Stanford University is one of the world's most renowned universities. Sitting in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area among the valley's most progressive companies, the School of Medicine is seeking a candidate to fulfill the highly influential role of Human Resources Manager in the Department of Comparative Medicine. Comparative Medicine is a distinct discipline of medicine that uses animal models of human and animal disease in translational and biomedical research. Our mission is to advance human and animal health through outstanding research, veterinary care, and training. Stanford University is seeking a Human Resources Manager 1 to provide human resources services for assigned schools, units, or client organizations. Work under general supervision on all areas of general human resources, interacting with a diverse group of individuals in an active, fast-paced, and challenging environment.
As the Human Resources Manager, you will be working with an unparalleled leading-edge community of faculty and staff that are fundamentally changing the world of health care. You will have the opportunity to influence and drive change with your innovative ideas, the ability to make a difference, and participate in medical advancements. Our culture is fast paced, energetic and growing.
The Human Resources Manager will provide human resources services for a complex department with multiple functional areas and facility locations. This individual will be managing staff-related issues for both bargaining unit and non-bargaining unit employees which will necessitate a strong understanding of Stanford University's Collective Bargaining Agreement. S/he will work under general supervision on all areas of general human resources, interacting with a diverse group of individuals in an active, fast-paced, and challenging environment.
Collaborate with the organization's management and/or human resources team to support initiatives by understanding the organization's issues and needs. Participate in planning processes and promote best practices.
Assist in the implementation of strategies for facilitating organizational and behavioral change. Participate on organizational design and related development issues.
Investigate basic employee relations issues and recommend appropriate resolution; work in consultation with more senior level human resources manager/director to resolve complex issues (to include the School of Medicine's, Human Resources Group). Coach and advise on organizational, employee, and labor relations issues.
Assist in overseeing the performance appraisal process; ensure the appropriate process is followed.
Assist hiring managers in talent management (recruitment and staffing plans).
Administer area's salary-setting program to meet the organization and university's guidelines. Advise managers on assignment of employees to appropriate classification levels; review and approve salary actions, as needed. Consult with manager and/or human resources director or university compensation on complex issues.
Identify, communicate, and consult with staff on training and career development opportunities. Conduct relevant training, and participate in training design, as needed.
Oversee processes for workers' compensation, disability, leave, workplace accommodation requests, and health and safety issues; consult with managers, senior human resources manager or director, as needed. Oversee the accurate documentation and recordkeeping.
Oversee and/or approve human resources transactions submitted for processing. Ensure accurate and timely recordkeeping practices. Prepare reports and analyze data available through local and centralized database resources.
Help plan and assist with department events throughout the fiscal year and co-lead recognition program(s).
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Bachelor's degree in Business and Administration, Human Resources or related field and 5 years of experience.
Experience working within a bargaining unit environment strongly preferred.
Experience working at Stanford University or an academic environment desired.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three years relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Knowledge and demonstrated experience in at least two human resources areas, including: employee relations, employment and labor law, compensation, staffing and employment, training and development, performance coaching and management, and organizational development.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and understanding of group dynamics. Successful track record of establishing credibility and trust with a diverse client group.
Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, judgment, and influencing skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare clear and concise reports and deliver formal presentations or training.
Demonstrated proficiency with business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite and human resources information systems.
Frequent stand/walk, sit, use a computer; use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally reach/work above shoulders, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, write by hand, sort/file paperwork.
*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Travel on campus to school/units, out of town.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors bases on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.