Assistant Director of Human Resources, Community College of Denver

 

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Location: Denver, CO
Category:Admin – Human Resources Posted: 01/05/2021
Application Due: 01/22/2021    Type: Full-Time
Salary: $65,650 to $72,215.00 USD Per Year

Title: Assistant Director of Human Resources

Department: Human Resources

SELECTION PROCESS

Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Community College of Denver’s educational programs are designed to enrich the social, civic and economic fabric of our community, nation and the world. Ideas, innovation and the preparation of a well-trained workforce are essential to a vibrant economy. CCD provides access and opportunity for first generation students, working students, low-income students, along with workforce development and training resources for local organizations, and community partnerships that are improving high school graduation, college enrollment and career success.

GENERAL SUMMARY

Community College of Denver is committed to increased equity in outcomes for all students as well as to creating a more inclusive working and learning environment for its faculty and staff. The college focuses on the three pillars of Access, Success, and Equity in its 2020-25 Strategic Plan. Since the college’s Equity goal is to embed diversity and inclusion in every aspect of work, this position will also prioritize on equity in human resources.

Under the direction of the Executive Director Human Resources (HR), this position assists in providing direction and accountability in the execution of human resource functions, including workforce planning & job/market analysis, recruitment & selection, pre-employment screening & onboarding, benefits & compensation administration, employee relations, succession planning, training & professional development, project management, rewards & recognition, policy, procedure & compliance, and assessment of outcomes. This position acts as a Campus Security Authority; the incumbent is required to report crimes that they become aware of immediately to Campus Police.

PRIMARY DUTIES

35% Alignment of Equity with HR Practices

Ensure HR processes are aligned with the college’s Equity goal to embed diversity and inclusion in every aspect of work at the college. Provides consultative services regarding performance management and organizational development. Educates employees and supervisors on performance management, planning and evaluating.

Assists in providing administrative guidance and interpretation on personnel concerns, progressive discipline, grievance and dispute resolution procedures, performance management, and supervisor/employee relations. Assists in conducting investigations related to employee and student complaints of harassment and/or discrimination. Participates in civil rights investigator training on an annual basis.

25% Compliance / Strategic Planning

In partnership with Executive Director HR, ensures fair employment practices are administered in accordance with CCD organizational guidelines, Colorado Community College System policies and procedures, and local, state, and federal policies/laws. Performs human resources internal audit functions within the HR department to ensure processes and protocol are established, effectively communicated and adhered to. Ensures that appropriate documents and records are tracked, revised and properly maintained including but not limited to the employee handbook, HR Website, CCD organizational chart and HR forms. Facilitates the process of updating and revising HR processes and documents from an equity lens. Ensures HR strategies are aligned with the CCD / CCCS Strategic Plans to create a more welcoming, respectful and inclusive climate for all. Works with the Executive Director for responses to audits, annual reports and compliance reviews.

15% Supervision and HR Support

Supervise HR employees in the areas of selection, recruitment and the processing and auditing of new hire and existing employees pay, benefit and employment records. Oversees the auditing of employment records and job descriptions. Ensures that active recruitment strategies and processes are in place to eliminate conscious and unconscious bias to recruit and retain diverse staff, faculty, and instructors from traditionally under-represented communities. This requires an understanding of the responsibilities of the positions supervised, as well as, critical dates for HR functions. Works closely with Benefits Specialist and serves as backup to the Benefits Specialist as needed. Assist with Unemployment claims as needed.

10% Workforce Administration

Administers the Personnel Requisition and Budget Form process and assists the Executive Director with recruitment, selection and the tracking and maintenance of fulltime minimum salaries. Provides a strategic review of data with an equity lens around recruitment, retention and compensation. In collaboration with the Executive Director, reviews all Personal Services Agreements for CCD to ensure they meet state and agency requirements. Position is required to obtain DPA Personal Services review certification.

10% Training / Equity Lens

Assists Executive Director in identifying and developing on-going HR-related training. Coordinate and provide professional development training for college staff. Attends State and CCCS human resources related training/meetings to maintain an up-to-date knowledge base in HR-related topics including implicit bias training, supervisions skills, leadership development, conflict management skills, and other training options as needed. Must be able to communicate effectively to individuals, and groups while demonstrating empathy and tactfulness. Must be able to have difficult discussions around equity issues in support of the Equity Strategic Initiative.

5% Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to the participation in college and system-wide committees and meetings relevant to this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: (required/minimum)

Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, human relations, organizational development, or a related field. Professional Human Resource experience in areas related to the position may be substituted on a year for year basis.

Experience: (required/minimum)

Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible Human Resource experience is required which must have included interpreting rules, performing selection activities, employee relations, and training and development. Three (3) years of supervisory experience is required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

The successful candidate will have the ability to manage and analyze multiple priorities and activities as well as the ability to organize and plan for long and short-term projects. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of emotional intelligence. Must have the ability to problem solve and mediate conflicts effectively. Must have the ability to work collaboratively with people of diverse viewpoints.

The successful candidate will have experience with data analytics for HR functions and be comfortable with disaggregated data by race and ethnicity, and communicating the results of this data to different campus groups. They will possess cultural competence/knowledge and understand how to foster a culturally responsive workplace. They will display an openness to engaging in critical self-reflection around equity to ensure ongoing improvement.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications.

Licensure/Certification:

PHR, SPHR, IPMA-CP, or SCP or ability to gain this certification within the first year.

Position is required to obtain DPA Personal Services review certification.

Equipment Used:

PC, basic office equipment.

Other Considerations:

This is a full-time, FLSA exempt position.

OPEN DATE: January 4, 2021

CLOSING DATE: January 22, 2021 4:30PM

SALARY: $65,650-72,215.00 Annually

Our campus is located in downtown Denver, adjacent to two light rail stations, and just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and event venues. When you visit our campus, it will be immediately evident that our faculty, staff, and instructors are passionate about serving our diverse student population. At CCD our passion is to help others, and we offer career pathways that will make a difference in the lives of our students.

If you are interested in sharing our passion for student success, CCD offers generous medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement options. We also offer the opportunity to expand your education, and those of your dependents, through our tuition reimbursement program.

For a complete review of the benefits we offer, please click on the following link:

https://www.cccs.edu/employee-resources/employee-benefits/.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/ccd/ which includes:

1. Electronic Application, Click ‘New Resume’ at the bottom of this page

2. Cover Letter

3. Resume

4. References – Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references

5. Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred

6. Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable

**All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

*** All candidates, including current Community College of Denver employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above.

Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered. Part-time experience is ½ the equivalent of full-time experience. Example: Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency.

Selected applicants will be invited by the screening committee for interviews. All application materials become the property of Community College of Denver and cannot be copied.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For information regarding Community College of Denver Security, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the CCD Campus Security website under “student’s right to know”: CCD.edu/Safety. For a hard copy report please contact 303-352-3042.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For information regarding Community College of Denver Security, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the CCD Campus Security website under “student’s right to know”: http://www.CCD.edu/Safety. For a hard copy report please contact 303-352-3042.

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