Deputy Director - Human Resources

Georgia Institute Of Technology Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 1 week ago

Job Purpose: Develop and execute human resource programs as assigned by the AVP-HR. Work with teams in HR to lead in the development, implementation, execution and assessment of initiatives with both internal and campus-facing responsibilities. This individual will work closely with the AVP-HR to manage strategic guidance and operational support to the Institute, and will directly lead three or more HR units.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Serve as member of the AVP-HR's leadership team and act as representative of AVP-HR to senior campus leadership and system leadership.

  • Participate in the development of the GTHR strategic plan and manage and coordinate GTHR efforts to accomplish strategic goals and initiatives.

  • Work with stakeholders and management to develop comprehensive plans, tools, and resources to support outcomes.

  • Advise management on issues and matters of significance related to objectives, programs and future initiatives.

  • Monitor performance against strategic goals. Conduct assessments, gather and interpret data, produce reports and provide solutions to successfully manage objectives.

  • Prepare presentations on issues and objectives of critical importance to the AVP-Human Resources and other members of leadership as needed.

  • Champion policy harmonization and consistency across the HR organization.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, HR, or related field or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Work Experience: Five to six years of related experience

  • Certifications: N/A

  • Skills:
    This position requires excellent organizational, planning, time management, communication, decision-making, and presentation skills. Broad general knowledge of human resources policies and practices including those related to strategic planning. Management consulting and previous senior level management experience. The ability to prioritize workload and work effectively with minimal supervision, demonstrated ability to work concurrently on multiple projects in a matrix setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: Master's degree in Business Administration, Organizational Behavior, or related discipline.

  • Preferred Work Experience: N/A

  • Preferred Certifications: SPHR or PHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

  • Preferred Skills:
    Preferred skills and experience include knowledge of HR analytics and technology. Successful track record of innovation and working effectively with diverse stakeholders within a complex organization to build and deploy new strategies. Excellent management skills and the ability to plan effectively and maximize results to meet both short and long range goals and objectives. Demonstrated experience motivating others to maximize output and accomplish goals. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Additional Information:

Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Leadership and staff, GTHR staff, external contacts. This position typically will advise and counsel: AVP of Human Resources, leaders in GTHR. This position will supervise.

Georgia Tech Human Resources serves the Institute and its more than 14,000 employees through strategic human resources counsel, leadership in employee engagement and learning, and facilitation of campus-wide organizational effectiveness. The unit orients and prepares new members of the Georgia Tech community for a successful career at the Institute, while supporting employees and managers in addressing complex workplace issues.

What we do:

  • Onboard new employees.

  • Process payroll and maintain employment data for approximately 14,000 active faculty, staff, and students.

  • Administer, manage, and grow a variety of employee benefit plans.

  • Support Georgia Tech's international faculty, staff, and student employees through advice and counsel on immigration and taxation.

  • Maintain a market-driven compensation structure in order to attract and retain employees.

  • Advise employees and managers regarding work performance and conflict management.

  • Provide professional development and learning to the Institute's diverse workforce.

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Deputy Director - Human Resources

Georgia Institute Of Technology