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Job ID: 166205

Manager, Employee Engagement
Auburn University

Date Posted Aug. 30, 2021
Title Manager, Employee Engagement
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Facilities Human Resources
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Human Resources

Job Summary
Reporting to the unit’s top Human Resources position, the Employee Engagement Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating strategies and initiatives to improve employee engagement and welfare within a complex division and diverse workforce. Manages programs that create and sustain a positive workplace environment. Coordinates, participates in the implementation of, measures, and reports on the impact of the division’s long-term strategic plan on diversity and inclusion for the employee population. Monitors all programs and processes to support a positive influence on organizational performance and employee engagement results without regard to such human qualities as race, gender, ethnicity, physical ability, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation.
Essential Functions
Recommends, develops, organizes, and manages a balanced program of events and activities for the division which include a wide range of recognition and awards programs designed to support a positive work environment promoting employee morale, loyalty, and engagement.

Assists top Human Resources position in collaborating with divisional leadership in the development and implementation of new initiatives focused on improving efficiency, employee development, and customer service.

Stimulates collaboration and communication throughout the workforce using a variety of methods; identifying opportunities for environmental and cultural improvement that enhance positive relationships. Provides regular status reports regarding environmental and cultural initiatives to supervisor and division leadership.

Facilitates an open and trusting environment within the division where employees can discuss problems, concerns, and issues. When appropriate, partners with University Human Resources Employee Relations to resolve such issues.

Periodically conducts divisional climate and engagement surveys; analyzing results, preparing major findings as compared to goals, developing conclusions, and delivering recommendations to management.

Manages and coordinates the division’s diversity action plan; monitoring progress and providing recommendations to improve inclusive behavior, employee opportunities with resultant diversity. May serve as the division’s diversity officer.

Assists in developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive divisional onboarding program for all new, promotional, and transfer employees into and within the division. Serves on recruitment committees for key positions.

Supervises one or more regular, full time employees.

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