Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
We are seeking a dynamic and supportive HR Generalist to partner with the HR Associate Director within Information Technology Services at Boston College. This role is instrumental in keeping & shaping our workplace culture, recruiting top technical talent, and ensuring that our employees have a positive journey from recruitment to on-boarding and throughout their employment experience at Boston College. The HR Generalist will assist in leading and transforming our organization's approach to employee engagement, satisfaction, and retention efforts. Drives and implements specialized recruiting efforts to attract and secure highly qualified technical candidates to meet ITS recruiting and retention goals.
The ideal candidate collaborates with the HR Associate Director to establish annual diversity goals and participates in department diversity initiatives for staff and student employees. Manages the on-boarding and off-boarding processes to include new hire orientation process. Provides and analyzes HR data through the compilation of reports to measure metrics such as position activity and hiring/termination data to inform succession planning and retention efforts. This position offers a hybrid work schedule.
Recruiting & Talent Acquisition: - Oversee the recruitment process to ensure a consistent, inclusive, and efficient hiring experience for candidates and hiring teams. - Collaborate with hiring managers to define job roles, candidate profiles, and interview processes that identify the best-fit candidates. - Continually researches the latest trends and recommends options and resources to attract and retain a diverse pool of ITS talent. - Uses a variety of resources to include social media, LinkedIn, and IT related associations, targeted websites, job fairs, etc. - Supports on-boarding best practices for all ITS staff, contractors and students. Participates in the process for ITS employees to include coordination of the orientation process and related training.
Employee Engagement: - Foster a positive and inclusive workplace culture by developing and executing strategies that enhance employee engagement, job satisfaction, and overall well-being. - Collaborate with others to develop measures to improve staff retention and monitor trends related to this topic. - Works with the ITS HR Associate Director to formulate action plans to address areas for improvement.
Learning & Development: - Participates in building and supporting a developmental career path for succession planning. - Collaborates with ITS Communications & Training to identify and communicate development learning opportunities using - LinkedIn Learning and other IT tools as appropriate.
HR Reporting/Administration: - Prepares regular HR reporting on various metrics such as turnover, recruiting activity, etc. - Responsible for PeopleSoft data updates and the compilation of data to track organizational changes (e.g. organization charts and position reporting).
Management: - Lead, mentor and guide a team of two administrative support staff that provide business support to the division. - Oversees the student hiring process to include recruitment, salary setting, on-boarding and off-boarding, training and development.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $68,100 to $85,150; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business or related field. Minimum of three years of recruiting (employment) experience and/or related human resources experience. Experience with training and program presentation. Identify and articulate organizational trends and potential opportunities from an overall operational perspective.
- Ability to interact with technical, academic and business staff. - Experienced in vendor management. - Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential employee and student information. - Strong attention to detail with the ability to prioritize competing demands. - Staffing agency (or recruiting) experience is helpful. - Prior technical environment (IT) and/or higher education background is desired but not required.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.