Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233561-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll, Management/Supervisory

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs, the HR Associate Director serves as a resource for the School of Nursing. As the lead member of a team of HR professionals in the School of Nursing, this position is responsible for coordination of all aspects of HR, and is directly responsible for areas including workforce relations; recruitment, assessment, and selection; and striving for a diverse and inclusive workforce, incorporating principles of diversity and inclusion throughout all HR functions. This position will have responsibilities in various workforce relations functions, serve as secondary accommodation and FMLA confidential representative/coordinator for the School of Nursing, provide support and direction for high-level searches, consultation for recruitments, conduct assessments and audits on recruitment efforts, provide leadership for the on-boarding process, and supervise the two other HR staff, providing direct leadership for the HR enterprise in the school.

The person in this position must have a collaborative, service oriented approach to facilitate and foster effective professional working relationships across the school and University. They will need to understand and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information with professionalism and discretion. They must be able to balance working autonomously and as part of a team with leading a small team of HR professionals to provide effective and efficient day-to-day service, supporting the greater School of Nursing goals and mission.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in personnel/HR management, organizational psychology, business/management or related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* Minimum five years of experience working in human resource and/or related business
services, at UW preferred. Minimum seven years for senior prefix.
* Knowledge of policies and laws related to Human Resources; UW policies, procedures, and systems strongly preferred.
* Experience and knowledge managing human resource activities in a complex organization.
* Demonstrated experience and commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
* Experience with developing and sustaining collaborative work relationships.
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Experience with utilizing data and generating reports.
* Commitment to diversity, inclusion and engagement applied to all areas of HR.
* Experience with and a strong commitment to customer service.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be done prior to start date.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click, from , to begin the application process. Please submit ONE pdf file containing the following:

1) a letter of interest, referencing PVL 233561, which highlights work experience.
2) a resume or CV
3) 3 professional references (name and contact information)

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dundee McNair at .

Online applications must be received by 11:55pm on the application deadline for ensured consideration. Failure to submit complete application materials may result in ineligibility for this position.


Dundee Mcnair
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Apr 22 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 23 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time