Job Title: Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR United States
Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Oregon State University (OSU), an internationally recognized, innovative, and mission-driven land grant and research university, seeks a collaborative, inspiring, and entrepreneurial leader to serve as Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). The CHRO will provide strategic leadership and oversight of the University’s (HR) functions and partner with the university’s leadership team to help shape the future of the university. This position reflects the university’s commitment to inclusive excellence, employee success, equity in employment, teaching, research, and community. The CHRO will be a leader in seeking new and innovative approaches to human resources management at a complex and diverse public higher education institution.
OSU University Human Resources provides comprehensive human resources services for OSU’s nearly 12,287 employees who work across the state, the nation, and the world. The successful candidate for the CHRO position will be an experienced, collaborative and innovative HR leader who can help the university deliver world-class human resources programs and services to OSU’s dedicated staff and faculty members as they carry out the university’s mission.
The CHRO will be responsible for leading, implementing, and managing a comprehensive human resources program. Working collaboratively with leaders and human resource professionals across the university, the CHRO will:
• Develop and lead the implementation of an innovative and progressive strategic vision for HR at OSU
• Serve as a trusted and strategic thought partner for leaders across the university
• Further cultivate an aligned and effective human resources unit
• Provide inspirational leadership to a team of human resource professionals committed to
excellence and customer service
• Recruit, develop, and retain an engaged and diverse workforce and help ensure an inclusive and welcoming community
60% – Chief University Human Resources Officer:
Leads a collaborative and strategic Human Resources organization for the University in the following areas: employee and labor relations including collective bargaining and contract administration; employee benefits; recruitment; employment; training and organizational development; professional development for faculty and staff; classification and compensation; Human Resources Information Systems
Provides strategic management and operational leadership, assistance, and counsel to senior administrators in all areas of Human Resources functions and activities.
Designs and executes communication strategies ensuring the University community has an understanding of Human Resources programs, policies, regulations, and laws.
30% – Strategic Leadership and Administrative Oversight:
Sets vision, creates appropriate organizational structures, and actively evolves service models to meet the University’s Human Resources needs;
Successfully engages university leadership and the campus community to develop and implement a comprehensive approach.
Implements and executes plans, policies, and programs for the full range of the University’s Human Resources needs, ensuring alignment with legal and statutory requirements and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, and University policies.
Demonstrates effectiveness in using systems and business processes to achieve efficiency and compliance.
10% – Functional Operations and Budget:
Coordinate the preparation of operational reports and analyses, identifying trends and make appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Full consideration date: June 2
Closing Date: June 9
Salary range: $153,324 – $275,928
Qualifications & Requirements Minimum/Required Qualifications include
•BA/BS degree required and seven (7) years management/professional experience in assigned functional areas; advanced degree and HR professional credentials are preferred though an exceptional candidate without an advanced degree with significant experience and a record of accomplishment may be considered
•Progressive HR management experience including leading a HR division or department at a higher education institution (preferably a large public institution) or a combination of higher-level private sector HR leadership and higher education or manager experience within a public sector environment