Schedule Information: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm.
Employee is on call 24/7/52 to respond to campus security and/or
safety problems. Employee must carry and maintain a personal
cellular telephone, subject to College business use reimbursement
Hours per Week: 37.5 hours
Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick,
Vacation & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition
Waivers; and Professional Expense
Duties of Position: Acts as an integral part of the senior
leadership team and is responsible for the executive leadership of
the Human Resources Division. Ensures that human resources
initiatives are linked to and support Harper’s strategic
objectives. Will serve as a strategic business advisor, providing
expert advice on technical human resources issues, as well as
counsel on labor relations, developmental and organizational
Directs, develops and leads human resource functions including
talent acquisition, professional development, employee and labor
relations, 504/ADA Compliance, policy and procedure development and
implementation, performance management, internal communications,
management of the Oracle Fusion Human Resource System, compensation
administration, benefits administration including SURS/pension,
organizational development, and employee assistance program. Also,
the Chief Human Resources Officer will continue to improve talent
acquisition strategies to enhance the diversity of the college’s
Serves as a strategic business advisor to the College and Executive
Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services regarding
creating and executing strategies for all aspects of the employee
human resources experience, including operations, organizational
development, benefits, wages and salary structure, legal
compliance, staff diversity, staff development and
Demonstrates an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity and
inclusion by recruiting and retaining employees from diverse
backgrounds who can eliminate students’ barriers to success.
Develops and implements strategies to improve talent acquisition
Works with senior leadership in developing succession planning
strategies by proposing and implementing impactful initiatives that
ensure labor continuity for the college as well as providing a path
forward for employees in their careers.
Evaluates the total rewards strategy to ensure Harper is
competitive and equitable in its approach to compensation and
Oversees and enhances a robust performance management process that
directly links employee goals to the strategic plan and mission of
Coordinates and directs the use of technology in the HR function,
including ERP HR systems, reporting and analytics, and record
keeping. Looks for systems enhancements, technology innovations and
new ways of working.
Develops best-in-class workforce reporting and analytics,
monitoring trends and adjusting programs as indicated to provide
In collaboration with the Leadership team, creates and executes
intentional strategies across the institution focusing on Diversity
Equity and Inclusion in all aspects of the Human Resources
With a focus on employee engagement, ensures creation, delivery and
effectiveness of employee onboarding and orientation activities
focusing on the importance of the employee experience and how to
intentionally cultivate it.
Plans, coordinates and manages the contract negotiations with
collective bargaining groups.
Provides strategic leadership with regard to labor contract
administration including the processing of grievances and/or
arbitrations for all employee groups.
Ensures compliance with changing Federal and state regulations and
legislation that may affect Human Resources.
Serves as College Affirmative Action Officer; coordinates and
monitors the College Affirmative Action Program.
Serves as the Sexual Harassment, Workplace Violence and
Non-Discrimination Complaint Officer. Investigates complaints of
sexual harassment, violence and discrimination and responds to
governmental agencies as appropriate.
Responsible for coordinating the College’s compliance with Section
504 and Title II of the ADA, as well as state civil rights
requirements regarding discrimination and harassment based on
Oversees the administration of the College’s Employee Assistance
Program and other employee wellness activities.
Responsible for other duties as assigned by the Executive Vice
President, Finance and Administrative Services.
Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree
preferred. SPHR Certification preferred. An equivalent combination
of education and experience will be considered.
Experience Requirements: Five years plus of responsible
relevant experience. Experience in an administrative position
responsible for above functions, preferably in an educational
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the
position is filled though priority will be given to applications
received on or before: January 28, 2022.
Requir ed Documents: ***A resume and cover letter
are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to
create an inclusive learning and working environment where
individual differences and identities are respected, valued and
embraced. We encourage women, people from historically
underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans
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