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Human Resources Manager

Company: Stanford University
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Stanford University is one of the world's most renowned universities. Sitting in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area among the valley's most progressive companies.You will be working with an unparalleled leading-edge community of faculty and staff that are fundamentally changing the world of health care. You will have the opportunity to influence and drive change with your innovative ideas, the ability to make a difference and participate in human advancements. Our culture is fast-paced, energetic, and growing all of the time.We offer a variety of benefits beyond traditional medical, dental, retirement, and savings options:

  • Events and program for children, sports camps, tuition options
  • World-class intellectual stimulation through learning and development classes, workshops, and onsite
  • conferences from leading-edge speakers and faculty
  • Work/life and family-friendly policies and reimbursement
  • Participation in Stanford's social responsibility and sustainable programs for a better world
  • A vibrant university culture that values the uniqueness of each individualWe are seeking candidates who are progressive thinkers, see challenges as simply problems to solve, and have the spirit and energy to change the world.About the Department of Pathology:The Department of Pathology is a founding department of the Stanford School of Medicine and one of the leading departments in the United States. Our preeminent faculty spans from emerging leaders to highly accomplished physicians and scientists, including a Nobel laureate and members of the National Academy. Our mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and basic understanding of the human disease. This is done through discovery (research), education, and clinical care.About the Position:Stanford University is seeking a Human Resources Manager that will act as the first point of contact for most human resources inquiries, serve as a resource to staff and faculty on human resources policies, procedures, and practices, as well as, provide human resources administrative support. This role will be part of the Pathology HR team and provide support in overseeing the day-to-day functions of the HR team. You will work on process improvement, performance appraisals, and employee relations, as well as supporting many other areas. Working directly under the Associate Director of Human Resources and General Operations, this person will need to have a strong base in HR knowledge in order to maintain a high level of HR service to the Department of Pathology.You should be highly organized, proactive, extremely detail-oriented, and be able to multi-task with ease in a fast-paced environment. Regardless of your assignment, you will be expected to demonstrate strong business judgment, professional etiquette and develop program management skills. In addition to having a can-do attitude and pleasant demeanor, you must have extraordinary communication skills that allow you to interact with a diverse group of people.School of Medicine employees who are patient-facing, work in, or frequent clinical and hospital areas for work purposes are considered as healthcare workers. This position is considered a healthcare worker and will need to comply with the Stanford Medicine vaccination requirements including the primary series of COVID 19 vaccine.Uploading a CV/resume is highly recommended.Duties include:
    • Collaborate with the organization's management and/or human resources team to support initiatives by understanding the organization's issues and needs. Participate in planning processes and promote best practices.
    • Assist in the implementation of strategies for facilitating organizational and behavioral change. Participate on organizational design and related development issues.
    • Investigate basic employee relations issues and recommend appropriate resolution; work in consultation with more senior level human resources manager/director to resolve complex issues. Coach and advise on organizational, employee, and labor relations issues.
    • Assist in overseeing the performance appraisal process; ensure the appropriate process is followed.
    • Assist hiring managers in talent management (recruitment and staffing plans).
    • Administer area's salary-setting program to meet the organization and university's guidelines. Advise managers on assignment of employees to appropriate classification levels; review and approve salary actions, as needed. Consult with manager and/or human resources director or university compensation on complex issues.
    • Identify, communicate, and consult with staff on training and career development opportunities. Conduct relevant training, and participate in training design, as needed.
    • Oversee processes for workers' compensation, disability, leave, work place accommodation requests, and health and safety issues; consult with managers, senior human resources manager or director, as needed. Oversee the accurate documentation and recordkeeping.
    • Oversee and/or approve human resources transactions submitted for processing. Ensure accurate and timely recordkeeping practices. Prepare reports, and analyze data available through local and centralized database resources.*-Other duties as assignedDesired Qualifications:
      • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships in a consulting environment.
      • Experience managing complex employee relations matters
      • Experience mediating employee relations concerns
      • Experience managing a team
      • Experience in process using PeopleSoft
      • Knowledge of various types of visa
      • Knowledge of processing students and postdoc appointments
      • PHR, PHR-CA, SHRM-CP, or other related HR certification
      • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments with little supervision and ability to work well under pressure.Education & Experience (REQUIRED):Bachelor's degree and three years relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (REQUIRED):
        • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in at least two human resources areas, including: employee relations, employment and labor law, compensation, staffing and employment, training and development, performance coaching and management, and organizational development.
        • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and understanding of group dynamics. Successful track record of establishing credibility and trust with a diverse client group.
        • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, judgment, and influencing skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy.
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare clear and concise reports and deliver formal presentations or training.
        • Demonstrated proficiency with business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite and human resources information systems.Physical Requirements*:
          • Frequent stand/walk, sit, use a computer; use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
          • Occasionally reach/work above shoulders, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, write by hand, sort/file paperwork.
          • Rare kneel/crawl, operate foot and/or hand controls.*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.Working Conditions:This position may have a flexible work location, with the possible ability to be either co-located near the Stanford campus or in Palo Alto, CA as a hybrid worker.The expected pay range for this position is $103,000 to $119,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs. --- School of Medicine, Redwood City, California, United States Global Impact
            We believe in having a global impactClimate and SustainabilityStanford's deep commitment to sustainability practices has earned us a Platinum rating and inspired a new school aimed at tackling climate change.Medical InnovationsStanford's Innovative Medicines Accelerator is currently focused entirely on helping faculty generate and test new medicines that can slow the spread of COVID-19.TechnologyFrom Google and PayPal to Netflix and Snapchat, Stanford has housed some of the most celebrated innovations in Silicon Valley.Through rigorous research, model training programs and partnerships with educators worldwide, Stanford is pursuing equitable, accessible and effective learning for all. Working Here
            We believe you matter as much as the workI love that Stanford is supportive of learning, and as an education institution, that pursuit of knowledge extends to staff members through professional development, wellness, financial planning and staff affinity groups.School of EngineeringI get to apply my real-world experiences in a setting that welcomes diversity in thinking and offers support in applying new methods. In my short time at Stanford, I've been able to streamline processes that provide better and faster information to our students.Office of the Vice Provost for Student AffairsBesides its contributions to science, health, and medicine, Stanford is also the home of pioneers across disciplines. Joining Stanford has been a great way to contribute to our society by supporting emerging leaders.School of MedicineI like working in a place where ideas matter. Working at Stanford means being part of a vibrant, international culture in addition to getting to do meaningful work.Laura LindOffice of the President and Provost Getting Started
            We believe that you can love your jobJoin Stanford in shaping a better tomorrow for your community, humanity and the planet we call home.

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