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Manager, Human Resources

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 106381
Title: Manager
Functional Title: Manager, Human Resources
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: DIT-EE-Business Support Services
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Manager of Human Resources within the Division of Information Technology (DIT) reports directly to the Assistant Director of Finance & HR within the Business Support Services unit. This position is responsible for providing the front-line HR services within the Division. The Division includes almost 300 staff and an additional 300 students.

A successful candidate will be an experienced HR professional with supervisory experience who is able to prioritize multiple demands. Core duties for a successful candidate will include: managing the hiring process and on-boarding, ensuring the Division is following all HR/Payroll requirements, conducting salary analysis, managing parking assignments, leading tuition remission, and maintaining repositories and documentation vital for leadership’s decision-making. This position is integral in the day-to-day functioning of the Division.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required.

A minimum of five years of managerial or senior administrative experience in human resource/payroll/personnel management in a large-scale organization, preferably in a higher education environment. Including, a minimum of two years experience supervising employees.


-Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing.
-Ability to problem solve.
-Ability to demonstrate initiative.
-Skill in the use of computer systems and software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
-Ability to manage and motivate a professional and administrative staff in a customer service environment.


-Thorough knowledge of University, State and Federal policies/procedures applicable to personnel management.
-University of Maryland experience.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 09/12/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 09/19/2017
Physical Demands

This position is a typical office position that requires the ability to sit at a computer for long stretches of time. Some late hours will be necessary at times.

Diversity Statement:

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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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