The Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX is an officer of the college as designated in its bylaws, reporting directly to the president and serving on the leadership team. The vice president is responsible for directing, planning, and implementing operations, programs, and services for the college’s human capital, including administrators, staff, faculty, and students. The vice president is expected to initiate and develop initiatives and strategies to support and enhance excellence in customer service and engagement of employees across the enterprise.

The vice president is responsible for executing and evaluating policies and plans for human resources while collaborating with the leadership team, faculty, and staff to develop overall strategic plans and priorities. The vice president is accountable for compliance with federal and state standards and overall performance of the human resources office, including workforce planning, recruitment and retention strategies, college-wide organizational development and training initiatives, management of compensation, benefits, and retirement systems, leadership in performance evaluations, employee relations, and software systems. The vice president is a hands-on leader, working with a staff of two specialists to provide best practice training, advice and counsel, and daily operations of human resource functions including records, benefits, employee relations, employment, classification, records, payroll, employee information and communications. The vice president addresses Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO) requirements and required state and federal reporting.

The vice president directs and manages all aspects of Title IX compliance, including all appropriate rules and regulations, reviews for the NCAA and Department of Education training for faculty and staff, training for investigators and Title IX hearing panels, adjudication of Title IX complaints, and reporting annual findings of reviews and investigations.

Qualifications, Experience, and Desired Traits:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in human resources or a related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning preferred
  • Additional professional certifications strongly preferred
  • Ten years of demonstrated leadership experience in human resources, including expertise in key areas such as compensation, benefits, workforce development, succession planning, change management and Title IX
  • Experience in higher education highly desirable, with emphasis on service at a private higher education institution
  • Understanding of the challenges that come with limited staffing and resources
  • Demonstrated experience consulting and advising senior-level executives in broad areas of human resources
  • Commitment to an inclusive and collaborative leadership style that is strong in teamwork.
  • Excellent oral, written and other communications skills as well as extensive computer literacy and familiarity with different software platforms
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, implementation and evaluation expertise Demonstrated experience dealing with highly sensitive and confidential situations
  • Ability to listen to and interact privately and publicly with both individuals and groups
  • Emotional maturity, self-confidence, good judgment, fairness, creativity, discretion, decisiveness, political savvy, diplomacy, tact, resiliency, adaptability, courage of convictions, and tolerance for ambiguity.
  • Willingness to engage in multi-tasking and frequent travel as needed.

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.