VICE PRESIDENT FOR HUMAN
Indiana University, one of the largest employers in the state of
Indiana, invites nominations and applications for the position of
Vice President for Human Resources (VPHR).
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is one of the top public
research universities in the world. IU spans seven campuses,
including core campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, two
regional centers across Indiana, and partner locations around the
globe. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks
of world-class contributions in research and the arts. The IU
community of current students, faculty, and staff represents a
diverse cross-section of people from all backgrounds and cultures,
including more than 71,000 degree-seeking undergraduate students,
more than 19,000 students in graduate and professional programs,
more than 21,000 faculty and staff university-wide, and more than
44,000 total affiliated IU employees, including students and
The Vice President for Human Resources will lead the IU Human
Resources function across all campus locations. Reporting directly
to President Pamela Whitten and serving on the President’s cabinet,
the VPHR is responsible for programs and services that attract,
develop, and retain IU employees in ways that align with the
University’s overall mission, strategic objectives, and desired
culture. The VPHR leads a team of 90 dedicated human resource
professionals and manages an operating budget of $12 million.
The successful candidate must possess executive-level human
resource experience and the creative and strategic ability to
address complex human capital management and compliance issues
across a large, multi-campus higher education research institution.
They must have experience designing and implementing effective and
efficient programs, policies, and services for a varied workforce
operating in a decentralized environment. The next VPHR will also
possess a proven track record of effective leadership on issues of
diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Eleven-plus years of progressive experience as a senior leader
of an enterprise-wide human resources function at a large, complex
entity is required, with a strong preference for knowledge of the
higher education environment, familiarity with the complexities of
a research institution, and a demonstrated expertise in strategic
human resource planning.
For best consideration, please send all nominations and
applications to: IUVPHR@storbecksearch.com. Applications should
include a résumé and a letter of interest.
Global Education Practice Lead and Managing
Lisa Solinsky, Senior Associate
Indiana University is an equal
employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA
services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic
information, marital status, national origin, disability status or
protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate
on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities,
including employment and admission, as required by Title IX.
Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the
U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the
university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of
Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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