The Director of HR Systems and Project Management (HRSPM) is responsible for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of the University's HR systems, applications and supporting processes as well as HR project management.
The Director of HRSPM is a hands-on practitioner who works collaboratively to build and implement a technology road map that balances the strategic and operational needs of HR, promotes innovative business and technology solutions, develops efficient processes for key HR functions, and serves as an HR project manager.
The Director is responsible for defining and implementing policies and procedures for the day-to-day operational and administrative management of systems and data — including the intake, storage, processing, and transmission of data, both internally and externally.
The Director is a key member of the HR leadership team, partnering closely with HR stakeholders, IT, and cross functional teams to design, deliver and support state-of-the-art solutions.
The Director reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources and manages a team of six employees.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in a related field with at least 2 years of related professional experience; or a Master's degree in a related field with at least 1 year of related professional experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
1+ years related administrative and/or supervisory experience.
2+ years of experience implementing or supporting Banner or an equivalent ERP system.
1+ years of experience in project management or technical project management related work.
Strong interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills to accomplish work through delegated action or cross-functional work teams or committees.
Demonstrated competency in the development and implementation of innovative systems, initiatives, strategies, policies and/or process improvements.
Advanced data analysis and reporting skills using tools such as SQL, SSDT, Tableau or PowerBI.
3+ years of administrative and/or supervisory experience in information technology with large, enterprise-level information systems, or other closely related experience.
Experience implementing and/or supporting HR systems in a Higher Education setting.
Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, organize/prioritize work, manage projects from start to finish, and meet deadlines.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Knowledge of state and federal regulations/policy; ability to interpret and apply policy relevant to various areas of HR compliance including, but not limited to, FMLA, ACA, EEO/AA, etc.
Ability to exercise discretion, use good judgment, maintain confidentiality, and handle sensitive information.
Ability to use analytical and critical thinking skills and a diagnostic approach to problem solving.
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
The Human Resources Department is organized into five core units: Classification & Compensation, Employee Relation & Engagement, Human Resources Systems and Project Management (HRSPM) and Salary Administration, Benefits, and Talent Acquisition. Each core unit provides a full range of professional human resources services to meet the employee, business and operational needs of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
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About The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.