Bachelorâs degree and 8 years of related experience
Masterâs degree. Additional years of supervisory experience of compensation professionals. Experience overseeing and implementing all aspects of new classification and/or compensation programs. Demonstrated experience designing, implementing, and supporting compensation best practices. Experience which demonstrates technical competency with compensation plan structure and design. Experience in developing employee communications. Experience with large scale project management. Experience with Workday configuration. CCP.
As a Director in University Human Resources, you will be responsible for leading Talent Acquisition and Compensation.â¯ You will develop the ongoing practices that will power our recruitment and compensation philosophy and programs, to attract, motivate and retain staff at Iowa State University. This role will be hands-on in solving problems and addressing policies and practices to develop and implement improvements for the benefit of administrators, hiring managers, and employees while addressing the ever-changing market needs and talent issues.You will lead teams who provide recruitment services and development of talent practices, procedures and guidance; and maintenance and development of compensation structures, programs, and processesÂ
What we are looking for:Â
A leader with a talent development mindset that invests in developing their own team as well as contributing across the broader University Human Resources Team to enhance understanding;Â
A talent acquisition or compensation subject matter expert eager to build upon our strategy and further develop that roadmap;Â
A thought leader with the ability to maneuver through complex policy, process and dynamics;Â
An influencer who can describe the principles, practices, and importance of compensation with university leaders;Â
A commitment to continuous improvement to ensure all Talent Acquisition and Classification and Compensation operations are efficient and effective;Â
A development mindset to evolve our staff full cycle recruiting model;Â
Strategic business advisor to University leaders and University Human Resources, ensuring that our programs align and support talent acquisition, retention, career development, mobility and diversity initiatives;Â
Ability to provide meaningful feedback and enable partners to effectively speak to, classify, and hold robust conversations to support our Classification and Compensation framework;Â
Ability to define and maintain compensation packages, plans and processes using an ERP system;Â
Strong ability to work with and manage the work of others while also overseeing and completing multiple projects with critical deadlines;Â
A partner to leverage relationships for Regents-wide classification and compensation enhancements and associated collective bargaining agreements;Â
Strong presentation skills to relay information that all parties can understand;Â
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with a strong consultative approach to client services are needed in order to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, from senior leaders to a broad manager and employee base.Â
A leader with strong emotional intelligence;Â
A strong collaborator with the ability to work optimally in an organization where people can apply perspective in common goals; the position will work in partnership with faculty and staff governance groups, university leadership, Iowa Board of Regents, Operations and Finance, GeneralCounsel, Provostâs Office and UHR personnel;Â
Effective at building and leading a team and capable to work across a blend of general HR issues.Â
Level Guidelines â¢ May provide input into the strategic planning process. â¢ Operationalizes annual goals and objectives from strategic plan with department(s) to develop annual departmental objective and action plans. â¢ Develops and recommends institution policy within area of functional or operational expertise. â¢ Scope of influence may be a function, a large sub function, or multiple sub functions. â¢ Manages staff and sets priorities for department(s). â¢ Typically has sufficient staff to have multiple Managers or Supervisors as direct reports. â¢ Has full management responsibility for direct reports, specifically the authority to hire, fire, and counsel. â¢ Understands key drivers of financial performance for operational areas. â¢ Provides substantial input to the budgeting process. â¢ Responsible for budgetary decisions according to guidelines within functional area. â¢ Recommends financial decisions that impact area of responsibility.
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Why Choose ISU? Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: â¢ Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans â¢ Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans â¢ Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa) â¢ Life insurance and long-term disability â¢ Flexible Spending Accounts â¢ Various voluntary benefits and discounts â¢ Employee Assistance Program â¢ Wellbeing program â¢ This job may also be eligible for flexible work schedules and flexible workplace options that may include flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.