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Director of Human Resources

Nevada State College
Henderson, Nevada 89002
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

About Nevada State College:

Founded in 2002, NSC is a four-year public college located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada (adjacent to Las Vegas). Our faculty and staff members enjoy the rare opportunity to mold the college as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada. NSC emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary student support, evidence-based practices, and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all departments across campus. 

NSC serves approximately 4,200 students who are highly diverse and largely underserved—a majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students. We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our young institution.

Position Summary:

Nevada State College is seeking a visionary administrator whose educational background, leadership, and human resources expertise can continue to grow the HR function at Nevada State College.

Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Business Operations, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for directing a centralized comprehensive HR management program for all faculty and staff, including academic HR; affirmative action; benefits administration; classification/compensation; employee relations; HRIS/records management; performance management; payroll coordination; recruitment; training and development, and risk management & safety.  This position will also serve as the Title IX Coordinator for NSC. Many of these functions are administered through collaboration with the Nevada System of Higher Education Business Center South. Compliance with applicable federal and state laws and system and institutional policies and regulations regarding employment issues is essential. The Director must be a hands-on manager in supervising a small staff.

The successful incumbent will foster a high quality, progressive, innovative work environment by providing strategic leadership to anticipate, identify, analyze, and balance institutional and employee needs, thinking critically regarding business efficiency and effectiveness, and emphasizing utilization of technology in business processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness. S/he will work with employees and managers to resolve conflicts and will serve as internal consultant to institutional leadership; and serve as the faculty/staff ADA Officer.

S/he will be a proven leader experienced in managing change in a team focused environment, sensing and responding to customer feedback, and committed to a strategic, integrated, analytical, anticipatory and proactive approach to service delivery. The successful candidate will be dedicated to providing high quality service to all constituencies of Nevada State College. S/he will exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical principles, will be committed to the tenets of the NSC’s mission and vision, and will add strategic value to the College.

Salary & Benefits

Budgeted salary for this position is $105,000, plus excellent benefits, including 14.5% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and the choice of two health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Although the position will remain open until an appointment is made, applicants should submit materials by May 31, 2018 to ensure full consideration. This position is subject to a pre-employment background investigation which includes a criminal background check.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree, preferably in HR or Business
  • At least 7 years of HR leadership experience, preferably in higher education or similar managerial experience in state or local government, although exceptional candidates with extensive private industry human resources experience may also be considered.
  • Integrity of the highest order, strategic vision, excellent leadership skills, & a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to exercise tact, grace, and diplomacy, political astuteness, culture competency, and excellent judgment.


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