1. Cultivates and fosters a collaborative partnership with Deans, managers and individuals within YSD/YRT and at Yale to lead s efforts to foster an organizational culture that reflects YSD/YRT's mission and values, which include developing an anti-racist theatre practice and ongoing efforts of equity, diversity and inclusion. Provides proactive human resources guidance.2. In concert with appropriate personnel, Leads, develops and implements recruitment and staffing strategies to attract, retain, and engage an effective, committed, and diverse workforce in the areas of exempt and non-exempt staff, and faculty. Oversees, and participates in (as appropriate), hiring process for staff and faculty.3. Provides strategic support for organizational change. Analyzes the impact of the change(s), explores options and offers recommendations.4. Counsels managers on HR policies and procedures and contractual obligations, consults with Central HR Director or Provost's office as needed.5. Serves as resource to staff and faculty in University policies and other best practices in the areas of flexible and/or remote work arrangements, return to work protocols, and caregiver needs.6. Understands YSD/YRT's labor relations environment; establishes strong relationships with employees, union representatives and Labor Relations.7. In concert with appropriate personnel, creates, reviews, and updates new and existing staff and faculty position descriptions ensuring alignment with YSD/YRT values of equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism, and Yale requirements.8. In concert with Assistant Dean, implements faculty search, promotion, and leave processes, working with Provost's Office and YSD Governance Board, as appropriate. Serves as INTERFOLIO administrator.9. Ensures onboarding processes are inclusive and designed to emphasize the critical importance of welcoming and integrating new faculty and staff into YSD/YRT's culture. Serves as member of onboarding committee; in concert with Assistant Dean implements recommendations as applicable.10. In concert with appropriate personnel implements compensation proposals, hiring, reorganizations, discipline, layoffs, terminations, and leaves that are compliant with employment law while ensuring the dignity and equitable treatment of employees.11. Works with HR Compensation Planning and guides managers and staff through job evaluations and employee audit process. Guides the Deans, Chairs, and faculty through the appointment, reappointment and promotion processes. Drafts letters of offer, appointment or salary for Dean.12. Oversees performance management and performance review process ensuring training in the areas of providing ongoing feedback and conducting formal reviews. Works with Digital Technology department to update local performance management databases. Reviews recommendations for performance ratings and salary increases.13. Oversees training compliance as mandated by Yale and/or YSD/YRT.14. Partners with managers to implement HR programs and initiatives.15. Partners with School's business office concerning School's operations as Yale I-9 Center, and compliance of YSD/YRT community.16. Partners with managers and employees to identify and address faculty and staff training and development needs. Serves as administrator of the STAR grant program and staff development fund.17. Provides resources and opportunities for managers to build skills to become supervisors of the highest caliber.18. Oversees faculty and staff recognition programs.19. In concert with appropriate personnel, develops and initiates wellness programs.20. Manages, creates, and leads efforts around organizational structure including, but not limited to, organization chart; published staffing lists , and mailing and distribution lists.21. May teach class(es) in area of expertise.22. Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience working for a non-profit organization.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working for a non-profit organization.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strongly demonstrated ability to work in a large complex working environment, and to prioritize a wide variety of complicated tasks with attention to detail. Strongly demonstrated ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
Posting Position Title: Human Resources Generalist 2, School of Drama
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong listening, oral fluency and written communication skills. Well-developed interpersonal and inclusive problem-solving skills with the ability to explain complex issues in simple lay terms. Strong team building, facilitation, and customer service skills. Strong skills in assessing, coordinating and conducting training sessions.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Director of Human Resources, School of Drama
Required Skill/ability 1: Strongly demonstrated ability to identify/resolve complex HR and employee relations issues. Excellent critical and strategic thinking abilities. Ability to direct/influence change, collaborating with leaders to drive change in culture/management practices. Willing to bring individual experience/perspective to all situations, and speak that personal truth to power.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strongly demonstrated ability to work as a team player effectively and flexibly with a large number of staff, faculty, students, interns, guest artists, and other professionals with a commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and anti-racist workplace.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strongly demonstrated experience and commitment to supporting equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism in the workplace. Knowledge of staffing, compensation, federal and state employment law, labor relations, training and development, benefits and HRIS applications. Ability to use a computer for long periods of time.
Bachelor's Degree in related field and four (4) years of management level human resources experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 63644BR
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