Full-Time Assistant Director of Human Resources Operations/Title IX Coordinator - Northern Essex Community College
Northern Essex Community College
Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 157951
Location: Haverhill, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Jan 17 2023 Job Description:
POSITION: Full-Time Assistant Director of Human Resources Operations/Title IX Coordinator: Human Resources; Assistant Director; Human Resources, Haverhill Campus (Lawrence Campus as needed); 37.5 hours per week; Non-Unit Professional Position
The Assistant Director of Human Resources will be responsible for the daily operations and coordination of the Human Resources function and serve as the Title IX Coordinator for the College.
Examples of Duties: (not intended to be an exhaustive list)
Supervise, oversee, and support the day to day functions of recruitment, hiring, onboarding, benefits administration, policy development/design, and administrative support personnel.
Develop, implement, and facilitate new hire orientation in collaboration with Center for Professional Development.
Develop, enhance, and drive institutional policies, processes, procedures, systems, and practices within the HR functions to ensure legal and regulatory compliance, while driving an enhanced employee experience.
Guide internal communications process and effectively deliver strategies to problem solve escalated HR operational issues/concerns between departments.
In collaboration with the Executive Director, this position contributes to the strategic direction consistent with the College's mission, vision, and priorities.
Implement, coordinate, and conduct appropriate, annual training for employees, including Conflict of interest, Request to Employ (RTE) contracts, postings, and Personnel Action Requests (PAR), and disseminate information to employees on the College's policies, procedures, and resources in accordance with the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Clery Act, etc. Utilize the KnowB4 platform for administration of certain trainings.
Perform required federal and state reports, including but not limited to IPEDS and Health & Welfare reporting.
Oversee, perform, maintain and comply with union information requests and required reports per the collective bargaining agreements, including union seniority lists.
Oversee the Personnel Action Request process.
Provide leadership in investigating and resolving complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence, including stalking and intimate partner violence, and related retaliation in accordance with the College's Policy on Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, & Diversity and in conjunction with Student Affairs if applicable.
Exercise judgement regarding the resolution of Title IX complaints, including informal and formal investigations.
Lead the annual and ongoing implementation of campus-wide Title IX training and prevention education for faculty, staff and students in conjunction with the Office of Student Affairs.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with college stakeholders. Provide leadership in developing consistent employee relation standards and solutions for all employees.
Compose and review departmental correspondence as necessary.
Serve as a liaison between the College and MA Community College Legal Counsel's Office on matters, as needed.
Serve as a Grievance Hearing Officer when necessary.
Assist with reclassification audits, including AFSCME and MCCC, as needed.
Serve on college committees as assigned.
Actively foster and maintain a climate that is supportive of students, faculty, and staff.
Be supportive of organizational awareness, assist with project management and model professional ethics and behaviors for all staff.
Assist with implementation of the Strategic Plan, specifically with meeting strategic goals in support of College priorities including diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and improving efficiencies.
Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned.
Supervision Received: Executive Director of Human Resources
Supervision Exercised: HR Operations Specialist (staff associate), Benefits Coordinator (staff associate), Talent Management Coordinator (staff assistant), and Administrative Assistant I.
The ideal candidate will be
Highly motivated, extremely detail oriented, data driven, and a team player with the ability to work independently with minimum instruction.
Possesses demonstrated knowledge in the following areas: operational leadership, project management, employee/labor relations, conflict resolution, classification and compensation and affirmative action/Title IX.
In addition, the candidate must possess the following credentials and skills:
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, legal studies, public administration, business administration or a related field required, with a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience in Human Resources administration and/or operations, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Title IX investigation experience, or related experience with sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence required.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be a self-starter, highly organized and detail oriented.
Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse population.
Master's degree preferred.
Prior Massachusetts Community College or higher education experience.
Five (5) years or greater supervisory experience.
BACKGROUND CHECK: Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment.
COVID VACCINATION: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Northern Essex Community College students, faculty and staff have been fully vaccinated since January 3, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
SALARY: Anticipated starting salary range is $75,000.00 - 90,000.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits.
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.