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Chief Human Resources Officer

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Human Resources

Full Time, Administrative

  • Official Title: Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Job ID: #18922
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Chief Human Resources Officer

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A full-time Limited status position is available in Human Resources, within the Division of Finance and Administration. The official and working title for this assignment is Chief Human Resources Officer. This Limited status position has an expected starting salary range of $105,000 to $125,000 and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field
  • 7 years progressively responsible human resources management experience
  • Demonstrated experience managing human resources staff
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Professional human resources certification(s)
  • Previous human resources leadership experience in higher education

DUTIES:

Oversees all Human Resources initiatives and functions for UW- Eau Claire. Develops and promotes the use of standardized and proactive human resources processes, provides vision, oversight, strategy, and policy direction. Serves as the institution’s most executive Human Resources position and liaison to executive leadership. Directs other Human Resources staff to maximize human resources principles.

  • Identifies, develops, and directs all human resources management activities for the Institution to maximize its strategic use
  • Serves as the key human resources subject matter expert and institutional strategic planner and consultant, promoting institutional initiatives and advising institutional leadership on best practices
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative partnerships to maximize human resource contributions and attain critical strategic priorities
  • Determines and applies continuous improvement principles in strategic direction-setting
  • Develops, formulates, and interprets personnel policies and procedures providing staff guidance, instruction, and interpretation for application
  • Exercises supervisory authority for 10 Human Resources staff members, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked

THE UNIT: The unit of Human Resources consists of 10 staff members. The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to support UW-Eau Claire as a comprehensive university whose purpose is to foster intellectual, personal, social, and cultural development. This mission is accomplished in a manner that assures that all employees are treated equally and with respect. To learn more about Human Resources at UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/about/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Chief Human Resources Officer position (Job ID # 18922) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Kyran Hamill at hamillkj@uwec.edu

Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).