Assistant Dean and Director, Human Resources
Marshall School of BusinessLos Angeles, California
Assistant Dean and Director, Human Resources
USC Marshall School of Business
The Marshall School of Business is seeking a collaborative, culture-oriented HR professional with a deeply human approach for the position Assistant Dean and Director, Human Resources. The Marshall School is committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills and views. Applicants are encouraged to bring their whole self to this opportunity and process.
The Assistant Dean will plan, lead, direct, develop, and communicate the policies, strategy, and staff of the Human Resource department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy.
The ideal candidate will embody the USC Unifying Values, have experience leading culture change, be able to build strong relationships and influence stakeholder groups, and maintain a personal commitment to partnership, shared governance and community engagement. Other key attributes necessary for success in this position include a well-refined customer-centered orientation and being a resourceful and creative thinker with the ability to work amicably and efficiently in a large, complex organization. Reporting to the Vice Dean for Administration and Finance, CFO and working closely with the Dean and across the Dean’s Cabinet.
Responsibilities and Duties
Partners with senior leadership to lead the School’s goals and strategy related to talent and culture.
Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support faculty and staff.
Oversees the administration of school wide programs including, but not limited to: training and development, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and leave; disputes, reconciliation and environmental recovery; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, morale and belonging; and occupational health and safety.
Leads workforce planning and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management with focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies.
Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organizations human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system.
Monitors compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices as needed.
Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
Develops and implements departmental budget.
Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
Performs other duties as required.
Serves as lead Marshall partner to University Human Resources.
· Preferred Education:
· Preferred Experience: 7 years
· Preferred Field of Expertise: Experience in a higher education environment; demonstrated success in change management and culture work; Human Resources certifications: PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP; SHRM-SCP
· Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree; combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
· Minimum Experience: 5 years
· Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly relevant experience in human resources.
Anticipated Hiring Range:
Required Documents and Additional Information
Resume, cover letter and personal diversity statement (less than 500 words) required (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
USC is requiring all employees, students, staff, and faculty to submit proof of COVID-19 and 1st booster vaccination. There is exemption process available for medical and religious reasons. Your safety is our top priority.
USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions*; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.
USC and Marshall have implemented a hybrid work environment with a mix of onsite, hybrid, hybrid flex and remote work schedules.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.
* University employer contributions may be subject to change due to financial impact of COVID-19
Why join the USC Marshall School of Business?
The USC Marshall School of Business is ideally positioned to address the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment and is ranked as one of the country’s top schools for accounting, finance, marketing, consulting, entrepreneurship and international business studies.
USC Marshall builds on the unique opportunities that stem from its Los Angeles location on the Pacific Rim, its interdisciplinary and impactful research, the momentum generated by the University of Southern California, and the unparalleled engagement of the Trojan Alumni Family. With ready access to industries defining the new business frontier, including bio-technology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications and healthcare, this vast network offers USC Marshall graduates exceptionally strong support for success in the global marketplace.
For more information on the USC Marshall School of Business, visit: www.marshall.usc.edu.
Why join the USC Leventhal School of Accounting?
The USC Leventhal School of Accounting is ideally positioned to address the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment and is ranked as one of the country’s top schools for accounting. As a partner within the Marshall School of Business, students also have the opportunity to focus on finance, marketing, consulting, entrepreneurship and international business studies. USC Leventhal/Marshall builds on the unique opportunities that stem from its Los Angeles location on the Pacific Rim, its interdisciplinary and impactful research, the momentum generated by the University of Southern California, and the unparalleled engagement of the Trojan Alumni Family. With ready access to industries defining the new business frontier, including bio-technology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications and healthcare, this vast network offers USC Leventhal has exceptionally strong connections with the support for success in the global marketplace.
For more information on the USC Leventhal School of Accounting, visit: www.marshall.usc.edu/leventhal.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 5 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly relevant experience in human resources.
REQ20123989 Posted Date: 09/18/2022