Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Director of Human Resources
Job Title Director
Posting Number S2012662
Position Type Staff

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Director of Human Resources serves as the Chief Human Resource Officer for the institution and provides leadership and strategic vision in the planning, development and administration of comprehensive human resources for the University. This includes providing leadership and oversight for all functions of the Department of Human Resources, including benefits, compensation, employee relations, worker’s compensation, employment, HRIS, performance management, and records. This position is also responsible for assuring the University remains in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, requirements of federal and state governing agencies, and System personnel policies and regulations. Additionally, this position works collaboratively across the University to develop and improve human resource programs and services for the benefit of staff, faculty and students.

The applicant offered this position may be subject to a pre-employment drug test

Minimum Education Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.

• Nine years’ experience in Human Resources or a combination of education and experience. A minimum of three years of supervisory experience in HR is required.

Responsibilities Summary

• Provides consultation to university administrators for HR issues. Maintains a customer-focused and responsive work environment.
• Able to develop and implement policies, procedures, and processes.
• Manages the compensation function, to include monitoring and scheduling pay actions, recommending, planning and implementing pay structures and planning and administering wage/salary administration policy.
• Administers the human resources information system by enforcing system security and integrity of data.
• Leads the employee relations function by investigating employee complaints, directing and managing employee disciplinary procedures and resolving workplace disputes. Interacts with employees at all levels.
• Oversees the administration and effectiveness of the benefits function, to include worker’s compensation, medical, dental, disability, paid leave, flexible spending, retirement, and other sponsored benefit programs.
• Supervises the recruitment process to ensure compliance with appropriate federal, state laws and regulations; and Board of Regents policies and procedures, monitors hiring processes for all staff searches.
• Oversees the management and ongoing maintenance of employee records, to ensure compliance with the appropriate federal, state and Board of Regents record keeping requirements.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of HR practices in higher education required and demonstration of.
• Knowledge of applicable HR legislation.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft and Banner preferred.
• Effective problem-solving, organizational and time management skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
• Ability to understand and participate in HR benchmarking efforts.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards, objectivity, and be discrete and maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to be “hands-on” when needed.
• Knowledge of implementing human resources systems.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references, recommendation letters, etc.) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. An official copy of your transcript may be required upon hire for this position. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Clayton State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Do you have nine years’ experience in Human Resources or a combination of education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents