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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Divisional Director of Human Resources- Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, Georgia



Directs and supervises human resources programs for a university division, including all policies and procedures related to recruitment, employee relations, appointments, performance evaluations, employment transfers, classification actions, and terminations; serves as liaison with the University Human Resources Division, Office of Equal Opportunity Programs, and Faculty/Staff Assistance Program. Manages the program for national recruitment of new employees, including serving as an the divisional executive recruiter; coordinates with the Human Resources Division the posting of positions and the selection and hiring process; interprets policies and procedures and provides counsel to leadership and employees concerning their administration; consults supervisory and management staff on human resources issues; participates in the development and administration of the human resources budget; manages divisional job documentation, such as job descriptions, position questionnaires, etc.; consults with supervisors and managers regarding staffing needs. Assesses training needs, and plans and implements a comprehensive program for training and developing staff; develops in-house workshops, seminars, and training programs; coordinates divisional performance management process, ensuring the regular and timely evaluation of staff. Manages a small HR staff; reports to divisional head or divisional operations head. Performs related responsibilities as required.


Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration or a related field. Seven years of human resources experience encompassing multiple specialties, five years of which are in a managerial or supervisory capacity. Certification as a Senior Human Resources Professional is preferred.

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Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health seeks candidates for the position of Division Director, Human Resources. The Rollins School of Public Health, with its complexity, academic strength, and the quality of its faculty, staff and students, is one of the nation’s top public health schools and premiere research institutions. The Rollins School of Public Health is an inclusive community of outstanding faculty, talented students, and committed staff who learn and work in a stimulating environment enriched by diverse cultural and social opportunities.

The Rollins School of Public Health seeks an engaged, positive and highly collaborative leader to design and implement innovative and cost-effective human resource strategies and deliver a variety of services and programs that underscore its commitment to equity, inclusiveness, respect, fairness, employee well-being, effective service delivery, and accountability. Specific duties include: Establish and implement HR efforts that effectively communicate and support the university’s missions and strategic vision, and that reflect the university’s values, including that diversity makes the institution better. The role serves as a key partner to the Associate Dean for Finance and Administration; develop and integrate HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of overall school operational objectives; sponsor the development of contemporary and comprehensive approaches to recruit, retain and advance a talented, diverse workforce; support a culture of leadership, ethics, integrity, and compliance; foster the delivery of proactive, consultative and strategic advice to leaders at all levels related to policy, procedure and best practice; develop in conjunction with employee relations, strategy to support school interests and workforce alignment; build strong collaborative relationships internally with university administrative and executive leadership; encourage and support an atmosphere conducive to high employee morale, aimed at developing and retaining a diverse and highly competent team and community; provide overall leadership to the operational aspect of the human resources office.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred. Seven years of human resources experience encompassing multiple specialties, five years of which are in managerial or supervisory capacity. Certification as a Senior Human Resources Professional is preferred. Applicants should possess broad business acumen with experience in HR practices that provide powerful competitive advantages, creating new ways of engaging, learning, and working in a world of continuous change. Essential to this position is proven experience as a policy developer and program builder; a passion for delivering high-quality service; deep interest in building and maintain strong relationships with campus constituents; a collaborative and flexible decision-making style; a results orientation paired with attention to organizational context and stakeholder interests; the ability to strategically lead and influence organizational change; and excellent communication skills.

A foundational understanding of issues and opportunities related to equity and inclusion, and a demonstrated record of, and commitment to, promoting diversity of all kinds, is essential to building a strong organizational team culture. Applicants must demonstrate success in leading and motivating people; creating a shared vision; and leading and managing change and improvement efforts at every level of the school and across boundaries. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated ability and experience advising and influencing executives and providing metrics and insights that inform key decision-making.

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Job Number 36243

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Human Resources

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations