Executive Director of HR (full time, direct hire)

Posted Date 1 week ago(5/11/2022 9:00 AM)
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Knowledge Services is seeking a HR Executive Director for a full time opportunity with our client based in Indianapolis, IN. This person will need to work onsite downtown Indianapolis.


  • Directs the employment practices of the campus including: notification, recruitment, application and selection procedures for all position vacancies; validation, administration, and interpretation of qualifying standards and examinations; and, evaluation of all employment practices for compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations, College policies, contracts, and affirmative action plans and goals.
  • Conducts exit interviews as needed. Maintains an active role on the campus administrative management team.
  • Develops and maintains affirmative action program; maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations. Assists in promoting diversity initiatives within the campus.
  • Reviews, develops, interprets, and recommends personnel policies and operating procedures in conformance with guidelines established by the College. Serves as the HR representative in legal proceedings, working with  College General Counsel.
  • Administers the employee compensation, benefits, and wellness program. Administers the campus workers' compensation program.
  • Responds to claims for disability, unemployment and workers' compensation insurance claims. Reviews claims to ensure that benefit payments are accurate and comply with College policy and legal requirements.
  • Directs the completion of annual performance reviews and annual review of job descriptions. Oversees the employee relations processes within the campus including investigating discrimination and harassment claims and resolution of grievances and complaints (Consulting with College Legal Counsel). Maintains all employee records and files, including appropriate salary, classification, position control, evaluation, and benefits data. Reviews and monitors personnel data entered on to HRS system to ensure validity and accuracy.
  • Conducts organizational and staffing analysis and designs, implements and evaluates long-range human resource utilization strategies.
  • Coordinates the annual Awards Program honoring employees celebrating service anniversaries and retirement.
  • Supervises the overall operation of the Human Resources function and staff; conducts appropriate staff evaluation; develops long and short term operational objectives; prepares and administers the annual budget.
  • In collaboration with Systems Office Talent Development, implements employee professional development and training initiatives and tracks employee completion.
  • Coordinates new employee orientation program. Participates on campus and Systems Office committees.



  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree or related professional certification preferred.
  • Three years supervisory experience required.
  • Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.
  • Strong experience and background in diversity, equity, and inclusion advancement within organizations 
  • Experience in higher education is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration required.
  • Must be adept at resolving individual and group conflicts, and have excellent problem solving, decision making and written and oral communication skills. 
  • Requires a highly self-motivated individual with demonstrated leadership abilities and hands on approach to analyze, develop and administer HR programs in a complex organization. 
  • Must have a strong customer service focus and service delivery approach 


Company benefits: This position comes with benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, generous PTO and holiday pay, winter recess, retirement plans, free tuition / tuition assistance, and more!





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