Assistant Director of Human Resources

Employer:St. Bonaventure University
City:St. Bonaventure

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Position Description:Assistant Director of Human Resources

Under limited supervision from the CHRO, the ADHR coordinates and implements a broad spectrum of HR functions with a primary emphasis on employee onboarding, education, and engagement. This individual assists in recruiting and managing a diverse workforce, maintaining/revamping fair and equitable classification and compensation programs, reviewing and recommending changes/additions to personnel policies and procedures, thinking strategically to meet the human resource needs of the future, and bringing greater technology to all HR processes. As a true generalist, this individual, with appropriate training will also serve as the non-routine backup to the Payroll Manager and will also be a key member in the conversion to a new HR/payroll system (TBD). They also function in the capacity of HR Director in the absence of the CHRO. This position assumes desire for potential career progression to HR Director and CHRO.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or other professionally relevant field strongly preferred. Master’s degree may eventually be required for career progression consideration.

Experience: Multiple-years’ experience in a Human Resources environment strongly preferred. Significant demonstrated experience in professions related to job summary listed above may substitute for formal education. Successful, non-degree-holding candidate must be willing to take tuition-free classes in pursuit of formal degree(s) after hire.

Outlook: The ideal candidate is interested in a long-term commitment to the University and is seeking career progression to the Chief Human Resources Officer position. They must be committed to fair and equitable treatment of faculty and staff at all levels of the institution, performing all HR functions in a way that demonstrates a clear and thorough understanding of the values of St. Bonaventure University. These values include: A focus on intellectual, spiritual and personal growth; an attitude of inclusion that values diversity as a strength in an atmosphere of caring, respect and mutual accountability; and a strong belief in the worth of every individual while working to help them reach their full potential.

Hiring Range: $54,000 to $60,000 commensurate with experience.

Position will remain open until filled. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Erik Seastedt, CHRO, at

St. Bonaventure University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check. Unless otherwise provided by law, a criminal record will not automatically disqualify an individual from employment.

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