The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) provides leadership and strategic direction for the human resources operation of the College. The CHRO is a trusted advisor whose empathy is demonstrated through inclusiveness and service to others, and who possesses integrity, humility, and an inviting demeanor that puts those around them at ease. The CHRO is sensitive to and possesses an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of individuals. The CHRO possesses a clear understanding of legal compliance; recruitment and retention; workforce planning and design; talent management; change management; organizational and performance management; benefits administration; onboarding; and training and development. The position oversees the administration of personnel and labor relations contracts/plans/policies for the College employees, performing the duties with significant discretion and substantial involvement in the development, interpretation, and implementation of college and system policies and federal and state laws.
The CHRO serves on the President's Cabinet and is a senior leader providing comprehensive and confidential advice and assistance to the President. As a member of the President's Cabinet, the CHRO develops policies and practices on institutional issues, represents the College in system decision-making and represents the College with other external agencies and bodies.
The CHRO is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the division, promoting high quality customer service, and is a champion for continuous quality improvement in all aspects of professionalism and customer service. The CHRO supports the supervisors/managers through the application of a comprehensive performance management system; and provides guidance to supervisors on how to coach, offer continuous feedback and formal performance appraisals, and how to strategically manage employees to support professional growth while employed at the College.
Vehicle Notice: NOTICE : In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (Minnesota State) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. Institution: ROCHESTER COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE Eeo Notice: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment. For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1- or 1-800-627-3529.
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About ROCHESTER COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.