The Office of Enrollment Management (OEM) brings together the services and expertise of nine campus units to create a streamlined student experience. As home to the Offices of Admissions, Scholarships, Student Financial Assistance, the Registrar, Student Central, First Year Experience Programs, and more, our organization provides unified service to students and families and develops data-driven initiatives to strengthen the university. With a strong focus on diversity, OEM strives to cultivate a diverse, inclusive environment that supports equal access, participation, and representation throughout all OEM units.
The Director of Human Resources & Talent Management advises and provides strategic consulting by anticipating and assessing HR-related needs for the Office of Enrollment Management. Has responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: talent acquisition, salary administration, training, coaching and mentoring, and employee relations issues. This position will require partnerships and proactive communications with HR professionals across the University to ensure consistency, effective service levels, and leveraging of "subject matter experts" for seeking integrated solutions. The Director of Human Resources & Talent Management will maintain an effective level of business acumen about the business unit's financial position, its mid-range plans and its culture to act as an employee champion and change agent.
Department Specific Responsibilities
- Serves as HR Business Partner/Director within the RC; directs, supervises, and manages HR matters, issues, and strategic planning for 12 departments within the RC.
- In consultation with leadership, develops, designs, and maintains diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusion program objectives to support organizational goals.
- Ensures that elements of equity, diversity, and inclusion are embedded as imperatives in the RC mission, vision, and strategic plan.
- Plans and directs recruiting and selection of staff, manages employee relations, and act as liaison with UHRS, the CWA union and IU General Counsel.
- Directs performance management and wage and salary programs, monitors and ensures compliance with a variety of federal, state, local and university laws, regulations and policies, and manages a variety administrative projects to provide a set of seamless and comprehensive personnel services to departmental units.
- Makes professional judgments on individual situations regarding HR and University policies and recommends appropriate actions to senior staff.
- Designs and implements departmental policies and short- and long-term strategic plans, as they relate to the management of human resources.
- Develops communications and serves as liaison to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging program participants, collaborators in other units, community partners, and leadership members.
- Provides mechanisms, training, and advice on diversity-related topics, such as cultural understanding, implicit bias, recruitment and retention strategies, inclusive terminology, and team dynamics, to a variety of audiences.
- Supervises and manages staff who perform HR related responsibilities.
- Utilizes and applies in-depth HR body of knowledge and skills to provide strategic guidance for HR related matters like salary administration, hiring, training, policy interpretation, unit restructures, workforce planning, etc.
- Resolves and provides solutions to the most complex employee relations issues with continued partnership, counsel, and support from COEs.
- Develops, implements, and drives recruiting strategies to meet current and/or anticipated staffing needs.
- Coaches and partners with leaders to create actionable plans for improving leadership effectiveness and continuous improvement for employee engagement.
- Provides strategic HR consulting and problem-solving solutions on complex issues to leaders and managers to ensure alignment and consistency across the University.
- Provides advice to leadership for development in support of a strong human capital strategy.
- Collaborates with HR COEs to roll out and support University wide initiatives, ensure client's needs are understood and met, and deliver change management interventions. Partners to create and execute on ensuring an environment of diversity and inclusion.
Required: Bachelor's Degree required (degree in Human Resources preferred)
Preferred: Master's Degree
Required: 7 or more years Progressively responsible experience in multiple HR disciplines or related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Preferred: DEI Certification and/or experience with DEI initiatives
- Excellent collaboration and team building skills
- Effective conflict management skills Effective interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated project management skills Develops and delivers effective presentations
- Strong verbal communication and listening skills
- Effective leadership skills
- Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
- Demonstrated knowledge of key principles and practices of HR including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation practices, compliance with federal and state laws
- Experience in working with organization's leaders advising and coaching supporting and driving strategy to build and support effective teams
- Demonstrated effective coaching and consulting skills
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS
SHRM-SCP/SPHR required within 2 Years
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.