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Director of Human Resources

The Director of Human Resources reports to the President or their designee and is appointed as a member of the President’s Cabinet. The Director administers and oversees all of aspects of human resources including, day-to-day employee relations services, conflict resolution, investigations, disciplines, counseling, policy formulation, implementation, and communication, recruitment and employment activities, classification and compensation, benefits, management of performance and evaluation files, and training and professional development. The Director is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations governing personnel and serves as the Affirmative Action officer in the execution of the college’s affirmative action program in addition to the Title IX and ADA Coordinator. This is a Management Confidential position.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resource administration or management or related field, Master’s preferred.
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory or managerial capacity in human resources administration preferably in a college or university.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, organizational and presentational skills.
  • A thorough knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations is required.
  • Experience in collective bargaining.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory or managerial capacity in human resources administration preferably in a college or university.
  • Professional experience in a higher education setting

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the Human Resources department.
  • Assists in resolving employee relation issues and facilitating conflict resolution between employees and supervisors to promote a positive, safe, and compliant work environment;
  • Acts as a liaison between Human Resources, department managers, and union representatives, and provides advice and counsel to managers and supervisors regarding human resources practices, policy, and employment laws;
  • Supervises the benefits programs of the college.
  • Serves as the college’s liaison with the County Personnel Office.
  • Serves as the liaison with the Collective Bargaining units of the College and participates in labor management meetings and collective bargaining negotiations
  • Oversees recruitment of staff and faculty.
  • Coordinates faculty and staff evaluation process.
  • With input from faculty and staff, develops and administers faculty and staff development and training programs compliant with federal and state training regulations.
  • Oversees the conversion of all personnel files into Jenzabar.
  • Oversees leave of absence (i.e. FMLA) and ADA/reasonable accommodation requests;
  • Trains supervisors on documenting performance of staff.
  • Assists in fact finding for labor relations and collective bargaining.
  • Functions as the Ombudsperson in matters pertaining to discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (see separate job description).
  • Corresponds with all candidates who are being considered for positions at the college.
  • Works with payroll to prepare annual salary schedules for Teamster and PSA positions.
  • Advises President on personnel issues and recommends policies for approval and implementation.
  • Reviews the results of investigations related to staff from the Title IX/Compliance Officer, and offer appropriate guidance to supervisors.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the President.

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance,
  • Health Insurance Buyback if the incumbent has other health insurance coverage,
  • Participation in the NYS retirement system,
  • Supplemental retirement annuities,
  • 24 Vacation days annually
  • 18 Sick days annually
  • 6 Personal days annually
  • College-sponsored life and accidental death insurance equivalent to the employee’s annual salary,
  • College-sponsored Long-term disability coverage,
  • Optional short-term disability, cancer or accident insurances,
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan – flexible spending for medical and dependent care,
  • Access to credit unions,
  • Access to onsite Daycare,
  • Wellness Program & access to the cardio & weight rooms in the Field House,
  • Community Garden on campus,
  • And more!

*COVID-19 Vaccination is required*

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of resumes is scheduled to begin immediately. The hiring range for this position is $65,000 to $70,000 per year. Apply in less than 5 minutes using our Applicant Tracking System at the link below! Please submit your cover letter, CV, and the contact information for 3 professional references.


Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College

SCCC is an equal opportunity employer. SCCC is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  SCCC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

SUNY Sullivan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees will be required to perform other job-related instructions given by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

American with Disability Act Requirements

External and Internal applicants, as well as position incumbents, must be able to perform the essential position responsibilities as listed in this position description either aided or unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the college on a case by case basis.

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