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Human Resources Manager

Georgia Southern University
Job Location:
Statesboro, Georgia
Human Resources
Human Resources Manager

Job ID: 236576
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
2530901 - Office of Human Resources

Job Summary
The HR Manager for Professional Development develops a learning curriculum that supports the strategic priorities of the University by building workforce skills to grow the organization. Ensures the smooth and effective functioning of training events and special projects.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Assess instructional effectiveness and summarize evaluation reports determining the impact of training on employee skills
  • Partner with internal stakeholders and liaise with subject matter experts regarding instructional design
  • Assist with departmental communication efforts including, but not limited to, managing website content and design, employee newsletter, and incidental email communication
  • Manage and maintain in-house training facilities and equipment
  • Outline training material and determine effective instructional methods to be used i.e., individual training, group instruction, demonstrations, meetings, and workshops
  • Identify, track, and monitor required compliance training
  • Manage logistics for training events and special projects
  • Maintain database of training records
  • Assist with the administration of annual performance evaluation process for employees
  • Manage the learning and development function to address skills or knowledge gaps identified through needs assessment
  • Map out training plans, design and develop training programs (outsourced or in-house)
  • Serve as administrator for employee Learning Management System
  • Design and create courses for deployment in University's Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Choose appropriate training methods per case (simulations, mentoring, on the job training, professional development classes, online courses, etc.)
  • Develop and support recurring programs and activities such as New Employee Orientation and the ePerformance process
  • Market available training opportunities to employees and provide necessary information
  • Design and prepare educational aids and materials
Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelors degree
Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
  • Experience designing courses for deployment in Learning Management Systems
  • Previous experience in planning, implementing and assessing workplace learning plans for employees
Proposed Salary
$44,400 - $56,600

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively; and make independent judgment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure sensitive information
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively; and make independent judgments
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure sensitive information
  • Knowledge of employment law
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Use effective communication and human relations skills
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
Apply Before Date
December 10, 2021

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Travel required
Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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