This position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement that may include a partially remote work location, consistent with System Office policy. UNC Chapel Hill employees are generally required to reside within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station.
The Department Human Resources Leader is responsible for managing all personnel administrative activity in the departments. Within the Department of Physics & Astronomy, this position serves with the Department Chair, the Assistant Chairs, and the Department Manager as a member of the informal departmental Executive Committee. This group considers all issues which need attention to make the department and its educational programs run smoothly. The Department Human Resources Leader is expected to bring to this group informed opinion and advice about management of human resources matters for all departmental personnel. This includes ~209 employees on payroll: 38 permanent EHRA faculty consisting of tenured and tenure-track faculty and fixed-term faculty, 8 EHRA visiting or research faculty, 26 SHRA employees, 13 EHRA Non-Faculty employees, 24 postdocs, 114 graduate students, 16 affiliated graduate students, 33 undergraduate assistants. In addition, there are several adjunct and emeritus faculty who maintain their affiliation with the departments. Personnel administration requires careful oversight of personnel budgets, consideration of payroll alternatives, payroll eligibility, appointment periods, employee records, biweekly and monthly payrolls, and employee reclassification or promotions. The Department Human Resources Leader's responsibilities also include direct supervision of departmental staff who support the faculty and the department by providing administrative support for academic and research affairs, managing travel administration, administering and coordinating the graduate admissions process, and billing for departmental accounts.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
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