Director of HR Services
The company operates within the education industry. Provides supervision and mentoring of University Life Human Resources staff. Establishes and evaluates performance expectations for three classified direct reports and guides professional development activities. Leads the strategy and execution of the Human Resources function for the division of University Life, developing short and long term strategic plans, as well as provides input to departmental strategic actions addressing HR functions. Reviews, analyzes, develops, and recommends changes to the division's policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters as they relate to efficiency and effectiveness; makes recommendations to senior staff and monitors and ensures compliance with university policy. Manages employee relations issues with HR Employee Relations, supervisors and employees. Manages and provides backup to division-wide personnel transactions, leading the University Life relationship with the central Mason Human Resources area. Responsible for Division compliance with Federal and State legislation pertaining to all personnel matters. Provides oversight for employee compensation; reviews salary levels for existing and new positions; and coordinates with workforce planning to conduct salary studies when needed. Works directly with University Life directors to assist in the execution and evaluation of departmental responsibilities on processing personnel matters, including position recruitment activities. Provides oversight of the annual performance evaluation process, working with unit directors to improve performance management practice. Develops and manages human resources systems and procedures that meet the division's personnel information needs. Analyzes personnel data to support division initiatives and HR practice. Serves on committees and coordinates special projects. Initiates and fulfills additional responsibilities consistent with the strategic and leadership expectations associated with this position. A Master's degree in a field related to business administration or HR, or equivalent education and manager level experience. At least seven years of experience with progressively responsible duties and assignments in HR, supervision, and management of personnel systems and procedures. Excellent oral and written communication skills. An ability to work collaboratively and effectively. Team orientation and inclusive philosophy. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Demonstrated leadership and experience in the areas of Human Resources, performance management, policy and procedure, and organizational development.