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HR Manager

The Research Foundation for SUNY
Albany, NY
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HR Manager
The Research Foundation For SUNY

Locations: Albany, NY
Posted: Jan 2, 2020
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Full-time

About The Research Foundation for SUNY:
The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is the largest comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country

Our mission is to provide talent, services, and technology that empower SUNY to research, innovate, and transfer discoveries that transform the world's knowledge economy

Our vision is to make SUNY the best place for faculty, students and staff to research, innovate, and solve the world's most pressing problems

The RF serves SUNY by providing essential administrative services that enable SUNY faculty to focus their efforts on the education of students and the performance of life-changing research across a wide range of disciplines including medicine, engineering, physical sciences, energy, computer science, and social sciences.We work with the academic and business leadership of SUNY campuses to support research and discovery through the administration of sponsored projects and technology transfer and management of intellectual property for public benefit and economic growth

The RF is committed to diversity, inclusion and a working environment that enhances productivity, creates personal and professional opportunities, unleashes everyone's full potential and fuels innovation. We hold the organization and each other to the highest standards of integrity, accountability and ethical behavior
Visit www.rfsuny.org and connect with the us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Learn about SUNY at www.suny.edu

As a learning organization, the RF encourages all employees to continue to grow and develop professionally. At the RF Central Office, employees are offered many opportunities for learning and development, including Professional Development Planning, a 12-month Mentoring Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Job Rotation, DiSC Profile Behavioral Assessment, Employee Engagement Teams, Job Skills Training, and an Employee Wellbeing Team

Job Description:
Under general guidance of the Director of HR, the incumbent manages the Research Foundation Central Office human resources function for approximately 140 employees. This is a generalist position that includes implementing HR policy and procedures, organizational development programs, staff recruitment, employee coaching, payroll processing, benefits and leave administration, compensation and classification, affirmative action and compliance reporting. This position will provide leadership, coaching and guidance to staff reports. This position also handles facilities operations for the building where the Central Office is located

  • Consult with all levels of staff and management to provide outstanding HR support, including interpretation and communication of policies and procedures
  • Build relationships and trust to effectively gauge needs and identify issues early in the process and take a proactive approach to resolving problems
  • Work with hiring managers on recruitment of vacant positions. Develop comprehensive sourcing plans to create a diverse candidate pipeline and improve candidate quality
  • Educate hiring managers regarding staffing process to promote consistent candidate selection methods. Manage interview and selection process
  • Develop and implement Central Office programs to increase employee engagement and create process improvement. Provide training on programs and processes as needed
  • Administer Central Office leadership development programs including supervisory training
  • Oversee development of the Central Office affirmative action plan. Manage applicant tracking requirements and related documentation to ensure compliance with OFCCP, and other government regulations
  • Keep abreast of HR regulatory changes and ensure compliance at Central Office
  • Administer the Central Office compensation programs and the performance management plan
  • Work with HR Coordinator on employee on-boarding activities and orientations, and exiting activities, including cobra administration and exit interviews
  • Maintain and update information for employees including, Central Office HR policies, procedures, guidance and forms
  • Oversee leave administration process for Central Office. Work with employees to administer leave of absences, disability, PFL, FMLA and workers' compensation
  • Advise on employee relations issues and provide coaching and counseling to staff on personnel issues as needed
  • Analyze data and produce reports, documents and surveys. Process payroll, review payroll reports for internal controls and ensure effective communication between HR and payroll
  • Supervise HR Coordinator. Develop staff through regular feedback and coaching, annual performance review, development plan, and reward and recognition
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Work with the property management vendor and other external contractors to ensure that facility maintenance operations are being handled in a prompt, safe, efficient, and cost effective manner
  • Identify maintenance and repair needs and ensure that they are handled in a proactive manner when possible
  • Provide communication to staff of any maintenance issues that could impact operations
  • Responsible for building safety and emergency preparedness. Includes working with law enforcement and fire department officials to ensure the safety of staff and the building
  • Work with department heads on space needs for employees
  • Manage the budget and other financial aspects of facilities
  • Supervise Facility Coordinator and Mail Clerk. Develop staff through regular feedback and coaching, annual performance review, development plan, and reward and recognition
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Requires a bachelor's degree plus at least 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience in Human Resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • The incumbent must be able to work independently, develop solid relationships with all employees and work as part of a team to deliver outstanding HR service
  • Strong knowledge of Federal and State employment regulations, and HR concepts and practices required.
  • This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills. Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The incumbent must possess a high level of confidentiality, proficiency and accuracy in all duties
  • Ability to prioritize workflow and manage conflicting priorities in a fast paced, environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills with demonstrated ability to establish good customer service relationships
  • Strong team player; ability to adapt in a high change environment
  • Experience with facilities operations preferred
    ?Additional Information:
    As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law
    The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant
    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled

    The Research Foundation for the State University of New York is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation for the State University of New York are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. The Research Foundation for the State University of New York operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding
    Application Instructions:
    Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents at https://rfsuny.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=119400

    1. Resume/Cv
    2. Cover Letter

    After submitting your resume/CV, the subsequent pages enable you to upload additional documents including a cover letter.

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