Maryville University is the revolutionary leader in higher education. Our culture and philosophy is based on using innovation, data analytics, and technology to lead a revolution in student learning that expands access and opportunities for all. We are looking for someone who wants to help lead this revolution, drive innovation, recruit cutting-edge talent, expand employee development and help fulfill our deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Maryville University invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director of Human Resources and Talent Development. The Human Resources Director will lead talent development and management to support achievement of the university's strategic plan. Additionally, the Human Resource Director will cultivate a work environment and culture that is consistent with the university's mission and values. The Human Resources Director provides oversight for a number of key functional areas of human resources including talent management, employee relations, compensation and benefits, legal and regulatory compliance, and performance management. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance, the successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students.
Leads the Human Resources Department in alignment with the strategic plan of the University
Identifies opportunities to innovate systems, processes, and services
Develop and grow institutional talent management program including recruitment and selection, new hire onboarding, performance management, employee development, and succession planning
Enhance and grow the university's onboarding program to orient new hires to the university culture, values, and strategic plan and lay the foundation for a successful career at Maryville
Conduct workforce planning, employee development, and succession planning programs that provide pathways to grow internal talent and manage performance in alignment with the university's strategic objectives and to create bench strength
Leverage data and technology solutions to inform and empower all functions within Human Resources. Manage enterprise systems including ADP, Colleague, and other technology solutions
Provide proactive coaching, counseling and guidance on matters pertaining to employee relations
Liaise with key partners including the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, legal counsel, and other key campus leaders
Oversee the university's compensation and benefit programs to ensure competitiveness in the marketplace, alignment with key benchmarks, and legal and regulatory compliance
Manage communications and engagement with employees to foster a work environment and culture that aligns with the university's mission and values, and positions Maryville as a preferred employer
Maintains current working knowledge of the legal and regulatory landscape as it relates to the human resources function
Required Knowledge and Skills
Attention to detail
Sense of Urgency
Commitment to excellence
Leader with a strategic mindset who has a demonstrated track record for driving change
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Proven ability to develop and work with teams, including interfacing and maintaining effective relationships with all levels of the university administration, departments, and employees
Successful experience with budgets and financial analysis related to human resource programs
Knowledge of federal and state employment practices, regulations, including EEO and civil rights regulations
Three to five years of supervisory experience within a Human Resources Department
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.