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As a member of the Human Resources team, the Assistant Director of Human Resources supports the full spectrum of academic and non-academic HR activity at Cornell Tech. Partnering with the Senior Director of HR as well as campus leadership, supervisors and faculty, the Assistant Director supports human resources services including support for strategic recruitment and hiring of staff and non-faculty academic positions, onboarding, professional development, diversity and inclusion programming, compensation and other key HR activity. The successful candidate will recommend and participate in the development of campus and university policies and procedures and lead and facilitate projects and programs. In collaboration with the Senior Director, this position takes a lead role in providing complex HR data, reporting and analysis to support business decisions as well as responding to external and internal requests.
In this role you will:
Provide strategic recruitment and hiring support to managers and leadership
Serve as a key point of contact for information on HR processes and HR policy interpretation
Develop resources and tools to support best practices in human resources and ensure high quality customer service
Provide leadership, administrative and project support for HR priorities.
Work as a member of a NYC-based HR team and benefit from professional growth and expertise provided by Cornell University HR colleagues in Ithaca
Bachelor's degree in human resources or a related field and 3-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated effective experience in employee recruitment. Experience in recruitment fostering a diverse employee population. Demonstrated experience with office productivity software (e.g. MS Office), including use of advanced platforms to develop products to meet business needs. Proven effective written and verbal communication skills. Handle sensitive and confidential matters and information with discretion and judgment. Effective organization, teamwork and problem solving. The ability to deliver high-quality customer service. Advanced Excel skills with demonstrated experience and aptitude in custom and ad hoc reporting and analysis utilizing data from various sources.
Master's degree and/or SHRM certification. At least 5 years' experience working in a fast-paced, high volume HR or operations context. Work experience in an academic environment. Extensive knowledge of HRIS such as Workday. Additional software skills for data and reporting strongly preferred.
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HR Generalist III
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