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    Posted: 12/Nov/2019 at 8:52pm
Title:                    Libraries Director of Human Resources

Category:            Exempt, Regular

Department:      Library Human Resources

Benefits:             22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Administrative Services, the Director of Library Human Resources (LHR) leads and administers the human resources and employee relations functions and operations for the University of Maryland Libraries. Duties include planning, organizing, and managing all activities of the HR office, including setting and meeting goals and objectives; providing work and advice related to human resources and employee relations practices and issues; managing and facilitating the library faculty promotion and review process, contributing to plans for organizational and staff development; and assisting in the advancement of the Libraries’ diversity and inclusion goals. The LHR team provides HR-related services for approximately 72 faculty librarians, 102 non-exempt and exempt staff, 30 contract employees, and 20 graduate assistants, and 276 hourly student assistants.

The Director of LHR works closely with University Human Resources colleagues, the Office of the General Counsel, and Library Administration to ensure compliance with federal/state regulations, collective bargaining agreements, and with University and Libraries HR policies and procedures. The incumbent produces HR-related statistics and reports and contributes to the Libraries’ HR-related strategic planning and presentations for key influencers, and directly supervises 1 Librarian and 2 LHR staff, while also having oversight responsibilities for 3 staff.

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APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at . No relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until November 13, 2019. The best consideration date is October 30, 2019.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions
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