The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse seeks a visionary and broadly skilled Human Resources executive with substantial leadership experience for the position of Director of Human Resources. The Director serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer of the university and has overall responsibility for the vision, strategy and implementation of all human resources services, policies and initiatives with an eye to UWL’s mission, values, and strategic plan. This individual is also responsible for ensuring the university remains in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and UW System personnel policies and procedures. The Director of Human Resources reports to the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance and collaborates with the Office of Equity and Affirmative Action, as well as other campus stakeholder groups including faculty, staff, and students. The ideal candidate will have a progressive management approach, experience in strategically moving an HR organization tangibly forward, and show demonstrated success as a transformational leader with creative and collaborative problem-solving skills.
We at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse believe students, faculty, and staff all are enriched by our exposure to differing ideas, opinions and cultures. We strive to be a leader in Wisconsin’s movement toward increased diversity and inclusiveness. We believe that employees from diverse backgrounds are critical to achieving excellence as a nationally recognized institution of higher education and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.Qualifications include:
For more information: https://www.uwlax.edu/search-screen/hr-director/
Nominations and application materials should be submitted by the target date of November 5, 2018, although expressions of interest may be considered until the position is filled. Application materials must include: 1) a letter of interest stating how the candidate's experiences and qualifications connect with the required/preferred characteristics and strategic priorities expressed in the position profile; 2) a resume; and 3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references for future contact — please also include your professional relationship with each reference listed. In accordance with Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7), requests for confidentiality by nominees and applicants will be honored, except that names of final candidates must be disclosed.
Application and nomination materials should be submitted electronically to: UWLaCrosseCHRO@agbsearch.com. This is a full time annual (12 month) appointment with a starting date as early as January 2, 2019. A complete position profile may be found at www.agbsearch.com.
Assisting the search will be: Alan N. Crist, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search, firstname.lastname@example.org, 608.695.0217. Prospective candidates are encouraged to initiate a conversation about this opportunity through an initial email contact with Dr. Crist prior to submitting materials. Also, please contact the Dr. Crist if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.