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The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with additional facilities in Wyoming and Hawaii and total staff of approximately 1,400 people. UCAR is a consortium of more than 100 member colleges and universities that grant degrees in the atmospheric and related sciences.
Serve as a member of the UCAR President’s Council and provide leadership in fulfilling the mission and strategic goals of UCAR and NCAR.
Serve as a strategic advisor and partner to senior management in matters including employee engagement, performance management, conflict resolution, and succession planning.
Provide leadership to advance policies, programs, and processes that inspire a culture of excellence among staff, foster an engaged and inclusive workforce in which all employees feel recognized and valued, and make UCAR an employer of choice.
Hire, develop, coach, appraise, reward, and retain a high-performing HR team. Maintain a culture of trust, integrity, and the highest degree of professionalism within the HR department. Design the department’s work and manage operations to ensure an exceptionally high level of service delivery in a fast-paced and changing environment while establishing department accountabilities.
Develop financial strategies for HR operations by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating departmental needs. Develop action plan(s) in order to maintain budgetary constraints.
Develop and implement employee orientation and staff development programs and provide coaching and support to managers to meet the business needs of the organization.
Oversee the maintenance of a comprehensive HR information system to provide data to management that can be used to guide operations, decision-making and planning. Utilize technologies to measure and enhance the effectiveness of human resources programs and frequently benchmark best practices.
Effectively structure and administer employment and compensation packages and benefits schemes to support the goals and needs of the business, to appropriately reward all our staff, and to attract and retain top talent.
Oversee role evaluations, position descriptions and related compensation recommendations in order to maintain equitable practices.
Develop, implement and interpret equitable HR policies, and assure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to human resources management.
Ensure compliance with all Employee Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action regulations and requirements in recruiting, compensation, and training programs. Provide organization-wide training, coaching and counseling, and reporting for equal employment opportunity.
Serve on internal and external advisory committees. Oversee special compensation and benefit projects as needed.
Master’s Degree in psychology, human resource management, organizational behavior, or business, plus 10 years of broad Human Resources experience, including 5 years of leadership experience; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience.
The search committee plans to conduct interviews at the end of August–beginning of September. The successful candidate will be named shortly thereafter, and will assume the HR Directorship around October 1, 2014. Initial consideration will be given to applications received by August 4, 2014.
Applications will be kept strictly confidential. Please submit a cover letter and a resume to the email address below. Do not submit applications via UCAR’s employment website.
Please email application materials to:
Human Resources Search: Attn Konnie Carrillo
Tom Bogdan, Chair
President, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Director, UCAR Community Programs
Vice-President for People, Boulder Brands
Chief Legal Officer, UCAR President’s Office, UCAR
Management Planner, JOSS
Vice-President, Finance & Administration, UCAR
Deputy Director and COO, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is an equal opportunity employer.