16 days old


Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85287
  • Job Type
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Associate Director-Human Resources/Compensation

Arizona State University

Fulton Schools of Engineering  

Campus: Tempe  



Job Description:

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University is seeking an energetic, creative thinker to join a dynamic team of professionals working in the Dean’s office, Tempe campus. The position’s portfolio will contain diverse and complex administrative responsibilities, most of which will be sensitive and confidential in nature requiring considerable independence, judgement and skill. The successful candidate will be forward-thinking, work independently and with a team, and have contact with high-level administrators within the Fulton Schools.


In general, the Associate Director for HR/Compensation will oversee and direct Human Resource functions for the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering to include compensation strategies and analysis, employee relations, recruitment strategies (external and internal), payroll, employee development and evaluation, and HR data analysis.


Salary Range:

$45,650 - $105,000 per year, DOE


Close Date:



Essential Duties:

Payroll: Oversees established payroll processes for the Fulton Schools to ensure compliance with university, state and federal requirements.


Compensation/Performance Management: Works with the School/Unit HR Administrators to implement and update the Fulton School’s staff compensation strategy and to manage the Performance Management Plan structure and process including job descriptions and outcomes.


Employee Relations: Works closely and in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources (OHR) to advise, interpret and provide direction to management and staff on university rules and procedures. Works closely with the ASU Office of Human Resources to resolve or assist with the resolution of sensitive human resource issues.


Represents the college/department and serves on various department and university committees.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND seven (7) years of related administrative experience, which includes four (4) years of supervisory experience; OR, Eleven (11) years of related administrative experience, which includes four (4) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications:

•Evidence of Human Resources professional certification (SHRM, World at Work, HRCI)

•Demonstrated knowledge of the concepts of employee relations

•Experience developing/updating staff job descriptions for positions in a broad range of functional areas

•Experience in higher education

•Experience with data warehouse

•Demonstrated advanced skills with Excel

•Experience with systems such as myReports, PeopleSoft, Kenexa, Docuware


Working Environment:

•Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking.

•Use office equipment including a desktop computer.

•Lift up to 20 pounds.

•Communicate to perform essential duties.


Department Statement:

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is the largest engineering school in the nation and seeks to deliver a world-class learning experience for our students and to advance research and innovation – all at scale. We value and emphasize inherently interdisciplinary endeavors that capitalize on both the breadth and depth of our outstanding faculty and have built a special place for large scale innovation characterized by foundational excellence and translational impacts. We are an engineering school on the rise in the most innovative university in the country and in the heart of the nation’s fifth largest metropolitan area. The scale of our faculty research interests and interdisciplinary mindset combined with nearly 40 graduate degree programs and 25 undergraduate degree programs provide the foundation and collaborative possibilities to advance new ideas.


The Fulton Schools of Engineering on the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses is comprised of six schools based on academic programs and research areas. Fulton Engineering has a nationally recognized faculty that conducts research, instructs and mentors students, and provides service to the profession and community. Learn more at https://engineering.asu.edu


ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree


AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement:

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Fingerprint Check Statement:

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.


Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Please include a cover letter with your application.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Jobs at ASU, enter Req Id# 40923BR or go directly to:




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