Human Resources Director, Johns Hopkins Public Safety
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 93517-en_US
The primary responsibility for the Director of Human Resources (HR) is ensuring the achievement of human capital goals of Johns Hopkins Public Safety and the larger university and will be both a strategic thought partner for area leadership and will oversee the operations of the area's HR office. This person will envision, update, communicate and execute JHPS's comprehensive HR strategy for its leadership, faculty, staff, and student employees. This HR leader will report directly to the Senior Director, Finance and Administration with an additional reporting relationship to the University's Executive Director for Employee and Labor Relations.
This position manages, plans, and implements a full range of HR programs and policies for JHPS. Identifies broad objectives, and directs significant programs and functions with a very high degree of autonomy. Oversees comprehensive human resources support for the enterprise, including employee relations consultation, performance management, and coaching, onboarding support, retention and succession planning, and HR records administration, ensuring all procedures and activities comply with legal regulations, and relevant policies and practices.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as strategic HR partner and advisor to the JHPS leadership team, managers and staff. Partner with JHU/JHM HR leadership team for legal, compliance, and other direction.
Manage JHPS employee relations issues and advises management on performance management, coaching, termination, and disciplinary processes. Makes recommendations to resolve complex employment-related matters and knows when to escalate or engage others.
Implement solutions and meet goals around attracting, engaging, retaining, and developing talent.
Partner with various functions within JHU/JHM Human Resources (i.e. Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Organizational Development) to execute deliverables and enterprise-specific HR strategies.
Manage and support internal projects and programs, including enterprise-wide HR communications, engagement activities, onboarding activities, and recognition efforts.
Actively evaluate existing programs and engage in continuous improvement of systems and processes or creation of new programs.
Collect and analyze relevant data to support recommendations for decision-making.
Conduct exit interviews and maintain exit procedures for employees leaving JHPS.
Process relevant data changes on behalf of employees within the appropriate HR systems.
In consultation with Compensation teams of JHU and JHM, provide guidance and make recommendations on appropriate starting salaries and promotional salaries for staff to ensure maintaining balance of equity. Develop career paths with position descriptions to foster opportunities for high performing staff.
Administer human resources policies and procedures that may cover a variety of human resources functional areas.
Provide coaching and development feedback to managers and employees.
Oversee the HR related activities done by others in the JPHS unit.
Demonstrate excellence in discipline and understands the implications of decisions and actions on segments of the organization outside one's immediate area of responsibility.
Customer Service Orientation: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Collaboration: Works effectively and constructively with others; shares time, energy, and knowledge with others to ensure they can succeed.
Time Management: Ability to manage competing, high-priority demands, prioritizing workload, managing projects, and multiple responsibilities against strict deadlines.
Relationship Building: Maintains and fosters relationships within, across, and external to organizational boundaries.
Conflict Resolution: Strong persuasion and conflict resolution skills. Ability to remain calm and professional under stress and during emotionally difficult employee matters.
Inclusion: Demonstrates awareness and respect of cultural and individual values; appreciates and leverages the strengths of others to accomplish goals.
Problem Solving: Applies critical-thinking skills to solve problems by generating, evaluating, and implementing positive solutions.
Organization Knowledge: Understands the vision, mission, and values of an organization in order to achieve success.
Effective Communicator: Provides regular, consistent, and meaningful information; listens carefully to others and ensures messages are understood.
Management Capabilities: Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and technology systems and workplace terminology.
Lead with Integrity: Instills mutual trust and confidence, creates a culture that fosters high standards of ethics, and behaves in a fair and ethical manner towards others.
Independence and Decision Making: Incumbents act with substantial discretion, balancing several goals at once with the idea to minimize costs/risks and maximize benefits/returns.
Complexity and Problem Solving: Develops innovative solutions for difficult, complex, and systemic problems that may have precedent-setting implications for the Enterprise. Usually is called upon to respond to new situations and circumstances that require special attention. Invention/breakthroughs occur in the course of solving specific problems.
Performs related duties, as assigned.
Supervisory responsibility: No Direct Reports. Oversees the HR-related activities done by others in the JPHS unit. Incumbents in this classification have the authority to perform or to effectively recommend the following actions: hire, transfer, suspend, promote, discharge, assign work, reward, discipline, direct the work of other employees, and adjust grievances.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
The ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
The ability to observe details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
This role routinely requires operation of a computer and other office productivity machinery.
Successfully complete a physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or relevant field.
Eight (8) plus years of progressively increasing leadership experience in human resources management, including employee labor and relations experience.
12 years of related professional HR experience preferred.
Classified Title: Director Human Resources - Public Safety Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PH Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: VP for Public Safety Office of Personnel area: University Administration
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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