Chief Human Resource Officer

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description

Job Summary

This position is responsible for leading and directing the Office of Human Resources for Georgia Highlands College. Reporting to the President of Georgia Highlands, the incumbent is a Cabinet member and Executive Leadership Team member.               


• Provide consultation to the President and executive leadership team on topics related to the institution’s human capital

• Participate in leadership decisions on matters related to institutional strategic planning, policy development/implementation and budget allocation

• Direct the talent acquisition and professional development functions of the organization with the aim to create a diverse, inclusive and highly skilled workforce; components of this function include selection and workforce planning, professional and leadership development, succession planning and performance management

• Champion the concept development and implementation of systems to streamline and automate Human Resource functions and alleviate manual process requirements of managers (OneUSG Connect, Payfactors, Skill Survey etc.)

• Create Human Resource budgets that support the strategic direction of the institution; directs the budget maintenance, adjustments and re-forecasting

• Develop the Office of Human Resources' structure and role design; supervise, direct and provide for the development of HR staff

• Oversee the compensation and benefit functions including the development of short and long term plans for these functions

• Function as the Title IX Coordinator and Privacy Officer for the institution

• Designated as a Position of Trust

• Perform related duties

Required Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field with 8-10 years of relative experience
  • Equivalent combination of experience and education is acceptable


Proposed Salary

Commensurate with relative experience and education.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Attach unofficial transcripts if applicable
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