Salary is commensurate with education and experience
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our Benefits page.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington is the third largest department within the School of Medicine with 285 full-time faculty members, 515 clinical faculty members, and over 200 staff. Department faculty provide clinical services in 5 hospitals, 14 primary care locations, and several outpatient sites in addition to telepsychiatry consultations to more than 150 clinics in Washington and beyond. As the only academic Psychiatry department serving the five state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), the Department's highly competitive residency training programs in Psychiatry and Psychology train the next generation of Mental Health Professionals and Researchers. The Department's robust research portfolio totals about $30 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from basic and clinical neurosciences to treatment development, health services research, and population health. The Department is recognized as an international leader in developing, testing, and implementing Collaborative Care, an integrated care model increasingly seen as a solution for population-based mental health care. Other areas of excellence include Addictions, Autism, Services for High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma. The Department is also developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development.
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in the UW School of Medicine currently has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER. Reporting to the Assistant Director for HR, this position is responsible for collaborating with staff and faculty on the development of innovative processes, streamlining procedures and developing tools that enhance and improve Department operations. It is a position that functions as part of the team that manages Academic and Staff Human Resources operations for the research divisions, programs and centers in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Manage Academic Human Resources for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: 50%
New and Continuing Appointments:
Guide Chair, Service Chiefs and Division Directors on academic faculty recruitments and evaluation tools.
Research salary funding options and write offer letters.
Oversee and manage coordination of ~95 faculty appointments/year.
Participate in new faculty department onboarding and orientation.
Ensure faculty are credentialed appropriately with the Office of Medical Staff Appointments.
Oversee the clinical faculty appointments process, reappointments and the yearly resume of participation.
Work closely with the International Scholars Office regarding visas.
Manage the annual academic and clinical promotion processes.
Collaborate with IT to develop technological tools to best process the annual faculty performance reviews and any other new systems initiatives related to HR.
Interpret UW faculty policies and translate into web/database interfaces.
Engage in CPI and Lean Business Process redesign
Manage Staff Human Resources and Personnel Program: 40%
Work with payroll analyst and HR coordinator in the areas of new staff appointments, reclassifications, leave management, and other areas.
Create corrective action plans and lead progressive discipline meetings including dismissal.
Understand labor relations policies and practices and interpret to staff.
Act as a departmental resource on the structure of grievances and terminations.
Administer staff recognition and professional development programs.
Interpret staff personnel policies and translate into web/database interfaces.
Advise managers on staff performance management and development.
Create paper, online and inperson trainings to support staff development for supervisors and staff.
Departmental, Faculty and Staff Services: 10%
Identify process improvement areas in department, write proposals, implement plans, evaluate results.
Independently determine the best operating practices and how to implement them for the department related to academic and staff HR.
Make independent and sound decisions, which have significant financial and organizational consequences.
Collaborate with IT Support to develop technological tools to develop optimal solutions related to HR processes.
Bachelors degree in social sciences, business or english or combination of education and experience
At least three years working at the departmental level in human resources with solid understanding of UW personnel policy, State and Federal policies related to human resources Work with confidential information and taking appropriate action Successful history and ability to work on large, complex projects in a deadline driven environment Proven expertise at managing both academic and staff human resources at a UW departmental level Record of engaging in and managing staff leave program, accommodations, grievances and other issues that may arise Must be a self-starter who works successfully from stated goals without instruction Must be able to work independently with exceptional organizational, planning, time management skills and initiative. Must also be able to work as a member of a team and to lead teams to successful outcomes Excellent written and verbal communications skills
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Condition of Employment:
Appointment of the successful candidate to this position may be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of a criminal conviction history check .
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.