The Executive Director of Human Resources leads and directs administration of the full range of human resource management functions providing excellent customer service throughout the employment life cycle, including: recruiting, onboarding, hiring, employment, benefits, compensation, labor relations, performance management, organizational and professional development and training, Title IX compliance and HR information systems.
LCC is a large, dynamic and complex organization that requires a team of HR professionals to address all employee related issues, program, policy and processes for exempt and nonexempt, employees, including Student employees, as appropriate in the organization. The Executive Director of HR has primary responsibility for management of the HR function for the college, with oversight for its daily operations and budget accountability. The Executive Director of HR works with a high level of independence and exercises a high degree of initiative and judgment under only minimal guidance from the Senior Vice President of Business Operations. The Executive Director of Human Resources is a member of all leadership teams and committees related to human resource administration including the Executive Leadership Team, Vacancy Management Review Team, Policy Committee, Emergency Management Team, and Health Care Task Force with specific responsibility for undertaking initiatives that serve the current and future human resource needs of the college. The Executive Director represents the College at Board of Trustees meetings to respond to any employee relations concerns as requested by the President, and prepares clear and concise oral and written reports as requested by the President. The Executive Director of Human Resources must demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of a multi-cultural population, as well as work effectively in a team-based environment, seeking continuous improvement and adherence to the community college philosophy.
Regular on campus presence is expected for all LCC employment. Any flexible work schedules and/or hybrid work schedules approved by the College are subject to change based on the needs of the LCC community.
Master’s Degree or higher
Significant experience, knowledge, and competence in the management of Human Resources, including experience leading/managing other professional HR staff.
Significant knowledge and experience as a consultant and advisor to senior level management in such areas as: human resources administration, recruitment and selection, employee and labor relations, employment law, organizational development, performance management, benefits and compensation, human resources information systems.
Experience in developing and leading organization-wide program initiatives, and assessing and implementing complex organizational change.
Significant labor relations experience working with unions (employee grievance and complaint procedures and collective bargaining).
Significant budget management experience.
HR or other related advanced certification.
Previous experience working in a similar academic or other related public sector environment.
Experience with non-traditional collective bargaining processes (interest based, mutual gains).
Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.
Lansing Community College (LCC) is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students each year. It offers more than 200 associate degree and certificate programs in addition to career and workforce development and personal enrichment options. LCC was founded in 1957 and is consistently named one of Michigan’s best community colleges, and students enjoy unsurpassed instruction, beautiful facilities, cutting-edge technology and comprehensive support services.