Human Resources Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/06/17
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/06/17

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for four consecutive years. 

The Michael G. Foster School of Business has an outstanding opportunity for a Human Resources Manager. 


Human Resources:
•Manage all temporary staff and student recruitments from conception to hire. Advise hiring managers on recruitment strategies and best practices. Develop and implement policies and procedures to streamline the hiring process.
•Manage and provide content expertise on Leave of Absences, specifically FMLA practices.  Advise faculty and staff on best practices and be the college expert on policies and procedures. Manage and monitor Workday reporting for FMLA tracking, record keeping, required communications for staff and faculty taking leave.
•Research and analyze data related to staff salaries, hiring trends, appointments, etc., and provide reports and analysis to facilitate decision-making as requested to Dean, College Advisory Committee, Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration, and the Director of Human Resources.
•Manage and conduct new staff orientation programs for the College making sure they understand and comply with College and University practices and guidelines.
•Manage and oversee recognition programs within the College for staff, including College awards. 
•Develop and implement a comprehensive records retention and archiving (from paper to digital HR records) system that meets all University, state and federal requirements. Determine best methods and procedures that ensure compliance as well as produce efficiencies, and make recommendations to HR Manager and Director of Finance and Administration for implementation..
•Manage and direct the staff annual review process for the college.
•Manage and direct the discretionary leave process for the college.
•Manage documentation of all staff HR actions and in partnership with the HR Manager, generate effective solutions that meet the needs of all parties involved.
•Interpret, apply, and advise on all applicable University, state, and federal employment rules and regulations to ensure compliance.
•Support as needed the Finance/HR Assistant Director on all visa needs for Faculty within the Foster Business School acting as the liaison between the academic departments and International Scholars Operations.
•Work closely with Central HR employment to make sure positions and issues are resolved professionally and in a timely manner.
•Backup to the Director of Human Resources as required.

Administration, Payroll and Compliance:

• Oversee payroll, leave management and reporting for all employees in the college.  This includes, review and    approval of bi-monthly payroll, ensure that payroll and leave records meets all standards, rules and regulations and the college is in compliance with the university.  Develop and administer best practices, guidelines, and procedures to ensure appropriate updates, extensions and payroll distributions..

• Develop and administer best practices, guidelines, and procedures to ensure appropriate updates, extensions and payroll distributions.
•Assist department leadership with managing Workday activities to ensure actions and responses are in accordance with applicable rules and regulations.
•Initiate, monitor, approve and project manage Workday activities with delegated signature authority in the areas of employment, payroll, and compensation.
•Serve as a Foster primary expert for Workday and be a member of the Workday leadership team.  Provide advice and counsel to the College as needed
•Develop and manage operating procedures both internal to the Dean’s Office as well as external in the College to improve the efficient processing and storage of information and documentation, and facilitate compliance with rules and regulations.

•Provide excellent customer service to departments and centers across the College.  Identify and recommend process improvements as necessary.  .
•Develop, manage and update College's Human Resources intranet web pages, researching and evaluating information to ensure accuracy and usefulness to the user audiences.
•Participate in office committees and special project teams for the Dean's Office to support office administration, and operational efficiency.
•Other duties as assigned.

For detailed information on Benefits for this position click here.


Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Communications, or related field and 4 to 5 years of related experience.

•Minimum three years HR and Payroll experience.
•Thorough knowledge of HR policies, procedures, principles and practices.  Personnel and salary administration, recruitment techniques and management.
•Knowledge and experience with Workday.
•Ability to handle confidential information with tact, discretion, and diplomacy, and to maintain strict confidentiality.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills; ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
•Exhibit a proactive, service-oriented manner and ability to deal effectively with a diverse and demanding client base.
•Ability to research and synthesize information and communicate it effectively to lay audiences in verbal and written form.
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team, manage priorities, multi-task, problem solve and exercise good judgment in a dynamic and deadline-driven environment.
•Proven accuracy and attention to detail in work products.
•Professional level competency with general MS Office applications, e.g, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and ability to learn new software applications as necessary to do the job

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

Desired qualifications:
•Experience working with both Union and Non-Union employees.
•Establish Foster credibility and collaborative working relationships.
•Ability to think big picture as well as detailed depending on the task or problem at hand.
•Experience with website updating/maintenance.

Req #: 150432

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