The position is a 12-month, full-time, annually renewable position based on funding and performance starting September, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Excellent benefits package including retirement, medical, dental, disability and life insurance. Complete benefits package can be viewed here: https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits
Essential Job Duties:
1. Counsel and advise senior administrators, department heads, supervisors, and employees on human resource policies, procedures, and best practices. 2. Develop appropriate systems to direct, coordinate, and supervise all human resource functions/activities affecting faculty, professional and administrative staff, Civil Service, and bargaining unit employees. 3. Work closely with the Office of Academic Affairs to facilitate advertising, screening, and selection of faculty; participate in negotiating the University Education Association-Crookston (UEA) contract; serve on meet and confer committee; and participate in grievance proceedings/contract interpretation. 4. Oversee employment services including recruiting, hiring, reassignment, and orientation of new non-student employees. 5. Facilitate the development of a campus employment culture that recognizes, affirms, and helps all employees draw upon cultural, communal, and identity-based ways of knowing, being, and doing to achieve performance outcomes. 6. Serve as internal consultant and resource to supervisors to promote a diverse and talented work force. Ensure EEO/AA and ADA policies are followed in hiring, promotion and employment practices. 7. Interpret civil service rules, negotiated bargaining agreements, professional and administrative policies, employment law, and government regulations. 8. Coordinate compensation policies, job classification processes, job re-classification and disciplinary action processes in consultation with the Office of Human Resources in the Twin Cities. 9. Function as a resource person to search committees to include provide or arrange for training, including implicit bias training, to committee members and advising search committees. 10. Develop and lead talent management functions such as promotion of mentoring programs, succession planning, supervisor training, and performance management. 11. Facilitate and encourage participation by personnel in professional development programs and opportunities to increase skills, knowledge base, and competencies. 12. Maintain appropriate contacts with supervisors, program directors, and employees in order to identify and resolve human resource issues. 13. Perform employee relation functions such as coordinate the grievance process and serve on labor management committees. 14. Assist employees with questions regarding retirement, health benefits, dental benefits, disability insurance, life insurance, pre-tax deductions, and other employee benefits, and refer to University of Minnesota Employee Benefits as appropriate. 15. Facilitate special employee programs such as Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development funds, and other employee-centered programs. 16. Serve as HRMS Key Contact person for the UMC campus. 17. Serve as Designated Key Administrator (DKA) for the UMC campus regarding financial and operational misconduct. 18. Supervise human resource support staff. 19. Perform committee and work group assignments as assigned by Director of Finance. 20. Actively engage campus, local, and regional communities and stakeholders as an agent and representative of the University.
Required Qualifications: • Earned bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field plus six years of professional human resource work experience.
Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s Degree in Management, Human Resource Management, Business Management or related field. • Six years of professional experience directing human resource functions in a government or educational institution. • Experience facilitating training programs and/or directing workshops. • Accomplished record of working with diversity employees and building an inclusive work culture. • Excellent interpersonal, teambuilding and communication skills.
Internal Number: 331530
About University of Minnesota, Crookston
The University of Minnesota , Crookston (UMC) is integral to the University's statewide land grant mission. The college provides its unique contribution through applied, career-oriented learning programs that combine theory, practice and experimentation in a technologically rich environment. UMC connects its teaching, research and outreach to serve the public good.