Senior Human Resources Consultant - ND International
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Senior Human Resources Consultant - ND International.
Applications will be accepted until 7/2/2019.
At the University of Notre Dame, how you do your job is more important than what you do. Yes, we still set ambitious goals for ourselves and strive for excellence daily. However, like our students, who learn from our faculty not only how to think but also how to live, working at Notre Dame will forever change your life. Because working at Notre Dame isn't just a job. It's being part of a family. We're a family that strives for excellence and accountability in everything we do. We are also a family where we value each employee's gifts and contributions. The University of Notre Dame has a very ambitious mission - to be a force for good in the world. In order for the more than 5,000 faculty and staff to be able to advance this mission, The Office of Human Resources must support them in a way that enables them to do so. Just as we strive to support the holistic formation of the student intellect, heart, and soul, we strive to do the same for our staff. We are dedicated to making Notre Dame the workplace of choice for our faculty and staff and do so in a variety of ways. We sharpen their potential by offering world class learning programs. We take care of our employees by offering an unparalleled benefits package designed to maximize their wellness and well-being. By passionately delivering consistent, quality customer service; creating an environment that recognizes and rewards its top performers; and creating and fostering an excellence-driven environment, the University is well-positioned to attract, hire, and retain the best people. It may sound easy but it's not. In HR, we work hard and put in a lot of hours. And a lot of those hours are tough and will challenge you - but it's worth every ounce of effort you put in. Whether it's helping answer a benefit question, celebrating one of our staff earning her high school diploma, consoling a colleague that has lost a loved one, or working with a campus leader on strategic organizational decisions, our team changes worlds. Every day. We strengthen and sustain the vibrant culture of Notre Dame to cultivate the gifts and talents of every individual. So, if you see serving others and problem-solving as a challenge to be met with a smile, a curious mind, and a strong sense of teamwork, then we have a spot on our team for you.
An HR Consultant is responsible for providing guidance and support to University leadership and employees of designated divisions or colleges on strategic initiatives impacting their organization and people, identifies HR issues that will help achieve business goals and objectives (strategic planning). Informs and works with colleagues in HR's Centers of Expertise about these issues so that appropriate solutions can be designed. Through the use of growing data sources such as the issues log, Business Intelligence, NDVoice, Talent Reviews, AAP, etc. drive people results for assigned portfolio of clients. Takes lead in any new initiatives or skill development. Will focus on International locations. Must be versed in differences in Gateway locations in order handle unique situations in each country. Specific responsibilities include the following: - Work closely in a partnership with PLC, deans and other senior leaders of the university, identify HR issues that will help achieve business goals and objectives (strategic planning). Will inform and work with colleagues in HR's Centers of Expertise about these issues so that appropriate solutions can be designed. Lead specific divisional talent management goals through Diversity and Inclusion goals and Talent Review process. Will provide data analysis and themes to respond and predict activity in each division. Focus on maximizing individual and team performance. Participate in strategic planning work that addresses the specific opportunities and challenges of global talent management, international organization forms and design, and regulatory compliance with specific attention to each country where UND engages in support of the NDI mission and strategy. - Performance Management: Advise, counsel managers and employees on completion of, participation in PM process. Employee Relations: In exceptional cases, advise, counsel, interpret and administer policies with leadership teams of client group with regards to suspensions and terminations (coordinate with General Counsel). Recognizes when there is a need for and leads action with senior leadership to amend UND/NDI Human Resource policy and practices, consistent with UND principles and core values, in order to support ethical and legally compliant human resource practices consistent with regulation in each national and local government and sensitive to international cultural differences, across the many different NDI countries where UND has employees and contract workers. - Collaborate with COE's and NDI on Solution Design: Participate with Compensation group in review processes to assist client groups in creation and revision of positions that are compliant with national labor laws and customs in each country where NDI has employees and contract workers ; partner with NDI leaders and Talent Management on training and information sessions, retreats, etc. for dissemination of policy information and building teamwork within client groups that is sensitive to and consistent with the laws and cultures of each country and with the values and principles of employment at UND; interface with Recruiters and country leaders and managers and local expert partners (e.g. local legal counsel) on openings, providing insight into needs, guidance to managers on use of recruiting process, on interview committees, etc.; assist HR's Centers of Expertise in the design, communication, implementation and administration of campus-wide HR programs and initiatives (NDVoice) with special attention to special needs, regulatory and labor relations issues, cultural differences and language requirements when discussing programming for and employees of UND working outside the USA and for local national employees of other countries and jurisdictions. - Projects: Lead broad HR projects on behalf of HR office beyond specific client groups. At a minimum participate as a regular team member for HR projects. Lead HR global and international projects to ensure appropriate support for position filling, talent management, building teamwork etc among NDI staff in non-US cultures and jurisdictions, including support for virtual teams, cross cultural sensitivity among nationals of different countries. This could include working with local third party legal and HR COE resources, when appropriate, for recruitment, hiring, performance management, labor relations etc. - Organizational Design: Assist client groups in restructuring of organization to fit needs, including recommending options, timelines, communications, employee meetings, collaborating with Compensation group on salary/PD issues (OAD/AUR), General Counsel, local counsel and cultural experts to ensure compliance and sensitivity on regulatory and other local needs issues. This is a full time position that solely supports the Office of Notre Dame International.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree and 5-6 years of experience required. An understanding of the Notre Dame work environment and/or what makes the University an employer of choice. Good listening skills. This is non-negotiable. An ability to quickly establish credibility with individuals at all levels of organization Excellent oral/written communication skills. Strong presentation skills. A love for solving complex problems. Technical and theoretical knowledge of multiple HR disciplines (organizational design, employee relations, benefits, compensation, employment, professional development). Strong customer service orientation. A willingness to embrace change. A desire to be a leader throughout HR disciplines.
Preferred Qualifications: International Human Resources experience preferred.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19448. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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