College Director of Human Resources

Company/organization: Ozarks Technical Community College
Contact: Human Resources
Email:
Phone: 417-447-2635
Website: http://jobs.otc.edu/cw/en-us/listing/

Department:  Human Resources

Salary Range:  Level IV-3, $85,000 - $120,000                                                                

FLSA:  Exempt      

Immediate Supervisor: Chancellor

Schedule Details:  Full-time (may require work beyond normal work hours)/12 month position/PSRS

Position Summary

The College Director of Human Resources is responsible for ensuring the College’s compliance with State and Federal mandates related to all employment law. Additional major duties include the administration and development of appropriate programs regarding employee training, onboarding, selection, performance management, compensation and benefits.  The College Director of Human Resources will represent the College to both internal and external stakeholders.

Essential Job Duties   

  • Serve on the Chancellor’s Cabinet.
  • Develop and make recommendations to the Chancellor on human resources matters affecting the College.  Maintain regular communication regarding personnel, benefits, compliance and legal matters.
  • Oversee the employment and hiring process including job posting, recruitment, advertising, applicant tracking, interviewing, hiring, and orientation.
  • Oversee the College payroll function.
  • Advise campus supervisory and management staff to ensure campus-wide compliance and consistency with regard to the administration of employment-related policies and procedures. 
  • Lead and support the Human Resources team and its functions. 
  • Make recommendations to managerial staff concerning personnel disciplinary matters.
  • Direct and communicate the benefits program to all employees and retirees.  Work with carriers to adjudicate claims and resolve problems.  Direct and coordinate campus-wide benefit fairs and open enrollment meetings.
  • Ensure the management departmental recordkeeping and reporting.  Ensure compliance, confidentiality and security of information.
  • Lead compensation strategy including salary conversion and calculation in accordance with market and labor changes as well as internal equity. 
  • Manage departmental budget.
  • Collaborate with Title IX Coordinator, as needed, on Title IX claims regarding students and employees of the College.
  • Serve as an active member of community and national higher education organizations as a representative of the College.
  • Work to maintain cordial relationships with College neighbors, community leaders and external entities.
  • Stay current on human resources trends and employment legislation.  Proactively participate in training and seminars to provide the College with best practice policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate training needs and options and make recommendations.  Schedule training programs as needed.
  • Update employee policies and employee handbook as needed.
  • Lead and develop the Human Resources staff, including selection, training, and evaluation.
  • Comply with college policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including attending college functions, serving on committees and attending community events.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. 
  • Five years of managerial experience in the human resources field.
  • Strong knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws.
  • Demonstrate the ability to relate effectively and tactfully with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to prepare and present reports, policies, procedures, data or other information. 
  • Ability to train, educate and instruct in a seminar fashion.
  • Ability to use information technology for professional productivity (such as Microsoft Office Suite).

Preferred Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Master’s degree in human resources or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. 
  • Three years of experience with the administration of compensation and pay strategies.   
  • Ten years of applicable human resources experience.
  • Higher Education HR experience
  • Any applicable human resources certification (e.g., CCP, PHR, SPHR).
  • Experience in the development of a total compensation plan.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: (The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions.  Requires extended periods of time viewing computer monitor or standing; may require adjustment of schedule to include some evening and/or weekends; may encounter occasional exposure to inclement weather during travel. 

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard. 

***OZARKS TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, INTERPRET, OR APPLY THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN ANY WAY THE INSTITUTION DESIRES.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN NO WAY IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES, INCLUDING ESSENTIAL DUTIES, TO BE PERFORMED BY THE EMPLOYEE OCCUPYING THIS POSITION.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE.  THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP REMAINS “AT-WILL.”  THE AFOREMENTIONED JOB REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE QUALIFIED DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.

Application Information

Qualified applicants should submit the following documents:

  • OTC Application for Employment
  • Cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements
  • Your professional resume
  • Copy of college transcripts

The College:

Ozarks Technical Community College’s primary mission is to provide accessible, high quality, affordable technical and general education that is responsive to the educational needs of the community and its diverse constituencies.

Ozarks Technical Community College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs, activities, and employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, and disabilities that include HIV and AIDS, and medical conditions. Bona fide occupational qualifications will be allowed in those instances where age, gender, or physical requirements apply to the appropriate and efficient administration of the position.

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