Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources

University of Alabama
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources

The University of Alabama is looking for a seasoned professional with experience and leadership in a high functioning HR environment to serve as the first Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources. The SAVP will come to UA at a time
of institutional growth and development to help the University implement a future-oriented and dynamic Human Resources structure as part of UA’s HReimagined initiative. This ongoing initiative is positioning the campus to prepare for the UA faculty and staff of tomorrow and provide the campus community with cutting-edge HR services and programs through a decentralized HR process with talent embedded across campus.

The Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources serves as part of the senior leadership team reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Operations and will be responsible for implementing The University of Alabama’s Human Resources workforce functions, structures, and policies. The Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources must have a history of progressively responsible management and leadership experience in areas of significant, complex, and high-level responsibility in administrative, human resources, and financial operations, as well as proven executive level management experience in a large, complex, and diverse organization and demonstrated success and experience with shared services. A Master's degree in Human Resources or Management, as well as SHRM CP/SCP or HRCI PHR/SPHR certification is preferred.

Additional information about UA and the position is available at:

Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, a resume, and a list of five professional references with full contact information. No references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations
and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to: Best consideration will be given to applications received by June 4, 2021.

Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Ann Die Hasselmo at or Chris Butler at, consultants with Academic Search, Washington, D.C.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.