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Director of Human Resources

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The Human Resources Director will report to the Executive Director of Administration and will be responsible for all the Human Resources and Payroll related activities in the School of Education. This includes Recruiting, Payroll, Compensation, Position Management, Employee Relations, and Performance Management.




The incumbent will analyze HR processes and implement improvements, identify issues and suggest and/or implement solutions, and is required to have a strong understanding of University and school policies and procedures. The Human Resources Administrator will be responsible for all general human resources functions including but not limited to developing, managing, and communicating policies and procedures, initiating and coordinating HR actions (leaves of absence, FMLA, employee relations actions, etc.), acting as liaison for HR systems, and maintaining all files. The incumbent is also responsible for all payroll actions for all employees (faculty, staff, GSA, student, and temporary). This includes maintaining accurate employee records, reviewing payroll registers, processing payments, and salary modifications, and acting as the main contact to the University’s Office of Human Resources in addition to the Executive Director of Administration.




The Human Resources Director will develop, implement, and execute all processes related to staff/workforce planning and management and faculty hire processes. The incumbent will be responsible for advising staff and faculty on the correct procedures in hiring (postings, interviews, etc.), position management (job description management and updates), and temporary staffing. The incumbent will provide insight and guidance to leadership as it pertains to vacancies, new positions, and updating current positions. The incumbent may also provide insight and guidance as it pertains to organizational structures, workflows, and practices. The Human Resources Director will be responsible for oversight of staffing processes. This includes development, implementation, and coordination of orientation, on-boarding, and coordinating training for all new staff. In addition, the incumbent will oversee staff performance management which includes the annual performance appraisal process, creating and presenting professional development opportunities and workshops for staff, assisting with professional goals management.




The Human Resources Director will provide coaching, advice, and consultations with staff and faculty supervisors to confer on sensitive matters, address performance or behavioral-related issues and assist in problem resolution, including special needs related to work schedules, long or short term illness, performance improvement plans, and termination. The Human Resources Director will provide all reporting and analysis as it pertains to the organization’s workforce. This includes providing reports and analyses on salary, processes, organizational planning, and/or other workforce-related matters.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.  EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled



Staff management and supervision experience and understanding of major state and federal laws and standards related to employment required.


Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-09-01

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