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UNT System Overview  Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Classification Title                            Chief HR Officer, UNT Dallas

Posting Title                                      Chief Human Resources Officer, UNT Dallas

Department                                        SYS-Human Resources-910600

Job Location                                      Dallas

Department Summary  The UNT System Administration’s purpose is to lead, serve and inspire. The goals of the System Administration are focused on people, service, and strength with desired outcomes of becoming a best place to work, providing an extraordinary service experience, creating value, excelling in brand and reputation, and exemplifying management practices and tools that promote mission success. Join our HR team as we support the executives and their staff that work every day to realize our goals and partner with our component institutions within UNT World. There are exciting things on the horizon, and we are looking for an experienced and innovative HR professional to join our journey.

Salary Information                             Salary Commensurate with Experience

Position Summary                             This position plans and directs all aspects of UNT Dallas Human Resources (HR) policies, objectives, and initiatives, and develops and administers innovative HR programs and policies to support institution goals and positively engage the workforce. The incumbent in this role advises leadership on all HR issues with broad and current subject matter knowledge that includes expertise in federal and state employment laws. Additional responsibilities include the oversight and development of procedures to analyze trends and develop workforce plans to resolve issues and make a positive impact on business results, and leading the development and coordination of HR initiatives, communication, and events with university leadership, managers and supervisors.

Job Responsibilities 

Provides campus level leadership of all HR programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, employee relations, performance evaluation, grievance review, training and development, employee engagement and retention of employees.

Provides proactive advice and counsel to the President, cabinet and senior level employees. Keeps the President & cabinet informed of any significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of university goals.

Provides input to strategic plans and leads the review, development, and modification of HR policy, processes, procedures, and programs in compliance with federal, state, local, and University requirements.

Plays a key role in advancing the relationships between the HR Department and institutional departments to help facilitate collaboration and the success fulfilling the university’s purpose, vision, mission and goals.

Assesses current HR services/programs/processes for developing and implementing new services/programs/processes to meet the needs of the campus community.

Directs and oversees a team of professional and administrative HR staff and student employees.

Develops business proposals for justification of HR related initiatives, and develops and executes short and long-term departmental plans.

Serves as HR representation on campus-wide committees, task forces and work groups. Foresees and recommends the need to adapt HR policies and procedures to address current and future challenges.

Partners with other HR leadership to align HR programs, policies, procedures and systems to meet the goal of the institution.

Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with other HR leadership to develop solutions, programs and policies.

In partnership with the Office of General Counsel, maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements and options related to day-to-day management of employees, to include evaluation of employee performance and actions available to reward, modify or terminate employment, thereby reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Contributes to business and/or organizational strategy by supporting business leaders to identify, prioritize and build organizational culture, capabilities, behaviors, structures and processes.

Standardizes service level expectations for HR related services; develop and maintain metrics for tracking success.

Assesses and enhances the HR based professional development programs for university staff and faculty.

Minimum Qualifications   A bachelor’s degree in human resources management, organizational development, business administration or related field, and a minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in human resources administration, organizational and employee development and engagement, employee relations, performance management, benefits, compensation, strategic human resource planning, and supporting a diverse workforce, with five or more years’ experience being in a supervisory role.

Preferred Qualifications   HR leadership experience in a higher education institution SPHR, SHRM-SCP, and/or Master’s Degree.

Bilingual (Spanish)

Required License / Registration / Certification

Physical Requirements                      Ability to communicate

Security Sensitive                              This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement  The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle        No

Full Time/Part Time                 Full-Time

Work Schedule

Posting Detail Information

 Posting Number                                 E072P

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quicklink for Posting                         https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/57484

Position End Date (if temporary)

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. References – List of Names and Contact Information for 3