Columbia Business School
4 yrs required
New York City, NY, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Columbia Business School prides itself on the excellence of its esteemed faculty, staff and students. Staff are recruited to join the this community and contribute to the School’s academic mission within a variety of areas, including academic research centers, degree programs, alumni relations, development, career management, and executive education.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Human Resources, the Senior Associate Director has overall responsibilities in managing the day to day generalist operations of the HR office, involving performance management and employee relations. This candidate will assist the Senior Director on compensation planning in keeping with University central policies and School guidelines. The Senior Associate Director will assist the Senior Director in providing guidance and counseling to managers with regard to staffing and conflict management and will assist in collaborating with University central offices as appropriate.
The Senior Associate Director, working with the Business School HR team, will demonstrate the ability to interact comfortably with a wide range of School stakeholders and ensure everyone meets planning goals. This candidate will become a business partner with School managers and support employee relations within specified departments.
The Senior Associate Director is expected to remain fluent and in compliance with all University policies and procedures. As a member of the HR team, s/he will participate in staff and departmental meetings and report on metrics, with the goal to always improve practices. This position manages one officer of administration.
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 4 years of related experience required.
Demonstrated ability to work in a high volume complex environment that requires confidentiality, discretion, diplomacy and tact is required. Supervisory experience required. Proficiency with MS Office, specifically excel required. Demonstrated problem solving skills needed along with relevant experience highlighting the ability to resolve conflicts. Must have excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills. This individual must have strong interpersonal skills and sound judgment, strict attention to detail and have proven ability to work independently as well as have a positive approach to working within a team across different departments. Must exercise confidentiality and sensitivity relating to salary, budget and personnel information. A confidentiality agreement will be required. Must be able to work evenings as appropriate.
5 years’ experience preferred. HR Generalist experience preferred. SHRM certification preferred.
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