University of Utah Job Description
Provides exceptional vision, leadership, guidance, and oversight for projects of high importance. Able to guide organizational HR strategy, transformation and purposeful, meaningful change. Provides oversight and guidance to improve institutional effectiveness while adhering to culture and values. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. Relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. Collaborates with governing University human resource division(s). Confers regularly with senior leaders of both HCI and University. Reports to the Chief HCI Transformation Officer.
Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and at least 15 years experience in the field or longstanding experience in relevant positions at institutions of similar size and/or scope. Demonstrated success as a motivational and transformational leader. The highest standards for personal and professional ethics and integrity. The ability to excel in a complex, high-demand environment, managing multiple priorities simultaneously. A profound respect for diversity and inclusive excellence in higher education.
Preferences include advanced degree in human resources, business administration, management, public administration, or equivalency. Certification as a human resource professional (HRCI-PHR or SPHR, SHRM-SPC or similar HRM certification) Experience in guiding organizational change management. Successful experience with an appreciation for and support of shared governance. Evidence of success in utilizing data to guide recommendations. Demonstrated success serving as human resources leader in higher education or academic cancer institution.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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