Chief Human Resource Officer

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Are you passionate about fostering an inclusive work environment and nurturing the professional growth of individuals? Jackson College is seeking a dedicated individual to fill the role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), a pivotal leadership position within our institution.

At Jackson College, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity to drive innovation and success. As a senior administrative role, the CHRO is entrusted with steering our comprehensive human resources operation. We are committed to creating a workplace where every voice is heard, valued, and respected.

We prioritize creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We are dedicated to attracting and retaining top talent who share our commitment to excellence.

As CHRO, you will play a vital role in aligning HR strategies with our mission and objectives, ensuring that our workforce reflects the diversity and the mission, values, and beliefs of our institution.For Highest Consideration, We Encourage You to Apply by April 15th If:

  • You have a passion for fostering inclusive work environments.
  • You possess strategic leadership skills and a commitment to professional development.
  • You believe in the power of talent management to drive organizational success.
  • You are dedicated to aligning HR strategies with organizational values and objectives.


  • Strategic HR Leadership:
  • Collaborate with the President and other senior leaders to develop and execute HR strategies aligned with the College’s mission and goals.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership team to ensure HR initiatives support the College’s long-term vision.
  • Provide visionary leadership in HR practices, talent management, workforce planning, and organizational development.
  • Talent Acquisition and Management:
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the HR department, especially with regard to the recruitment and selection process to attract diverse, highly skilled candidates for administrative, faculty, and staff positions.
  • Implement and refine the College’s NEO (New Employee Onboard) onboarding and orientation program as the principal vehicle to integrate and support new employees into the College community.
  • Develop and manage talent development and succession planning programs across the institution.
  • Employee Relations:
  • Foster and create strategies to ensure a positive work environment by promoting open communicationconflict resolution, and a culture of respect.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures that comply with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Lead investigations and resolutions of employee relations issues and complaints, ensuring the maintenance of records, and engaging external legal counsel for review, as needed.
  • Responsible for facilitating productive faculty, staff and labor relations including participation for the negotiation and implementation of collective bargaining agreements, as well as handling all filed union grievances;
  • Compensation and Benefits:
  • Manage compensation and benefits programs, ensuring competitive and equitable pay structures.
  • Manage all aspects of benefits administration, including benefits enrollment, claims to process, and customer service. In addition, create programs that encourage employee health and wellness.
  • Learning and Development:
  • Collaborate with academic departments to identify professional development needs for faculty and staff, including the regular deployment of a Jackson College Leadership Academy.
  • Implement training and development programs to enhance employee skills and promote career growth.
  • Performance Management:
  • Develop and maintain an effective performance appraisal system that supports employee growth and accountability of all employees.
  • Ensure effective performance evaluations and feedback processes for all employees with proper documentation of same.
  • Oversee the Performance Management Process by tracking employee progress toward organizational goals. This includes evaluating employee performance, informing employees about their strengths and weaknesses, outlining development opportunities for improvement, and providing feedback on performance.
  • Actively coach and support supervisory staff on performance management issues;

Employee Relations:

  • Conduct an annual institutional college culture appraisal and recommend strategies for improvement to the President and Leadership Council.
  • Facilitate resolution of employee concerns and grievances.
  • Promote a positive and respectful workplace culture.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
  • Promote and support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives throughout the College.
  • Develop and implement strategies to enhance diversity recruitment and retention efforts.
  • HR Technology and Data Analytics:
  • Utilize HR technology and data analytics to make informed decisions and improve HR processes and employee successes.
  • Ensure data privacy and security compliance in concert with the College’s IT Departments.
  • Compliance and Reporting:
  • Stay updated on employment laws and…

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