Executive Director of Human Resources & Risk Management
Franklin Pierce University
June 4, 2018
Rindge, New Hampshire
Higher Education Institution
Reporting to the President, you’ll be responsible for both the strategic direction and day-to-day, hands-on execution and communication of Human Resources and Risk Management policies and programs in support of our mission and goals. Working with four team members, you’ll work closely with academic and administrative leaders, faculty and staff to meet the growing needs of the organization.
Ensure all Human Resources and Risk Management programs meet the growing needs of the University.
Continue the process improvement work already started to enhance the experience for faculty and staff, particularly in the areas of simplifying and automating processes.
Support the development of the team.
Oversee all employee programs including recruitment, benefits, HR systems, compensation, performance management, and employee relations.
Regularly assess all benefits to ensure the best plan for the best price, compliance with regulatory requirements, simplification of administration and customer experience.
In collaboration with other internal stakeholders, participate in the design, implementation, upgrades or replacements of HR systems.
Develop and deliver educational information to promote a positive employee relations environment.
Serve as the Title IX Coordinator for the University and work closely with Student Affairs, Campus Safety and others to develop programs, investigate complaints and make decisions.
Works with internal and external partners in the negotiating the labor contract for faculty on the Rindge campus and works within the guidelines of the contract to execute programming.
Oversee and implement the Risk Management program based on analysis of property, employee, environmental, claims management and financial risk exposures.
Partners with subject matter experts to manager the insurance portfolio, facilitate renewals and manage claims.
Works with internal committees, faculty and students to promote proactive safety initiatives.
10+ years progressively more responsible leadership experience with a passion for both rolling up your sleeves and maintaining the long view.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s preferred. SPHR or SHRM-SCP strongly preferred.
Previous labor relations experience.
Background with property and casualty insurance is a plus
Demonstrated success serving as a trusted advisor to colleagues at all levels.
Familiarity with Title IX regulation, investigations and programming strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability lead through change and manage multiple priorities.
Applicants should send a letter of application, a resume/CV, and contact details for three professional references to:
Executive Director of Human Resources and Risk Management Franklin Pierce University 40 University Drive, Rindge, NH 03461 firstname.lastname@example.org
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage women and minorities to apply for our open positions, and welcome enquiry from qualified applicants for this position beginning June 2018. EOE
Additional Salary Information: Position eligible for medical, dental, vision, tuition and pension benefits.
Internal Number: 1718070
About Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce is a private, non-profit, regionally-accredited University where every student has the opportunity to discover their passion and greatest potential. Through its campuses in Rindge, New Hampshire and Goodyear, Arizona, as well as centers across New Hampshire in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon, Franklin Pierce provides flexible learning options that serve a wide range of students. The University community affectionately referred to as “Raven Nation” includes its Division II athletics program, which involves approximately 40% of the undergraduate student body. With more than 75 NCAA Championship appearances, the University boasts six national championships in both men’s and women’s soccer, more than 40 conference championships, and 10 national players of the year.