NORTHWESTNAZARENEUNIVERSITY OFFICE OF FINANCE & OPERATIONS
Director of Human Resources
The position of Director of Human Resources oversees and manages the human resources programs, including the areas of recruitment, training, employee relations, compensation and benefit program management, performance evaluation, payroll, and policy/procedure development and implementation. This position reports to the Vice President for Finance and Operations. The position is an exempt, 12-month, 1.0 FTE position.
Northwest Nazarene University is sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene and seeks to reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff administration and students. All those interested are encouraged to apply and will be evaluated equitably.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lead the Office and function of Human Resources and Payroll
Provide leadership to cross-campus training initiatives including the planning and coordination of leadership and supervisory training programs
Be a leading voice on campus in the resourcing of university culture development
Consult with Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors and other managers on personnel and employment issues
Provide leadership to strategic compensation and benefits planning, including overseeing and administering both the University’s salary and wage programs and the University’s employee benefit programs
Provide leadership in the recruitment of staff and faculty as assigned
Oversee and administer the performance evaluation process
Develop and update human resource policies, procedures and practices in collaboration with the President’s Cabinet
Interpret and administer NNU employee-related policies and procedures to assure compliance
Administration of Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
Establish and maintain relationships with broker, HRIS and benefit vendors
Assure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws
Other duties as assigned
A bachelor’s degree is required; preference will be given to those with studies in human resources, business, public administration, or a related field
Professional Human Resources certification (SPHR preferred)
Administrative experience with a thorough understanding of employment, labor, benefit and related laws
The candidate must demonstrate high motivation and commitment to the University, including the ability to self-start, be calm under pressure, meet deadlines in a deadline-oriented environment, work with minimal supervision, tolerate ambiguity, and relate to a variety of personalities under diverse circumstances
The candidate must demonstrate strong communication skills (both oral and written) and the candidate must be able to work with and maintain confidential information
Proficiency with HRIS systems (NNU utilizes UltiPro)
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point applications
Candidates must be a person of Christian faith (preferably with a Wesleyan Theological persuasion), and be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU
Supervisory and training experience
Excellent interpersonal skills
High motivation and commitment to the University, including the ability to self-start, be calm under pressure, meet deadlines, work without direct supervision, be able to multitask, problem-solve, and relate to a variety of personalities under diverse circumstances
Sufficient skills, knowledge and training to take full ownership of and responsibility for all essential functions of this position
Must be dependable, with proven record of punctuality and consistent attendance
Ability to view a computer screen for extended periods
Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds
Ability to sit for extended periods of time
The salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant and will be discussed with individual candidates as they are invited to interview for this position. Full-time personnel will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, and a retirement program.
To be considered for this position, a complete application packet must be received, including all of the following:
Letter of interest
Responses to the NNU Christian Mission
Two reference letters from professional associates
Letter of reference from current pastor
Transcripts (unofficial acceptable for the hiring process, official required upon hire)
Send, fax or email completed application packet to:
Human Resources Office
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: (208) 467-8036
Fax: (208) 467-8587
Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.
Review of application will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).
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