We seek a dynamic and resourceful human resource leader to provide strategic vision, tactical design, and operational direction of human resource programs within a campus culture of innovation, collaboration, and equity during a period of extended growth. This campus leader will serve as a consultant to the chancellor and vice chancellors to reimagine human resources on this vibrant campus. This leader is expected to anticipate needs and provide evidence-informed recommendations regarding human resource strategies tailored to a distinctive environment that includes:
a diverse student body pursuing health care careers in an internationally remarkable medical context;
a collaborative, multidisciplinary faculty;
and other unique attributes for which novel solutions must be generated, adapted, implemented, and assessed.
This human resources leader will model UMR values of respect, diversity and inclusivity, community, evidenced-based decision making, and human potential. The position reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Campus Resources, and serves as consultant to the chancellor and vice chancellors, as well as an important resource to supervisors and employees. This position also represents the campus with University of Minnesota System human resources colleagues, leveraging resources and ensuring campus awareness and compliance with System policies.
This Director position is a full-time, 12-month, administrative position. The Director reports to the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Campus Resources and serves as consultant to the chancellor and vice chancellors. This position also closely collaborates with a delegate of the University of Minnesota Vice President of Human Resources.
Our benefits include:
University paid contribution (10% of your salary) to your retirement account – vested immediately
22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays
Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition
Excellent and affordable health care benefits
Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates
Free disability insurance
Key Responsibility Areas
Manage mission-aligned talent acquisition efforts and provide leadership on recruitment process improvement and onboarding using diversity and inclusion lens: 35%
Design, implement, and provide leadership on employee wellness, diversity, and inclusion programming and solutions: 35%
Human Resources Leadership and Administration that includes hiring and training of the HR team, manage budget for human resources functions, collaborate with the University of Minnesota system resources, and represent human resources on leadership team: 30%
BA/BS degree in human resources or related field plus six years of relevant professional human resources experience OR an MA/MBA in Human Resources or a related field plus four years of experience.
A proven record of successful human relations experience including the ability to serve as a catalyst for initiatives that increase employee diversity, development, and wellbeing.
Demonstrated commitment to using data to inform practice.
Superior interpersonal and intercultural communication competence to provide leadership and to model habits of interaction that ensure a campus culture of collaboration, inclusivity and wellbeing, including adaptability and humility.
Passion for UMR’s vision and demonstrated evidence of commitment to UMR’s grounding values of respect, human potential, diversity and inclusion, evidence-based decision-making, and community.
Demonstrated ability to provide clarity in ambiguous situations.
Desire to learn and grow.
Preferred qualifications and expertise:
Graduate degree in relevant field (e.g. MA/MBA in Human Resources or Human Resources Management
Ten years of professional experience or greater in either a higher education or successful start-up environment.
Experience in the assessment of professional development programs.
Key Leadership Competencies
Finds joy and purpose in supporting employee growth.
Models respect for all and operates with recognized integrity.
Has a visible and positive presence.
Is reflective, curious, empathetic, and approachable.
Thinks strategically, and is willing to be hands on.
Listens well and builds trusting relationships.
Interested in education and committed to an environment of learning.
Internal Number: 335665
About University of Minnesota, Rochester
The University of Minnesota Rochester is located in University Square, one block away from the Mayo Clinic, seven miles south of IBM, and just 75 miles south of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. As a student on the UMR campus in downtown Rochester, you will be at the heart of one of the world?s top medical centers and at the center of an internationally known research community.