Department Name: 3J510:Human Resources Administration
With a direct reporting relationship to the AVP UK HealthCare (UKHC) Human Resources, this position leads the UKHC HR Business Partner team and oversees major projects and initiatives for UKHC. This role will be the key liaison to the Employee Relations team that covers UKHC. This role will work closely with UKHC managers and directors as well as HR unit directors and managers to communicate and coordinate the unique HR support needs for UKHC; and provide leadership guidance and direction to HR Business Partner and Employee Relations team members.
This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
The ideal candidate must understand health care both operationally and financially and be able to speak to the business of health care; must also have significant professional knowledge in Human Resources; the ability to multi-task; solid time management, critical thinking and follow through; excellent project planning and organizational skills; leadership skills to include the ability to lead and direct others toward goal setting and attainment, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); strong ability to engage and motivate others; collaboration, customer service, confidentiality, honesty, integrity, and active listening skills; enjoy working independently as well as in a group; and a thorough understanding of resource and employee management. Successful candidate must also have strategic thinking, change management, planning and organizing and effective project management skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Prefer degree in HR, business, management or related field and HR experience in an academic medical center and/or health care system environment(s).
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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