Human Resources Strategic Partner

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
10/24/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
91616
Level/Salary Band:
04 – M – Exempt
Department:
Human Resources - Human Resources
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

Penn State is seeking an experienced human resources professional to lead the Human Resources (HR) function for the Smeal College of Business. As a member of Penn State Human Resources, and serving as Strategic Partner to the college, the successful candidate will provide strategic HR leadership by fostering innovation through organizational improvement and change. The Strategic Partner will align and execute unit-level HR strategy through the College’s strategic plan and with University-level HR mission strategy that will enhance organizational and individual employee excellence and success. The successful candidate will be the primary HR business partner for the college and ensure alignment and delivery of HR strategic and service delivery needs across multiple HR functions, including Talent Acquisition, Organizational Development, Employee Relations, Equal Opportunity, Talent Management, Total Rewards, and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. Collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented, the ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record in building strong relationships with a diverse group of individuals within a synergistic and collegial environment. In addition to exceptional technical skills and management abilities, the candidate must have a passion for delivering high-quality service; the ability to develop and mentor staff; the ability to manage large-scale projects with diverse groups of people; and, the ability to work both independently and cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, and administrators. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus ten years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s degree HR experience in higher education is preferred. Experience in HR management and leadership in recruitment and compensation, performance management, employee relations, and organizational development is required. A thorough knowledge of employment and labor laws is a must. Demonstrated competencies in the following areas will be required: superior verbal and written communication skills; strong quantitative and analytical skills; a collaborative and flexible decision-making style; a commitment to fostering diversity and equal opportunity; and, the vision to assess and proactively lead organizational change based on changing needs.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088