Associate Director, Human Resources
Under limited supervision, the Associate Director, Human Resources is responsible for the successful application of Human Resources (HR) practices, processes, and policies. The Associate Director, HR will provide direct oversight of the Talent Acquisition function and employee retention strategies for a multi-site work system. This role will be responsible for leading the work system's HR function through Joint Venture, Merger and Acquisition activities. The Associate Director, Human Resources serves as an advanced level specialist on complex technical and business matters and supervises 2 direct reports. Responsible for the supervision of the HR function within the designated work system. The Associate Director, Human Resources will work closely with the work system leadership team to develop and implement HR strategy in support of organizational goals and objectives. The Associate Director, Human Resources role contributes to the organization's performance by providing high level tactical and strategic consultation on complex matters that align with departmental and organizational goals and objectives. The Associate Director, Human Resources will carry out responsibilities in the all HR functional areas to provide high level consultative guidance to managers and employees that includes interpreting and applying policies, procedures, rules and matters of legal compliance. The Associate Director, Human Resources is responsible for assisting with resolving complex conflicts, Employee/ Labor Relations issues, addressing grievances/ Fair Treatment matters and other workplace situations using a collaborative and consultative approach. Additionally, the Associate Director, Human Resources will carry out responsibilities to provide consultation in the following functional areas: Employee/ Labor Relations, Total Rewards, Learning and Organizational Development and Diversity. Responsibilities also include new employee orientation, off-boarding, leave management, compliance, policy interpretation and special projects. The Associate Director, Human Resources will work closely with management and employees to enhance work relationships, build morale and increase productivity, retention and engagement. Additional responsibilities include serving as a lead strategist on employee engagement, retention, organizational design, employee development/ training initiatives, succession planning. The incumbent will act as a performance improvement driver to influence positive changes in the business environment using assessments that converts strategies into result driven actions. The Associate Director, Human Resources will provide HR consultation and support to a GBMC HealthCare work system that is comprised of multiple locations on a highly advanced professional level. Education Master's degree in Human Resources, Healthcare, Business Management or a related field Required. Bachelor's degree in HR, Healthcare, Business Management or related field is required. Experience 12 of years progressively responsible Human Resources experience, preferably in Employee/ Labor Relations. Minimum of 6 years of direct HR management experience. Knowledgeable and fully competent in at least three HR disciplines with some working knowledge of all areas of HR. Experience with Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions strongly preferred. Healthcare industry experience a plus. A combination of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Understands key business drivers and has knowledge of laws, principles and best practices. Uses business & professional acumen and understanding of how HR integrates with others in accomplishing business objectives. * Proven ability to design, implement and deploy effective Talent Acquisition and employee retention tactics and strategies. * Ability to comprehend, interpret, and independently apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, practices and policies. * Must be able to gather, analyze and interpret data, policies, procedures, HR reports, and apply data, policies, regulations and the collective bargaining agreement to the applicable facts. * Excellent verbal and written communication , interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills, a proven ability to work independently in managing multiple projects. * Ability to work with employees at various levels in the organization, seek input from stakeholders to develop solutions. * Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to use independent judgement, resources, past practices to research and analyze information to provide advice and guidance focusing on business operations and solve problems with varying levels of complexity, to include highly complex issues in a timely manner. * Must display strong negotiating, consensus building and facilitation skills and be comfortable in a team-oriented hands-on environment. * Ability to effectively coach employees and management through complex and * difficult issues. * Ability to be a flexible, collaborative team player that demonstrates a high energy level and a great tolerance for change. * Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. * Must be a strong relationship developer, excellent consulting skills with the ability to deal successfully with inherent ambiguities and complexities of an organization experiencing significant growth and culture change. * Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization's hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors. * Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail in all aspects of work including but not limited to: composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities, multi-tasking, coordinating, planning and meeting deadlines in a face paced environment. * Ability to operate most standard office equipment and effectively use a computer, hardware and software Highly proficient with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and HRIS systems. * Business Insight - Apply knowledge of the business and external environment to help advance the organization's goals * Persuades - Uses knowledge and experience to make compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others * Collaborates - Builds partnerships and works collaboratively to meet shared objectives * Manages Ambiguity - Operates effectively when things are not certain or clear * Manages Complexity - Makes sense of highly complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information * Manages Conflict - Handles conflict in moderate situations effectively, with minimum escalation * Decision Quality - Makes good, quality and timely decisions * Resourcefulness - Secures and deploy resources effectively and efficiently Licensures, Certifications SPHR or SHRM-SCP Certification required or must be obtained be within first year of employment. Physical Requirements * Must be able to lift 10 pounds Working Conditions * Works in normal office environment. * Work frequently produces a high level of mental/visual fatigue due to managing conflict, attention to detail and adherence to deadlines. * Work requires the ability to stand for long periods of time when providing training and working with groups. * Operation of office equipment * Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. * Work may require travel to various work systems. Other travel may be necessary. * Ability to work longer hours when project demands Conditions of Employment GBMC HealthCare and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.