Director of Human Resources
POSITION: Luther College seeks a Director of Human Resources who will be responsible for managing all aspects of human resources including classification; compensation and benefits; employee relations; recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, retirement and taxes. Additional responsibilities include developing and enhancing policies and procedures, preparing analyses and reports, overseeing HR information systems and data management, and interpreting laws and regulations and advising the college administration and employees regarding the same.
Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Director of Human Resources is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Luther, an institution of approximately 2,400 undergraduates, 620 staff, and an annual operating budget of $120 million.
BEGINNING DATE: November to December 2014.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will possess a bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) and at least five years of HR management experience. He/she will have strong interpersonal relationship skills, ability to make strategic recommendations and decisions, excellent oral and written communications skills, technological facility in the development and maintenance of HR management systems, high energy, effective management and supervisory skills, ability to maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents, and a passion for the mission of a residential liberal arts college of the church.
STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY: Luther College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create a community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experience that will contribute to this goal. Luther College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Review of applications will begin on August 11, 2014 and continue until position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and names and contact information for three references. Apply at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com
INQUIRIES: Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Kristin Swanson, chair of the HR Search Committee, Luther College, 700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101; telephone 563-387-1346; email: email@example.com or Marcia Bullerman, Administrative Services, telephone 563-387-1507; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.