Director Employee Relations and Organizational Development - Hybrid

Loyola University Maryland
February 19, 2023
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Position Title Director Employee Relations and Organizational Development - Hybrid

Job Category Administrator Office/Department Human Resources Work Environment Hybrid Location York Rd Staff Job Type If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date: Position Summary and Duties

The director is responsible for developing, executing, monitoring, and analyzing human resources activities within the scope of the employment life cycle. Guide strategy for programs to attract, motivate, engage, and retain a highly competent and diverse workforce. Oversee HR Partners who facilitate the initial hiring process, coordinate employee changes, and focus on managing employee relations and organizational development activities. Develops and implements solutions to create and maintain a fair, respectful, diverse, and high performing work culture enabling employees to contribute their best. This includes organizational development and benchmarking, and assessment of activities geared toward employee satisfaction and institutional productivity.

Direct employee relations for the University and ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations as it pertains to EEOC, ADA, FMLA, WC, and all applicable wage and hour, employment, and other laws affecting the workforce. Provide senior level advice, coaching, and consultation to employees, including senior management, on issues affecting performance, conduct, employee rights and responsibilities, overall job satisfaction and career development. Manage grievances, investigations, mediations and interventions, corrective and disciplinary action, terminations, etc. Direct exit interview process; partner on climate surveys, assess workplace culture and develop solutions. Manage employee recognition activities. Consult with AVPHR and promotes proactive approaches to solving complex employee relations, organizational and HR related issues while ensuring compliance with laws and in conjunction with upholding the mission and values of the institution. Foster and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders and customer base. Administer the anonymous reporting system and serve as the University deputy Title IX Coordinator for faculty, staff, and administrators.

Work with leadership to benchmark organizational structures, direct reorganizations, assess learning needs, and development solutions. Develop programs to enhance leadership capacity and develop the university human capital to its potential. Develop solutions to address climate issues and educate the community to promote a fair, respectful, diverse, and high- performance work culture enabling employees to contribute their best. Implement programs for leadership assessment, career planning, and succession planning throughout the organization. Direct employee orientation and compliance training, and employee learning and development programs.

Manage staff and administrator policy development in consultation with the AVPHR. Ensure the staff and administrator policy manual, and procedures are current and conform to local, state, and federal employment legislation.

Keep abreast of current and impending employment laws and regulations affecting the university and the workforce.

Generate reports on employee and organization development activities as requested by the AVPHR and provide recommendations to address employee and development issues. Assist in other areas and on projects as needed. Develop, control, and recommend budgets within areas of responsibility.

Required Qualifications

  • Seven to ten years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management including a minimum of five years in an employee relations and organizational development leadership role required.
  • Must have strong knowledge of employee relations and professional development strategies along with general knowledge of recruitment, compensation, and benefits.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of employment laws and regulations impacting the workplace including, but not limited to, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, EEO, and their application in the workplace.
  • Must have ability to defend actions taken in adverse proceedings such as grievances and mediation hearings.
  • Strong leadership, communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and business management skills necessary.
  • Knowledge of employee investigation and disciplinary procedures required.
  • Ability to become certified as a Title IX Coordinator.
  • Ability to support the mission and values of a Catholic Jesuit education, as well as University goals for institutional diversity.
  • Preferred Qualifications Job Posting Date 12/22/2022 Priority Application Deadline Date Job Close Date Anticipated Start Date University Description

    Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola's beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

    Diversity Statement

    Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Loyola University Maryland requires that all faculty, staff, and administrators receive COVID-19 vaccination, including the booster, unless exempted for medical or religious reasons in accordance with University policy.

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