Job Type: Staff Job Description: Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Associate Director of HR is primarily responsible for Human Resources domain expertise in areas such as training and development, performance management, employee relations, benefits, and other special projects.
Core responsibilities will be training and leadership development, training facilitation, administering and delivery of assessments and HR partnering. Additionally, other responsibilities will include employee relations/investigations, compliance and benefits. Identifies resources to best support this work and meet the needs of the University.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Builds a strategy for internal versus external resources for organization development. Builds internal and external resource networks.
Facilitates education programs that grow our employees, leaders and teams. Develop new education options and materials as needed to drive business impact.
Oversees and manage performance management, including administration of performance review program that drives high performance.
Maintains benefits programs, policies and procedures. Monitors benefit programs, and complies with legal requirements.
Advises and guides thorough investigations and resolution of employee relations issues.
Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
Conduct personality and behavioral assessments.
Lead or direct one or more major functional HR area(s).
Select or create materials and appropriate delivery methods for programs on a variety of topics (i.e., coaching and counseling, job skills training, or performance appraisals).
Counsel employees on career development and/or performance improvements.
Demonstrate analytical skills in assessing day-to-day information needs for various human resources functions.
Demonstrate strong leadership skills.
Represent department and the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations.
Perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Communications, Psychology or other related field required
5+ years of professional Human Resources leadership experience specifically in the areas of talent management, employee relations and performance management
Ability to make strategic independent decisions regarding matters of significance
Familiarity and experience with a variety of multiple personality assessments
Works well independently
Superior knowledge of HR operations and administration
Superior knowledge of HR legal and regulatory requirements
Working knowledge of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), Workday preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
Ability to keep sensitive information confidential
Working knowledge of Excel
Integrity- Demonstrating respect, honesty and professionalism
Compassion- Caring for students, patients, and colleagues and all humanity
Excellence- Achieving quality in all that we do
Collaboration- Working with others to recognize diverse perspectives and achieve mutual goals
Intellectual Curiosity- Pursuing personal and professional growth
Innovation- Embracing new practices to improve outcomes
Heritage- Remain true to our Midwestern values and the guiding principles of osteopathic medicine
Equal Opportunity Employer
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About Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB)
For nearly 100 years, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences has been committed to a primary purpose – the education and training of caring, compassionate osteopathic physicians. Today, that purpose has grown to include training students in bioethics and biomedical sciences. At KCU, we: - Provide the second-largest number of physicians in Missouri and Kansas - Alleviate physician workforce shortages nationally, with 58 percent of our more than 7,100 practicing alumni in primary care specialties - Deliver much-needed medical care in underserved areas, with 19 percent of alumni practicing in rural care nationwideLearn more at www.kcumb.edu.