Posted: Sep 22, 2022

Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Application Deadline: N/A
Education

Job Description

HOW TO APPLY

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC is assisting Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. For a full application package please provide a cover letter, CV, and list of five references. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Click HERE for details


Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Lauren McCaghren, Senior Executive Search Consultant
[email protected]

 

Description:

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) seeks a collaborative, forward-thinking leader to serve as the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) who will provide strategic leadership that advances the university's mission and strategic plan, Islander Impact 2030. The CHRO will lead and coach the team responsible for a range of talent management services including recruitment, employment selection, new employee onboarding, classification, compensation, payroll, benefit administration, immigration, leave, performance management, retention, dismissals, retirement, wellness programs, recordkeeping, and campus HCM functions.

The CHRO, under general direction, is responsible for creating and implementing a strategic vision for a wide range of services with an emphasis on service excellence while ensuring operational effectiveness and efficiency. The CHRO plans, develops, and administers the human resources functions and advises and consults on related issues. The CHRO additionally works collaboratively with campus stakeholders and participates in strategic planning, budgeting, and policy/procedure development.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership and coaching to the HR team responsible for a range of talent management services including recruitment, employment selection, new employee onboarding, classification, compensation, payroll, benefit administration, immigration, leave, performance management, retention, dismissals, retirement, wellness programs, recordkeeping, and campus HCM functions.
  • Develop, review, change (as needed), and execute a strategic vision for the department and provide leadership and guidance in carrying out plans relative to the accomplishment of the campus strategic plan, institutional goals, objectives, and division-wide strategic initiatives. Articulate department mission, objectives, and programs. Provide senior leadership for the department and create and monitor the department's annual budget and related fiscal duties.Lead the HR and Payroll teams  in developing and delivering training in functional areas, general management, compliance, and other topics as needed. With regard to employment, lead campus efforts at ensuring market competitiveness and work collaboratively with the Chief Diversity Officer to expand equity and diversity efforts.
  • Lead the HR team in developing and delivering training in functional areas, general management, compliance, and other topics as needed. With regard to employment,
    lead campus efforts at ensuring market competitiveness and work collaboratively with the Chief Diversity Officer to expand equity and diversity efforts.Maintain collaborative partnerships with EDCS, Faculty Senate, Staff Council, and other stakeholders. Serve as the primary campus liaison on HR matters to University administration, governance groups and subcommittees, TAMUS Administration, and other TAMUS members and State of Texas agencies. Serve as ex-officio on Staff Council and as non-voting appointee to the System Employee Benefit Advisory Committee (SEBAC). Serve as called upon from time to time on TAMUCC and TAMUS committees and task forces when the skills and expertise of the CHRO are considered beneficial.
  • Oversee payroll functions outsourced to a Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) member.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable legal guidelines, employment agreements; TAMU-CC and TAMUS policies, regulations, rules and procedures. Regularly review department’s policies, procedures and practices to ensure they meet the strategic needs of the campus and update procedures and practices as needed. Advise the University senior administration, managers, and employees in matters related to HR.
  • Maintain collaborative partnerships with the Compliance Office, Faculty Senate, Staff Council, and other stakeholders. Serve as the primary campus liaison on HR matters to University administration, governance groups and subcommittees, TAMUS Administration, and other TAMUS members and State of Texas agencies. Serve as ex-officio on Staff Council and as non-voting appointee to the System Employee Benefit Advisory Committee (SEBAC). Serve as called upon from time to time on TAMU-CC and TAMUS committees and task forces when the skills and expertise of the CHRO are considered beneficial.
  • Other Duties: Responsible for preparation and submission of assigned legislative reports. Compile and analyze adhoc reports as needed. Organize and participate in recognition programs, campus festivities, and employment activities to maintain and improve positive employee relations. Engage proactively with the external community to ensure TAMU-CC is recognized as an employer of choice. Maintain relationships with the appropriate external agencies and professional consultants that are engaged with employment functions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline. 
  • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources to include three (3) years of management level experience in the human resources function.
  • Extensive knowledge of employment law.
  • Experience with information systems, electronic storage and routing.  Demonstrate commitment to service excellence.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field.
  • Experience managing Human Resource functions in higher education setting.
  • PHR/SPHR certification.

Special Notice:

  • This is a security-sensitive position. The individual in this position is required to handle Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA regulations. The individual is required to handle PHI in accordance with A&M System policy and is further required to complete HIPAA training as a condition of employment, within a reasonable timeframe after the individual’s employment, and on an as-needed basis thereafter.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC is assisting Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. For a full application package please provide a cover letter, CV, and list of five references. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Click HERE for details.


Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Lauren McCaghren, Senior Executive Search Consultant
[email protected]

 

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

How To Apply:

HOW TO APPLY

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC is assisting Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. For a full application package please provide a cover letter, CV, and list of five references. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Click HERE for details


Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Lauren McCaghren, Senior Executive Search Consultant
[email protected]