The Director of Human Resources for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) develops human resources strategies, procedures, activities, and staff of the HR unit. They are responsible for ensuring alignment, implementation, and compliance for human resource functions consistent with the department’s vision and strategic priorities. This position serves on the department’s management team and partners with the leadership team on workforce and compensation strategies as well as talent recruitment, retention, and staff relations activities. This position reports directly to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Diversity and Inclusion and Organizational Effectiveness. The HR Manager is responsible for working in close collaboration with the Senior Associate Athletics Director to analyze data and develop strategies for effective and efficient human resources service delivery, transformational talent management approaches, and diversity and inclusion practices.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to: The HR Director supervises two staff, and the unit serves over 200 full-time administrative staff, over 200 coaching staff, approximately 150 part-time staff, over 400 game day employees and approximately 70 volunteers. Responsibilities in service of these stakeholders include payroll and benefits, search and selection oversight, training and development, and staff relations. This position acts as the primary liaison between ICA and University Human Resources for payroll, benefits, compensation and classification, training and development, and staff relations as well as the Office of General Counsel for coaches’ contracts and Freedom of Information Act requests.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 5 years of experience in human resources.
Preferred Qualifications: 3 years of supervisory experience. Experience working in an athletics environment. Seven or more years of experience in human resources. Experience working with mid and senior level staff across levels in a complex organization.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 100050. 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: 02/07/2023.
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.
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.