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Senior Human Resources Generalist

Company: Colorado State University
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Detail Information Working Title Senior Human Resources Generalist Position Location Fort Collins, CO Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work? No Research Professional Position No Posting Number 202201062AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Classification Title Prof/Indiv Contrib II Number of Vacancies Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range 70,000 - 85,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications Employee Benefits Colorado State University ( CSU ) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSUs Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: & Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/01/2022 Description of Work Unit The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Human Resources team partners with six academic and administrative college departments to oversee and lead the colleges Human Resources strategic and operational functions. The team is responsible for developing, administering and supporting policies, procedures and programs that will build and sustain an inclusive, collaborative, transparent, accountable and high performance workforce; effectively elevating the colleges mission of helping to improve the health of animals, people and the planet.Position Summary The Veterinary Health System ( VHS ) Senior Human Resources Generalist (Sr HRG ) oversees and manages the human resource operations for the service entities within the VHS (Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Animal Cancer Center, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories, Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Translational Medicine Institute, Equine Hospital). They will partner with VHS and academic department leadership to deliver consistent and high level human resource programs and services across the full veterinary health system. The Sr HRG is accountable for administering and supporting policies, procedures, and programs that will develop and sustain an inclusive, collaborative and high-performance workforce. The HRG provides HR leadership by mentoring and providing oversight to the assignments and responsibilities of all local HR liaisons in the various units/departments of the VHS . The VHS HRG will join the college human resources team and report to the CVMBS HR Director.Required Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Management/Administration, or closely related field.
  • Minimum of five years broad generalist experience. Professional HR Certification may substitute for 2 of the 5 years.
  • Proficiency with HR technology, specifically a ATS , LMS , and HRIS
  • Proficiency with data analysis, interpretation, and applied metrics to strategic initiatives.
  • Leadership, mentorship, and/or supervisory experience in a progressive HR environment.Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Masters degree in Human Resources, Business Management/Administration, Organizational Development, or closely related field.
  • HR experience in a medical or healthcare environment.
  • HR experience in a higher education environment.
  • Experience creating and delivering supervisor/employee professional development programs
  • Experience implementing principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Professional in Human Resources certification PHR / SPHR , SHRM -CP, SHRM - SCP Diversity Statement Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Departments commitment to diversity and inclusion.Essential Duties Job Duty Category Workforce Structure/Development/Strategies Duty/Responsibility
    • Counsels on staffing strategies and structures needed for the forming veterinary health system and the current collaborative membership entities/services.
    • Provides supervisor mentoring in the position development ( PDQ /job description creation/modification), recruiting, hiring, orientation and onboarding efforts.
    • Liaisons between CVMBS VHS entities and CSU central HR as needed to elevate needs or concerns.
    • Develops, maintains and facilitates orientation and onboarding tools for employees and supervisors ( NEO sessions, onboarding map, training/certification tracking, etc.). Builds on the implementation of a comprehensive onboarding strategy that aligns with the new VHS structure, mission, and vision.
    • Provides leadership in VHS partnerships, cross-training and inclusion strategies.
    • Develops and provides oversight to succession planning processes and initiatives.
    • Aligns talent acquisition and workforce structure/development strategies with the mission/goals of the Veterinary Health System, the CVMBS shared values of Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Innovation, and Transparency as well as the CSU Principles of Community (Inclusion, Integrity, Respect, Service, and Social Justice).Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Climate and Culture Initiatives Duty/Responsibility
    • Leads and supports VHS employee engagement, climate and culture efforts. Empowers the supervisor/employee relationship to reinforce the VHS culture objectives that are established with the VHS People First group.
    • Coordinates and supports Training and Professional Development. Advises and assists with employee-training program(s). Provides necessary HR education, materials and communication to supervisors and employees.
    • Advises on and assists with the Organization Development needs.
    • Supports HR environmental health, safety and wellness activities and initiatives. In partnership with VHS Safety/Facilities leadership, establishes a comprehensive and sustainable VHS employee safety and health program that includes the following: 1) A standardized safety & health training program within the CSU Bridge (MyLearning) system. 2) An accident/incident/violation system and process. 3) An enhanced education and awareness strategy for resources and programs for employee health mental, emotional, & physical.
    • Aligns climate and culture strategies with the mission/goals of the VHS , the CVMBS shared values of Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Innovation, and Transparency as well as the CSU Principles of Community (Inclusion, Integrity, Respect, Service, and Social Justice).Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Employee Relations and Performance Management Duty/Responsibility
    • Coordinates and supports employee relations functions. Provides policies/procedures guidance, mediation assistance, EAP education/referrals, etc. Recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish and maintain positive employer-employee relationships. Counsels supervisors on employee issues. Provides position audits, workflow assessments, resource/training assessments, etc. in an effort to support employee relations and overall staff management processes and initiatives.
    • Advises supervisors on the Performance Management System. Counsels supervisors on retention strategies, motivation strategies, professional development opportunities, progressive discipline, etc. Helps to establish relationships for a high-performance environment.
    • Partners with the CVMBS HR Case Manager and VHS HR liaisons to facilitate and coordinate FML , disability, and workers compensation claims/cases. Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Operations, Policies/Procedures Duty/Responsibility
    • Partners with VHS leadership, Business Officers, CVMBS HR, CVMBS Administration, and CSU HR/Administration to communicate HR policies and procedures. Establishes employment guidelines and resources for entities within the VHS / VHC . Works with Business Officers, Administrators and HR Liaisons to develop and modify process checklists, tools, resources, etc. for the full life-cycle of employment. Facilitates and communicates processes/events via email reminders, memos, workshops, training, etc.
    • Participates in and provides information in VHS , administrative, and departmental meetings.
    • Partners with CVMBS and CSU HR as well as other CSU resources to stay informed and influence recommended change.
    • Advocates for VHS needs and becomes well-versed in the academic, business, and operational practices that inform those needs.
    • Ensures compliance with federal employment laws, university policies/procedures, state statutes/rules, and general employment law best practices.
    • Demonstrates ethical and transparent communication and conduct while maintaining confidentiality as appropriate.
    • Supports a collaborative team environment.Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Category VHS HR Liaison Mentorship, Training/Development Duty/Responsibility Mentors VHS HR liaisons and collaborates with Business Officers, to provide guidance and opportunities for HR professional development. Holds liaisons accountable to HR best practices and CVMBS / CSU policies/procedures. Supports and maintains a human resources staffing structure that ensures the VHS community can expect a high level of competency and responsive service to support the needs of our people. Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Systems/Processes/Data Duty/Responsibility Provides oversight to the daily information processing using the HRIS (Oracle) and time clock program/processes managed/completed by the departmental HR liaisons. Provides guidance regarding wage/hour laws and internal CSU /Departmental policies regarding payroll entry and pay processes. Analyzes HR reports, metrics, dashboards, etc., providing interpretation, guidance, and expertise for overall data management, tracking, trending, staffing ROI , etc.Percentage Of Time 10 Application Details Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a resume/CV, cover letter, and three professional references. The cover letter must address the minimum and preferred qualifications, and your commitment to diversity and inclusion. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.For full consideration, applications must be submitted through the CSU Jobs website by 11:59 pm ( MST ) on Monday, August 1st. E-mail or mail-in applications will not be accepted. The position will be open until filled.Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Search Contact Lynsey Bosch, EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity ( is located in 101 Student Services.The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the Universitys Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education ( .Background Check Policy Statement Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.References Requested References Requested Minimum Requested 3 Maximum Requested 3 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents
      • Resume
      • Cover LetterOptional Documents

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