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MGMT 200 - Associate Director of Human Resources and Social Equity

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received prior to May 22, 2017 will receive full consideration. Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address for three professional references.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number S0346-10
Position Title Associate Director of Human Resources and Social Equity
Department Human Resources
Bargaining Unit
Position Type Management
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
If Part-time, specify percentage
Temporary/ Permanent Permanent
FLSA Exempt
Salary Commensurate with experience
Work Hours 8:00 to 16:00
Work Schedule Mon. - Fri.
Anticipated Start Date 07/10/2017
Anticipated End Date None

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for a broad array of important functions. Under the general direction of the AVP of Human Resources and Social Equity, the Associate Director provides leadership in developing University-wide HR and Social Equity strategies to attract, build, promote, develop and retain a diverse and highly competent workforce, that is committed to the individual dignity of every employee. The incumbent also provides professional HR support for personnel processes (e.g., recruitment, selection, separations, performance management, recognition, training etc.). The Associate Director performs staff classification audits and makes recommendations accordingly. The associate director supervises the ADA process and works collaboratively with the AVP on the employee investigation and Title IX processes.

Essential Duties
  • Provide leadership and coordinate the University recruitment and selection process and procedures to include administration of the on-line applicant tracking system (PeopleAdmin) and search committee orientation;
  • Serve as the University Administrator for sexual harassment and discrimination complaints;
  • Works collaboratively with the AVP to ensure consistent application of University and Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) human resource, labor relations, and social equity policies and procedures;
  • Works collaboratively with the AVP to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations related to human resources;
  • Develop and implement the University’s equal employment policies and procedures;
  • Supervises the Benefits Manager who serves as the first point of contact for faculty and staff for American with Disabilities(ADA) concerns; processes employee accommodation requests in compliance with the ADA;
  • Work collaboratively with the AVP on the employee investigation process for both internal and external complaints;
  • Works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of HR to administer the non-instructional employee classification process to include classification audits and recommendations ;
  • Lead the new employee orientation process for staff;
  • Participate in the new faculty orientation process;
  • Maintain frequent contact with University Legal counsel and Labor Relations staff;
  • Identify, develop, implement and facilitate professional development programs for staff at all levels to include labor relations for supervisors and managers and effective performance evaluations;
  • Coordinate the University’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration.
Specific Duties
  • Serve as the President’s representative on the Commission on the Status of Women, LGBT Affairs, Faculty, Administrators staff and students of color (F.A.S.S.T.) and the Title IX sub committee for athletics.
  • Serve as a member of the PASSHE Social Equity Council.
  • Supervise the Benefits Manager.
Minimum Qualifications
(Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field;
  • At least five years of increasingly responsible experience in Human Resource and/or Social Equity management to include the following areas: Title IX administration, diversity programs, employee relations (including complaint/dispute resolution), job analysis, recruitment and selection, affirmative action, training and staff development, policy and procedure development, investigations, and labor relations;
  • Experience administering a collective bargaining agreement;
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels within the University and develop informal, cooperative relationships among diverse, multifunctional departments.
  • Skill in prioritizing, planning and organizing assignments, working efficiently under tight schedules, and completing tasks in a timely and accurate manner with minimal direction and maintaining flexibility to address changing priorities;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree, experience in ensuring compliance with Title IX, and experience in a higher education setting is preferred.
Physical Demands

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/02/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received prior to May 22, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address for three professional references.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at www.lhup.edu/equity

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

Quick Link http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/3535
Annual Security Report (Clery Act)

The Lock Haven University’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years’ worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:

https://www.lhup.edu/students/campus_safety

You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or related field?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Do you have at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in Human Resource and/or Social Equity management?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Please describe your experience with Title IX administration, diversity programs, and complaint and dispute resolution.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you hold a Masters degree?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Do you have professional experience in a Higher Education setting?
    • yes
    • no
  6. * Do you have experience administering a collective bargaining agreement?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience conducting investigations?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
    • Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • The Chronicle (print/online)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • The Hispanic Outlook
    • Professional journal
    • Electronic list serve
    • Personal Referral
    • LHU Website
    • CareerLink Office
    • HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcripts
Optional Documents