Assistant Vice President & Director of Human Resources

Posted in ,, on 03/27/2013

FLorida Gulf Coast University

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Fort Myers, Fl


Fort Myers, FL

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Advertised Salary Range $110,000 – negotiable based on education and experience
Class Code 9210
FTE 1.0
Job Type Regular
Job Classification Administrative & Professional
Location Main Campus
Job Close Date 04-26-2013
Review of applications will begin immediately. Only applications submitted through the SOAR website will be accepted.
Minimum Qualifications Masters and/or JD degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field and a minimum of eight years of current progressively human resource responsibilities including six years of employment, employee relations, and generalist experience in an environment of comparable size and complexity. Demonstrated experience building a successful and service-oriented human resources department. Proficiency in the use of a Personal Computer using MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications Experience working in a higher education environment. Experience with negotiations, labor relations, and collective bargaining. Professional Certification by the Society of Human Resources Management (SPHR/PHR) and/or other certifying bodies in the Human Resources profession.
Anticipated Start Date 07-01-2013
Special Instructions to Applicants Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request and become property of FGCU.

Other Information: Nominations are welcome and will be most helpful when they address the position qualifications and include the nominee’s full name, title, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. Qualified nominees will be invited to apply. Direct inquiries and nominations electronically to:

Emily Parker Myers
Myers McRae Executive Search & Consulting

General Summary Statement: This position’s initial duties include providing strategic and transformational leadership in the planning, development, and implementation of quality-based integrated human resource programs and services, including but not limited to: appointments, classification, faculty and staff recruitment, benefits, leave, retirement, compensation, administration, personnel records maintenance, employee relations, organizational development, training, and collective bargaining for all faculty and staff consistent with the University’s vision, mission, and values as well as other duties as outlined in your official Position Description.
Required Licenses/Certifications and Other Specific Requirements of Law: Police background check & fingerprinting
Financial Disclosure in accordance with Chapter 112 F.S.
Essential Personnel Designation (see below)
Adhere to FERPA Requirements (Buckley Amendment)
Meeting the requirements of Section 215.422, FS
Adhere to and comply with HIPAA
Other Licenses & Certifications: Essential Personnel: Provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus including pre-storm preparation, post-storm clean-up and replacement of stored goods to ready campus for operation after a storm; or other services assigned.
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Provides strategic leadership in the planning, development, and implementation of quality-based integrated human resource programs and services, including but not limited to: appointments, classification, faculty and staff recruitment, benefits, leave, retirement, compensation, personnel records maintenance, employee relations, organizational development, training, and collective bargaining for all certified units consistent with the University’s vision, mission, and values.

Collaborates with the Vice President and General Counsel and constituents at all levels of the institution building and fostering strong relationships to translate the goals and initiatives of the University into HR strategic and operational plans.

Builds, motivates, and retains a strong, results oriented and respected Human Resource organization and culture that is proactive, operationally excellent and viewed by the University to be collaborative, fundamentally fair and equitable, effective, supportive, thorough, efficient, and innovative.

Provides transformational leadership with a focus on building a customer service-oriented HR infrastructure that best serves the needs of a wide variety of university constituents. Proactively reviews and streamlines processes to ensure the delivery of high quality services that contribute to employee productivity.

Provides critical leadership and expertise in times of change and budget constraints. Provides strategic consultation and guidance to all levels of administration, faculty, and staff concerning human resource matters with a high degree of confidentiality, integrity, ethics, initiative and judgment.

Provides strategic consultation and guidance to supervisors and employees regarding employee relations issues and organizational development needs.

Assists the Provost’s Office with Faculty and Adjunct employee personnel matters, which may include immigration related issues, and collective bargaining.

Other duties as assigned.
Additional Posting Details
Working Hours:

a. Identify daily hours and days of the week, example: 8 – 5 Monday – Friday.
b. Total Hours worked – 40
c. Any variation in workweek such as on-call status or rotation

If the person does not work the normal 8-5 schedule in this position, please select the correct shift hours.
Other Shift Hours:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of University regulations, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of all functional areas in human resources such as recruiting; position analysis and classification; compensation; benefits; immigration; training and organizational development; performance management; employee relations; HR information systems and data management. Effective leadership, supervisory and transformational skills. Ability to make strategic recommendations/decisions; communicate effectively orally and in writing; independently plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments; meet established work deadlines; establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents.
Physical, Mental, and Environmental Characteristics of the Position: Repetitive Wrist Motion
Navigate across campus
Travel throughout the county and state
Overnight travel required
Lifting up to approximately _____ lbs. (Identify below)
Sit for extended periods of time
Work nights and weekends
Lift & Carry approximately ___lbs (Identify below)
Other Characteristics of Position: 20 lbs.

Ensures that the managers and supervisors under supervision have the resources needed for their employees to complete their tasks safely.

Statement of Responsibility for Confidential Data All duties must be performed with the highest degree of confidentiality, constantly aware of the compliance requirements of Chapter 119, F.S. Public Records Law.

All rules and regulations concerning the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) must be followed regarding the handling of all confidential information such as student records, grievance issues, and personnel matters.

Must comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1966 (HIPAA). Supervision of staff responsible for HIPAA compliance in benefits and leave administration.

Required Documents Resume
Cover Letter
Unofficial Transcript
List of 5 References (Name, Address, Phone #)
Optional Documents Professional Reference Letter 1
Professional Reference Letter 2
Professional Reference Letter 3
Professional Reference Letter 4
Professional Reference Letter 5
Additional Materials 1
Additional Materials 2
Additional Materials 3
Additional Materials 4
Additional Materials 5
Note Eligibility determination will be made by the Florida Gulf Coast University Human Resources Office. Federal law requires that we hire only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens. Males between the ages of 18 and 26 are required to provide proof of Selective Service Registration prior to employment.

Persons with disabilities needing reasonable accommodations to participate in the application/selection process must notify the Office of Adaptive Services at (239) 590-7956, or via Florida Relay 711 for TTY/TDD/VCO, a minimum of five (5) working days in advance.

Official transcripts for A&P and SP positions are to be sent to Human Resources, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565 and must be received within thirty (30) days of the employment start date. A copy of the candidate’s unofficial transcript can be attached to the candidate’s materials in SOAR or brought to the on campus interview.

Application Types Accepted Faculty/Administrative & Professional Profile

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