This is your opportunity to rise to the challenge. University Business Services seeks an experienced professional in the strategic leadership of all people matters including talent acquisition, talent management, performance management, coaching, training and employee relations to include engagement and culture. The Director of People and Talent originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, service excellence, accountability, quality and productivity.
Candidates that possess skills in influencing others, providing leadership, collaboration, program and process design, problem solving, organizational change, strategic planning, building and managing a talent pipeline, employee engagement and service excellence are encouraged to apply.
Depends on experience
Works collaboratively with leadership to identify and build a culture that is representative of the units’ values, mission, norms and expectations; develops objectives, programs and projects based on department goals; and implement, evaluate and adjust the objectives to achieve these goals.
Conducts baseline assessments regarding culture and HR policies, programs and practices.
Works closely and collaboratively to advance an environment of positive employee relations, keep confidentiality, establishes trust and credibility and seen by employees as approachable and fair; balances business needs with employee needs and spends time getting to know employee base.
Develops and implements plans and programs designed to incorporate values into all aspects of onboarding, talent acquisition, talent development and employee branding to ensure selection and promotion decisions are consistent with organizational culture and values.
Oversees and provides guidance on organizational change initiatives to ensure achievement and alignment with values, outcomes and performance objectives and goals.
Oversees provision of human resources services within the units to ensure development and implementation of initiatives that positively influence talent acquisition, retention, development and career progression opportunities along with organizational performance and results consistent with culture strategies; as appropriate, works collaboratively with the Office of Human Resources.
Provides leadership, supervision, mentors and evaluates staff including professional development, setting objectives, and ensuring employees have clear expectations for performance.
Works with Associate VP on administrative projects and activities/events.
Master’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field and eight (8) years’ experience in a related field three (3) of which is in a leadership role involving project and resource management as well as strategic planning OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
Experience leading and building employee programs, retention, and engagement
Experience building a high performance employee culture
Experience with organizational change
Experience influencing and collaborating with leadership/management
Experience leading cross-functional teams
Experience with employee relations issues, leaves management, separation actions
Experience with succession planning and building a talent pipeline
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
Clearly communicate to perform essential functions
University Business Services (UBS) supports the New American University's vision of excellence, access and impact by providing business services and solutions to the university. UBS is comprised of departments including Supply Chain, Parking and Transit Services, Auxiliary Business Services, Risk and Emergency Management, Environmental Health and Safety, and Sustainability Practices.
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 80,000 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.
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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.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU and University Business Services will not be sponsors for employment.
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# 47098BR
Internal Number: 47098BR
About Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a creating 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 67,000 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.