The position is a 12-month, full-time, annual renewable position based on funding and performance starting April 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. Excellent benefits package including retirement, medical, dental, disability and life insurance. Complete benefits package can be viewed here: https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits
The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) Director of Human Resources reports to the Chancellor, the Director of HR works closely with the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor, academic administrators and program directors, supervisors, faculty, and other university employees. The Director of HR additionally works with consultants and administrators on the Twin Cities campus, union and civil service representatives, and multiple campus vendors. The Director is responsible for managing the work of the University of Minnesota Crookston’s human resource functions including arranging for the provision of services relating to diversity and inclusion, recruitment, orientation, reassignment, promotion, termination, layoff, compensation administration, processing of grievances, employee/union relations, employee benefits, compliance with human resource policies, and supervision of human resource support staff. The director additionally provides consultation using analytical and technical skills, and oversees the professional development of faculty and staff.
Essential Job Duties: 1. Counsel and advise senior administrators, department heads, supervisors, and employees on human resource policies, procedures, and best practices. 2. Develop appropriate systems to direct, coordinate, and supervise all human resource functions/activities affecting faculty, professional and administrative staff, Civil Service, and bargaining unit employees. 3. Work closely with the Office of Academic Affairs to facilitate advertising, screening, and selection of faculty; participate in negotiating the University Education Association-Crookston (UEA) contract; serve on meet and confer committee; and participate in grievance proceedings/contract interpretation. 4. Oversee employment services including recruiting, hiring, reassignment, and orientation of new non-student employees. 5. Facilitate the development of a campus employment culture that recognizes, affirms, and helps all employees draw upon cultural, communal, and identity-based ways of knowing, being, and doing to achieve performance outcomes. 6. Serve as internal consultant and resource to supervisors to promote a diverse and talented work force. Ensure EEO/AA and ADA policies are followed in hiring, promotion and employment practices. 7. Interpret civil service rules, negotiated bargaining agreements, professional and administrative policies, employment law, and government regulations. 8. Coordinate compensation policies, job classification processes, job re-classification and disciplinary action processes in consultation with the Office of Human Resources in the Twin Cities. 9. Function as a resource person to search committees to include provide or arrange for training, including implicit bias training, to committee members and advising search committees. 10. Develop and lead talent management functions such as promotion of mentoring programs, succession planning, supervisor training, and performance management. 11. Facilitate and encourage participation by personnel in professional development programs and opportunities to increase skills, knowledge base, and competencies. 12. Maintain appropriate contacts with supervisors, program directors, and employees in order to identify and resolve human resource issues. 13. Perform employee relation functions such as coordinate the grievance process and serve on labor management committees. 14. Assist employees with questions regarding retirement, health benefits, dental benefits, disability insurance, life insurance, pre-tax deductions, and other employee benefits, and refer to University of Minnesota Employee Benefits as appropriate. 15. Facilitate special employee programs such as Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development funds, and other employee-centered programs. 16. Serve as HRMS Key Contact person for the UMC campus. 17. Serve as Designated Key Administrator (DKA) for the UMC campus regarding financial and operational misconduct. 18. Supervise one human resource support staff.
Earned bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field plus six years of professional human resource work experience.
Master’s Degree in Management, Human Resource Management, Business Management or related field.
SHRM Certification or SCP or CP/HRCI Certification
Demonstrated leadership that inspires, uplifts, and challenges, always in service to others and with a goal of creating a learning community that is more equitable and welcoming.
Internal Number: 338284
About University of Minnesota, Crookston
The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) is one of five campuses comprising the University of Minnesota system. UMN Crookston is a four-year public university with an enrollment of 1,800 students, approximately half on campus and half in online degrees. The student body is diverse and comes from over 40 states and over 30 countries. Thirty-four baccalaureate degrees are offered, 15 of which are also offered online. UMN Crookston proudly carries on a tradition of over a century of educational service to northwestern Minnesota, beginning in 1906 as a regional residential high school, changing to a two-year college in 1966 and to a four-year college in 1993. UMN Crookston is a small student-centered community of learning and scholars known for providing personal attention to every student. UMN Crookston makes a commitment to each individual student’s achievements and offers a hands-on approach and experiential learning that put students ahead of the competition. Integral to the university's statewide land-grant mission, UMN Crookston provides applied, career-oriented learning programs including internships and connects its teaching, research, and outreach to local, co...unty, and regional economic development agencies in support of the global economy. UMN Crookston delivers world?class University of Minnesota degrees in an affordable, close?knit campus setting where faculty and staff personally invest in the success of each student. UMN Crookston has been recognized for its quality programs by such organizations as U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the campus as #1 in the category Top Public Regional Colleges–Midwest for 2020. U.S. News has ranked UMN Crookston among the top four in this category for the past 23 consecutive years.
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