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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Human Resources Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The ORA HR Manager will coordinate the recruitment, training, personnel management, employee relations, compliance, confidentiality management and other functions based on Emory policies, and ORA’s supporting business activities.


  • Coordinates operational Human Resources functions for a division or business unit.

  • Reviews and updates organizational job descriptions.

  • Ensures the overall implementation of ORA’s hiring and recruiting process, including hiring freeze exemption process to new employee onboarding

  • Champion of the new employee experience and remote engagement including virtual orientation and virtual onboarding.

  • Ensures the staffing needs of the division are met by projecting needs, interviewing and hiring employees to fill vacant positions and resolving staffing issues.

  • Advises staff on job reclassifications, new position requests, promotions/demotions and salary determination and processes appropriate paperwork.

  • Provides guidance on organizational restructuring.

  • May assist with preparation and monitoring of division's/business unit's budget.

  • Serves on and provides input to internal and external committees and represents the department within the organization on Human Resources matters.

  • May advise faculty on grant and leave request situations.

  • Leads and participates in special projects.

  • Designs and generates reports.

  • Ensures employment, compensation, employee relations and affirmative action practices comply with organization and legal requirements.

  • Maintains records and files according to established procedures.

  • May hire, train and supervise a small staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


Engages ORA workforce using virtual and hybrid environments to achieve:

a. integration of new employees in the workforce

b. virtual functional teams

c. team productivity using metrics and measures

  • Uses HR metrics data and KPIs to design, generate regular reports including turnover, equity, diversity, exit interviews etc.

  • Leads and participates in One ORA initiative to centralize and optimize our processes to acquire, develop, engage and retain ORA’s talent, in support of Emory’s strategic framework of One Emory: Engaged for Impact.

  • Experience in process improvement related to HR functions.

  • Serves as a knowledgeable resource to the executive management.Ensures processes and policies comply with organization and legal requirements.

  • Experience in set up and management of electronic record filling structures.

  • Represent the department within Emory on Human Resources matters.


  • A bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration or a related field.

  • Five years of professional human resources experience as a generalist or in multiple human resources specialties, i.e. employment, employee relations, compensation, benefits administration.

  • Active affiliation with appropriate human resources networks and organizations such as SHRM or other is preferred.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 66397

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Research Administration

Department Research Business Operations

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

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta