Director Of Human Resources - Chief Human Resources Officer (11715)

Golden Gate University San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

Summary: The Chief Human Resources Officer ("CHRO") is a strategic business partner who works collaboratively across the university to support, enable, and lead the realization of Golden Gate University's vision, mission, and objectives. Leading a team of HR professionals, the CHRO ensures robust operational systems, processes, policies and support with a high degree of visibility and accountability are in place and that the HR organization is viewed as knowledgeable and trusted. The CHRO establishes and improves processes, tools, and communications to recruit and onboard new employees, champions and supports organizational and individual continuous development, and evaluates, refines, and improves total rewards associated with being an employee of GGU.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the senior human resources administrator, overseeing all aspects of human resource management, including employee recruitment and selection; training and development; employee assessment and performance management; compensation and benefits policies and practices; employee and labor relations; HRIS management; and all other related functions and activities

  • Partner and advise across the university in developing and implementing strategic programs and practices that attract, retain, develop, and reward faculty and staff necessary to support today's and tomorrow's students

  • Establish, document, and makes widely available policies, procedures, and processes for all functional areas

  • Utilize HR technology and HRIS best-practices as they relate to data collection, dissemination, privacy, reporting, and analysis

  • Balance regulatory and procedural compliance with creativity and flexibility to support strategic initiatives and overall institutional success

  • Manage the staff and budget of the university's Department of Human Resources (HR)

  • Analyze financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely recommendations to management for decision making purposes

  • Develop ad-hoc reports, presentations, and analyses as required

  • Prepare presentations to GGU Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership team as required

  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelor's Degree with JD or MBA highly preferred

  • 8+ years related HR experience with experience in strategy/management consulting, higher education, and/or not-for-profit environment desirable

  • Highest standards of accuracy, precision, organization, and professional ethics

  • Advanced MS Office skills

  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated

  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity

Supplemental Information

To apply: Please go to and submit an application, letter of interest, and a resume.

In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.

Golden Gate University is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

University policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that reinforces these practices. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all especially women, minorities, people of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQI community.

Golden Gate University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Golden Gate University Report, please go to

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