This position serves as consultant for assigned divisions within the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and provides advice, guidance, and counsel on a variety of HR issues for all position types (SHRA, EHRA Non-Faculty, Faculty, temporary employees, postdocs, students, unpaid interns, visiting scholars) to include, but not limited to, recruitment, classification, compensation, metrics/reporting, and benefits.
This position works proactively to anticipate needs and future challenges for its assigned divisions and provide expertise and guidance on how to navigate complex HR issues to mitigate risks. The incumbent is expected to demonstrate high degree of autonomy and independent judgement in performing the position duties.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Knowledge of relevant employment law and HR best practices;
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing;
Ability to adapt own communication style to the audience;
Ability to handle multiple complex, confidential and sensitive HR issues;
Strong influencing and negotiation skills;
Ability to exercise independent judgement;
Ability to analyze the entirety of the situation and recommend the best course of action despite ambiguity and pressure;
Ability to think outside the box and offer creative solutions;
Excellent time-management, organization and prioritization skills;
Accuracy and attention to detail;
Strong analytical skills;
Customer service focused attitude;
Ability to collaborate with others and work as part of the team.
Prefer three years or greater of professional level human resources experience in an academic setting;
Experience in client consultation and some combination of the following HR disciplines: recruitment and hiring, classification and compensation, employee relations, benefits and worklife programs;
Knowledge of UNC policies, business processes and systems (ConnectCarolina, PeopleAdmin, LawLogix, TIM);
Advanced Excel user
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Carolina rates among the nation’s great institutions of higher education, set on an historic and beautiful campus that celebrates all four seasons. Carolina’s students, faculty and staff come here from around the world, bringing varied cultural, racial and ethnic heritages that help make UNC-Chapel Hill a thriving intellectual center. We’re repeatedly ranked the nation’s best value in higher education for students seeking to earn a college degree – the University has garnered the top spot each time since the ranking’s launch in 1998.Whether you’ve just started your career, are new to academia or are a seasoned professional with assorted campus experiences to draw on, we hope you will find a great place at Carolina.
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