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Assistant Director of Human Resources

Columbia University Libraries
New York, New York 10027

The Columbia University Libraries seeks candidates for an Assistant Director of Human Resources position to join its HR team.   Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Assistant Director provides strategic and tactical support for the Human Resources office, and will work closely with the Director of HR to implement, lead, and streamline operational and transactional HR processes in areas of talent acquisition management, data collection and analysis, FMLA and other types of leaves of absence, job classifications and evaluation, performance evaluations, and employee and labor relations.  The Assistant Director will manage the work of the HR Generalists, leading day-to-day transactions to support the HR needs and operations of the Columbia University Libraries.

We encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences, identities, and abilities to apply for this opportunity to join an evolving Libraries and University community. Columbia University Libraries is a globally-recognized academic research library system, serving one of the world’s most important centers of research and learning in the most exciting and dynamic city in the world. Talented Libraries staff build, sustain, and make discoverable collections that transcend traditional boundaries of format and domain, keeping pace with a dynamic and rapidly evolving information environment and creating opportunities for users to encounter 4,000 years of human thought.

To learn more about the position and apply, visit: http://opportunities.columbia.edu/cw/en-us/job/504162/

To learn more about the Columbia University Libraries, visit https://library.columbia.edu


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of 4-6 years' of related experience required
  • Strong HR competencies and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and well organized
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and strong teamwork skills
  • Prior experience managing a team is required
  • Strong knowledge of human resource policies, programs, and procedures, along with a comprehensive understanding of applicable federal, state and local employment laws;
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suites, HRIS platforms and database

Preferred Qualifications

  • HR Certification, i.e., SHRM


Posted: 2019-10-25 Expires: 2019-11-24

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