Tennessee Tech University

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Source: Lensa

Essential Functions Providing leadership and guidance to the HR department by overseeing talent acquisition, training, retention, employee development, and performance management. Developing HR plans and strategies that support achieving overall business objectives. Functioning as a strategic advisor to each unit's leadership regarding organizational and management issues. Developing comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans to meet the needs of the University. Overseeing the development and implementation of comprehensive compensation plans ensuring competitiveness and equitability. Promoting a culture of accountability, compliance, and continuous improvement with an eye toward automation for increased efficiency. Developing and implementing a comprehensive succession and continuity plan for HR including cross-training and professional development opportunities. Overseeing the budget for the human resources department. Overseeing the HR functions: employment, employee relations, compensation, employee training and development, and benefits. Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and reinforcing TTU's position as an equal opportunity employer. Partnering with General Counsel, Compliance, and Internal Audit offices to investigate and resolve employee complaints, allegations, and employee relations issues. Partnering with internal offices, including the Office of General Counsel, to ensure compliance with federal and state laws. Other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications A Master's degree in human resources, organizational development, labor law, or other related fields. Minimum of 5 years of human resources experience in areas such as training, payroll, employment, HRIS , employee relations, compensation, and benefits administration; at least two of those years should have been spent in a leadership role. Solid knowledge of recruiting, performance management, training and development, wage and hour law, benefits, compensation, EEO /AA guidelines, and employee relations. Ability to develop policies and procedures, and to effectively communicate all policies and procedures to University employees and departments. Superior interpersonal communication skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a variety of both internal and external constituents. Experience as a successful facilitator in conflict resolution. Experience designing and implementing successful staff development programs. Demonstrated leadership ability with strong organizational and administrative skills with the ability to balance the daily operations of a Human Resources office with the strategic needs of the University. A strong commitment to customer service, including a demonstrated record of fostering that commitment within HR teams and related work groups.Preferred Qualifications 5+ years of experience leading an HR department. Senior Professional in Human Resources ( SPHR ) Certification. Experience working in public higher education and ideally in a research institution. Experience in overseeing HR information systems and related technologies.Work Hours

1 days ago



Cookeville, Tn

Tennessee Tech University

Full Time

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