Columbia University Director, Human Resources in New York, New York

Job TitleDirector, Human Resources

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 095954

Department 2205- LIB University Librarian

Location Morningside

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

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Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Human Resources

Salary Grade 15

Salary Range Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description Columbia University Libraries is a globally-recognized academic research library system, serving one of the world's most important centers of research and learning. Talented Libraries staff build, sustain, and make discoverable collections that transcend traditional boundaries of format and domain, keeping pace with a dynamic and rapidly evolving information environment and creating unique opportunities for users to encounter 4000 years of human thought. As vital partners in the University's academic enterprise, Libraries staff connect users with rich and distinctive collections, foster meaningful learning experiences, and provide innovative research support for a large, diverse population of students, faculty and researchers. As an organization, the Libraries provides a supportive, connected environment where every employee's perspective is valued and every employee is encouraged to grow. All staff members have an impact on Columbia's mission to advance knowledge at the highest levels and make the results of research accessible to the world.

The Columbia University Libraries seek an experienced, results driven, and innovative Human Resources professional with demonstrated managerial and consultative skills to join its senior leadership team.

The Director will serve as thought leader and advocate for organizational development, driving a program that communicates the organizations' values and goals. The Director will lead a comprehensive HR strategy for the organization including driving innovation in areas such as talent acquisition, change management, diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and staff development.

The Director, with a staff of five, will support a system of 25 libraries and divisions as well as the Center for Teaching and Learning. The Director is a member of the Libraries senior leadership team and partners with managers in the development and implementation of HR strategic initiatives to ensure that the supported organizations are equipped with the positions, staff, and skill sets required to advance their mission. The Director oversees recruitment, compensation, diversity and inclusion, labor and employee relations, training and staff development, performance management, and staff recognition programs for the Libraries' 234 professional staff, 153 bargaining unit staff, and 225 student employees as well as for the Center for Teaching and Learning with 45 professional staff.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant A Bachelor's degree and 7 years of directly related and progressively responsible experience in Human Resources

(or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant -Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively influence and partner with senior management

-A commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community in the workplace

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

-Strong team building and supervisory skills

-Strong analytical and problem solving skills

-Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

-Demonstrated ability to innovate and produce results

-Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suites

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications -Prior experience in higher education

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HIPAA Compliance training required No Response

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No Response

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 12-07-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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