The Human Resources Manager serves as the primary HR lead for the unit, providing full-cycle human resources support. He/she acts as the initial point of contact for all HR related issues in order to help maintain a high touch, high performing culture. He /she is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level, working closely with the divisional and central human resources teams and unit leadership, partnering to promote a happy, healthy, and engaged workplace community. The HR Manager is a key member of the divisional HR team organizing and mobilizing staff and resources to support the delivery of a high-quality experience for all employees.
He/she supports operating units by assisting in proposing and implementing programs, processes and policies to enhance and improve unit personnel/HR administration. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: talent acquisition/recruitment, employment processing, training and development, records management, onboarding, policy implementation, performance management, employee relations and engagement. He/she works in partnership, maintaining collaborative relationships with central HRM, HR Business Partners, Legal, and business unit leaders to effectively assess, diagnose and resolve employee relations issues, as well as, proactively initiate programs and practices to mitigate future problems and strengthen employment engagement. The HR Manager is important in executing the division's people initiatives, providing exceptional internal customer support to managers and staff, driving HR functional excellence, and process improvements. He/she guides and coaches managers in effective HR and management strategies and practices that will positively impact the employee experience and aligns with the mission and vision of the university. S/he fosters a culture that enables staff to do meaningful and impactful work.
Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree preferred or significant direct experience. Minimum 5-7 years of human resources experience, including staff development and employee relations experience. High level of discretion, confidentiality and professionalism required. The incumbent must be able to work as part of a team; analyze and develop solutions to complex issues; have the ability to develop productive and respectful interpersonal relationships; demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation skills; be highly organized and detail oriented; be committed to excellence in customer service; and have the ability to handle multiple priorities. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs to include Word, Excel, Access, SharePoint, PowerPoint; familiarity with Banner HR System and PageUp People preferred. Higher Education experience a plus. Competencies
Actively Builds Networks & Partnerships
Creative & Innovative Thinker
Requisition Number: STFR005407
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Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs, our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.