EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Details

  • Position Category: Non-Academic
  • Position Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
  • School/Department: Human Resources (HR)
  • Reports To: CHRO
  • Time: Full-Time
  • Appointment: Regular

Information & Responsibilities

SUMMARY

The Executive Director of Human Resources assists the VP, Chief Human Resources Officer in all aspects of operations and assists in providing a full range of human resource management services for faculty and staff employees. This includes assisting the VP, CHRO in providing leadership and direction regarding personnel functions through the management of a comprehensive human resources administration. The key areas of focus for this role include: administrative management/leadership, consulting and coaching, employee relations, talent acquisition, and policy/process development.

 

Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The complexity and scope of this roles varies day-to-day; thereby, requiring the Executive Director of Human Resources to respond to immediate needs of the workforce. Examples of the fluidity of the work include the following:
• Assisting the VP, CHRO in providing leadership and direction for the Institute and its employees regarding personnel matters.
• Assisting in administering job analysis and classification, wage and salary administration, and performance management programs for non-faculty employees.
• Counseling employees and supervisors regarding disciplinary and grievance procedures by providing information on personnel policies and regulations, recommending a plan of action and resolving misunderstandings.
o Coordinating with functional leads across the Institute to ensure efficient and effective collaboration of Institute initiatives.
o Working with consultants, vendors, an advisory committee to conduct studies analyzing the pros and cons of new and alternative initiatives.
o Designing and developing HR processes to improve the efficiency of HR operations and administration and recommend new approaches/procedure to effect continual improvement of operations performed.

• Developing and recommending personnel policies, practices and procedures.
• Manage recruiting efforts for staff positions

• Work in concert with the Assistant Director of HR to manage the administration of the Institute’s medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, life/AD&D and LTD insurance benefits to include enrollment, claims resolution, reporting, reconciling and approving invoices for payment

• Advise supervisors, deans and senior managers on matters related to employee coaching and disciplinary procedures, complaint process and termination of employees
• Develop and/or rewrite job descriptions for staff to reflect changes in employee duties and responsibilities as required
• Manage the Institutes performance review system, Reviewsnap.
• Recommend, develop and implement personnel policies and procedures
• Work in concert with CHRO to conduct employee investigations; obtain evidence by interviewing witnesses and collecting data. Analyze facts and prepare reports that detail investigation findings
• Represent CalArts during unemployment claim hearings, manage the employer response to unemployment claims, and strive to reduce unnecessary claims
• Manage input in Colleague HRIS; take lead in testing Ellucian patches that impact HR; generate reports as needed
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

 Effective organizational and time management skills as well as flexibility to move between day-to-day tasks and project-oriented tasks
 Effective listening skills giving full attention to what people are saying taking time to understand the points being made
 Excellent communication skills necessary for employee and management consulting as well as for vendor negotiations  Requires analytical skills and intermediate to advance computer skills in Microsoft Office
 Proficiency in using Google and Adobe applications.
 Critical thinking skills required.

EXPERIENCE:

 Minimum of 7 - 10 years generalist experience in human resources management required.
 Working knowledge of federal and state laws related to employment and benefits is required.
 Minimum of 2 years of supervisory management experience.
 Experience in academic environment preferred.
 Experience working with Colleague or other enterprise systems preferred.

EDUCATION:

 Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources Management, Psychology on equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree.
 HRM certification, PHR/SPHR designation preferred.

How to Apply

This position is available immediately.  If you are interested, please follow this link to apply.

http://apply.interfolio.com/98939

Equity & Diversity

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) seeks to employ faculty who can engage our diverse communities of learners at the highest levels of artistic endeavor and critical thinking.  Across the range of practitioners from artists to scholars and librarians, we welcome candidates who possess a demonstrated worldview and cultural competency to support teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students of varied backgrounds, capabilities, perspectives, social identities and gender expressions. CalArts is an equal opportunity employer.

Further Information

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.

TypeNon-Academic
School/DepartmentHuman Resources (HR)
Reports ToCHRO
StatusFull-Time
AppointmentRegular
Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The complexity and scope of this roles varies day-to-day; thereby, requiring the Executive Director of Human Resources to respond to immediate needs of the workforce. Examples of the fluidity of the work include the following:
• Assisting the VP, CHRO in providing leadership and direction for the Institute and its employees regarding personnel matters.
• Assisting in administering job analysis and classification, wage and salary administration, and performance management programs for non-faculty employees.
• Counseling employees and supervisors regarding disciplinary and grievance procedures by providing information on personnel policies and regulations, recommending a plan of action and resolving misunderstandings.
o Coordinating with functional leads across the Institute to ensure efficient and effective collaboration of Institute initiatives.
o Working with consultants, vendors, an advisory committee to conduct studies analyzing the pros and cons of new and alternative initiatives.
o Designing and developing HR processes to improve the efficiency of HR operations and administration and recommend new approaches/procedure to effect continual improvement of operations performed.

• Developing and recommending personnel policies, practices and procedures.
• Manage recruiting efforts for staff positions

• Work in concert with the Assistant Director of HR to manage the administration of the Institute’s medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, life/AD&D and LTD insurance benefits to include enrollment, claims resolution, reporting, reconciling and approving invoices for payment

• Advise supervisors, deans and senior managers on matters related to employee coaching and disciplinary procedures, complaint process and termination of employees
• Develop and/or rewrite job descriptions for staff to reflect changes in employee duties and responsibilities as required
• Manage the Institutes performance review system, Reviewsnap.
• Recommend, develop and implement personnel policies and procedures
• Work in concert with CHRO to conduct employee investigations; obtain evidence by interviewing witnesses and collecting data. Analyze facts and prepare reports that detail investigation findings
• Represent CalArts during unemployment claim hearings, manage the employer response to unemployment claims, and strive to reduce unnecessary claims
• Manage input in Colleague HRIS; take lead in testing Ellucian patches that impact HR; generate reports as needed
• Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

 Effective organizational and time management skills as well as flexibility to move between day-to-day tasks and project-oriented tasks
 Effective listening skills giving full attention to what people are saying taking time to understand the points being made
 Excellent communication skills necessary for employee and management consulting as well as for vendor negotiations  Requires analytical skills and intermediate to advance computer skills in Microsoft Office
 Proficiency in using Google and Adobe applications.
 Critical thinking skills required.

EXPERIENCE:

 Minimum of 7 - 10 years generalist experience in human resources management required.
 Working knowledge of federal and state laws related to employment and benefits is required.
 Minimum of 2 years of supervisory management experience.
 Experience in academic environment preferred.
 Experience working with Colleague or other enterprise systems preferred.

EDUCATION:

 Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources Management, Psychology on equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree.
 HRM certification, PHR/SPHR designation preferred.

Instructions

This position is available immediately.  If you are interested, please follow this link to apply.

http://apply.interfolio.com/98939

Equity and Diversity

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) seeks to employ faculty who can engage our diverse communities of learners at the highest levels of artistic endeavor and critical thinking.  Across the range of practitioners from artists to scholars and librarians, we welcome candidates who possess a demonstrated worldview and cultural competency to support teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students of varied backgrounds, capabilities, perspectives, social identities and gender expressions. CalArts is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Information

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.