The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) invites applications for Associate Vice President, Human Resources (AVP-HR). UDC seeks an innovative, experienced, mission-focused, results-oriented strategic leader as the next AVP-HR. The successful candidate will advance the University’s mission by leading, directing, and managing human resource operations that include strategic planning, recruitment, staffing, HRIS, data analytics and data quality, benefits, classification, compensation, payroll and records management. The next AVP-HR will work collaboratively across all units to integrate strategic HR and workforce planning throughout all facets of the University. The AVP-HR must be a trusted resource and proactive partner on all matters related to human resources and will help to create a unified and ambitious vision for HR at UDC. The AVP-HR reports to the Vice President, Human Resources.
The University of the District of Columbia (UDC)
UDC's mission and strategic vision support its designation as an urban public land-grant and historically black college and university (HBCU). UDC is the Capital's only public institution of higher learning. Founded in 1851, the University has a student population of 3,500 and a workforce of 1100 fulltime and part-time employees highly engaged to achieve student success. UDC is comprised of the main flagship campus, the UDC Community College and the David A. Clarke School of Law. Through the current UDC strategic plan, The Equity Imperative, the University is positioned to be the national model for urban student success and a part of higher education’s leading edge.
Minimum Job Requirements
Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business, Education, or related field from an accredited college or university.
Seven years of progressive HR experience in the areas of recruitment, retention, compensation, benefits, HRIS and payroll.
Five years of successful leadership, management and supervisory experience required; experience in higher education, government, or public sectors preferred.
Demonstrated successful experience with the design, development and implementation of HR strategies, policies, and procedures in the requisite areas of the employment lifecycle (i.e. employment branding, sourcing, talent management, organizational development, workforce planning, managing change, and succession planning, benefits, compensation , HRIS, payroll and benefits)
Excellent knowledge of federal, state/district employment laws and regulations.
Demonstrated proficiency with HR information systems and Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, etc.)
Experience with organizational change, HR infrastructure development and implementation and process improvement strategies.
SHRM-CP certification preferred.
Internal Number: 2021- 101
About University of the District of Columbia
The University of the District of Columbia, a historically black land-grant university located in Washington, D.C., is the only public university in the District. It is also the nation’s only exclusively urban land-grant university, with a unique focus on enhancing the quality of life for urban populations and building bridges to span the educational gaps that divide communities. UDC enrolls approximately 3,500 students from the local region, nearly every state in the nation, and 100 foreign countries. Students matriculate in associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and law degree programs as well as workforce training and professional programs. Embracing its essence as a public, historically black, urban-focused, land-grant university in the nation’s capital, UDC is dedicated to serving the needs of the community of the District of Columbia and producing lifelong learners who are transformational leaders in the workforce. At a point of historic stability, the University is poised to build and enhance operations in the pursuit of customized, innovative, and supportive education. Through the current UDC strategic plan, The Equity Imperative, the University has taken the helm as the model... for urban student success and embraces and shapes the burgeoning present and brilliant future of higher education. For additional information about the University, please visit: www.udc.edu