Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Employee Development

  • Harford Community College
  • 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD, USA
  • Feb 12, 2020
Full time   Deans & Directors Human Resources/Equity, Diversity & Affirmative Action Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

HCC is seeking an experienced Human Resources leader to oversee and direct the human resources, including payroll functions, and public safety departments of the College, and to develop and implement the strategic direction of those departments. The AVP oversees fifteen full-time employees and three part-time employees, with direct supervision of the Director for Public Safety, Benefits Specialist, Associate Director for Human Resources, Coordinator for Professional Development, and the payroll staff.

The AVP is responsible for assuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations as well as College policies and procedures; employee relations, including conducting internal investigations and responding to EEOC, MDHRC, and OCR claims; departmental budget development and administration; HR procedure development and implementation; researching and implementing compensation systems, including participating in market studies; providing senior-level oversight of search and recruiting functions, HR systems and data management, benefits administration, and an in-house payroll processing system; developing and implementing professional training and development activities; and performing other duties as assigned.

This is an exempt, administrator position reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree and seven to nine years of experience leading/supervising an HR office at the HR manager level or above are required, including:

  •  experience conducting internal investigations for allegations of harassment, discrimination, and other serious internal and external complaints
  • experience providing strategic oversight of an HR department, including goal setting at the organizational level
  • experience providing senior-level oversight of health and retirement benefits, including a strong understanding of compliance issues and experience working with auditors
  • documented experience with the development and delivery of training programs (i.e. on-boarding, supervisory skills, etc.)
  • experience researching and implementing compensation systems
  • experience overseeing, and understanding, the payroll function.

Proficiency in a Windows-based computer environment, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.

Experience with Affirmative Action Plans and addressing due process in an educational institution are plusses.

A master’s degree is preferred. Commensurate experience may be considered.

Professional certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SPC, CEBS) is a plus.

For best consideration apply online by March 3, 2020.

HCC is an EEO/ADA employer committed to diversity in the College community.

Application Details

For best consideration apply online by March 3, 2020.

HCC is an EEO/ADA employer committed to diversity in the College community.


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Application Deadline

March 3, 2020