Indiana University — Director of Human Resources and Talent Management

Director of HR and Talent Management
Office of Enrollment Management

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Indiana University Bloomington Campus is the honored recipient of the 2022 HEED Award

Department Description
The Office of Enrollment Management (OEM) brings together the services and expertise of twelve campus units to create a streamlined student experience. As home to the Offices of Admissions, Scholarships, Student Financial Assistance, the Registrar, Student Central, First Year Experience Programs, and more, our organization provides unified service to students and families and develops data-driven initiatives to strengthen the university. With a strong focus on diversity, OEM strives to cultivate a diverse, inclusive environment that supports equal access, participation, and representation throughout all OEM units.

Job Summary
Develops, drives, and executes on human resources strategies an organization, RC, or school of a moderately complex nature. Leads a team by developing, mentoring, and guiding the team to ensure that HR programs fully support organization objectives, drive business results.

Department Specific Responsibilities

  • Serves as HR Business Partner/Director within the RC; directs, supervises, and manages HR matters, issues, and strategic planning for 12 departments within the RC.
  • In consultation with leadership, develops, designs, and maintains diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusion program objectives to support organizational goals. Ensures that elements of equity, diversity, and inclusion are embedded as imperatives in the RC mission, vision, and strategic plan.
  • Plans and directs recruiting and selection of staff, manages employee relations, and act as liaison with UHRS, the CWA union and IU General Counsel.
  • Directs performance management and wage and salary programs, monitors and ensures compliance with a variety of federal, state, local and university laws, regulations and policies, and manages a variety administrative projects to provide a set of seamless and comprehensive personnel services to departmental units.
  • Makes professional judgments on individual situations regarding HR and University policies and recommends appropriate actions to senior staff. Designs and implements departmental policies and short- and long-term strategic plans, as they relate to the management of human resources.
  • Develops communications and serves as liaison to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging program participants, collaborators in other units, community partners, and leadership members.
  • Provides mechanisms, training, and advice on diversity-related topics, such as cultural understanding, implicit bias, recruitment and retention strategies, inclusive terminology, and team dynamics, to a variety of audiences.
  • Supervises and manages staff who perform HR related responsibilities.

General Responsibilities

  • Provides guidance and oversight to team and manages team to achieve milestones and metrics.
  • Partners with managers to develop strategies, understanding staffing, position, and employee needs to assist in meeting HR objectives.
  • Assesses, evaluates and recommends HR processes and tools to help standardize and automate processes to create organizational efficiency.
  • Ensures HR processes and practices are in full compliance with all federal, state, and/or local laws.
  • Provides HR consulting and problem-solving solutions on the most complex issues to leadership.
  • Develops, analyzes and reports on HR metrics and takes action to close gaps. Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, finance, business, or related field
Preferred: Master’s Degree

Required: 3 or more years of progressively responsible HR or related experience

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered

Preferred: 0-2 years of supervisory experience
Preferred: 5 years of progressively responsible HR experience


  • Ability to inspire and develop staff
  • Ability to lead/manage others
  • Builds and manages effective teams
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
  • Instills commitment to organizational goals
  • Strong HR generalist background


  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Effective conflict management skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Develops and delivers effective presentations
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key principles and practices of HR including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation practices, compliance with federal and state laws
  • Experience in working with organization’s leaders advising and coaching supporting and driving strategy to build and support effective teams

SHRM-SCP/SPHR required within 2 Years

Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Mode
This position will work on campus with the possibility for a hybrid schedule. A hybrid schedule requires a minimum of 3 days on campus.

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