Vice President of Human Resources

Tompkins Cortland Community College   Dryden, NY   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on January 19, 2023
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TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Renewable, Full-Time, 12-Months

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Vice President of Human Resources provides College-wide strategic leadership and vision for the human resources function of the College and related organizations to advance the College’s mission, goals and strategic plan. Provides leadership in the development of a positive and respectful college-wide culture. Related organizations include: the Faculty Student Association (FSA), the TC3 Bistro LLC, and the TC3 Farm LLC. Responsible for the development and administration of all human resource functions of the College including, employment services, employee and labor relations, oversight of compensation and benefits administration and student employment. Recommends policies and procedures related to the personnel functions. Responsible for the compliance reports for the department. Manages four staff that are intricately involved in the day-to-day operations of the office. Serves as a member of the senior leadership team for Tompkins Cortland Community College reporting to the President. This position requires primarily on site responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Business, Human Resources Administration, or closely related field, and minimum of eight years of senior level experience, or Bachelor’s degree and ten years of progressive responsibilities resulting in senior level experience administering Human Resource programs in a business or educational institution. Experience in areas including compensation, benefits, workforce development, employment, collective bargaining and labor relations, supervision, consulting and serving as a senior-level executive in broad areas of human resources.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification, or experience in higher education senior HR administration, five years of supervision of professional staff.

EXPECTED HIRING SALARY RANGE: $115,000 - $140,000 Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a College employee, this appointment includes NYS retirement benefit options with a choice of a pension or generous matches to 414H, attractive Health Care options with 80% of premiums covered by the College, post-retirement health insurance and supportive work-life balance with 16 holidays, 20 vacation and 12 sick days per year along with tuition assistance in addition to other benefits offered by the College. Inquire for additional details.

Review of applicants to begin February 20, 2023 and continue until position is filled.

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Tompkins Cortland Community College is a culturally diverse campus with over two decades of strong partnerships with international colleges and universities and a commitment to preparing our students for citizenship in a global society. Tompkins Cortland Community College is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and awards associate degrees in career-oriented and liberal arts/sciences programs of study. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 students. To learn more about the College, visit our website at sponsorship not available. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Location: Tompkins Cortland Community College is located in the naturally beautiful and culturally rich Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, near Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca, and Binghamton. The area is host to many colleges, including Cornell University, as well as excellent healthcare, museums, festivals, and business enterprises.

Human Resources Department | P.O. Box 139, 170 North Street | Dryden, NY 13053-0139

Phone: 607.844.8211 | Fax: 607.844.6551 |

The State University of New York | Tompkins Cortland Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer