-4683. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution.
Internal Number: 49887
About Missouri State University
Missouri State University is a selective-admissions, multi-campus metropolitan university system that recently celebrated 100 years of excellence in teaching, research, and service. Guided by a mission in public affairs, we move forward in providing leadership education for the 21st century. As the second largest university in the state, Missouri State University is home to more than 26,000 students. The University offers 102 undergraduate, 61 Master’s, and 7 Doctoral programs within their six academic colleges, one School of Agriculture and one Graduate College.
The main campus of Missouri State University is located in the city of Springfield, known as the gateway to the beautiful Ozarks. The city of Springfield has many attractions while still maintaining the feel of a safe community with a strong family focus. The city has been rated by Employment Review as one of the “Top Ten of America’s Best Places to Live and Work”. As a vibrant metropolitan area of 450,000 people,
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