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Director of Human Resources

Washington State Community College
Marietta, Ohio 45750
  1. Position Purpose

The Director of Human Resources will serve as the chief human resources officer of the college and strategic partner to the campus leadership, ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations and Washington State Community College policies and procedures. The director will provide leadership in the development of campus-wide policy and procedures relating to human resources (HR) functions. The director will also be responsible for the oversight of human resources staff and functions including but not limited to, talent acquisition and management, onboarding, employee engagement, benefits administration, classification and compensation, HRMS administration and development, performance management systems, employee relations, and training and professional development.

 2.  Duties and Responsibilities

PROVIDE SENIOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT FOR THE COLLEGE’S HR OPERATION: The director will articulate the mission, objectives, and programs of the College’s administration and work closely with the President and senior officers on policy matters and critical personnel issues. The director will provide strategic direction on the development of effective staffing, training, compensation, and benefit programs that are integrated with the College’s mission and goals planning.


MANAGE THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES: The director will ensure compliance with all laws affecting employees/employment including, but not limited to, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Immigration Reform and Control Act as well as college policies; Cost-effectively manage benefits programs for college employees including health, dental, vision, flexible spending, workers compensation, unemployment, tuition reimbursement, pensions/tax-deferred annuities, and any other employee benefits; Administer the annual open enrollment process; Oversee completion of all college employee position and time and leave transactions in the college HRMS system in an accurate and timely manner.


PROVIDE INTERNAL CUSTOMER CONSULTATION: The director will meet with and provide guidance to supervisors to resolve employee performance and conduct issues. The director will serve as an internal consultant to supervisors/employees regarding employee relations, training, evaluation, and other employee-related issues.


FACILITATE EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMING: The director will develop and facilitate employee recognition programming/ events. The director will also assess employee need and request for professional development programming and facilitate and assure provision of workshops, training events, etc. as indicated.    


PROVIDE OVERSIGHT OF THE TITLE IX PROGRAM: The director will coordinate and facilitate the institution's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The director will oversee and coordinate investigations, responses and resolutions to complaints, to include supervision of investigators and selection and training of Deputy Title IX Coordinators. The director will develop and implement educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, ensuring faculty, staff and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law.


ENGAGE IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: The director will formulate and implement goals for growth; identify personal professional development needs and participate in professional development for continuous improvement; maintain or attain appropriate certification, licensure, or credentials; and serve on community, state, and professional committees and boards.


DEMONSTRATE PROFESSIONALISM AND QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE: The director will demonstrate professionalism and provide quality customer service in accordance with the College’s values; maintain positive working relationships, and make decisions and solve problems. Maintain confidentiality, positive communication, accurate records, and an organized, safe working environment. Exhibit flexibility, willingness to learn, ability to change, and maintain current technology skills.




  1. Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field from a regionally or nationally accredited institution recognized by the U. S Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • SHRM or HRCI certification (e.g. SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR, GPHR, etc.) strongly preferred.  
  • Minimum of five years of personnel management experience  
  • Evidence of professional development in the field of concentration



            Reasonable accommodations may be requested and reviewed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).



Posted: 2019-09-23 Expires: 2019-10-23

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Director of Human Resources

Washington State Community College
Marietta, Ohio 45750

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