Human Resources Director and Affirmative Action Officer

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Job Description
The Human Resources Director and Affirmative Action Officer is responsible for providing strategic and administrative leadership and oversight of the human resource functions for the University. Areas of emphasis include recruitment and selection, inclusivity, diversity and equity, employee and labor relations, employee compensation and titling, payroll and benefits, employee job  and professional development, administration of human resource information systems, development of related policies and procedures, coordination of campus-wide human resource activities and management of the units within the human resources-department. The Human Resources Director and Affirmative Action Officer assures compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations including Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, etc. Work involves frequent communication with all faculty and staff across the campus, UW System, and local agencies, and utilizes extensive procedural knowledge and organizational skills to provide strategic, proactive and innovative leadership in the human resource function.
Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
• Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience and demonstrated  accomplishment in human resource management
• Minimum of two years of experience in the supervision of professional staff
• In depth knowledge of federal and state employment laws
• Ability to effectively develop and implement human resource policies
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Preferred Qualifications
• J. D. or Master’s degree
• In depth knowledge of EEO/AA recruitment and selection practices, compensation principles, benefits administrative, employee/labor relations, policy development, quality of life initiatives for employees, professional development, performance and evaluation planning
• In depth knowledge of and commitment to inclusivity, diversity, and equity
• Knowledge of and experience with HR information systems, web technology, and modern business applications (spreadsheets, power point, databases, electronic forms, etc.)
• Demonstrated skill in creative leadership, visionary thinking, and strategic planning including planning, budgeting, resource management, marketing and supervision
• Strong analytical, organizational and critical thinking, project management, problem recognition and resolution skills
• Demonstrated ability in investigation and analysis of discrimination complaints and allegations
• Ability to motivate, support, and build a team of professional staff, serve as an internal resource and consultant, and work collaboratively with a wide array of faculty, staff and/or administrators
• Experience in public sector human resources and/or higher education.

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