Department:Human Resources Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$65,000 - $78,000 per year FTE:1
Application Review Begins July 24, 2017; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Complete online application must include a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references.
Department Summary Human Resources serves the campus community as a strategic partner by building HR processes, systems, and infrastructure to provide streamlined, state-of-the-art services to campus partners, and developing HR expertise to enable HR to advance university goals and the institution's HR capacity. The person in this position must support diversity and inclusion in every aspect and responsibility associated with the job.
Position Summary The Learning and Development Manager reports to the Assistant Vice President for Employee and Labor Relations. The person in this position is responsible for the programmatic oversight of the University of Oregon’s employee learning and development portfolio. The position will supervise the learning and development coordinator(s) and student workers.
The person in this position will serve as a member of the human resources team with typical responsibilities including: working with campus subject matter experts to facilitate expansion of learning and development offerings to all levels of employees, (re)designing a supervisory training program, building and maintaining relationships with a network of training professionals, facilitating in person programming, and one-on-one supervisory coaching.
This position demands a firm commitment to serving the University with sensitivity and professionalism. The position provides confidential support related to collective bargaining and the employee and labor relations unit within human resources. The position requires abundant self-confidence and the ability to multi-task many cases, processes, and unplanned happenings at one time. The ability to handle confidential material appropriately and maintain an institutional perspective is also critical.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years’ professional work experience in human resources, professional development, training, or similar field. • Strong training presence and experience in delivering training in a variety of contexts. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated ability to write and edit complex policy, procedure, and other technical prose. • Demonstrated knowledge of and adherence to best practices in adult learning • Strong verbal communication skills • Strong facilitation and conflict resolution skills • Demonstrated strong analytical and critical thinking skills; and ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data. • Ability to manage confidential or sensitive information and issues responsibly. • Ability to work and solve problems independently as well as in a collaborative team environment, and represent the university in an appropriate and professional manner. • A commitment to and experience with promoting and enhancing diversity and equity.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience designing, implementing and evaluating learning and development programs in a complex organization. • Experience in public sector or higher education • Familiarity with university organizational structure, policy, and political issues in higher education. • Experience working with collective bargaining agreements and unions.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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