The Director is responsible for leading the human resources practices and objectives. The Director will provide input toward strategic and programmatic leadership of the HR function to enable the college to pursue its mission, goals and strategic plan. The Director promotes and implements human resource values by planning and managing all aspects of the human resources programs and directing the HR staff.
Directs the Human Resources Strategic and Operating Plan to provide talent strategies, enhance our organizational effectiveness and build increased capacity, capability and engagement and retention that align with organizational goals and objectives
Directs human resources strategies including recruitment and staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, wellness initiatives, safety and health, training and development, succession planning, employee relations and retention, compliance, and records management
Manages human resources operations by training, counseling, planning and monitoring, determining production, quality and customer service strategies, implementing change, resolving problems, communicating and enforcing college values
Reviews and makes recommendations to management for improvement of the college’s policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters
Supports Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration with employee relations including grievances/concerns, performance improvement plans, disciplinary actions
Develops and oversees compensation strategies
Develops communication strategies for all human resources programs
Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and employment law
Updates job knowledge by attending conferences and educational opportunities, participating in professional organizations, and networking
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Master’s preferred
Professional certification in Human Resources is a plus
At least ten years of progressive human resources experience; experience in higher education preferred
Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Significant knowledge and experience of applicable HR statutes and regulations, such as ADA, COBRA, FMLA, FLSA, HIPAA, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, PA Act 153, ACA
Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills required
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Job responsibilities and activities may be modified or changed at any time with or without notice. Job descriptions will be audited periodically by the Ursinus Human Resources department to ensure they are up-to-date and reflect the essential responsibilities and duties of the job.
Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.
Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.
Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students.