In 1947, Oregon Tech was
founded as the Oregon Vocational School to train and re-educate
returning World War II veterans. Today, Oregon Tech is Oregon’s
Polytechnic University. Offering bachelor’s, master’s, and soon a
doctoral degree, Oregon Tech has exceptional programs in
engineering, health technologies, business, technology,
communication, and applied sciences that prepare students to be
effective participants in their professional, public, and
international communities through applied, relevant learning, and
Oregon Tech enjoys a growing statewide footprint, which includes
its main campus in Klamath Falls in a rural setting, a
Portland-Metro urban campus in Wilsonville, additional educational
and applied research campuses in Salem and Scappoose, and a growing
online campus. In addition, Oregon Tech also has a campus in
Everett, Washington, which has been educating Boeing professionals
in the area for more than two decades.
The Associate Vice President of Human Resources (AVPHR) serves
as Oregon Tech’s Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Affirmative
Action Officer, and a Deputy Title IX Coordinator. The AVPHR is
responsible for developing and executing human resource
strategy in support of the overall business needs of the University
while fostering the strategic mission and operational human
resources functions; providing guidance and leadership in
planning, developing a progressive, innovative, efficient and
collaborative HR organization that supports a culture of
engagement by implementing programs and policies that recognize the
diversity of the University community, enhance organizational
effectiveness, and ensure quality retention, training and
development of employees. The AVPHR provides strategic leadership
by articulating HR needs and plans to the Executive and Senior
Leadership Teams, as well as represents the University on Human
Resource matters associated with employment related matters
involving Federal/State Agencies.
The Office of Human Resources (OHR) offers professional human
resources services to Oregon Tech faculty, staff, students, and
university community. OHR is responsible for developing and
administering Oregon Tech’s human resources program that includes
talent management, employment, labor relations, benefits,
compensation, training and development, recognition, and other
employee services. Our mission is to best serve Oregon Tech by
being active participants in promoting Oregon Tech’s vision,
mission, and values and seeking to model best practices through our
Office’s core values. OHR partners with our faculty, staff, and
leadership to support them in attaining their goals while
protecting the interests of the University. For more information,
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Administration or relevant
- Eight (8) years relevant and increasingly responsible
experience managing and implementing multi- faceted HR functions
including supervisory experience, of which, three (3) years must
have been in an institution of higher education.
- Experience managing and supervising teams.
- Experience in complex organization working with leadership in
the development and implementation of effective HR strategy to meet
the organization’s goals.
- Experience managing HR functions in a union environment.
- Experience conducting workplace investigations.
- Masters' degree in Human Resource Management, Public
Administration, Business Administration, or advanced degree in a
- Direct experience negotiating union contracts.
- PHR, SPHR, or GPHR certification.
- Knowledge of Title IX and Title VII.
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an executive search firm, is assisting Oregon Tech
with its search for this important leadership position. All
calls and inquiries should be made through the search firm.
Nominations and applications will be held in strict confidence and
candidates will remain confidential until the final stage of the
search, at which time the express permission of finalists will be
obtained before making their candidacy public.
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résumé or curriculum vitae:
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