The Pamplin College of Business is seeking a Senior Human Resources
Manager reporting to the Assistant Dean for Administration, the Sr.
HR Manager is specifically responsible for managing HR operations
in accordance university and state policies, procedures as well as
federal fair labor standard laws. The Sr. HR Manager works with
college senior leadership to manage recruitment logistics,
onboarding/offboarding processes, compensation
analysis/benchmarking, performance planning and evaluation,
benefits consulting and communication, college HR procedure
development, manage/facilitate employee engagement initiatives,
employee relations, threat assessment, audit compliance standards,
and HR data analytics and reporting.
Assist and facilitate the talent acquisition process, including
sourcing, developing job descriptions, sample interview questions,
assisting with the interview process, and onboarding.
Facilitate a charge/training meeting with all search committees in
the college, ensure and track that all members of the search are
aware of training requirements and have identified a diversity
advocate. Assist search committee members with access to training
and serve as 1st point of contact if search members have questions
during the search process.
Supervise the central HR area of the college and directly supervise
the HR generalist and the HR coordinator. Provide indirect
leadership to the other HR staff in the college.
Manage the compilation, maintenance, analysis, and presentation of
Manage the performance management cycle and work directly with
supervisors to develop and recommend career development
Manage the compensation strategy for staff and AP Faculty through
market analysis and internal equity benchmarking.
Serve as the first point of contact for employee concerns and work
with senior management to determine the best course of action to
address, resolve, and mediate all types of concerns and
Host or facilitate HR related workshops, discussions, and training
that will help provide resources and guidance to supervisors and
Responsible for existing employee awards and recognition programs
and facilitating other employee engagement initiatives.
Maintain HR compliance with federal, state, and local regulations,
work visa requirements, renewals, timing and eligibility, records
Manage the Pamplin and Provost hiring plan as well as track
positions, FTE allocations and monitor regular and restricted
appointments in the college.
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field
with experience which may equate to a graduate level degree.
• Significant experience in an HR management role.
• Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.
• Strong consulting, negotiation and conflict resolution
• Demonstrated excellence in all forms of communication
• Ability to compile and analyze work force data to guide strategic
planning and reporting.
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage workload, meet
objectives and deadlines, make independent decisions and creatively
• Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or related
• Experience in an academic, and/or Business Management
• Experience with systems such as Banner HRIS, PageUp, TCP, and
MicroStrategy or similar.
• Experience with Virginia Tech human resources policies and
• SPHR/PHR certification.
Commensurate with Experience
This position is hybrid telework eligible
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal
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