Associate Director of HR for University IT Job Code/Level 4706/K
Why Stanford? As one of the world's premier research institutions, Stanford University devotes tremendous resources toward the betterment of humanity. We focus on hundreds of initiatives — in everything from medicine to engineering, the environment, peace and national security — in order to create an atmosphere humming with intelligence and excitement.
The Business Affairs HR team seeks an experienced and talented individual to join our team as a Human Resources Manager (HRM) for our University IT organization (business title TBD). Our ideal candidate will have a depth of HR experience in all the roles of a generalist, plus be experienced in talent management to include recruiting, performance management, high potential development and succession planning.
This role will interface directly with Stanford's CIO and the Associate VPs who manage the complex and decentralized business of IT. While the role will work closely with IT leadership, the position reports directly to the AVP of HR for Business Affairs, who reports to the CFO. The ideal candidate will also have a deep understanding and appreciation of the unique world of Information Technology.
Responsible and accountable for UIT staff related issues, Stanford policies, HR programs, and a range of local processes and programs within UIT, to include bargaining group concerns.
Collaborate with UIT leaders to support initiatives by understanding UIT's objectives, issues, needs, and key success factors. Actively participate in planning processes and promote best practices; provide leadership for workforce planning efforts.
Investigate basic and complex employee relations issues, and initiate appropriate resolution in alignment with applicable policies and laws. Work in consultation with AVP of HR for BA and employee/labor relations staff to resolve highly complex issues, as needed.
Assess organizational and individual staff development needs. Identify, communicate, and consult with staff on training and career development opportunities. Develop and conduct relevant training, and participate in training design.
Instrumental in the strategy, the development, and the delivery of several talent development projects or programs and will provide insights for the overall organization on talent development. They may lead or co-lead BA wide talent programs.
Design strategy and provide oversight to client's recruitment and staffing plans; assist in the structure of offers.
Design strategies for facilitating organizational, cultural and behavioral change. Perform needs assessment, analysis, and consulting on organizational issues; make recommendations on organizational design and development issues.
Provide oversight to area's salary-setting program. Advise managers on assignment of employees to appropriate classification levels; review and approve salary actions; design and/or manage incentive and bonus programs, as needed.
Provide oversight to workers' compensation, disability, leave, work place accommodation requests, and health and safety issues; inform managers and own supervisor as needed.
Oversee and approve human resources transactions submitted for processing. Prepare reports, and analyze data available through local and centralized database resources.
Lead and develop the HR team who support UIT. Manage the performance of direct reports. Set team objectives, priorities, and resources to align with department objectives.
Other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 301913
About Stanford University
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
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