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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Administers the human resources (HR) operation for assigned School of Medicine (SOM) departement(s) by serving as the strategic HR leader, consultant, and subject matter expert (SME) on all HR-related matters including benefits, compensation and rewards, recruiting, employee relations, and training. Delivers comprehensive and regular HR-related communications such as news, policy changes, and best practice information to Faculty, Staff, and other stakeholders. Serves as a key member of the leadership structure. Manages the creation and implementation of new policies and procedures and ensures compliance with existing Emory University guidelines, policies and procedures. Closely collaborates with departmental, divisional, and SOM leadership, and University HR on pertinent issues such as organizational structuring and redesign, workforce planning, equity concerns, classification and reclassification requests, succession planning, and employee relations matters. Conceptualizes and develops training and education on a myriad of HR topics, in collaboration with University HR, as needed. Directs the recruitment of key leadership roles within the supported departments and divisions, and manages all search and interview committees. Works closely with SOM Business & Finance, and departmental business and finance leaders on new position management requests, approvals, and other related opportunities. Represents supported departments on University and Healthcare task force and committee meetings. Directs the analysis and reporting of all HR metrics for use by appropriate stakeholders. Responds to all EEOC charges and related complaints, in coordination with the Employee Relations Department, Office of Equity and Inclusion, and Office of the General Counsel. Leads the annual Staff performance management process, including the delivery of equitable and consistent performance ratings and merit increases. May monitor or maintain budgets and grants, assist with budget development, and prepare related expense reports and reimbursements. May manage a team of HR professionals responsible for functional and transactional activities such as counseling, training, onboarding, orientation, and timekeeping. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources or a related field and six years of progressively responsible human resources experience as a generalist or in multiple human resources fields such as employment, employee relations, compensation, and/or benefits administration. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience in a lead or supervisory role required. Exceptional verbal, written, and communication skills required. Experience in an academic healthcare center desired.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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