Executive Director, Human Resources and Labor Relations

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Posted: 06-10-2019
Campus: No Preference
  • Reports to the President
  • Serves as member of the President’s Cabinet and as advisor to the President on human resources, policy, and human resource matters
  • Provides executive leadership for the overall direction and management of a comprehensive Human Resources department including, but not limited to, workforce planning, compensation, labor relations, benefits administration, workplace safety, budget management, and other appropriate areas that may emerge
  • Reviews, recommends and oversees the adherence of human resources policies and procedures
  • Ensures institutional compliance with federal, state and local labor laws
  • Evaluates, reviews and recommends to the President all position requisitions and changes, salary changes, job offers, and manages performance management processes
  • Ensures onboarding process and procedures for new hires
  • Collaborates with Cabinet and is responsible for effective and ongoing employee training and development plans and implementation that promotes diversity, equity, and employee professional growth and development
  • Responsible for employee training programs that are delivered on a regular basis through webinars, podcasts, and in person training where appropriate
  • Fosters harmonious and effective cooperation between all units of college community and all levels of the institution
  • Collaborates with development and implementation of risk management and compliance strategies for the institution
  • Manages, develops and implements goals, objectives and assessment efforts for assigned area in concert with the Institutional Effectiveness Plan
  • Administers and interprets collective bargaining agreements and fosters a relationships with bargaining units
  • Facilitates collective bargaining
  • Collaborates with other cabinet members to ensure appropriate human resources support for educational programs and services at all three campuses
  • Serves as cabinet liaison to the Personnel and Board Development Committee of the Board of Trustees; prepares agenda items and personnel actions
  • Works with College Counsel on employment, and other legal matters
  • Supports discipline and termination hearings as requested by the Human Resources Director
  • Leverages data, analytics, and current technologies to make continuous improvements of HR processes and outcomes
  • Serves as the Custodian of Government Records
  • Overseas the Human Resource budget planning and implementation
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • Master’s degree with Human Resources concentration or related field
  • SHRM-CP or PHR Certification strongly preferred
  • Seven years of progressively responsible leadership in human resources/labor relations, collective bargaining, benefits administration, classification/compensation, employee & labor relations, talent acquisition, succession planning, staff leadership and development programs; organizational development and quality and process improvement
  • Leadership experience in a collective bargaining environment
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and monitoring budgets
  • Possesses a strong understanding of the use of information technology to deliver, monitor and evaluate programs
  • Experience in affirmative action complaint processing and resolution preferred
  • Knowledge of the methods and procedures used in handling confidential matters
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to build consensus in a service oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse internal and external populations
  • Proficient with software skills, database management, employee management software applications, cloud software and collaborative cloud platforms
  • Must possess a clear understanding of statutory and regulatory requirements affecting Human Resources, workplace safety programs including, but not limited to, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Americans with Disabilities Act, Cleary Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act and other federal and State of New Jersey mandates.
  • Ability to manage a high volume of work and execute accurately through established HR processes
  • Ability to identify and mitigate organizational risks
This position may require flexible scheduling to include evenings and weekends and duties at any Atlantic Cape location.

Candidates must send a letter and resume to the Human Resources Specialist, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Email to jobopps@atlantic.edu Deadline: 07-17-2019.

As a "New Jersey First Act" Employer, Atlantic Cape Community College requires new employees who live out of state to establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies. Learn more.