The Assistant Director of HR, Athletics will provide excellent customer service to all ICA employees through timely, accurate dissemination of information particularly as it relates to benefits, tuition remission, performance reviews, development opportunities, payroll and timesheets; cultivate employee confidence by ensuring confidentiality and securing all documentation; coordinate employment searches; manage systems for the onboarding of new employees and staff recruitment; monitor provisions and dates within employment contracts; coordinate employee training and development opportunities; coordinate the Performance, Review and Development (PRD) documentation; coordinate the annual Open Enrollment of Benefits for staff members; provide support to the Payroll Coordinator and the Director of HR, Athletics with the processing of the biweekly payroll for all categories of Department of Intercollegiate Athletics employees; maintain official personnel records according to Federal, State and University rules and regulations; update employee information for electronic directories; prepare various staffing and financial reports as requested; assist the Director in developing and implementing practices to increase employee engagement and retention and prepare reports and documents that support and inform strategic HR priorities; assist in the development of HR best practices for accomplishing management goals; develop training materials to ensure employees understand the University policies, processes and procedures; and perform other related duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 112909. For best consideration, applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by November 28, 2021.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of four (4) years of experience in human resources, payroll, finance or a related field with basic knowledge of human resources policies and programs and demonstrating a solid understanding of recruitment, performance management, compensation, payroll, benefits, visas, discipline, etc. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized including the ability to prioritize time, plan, and follow projects through to completion; have the ability to set priorities with numerous interruptions and fluctuating priorities; possess the ability to develop and adjust routines and procedures as needed; demonstrated experience multi-tasking and managing multiple critical projects at one time working in a deadline-oriented, high volume, high pressure environment; possess strong communication skills to interact with persons of diverse backgrounds and personalities both verbally and in writing in a clear and effective manner to convey technical information and provide guidance using diplomacy and discretion in all interactions; display good judgment and problem solving skills while operating in a flexible and professional manner; and possess demonstrated experience in interpreting, analyzing, advising on, and implementing policies, procedures, and regulations related to all facets of human resources administration.
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.