Associate Director Organizational Development

Fargo, ND
Join our team!
Oct 09, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
• Serve as a resource to the Director as needed
• Provide backup and act as a resource for other staff in providing assistance to customers
• Work with other department leads to ensure the department is working as a unit
• Participate/Lead special projects as needed
• Compliance
• Stay abreast of federal/state laws and NDUS policy changes
• Ensure HR policies are current and in compliance with federal/state laws and NDUS policies and make recommendations and updates for SCC as needed
• Conduct annual nepotism audit
• Respond to state auditor/Board
• Office/legislative requests
• Conduct audits of HR processes i.e. FLSA , I-9, etc. to ensure the department is in compliance
• Training
• Assess training needs for the university and prioritize learning and development needs
• Plan/supervise New Employee Orientation to foster positivity toward NDSU's goals and its mission
• Collaborate with others to deliver training i.e., HR employees, etc.
PeopleSoft users Soft skills Leadership Manager training Brown Bag sessions
• Determine/Assist as needed with on-line trainingCommunications
• Supervise HRMS Technician
• Ensure data is accurate and provided timely (Optimize statistical efficiency and data quality)
• Assist in determining relevant data
• Work with HRMS Technician to develop relevant data for dissemination to appropriate receivers
• Compile and track HR information and provide department trends as needed; identify, analyze and interpret trends (turnover, hiring, promotions, separations to determine any needed changes in programs, etc.)
• Promote proactive approaches in using the HRMS to solve business needs/problems as able
• Backup HRMS Technician
- Assign PeopleSoft HRMS Security
- Run reports or queries and provide requested data
- Create position numbers for budget office
• Foster/maintain positive relationships with users
• Employee Relations
• Listen to, advise and coach employees and supervisors on addressing issues in the workplace
• Assist supervisors with disciplinary letters/warnings, PIPs and letters of expectation
• Work with employees on options for working with their supervisor
• Sit in with supervisors on personnel issue meeting with their staff
• Assist with conflicts between supervisors and employees
• Conduct Pre-Action Reviews
• Represent HR in Appeals
• Assist with continuous improvement processes as needed
• Conduct investigations/Write reports and provide recommendations
• Track statistics for reporting
• EAP referrals

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Education, or closely related field
• 5 years in-depth human resource functional/generalist experience
• Verbal/written/interpersonal/presentation communication skills
• Proficient computer skills to include database, word processing, Learning Management System, spreadsheet, ERP
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects; ability to work independently
• Ability to interface with all levels of employees
• Ability to adapt to meet changing internal and external needs; excellent facilitation, collaboration and teamwork skills;
• Training background to include developing programs and coordinating training

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's degree
• Public sector or higher education experience
• Professional certification ( SPHR , PHR , SHRM -CP, SHRM - SCP , etc.)

Screening Date: 10/21/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Other Document 1

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