Brown University Department of Dining Services has an immediate opening for a full time Director of Human Resources position. Located in Providence, RI, the Dining Services team comprises of approximately 40 professional staff and 198 union staff as well as student workers that support campus dining services for two main dining halls, four campus restaurants, three coffee carts and two convenience markets during full operations.
Reporting to the Director of Dining programs, the Director, Dining Services Human Resources position provides leadership in all areas of human resources in partnership with Dining Administrators, department heads, University Human Resources and the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity. This position oversees the planning, development, and implementation of human resources programs and services to effectively support the goals and mission of Dining Services that includes:
-Recruitment and staffing
-Staff engagement, retention
-Employee & labor relations
-Annual performance and compensation process
-Learning & professional development
-Diversity and inclusion initiatives
Bachelorâ™s degree in human resources management, business management or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
7 to 10 years of progressively responsible human resources and operational management experience at a complex institution of higher education or equivalent
Experience working with union staff
Knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations (e.g., FLSA, FMLA, ADA)
Minimum of five years direct supervisory experience
Effectiveness as a change agent, with the ability to think strategically, to turn new ideas and approaches into executable programs, and lead a diverse staff through ongoing changes in organization, processes, procedures, and technologies
Demonstrated success with, and knowledge and understanding of, human resources management. Broad expertise with current best practices and awareness of emerging issues in human resources
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategies, plans and budgets in a complex, fast changing environment
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and the ability to establish a cooperative work environment and create strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the university with confidence and diplomacy
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a complex and diverse community
Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and academic backgrounds
Strong system skills such as Microsoft Office, Workday, database and resources planning systems,
Please submit a cover letter when applying for this position.
Brown University offers a flexible work/life balance; a comprehensive Benefits package including time off, annual paid holidays; benefits offerings including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, wellness, employee discounts and more.Â To learn about Brown Universityâ™s benefits, visit the UHR web pageÂ hereÂ for further information.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification.
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ170208
About Brown University
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.
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