Job ID: 2020-7547 Type: Human Resources (WS1538) # of Openings: 1 Category: Human Resources New York University
The Director, Human Resources is the top HR position in support of NYU's School of Global Public Health (GPH). The position reports directly to the Vice President for University Human Resources, and works very closely (on site) with the Vice Dean of GPH. The role is highly strategic in support of the Dean’s initiatives, and is responsible for the effective management of high-quality human resources services to the NYU GPH employee population (staff and administration) with support/coordination as needed with related units with GPH. Major responsibilities include:
- Align with GPH leadership to prioritize goals and identify workforce needs in the creation of a Human Capital strategy.
- Partner with University Human Resources’ Centers of Expertise and Finance Operations & Treasury’s PeopleLink team to customize and facilitate processes that ensure high quality HR service delivery.
- Actively monitor HR service delivery and advocate changes and improvements on behalf of GPH’s evolving needs. Project manage strategic initiatives as required.
- Provide both strategic and tactical, actionable guidance and expertise on matters related to employee and labor relations, recruitment and talent management, compensation and job design, performance management, and organizational and staff development. Interpret and communicate federal, state, and local employment laws, University HR policies, and terms of collective bargaining agreements.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Human Resources Management or related area.
Required Experience: 7+ years relevant experience in human resources, human resources project management, or related experience in a professional or managerial level capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must include in depth knowledge of a variety of human resources areas (including employee relations, recruitment, training and development, and compensation and job design) and experience managing staff, administrative process and projects.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Strong consultative, negotiation, analytical and influencing skills. Superior relationship management and communication abilities. Very strong diagnostics/assessment and action planning capability. Proven ability to operate effectively in ambiguity and manage diverse resources. Demonstrated ability to develop policies and procedures that align with organizational needs. Extensive knowledge of human resources concepts, practices, legislation, and procedures.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Working knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems, including Workday. Knowledgeable about and experienced in dealing with human resources issues arising in research-intensive academic institutions with externally-funded programs of research.
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