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 primary purpose of this position is to serve as the HR Consultant for one or more departments within the Gillings School of Global Public Health (SPH) as well as backup for the other departments within SPH. The position acts as the first point of contact for one or more departments providing the full spectrum of HR service to SPH Faculty and Staff. The position also operates as an HR Team Member for the Gillings School of Global Public Health HR Shared Services Team that provides SPH school-wide HR service. S/he will serve as a team member in collaborative team decision making processes and support other HR consultants as needed to provide seamless customer service across the school and university. The primary purpose of this position is to provide consultation, policy interpretation and management of complex HR services to nine distinct School of Public Health (SPH) departments, recognizing their various business models, organizational structures and cultures while fostering and supporting diversity and inclusion. This consultant will be a member of an HR Shared Services team charged to provide service to various types of employees. S/he will be accountable to SPH departments for ensuring excellent professional HR service. S/he will be responsible for ensuring all actions are completed in a timely manner and services meet or exceed the expectations of departments. The consultant will function primarily as an advisor to our diverse supervisors, managers and employees in our different units. S/he must be an excellent communicator and have the ability to establish strong professional relationships with multiple parties. S/he must be able to resolve problems and situations that arise and work with SPH HR and the University's Office of Human Resources (OHR) to obtain viable and efficient solutions. The consultant will work closely with the SPH HR office to ensure HR services are delivered in accordance with policies and appropriate procedures for SPH as a unified organization and in accordance with state and University policies. He/she will collaborate with the business managers on University and various departmental policies and procedures as they relate to HR practices. S/he will help streamline HR processes and policy interpretation across all units with SPH. In doing so, s/he must work effectively with all levels of employees, including department chairs, business managers, faculty, staff and deans and must exhibit excellent customer service and political acumen in his/her daily work. S/he will seek to understand both the departments' perspectives and perspectives of SPH HR, OHR and others and find a solution acceptable to all. The consultant will be responsible for updating and monitoring organizational charts for the Business Departments within SPH and will be involved in the facilitation of the school wide orientation for new employees hired into the School.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and two years of progressively responsible professional human resources management experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.
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