Director, Human Resources - Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla Missouri

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Missouri University of Science and Technology

Rolla, Missouri 65409

United States
( 15623)


Detailed Job Description

Human Resources, Equity and Inclusion

LOCATION: Rolla, Missouri

Missouri S&T, together with University of Missouri campuses at Columbia, Kansas City, St. Louis campuses, make up the University of Missouri System. Missouri S&T is located between St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri.
Application Deadline
March 17, 2015
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time
$70,200- $133,400
Job Description

This position will administer the day to day operations of the campus Human Resources department including the areas of Total Rewards, Talent Management, and Human Resources Information and Data Analysis, with a particular emphasis on compensation.  This position will work directly with campus administrators, faculty, deans, department chairs, directors and various campus committees in support of the campus Human Resource department. Position will collaborate with the University of Missouri System to implement system-wide initiatives at Missouri S&T and with the campus office of Institutional Equity, Diversity and Inclusion on matters that pertain to institutional equity and adherence to federal and state laws. This position will be directly responsible for all staff compensation matters.
Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, Equity and Inclusion:
  • Administer and/or perform complex research and analysis to determine appropriate salary level according to compensation guidelines and procedures.
  • Provide cost analysis of salary and wage adjustments for the budgeting process and salary schedules.
  • Research, analyze, develop, write, recommend, communicate, and monitor for compliance operational human resources policies, procedures, and activities regarding employee compensation; implement classification and compensation programs in accordance with federal and state laws, and University and campus policies and procedures; oversee compensation analysis activities that include conducting and participating in market pricing surveys; create and implement methods to effectively collect job data, conduct matching for external salary surveys, and recommend changes or modifications.
  • Implement and oversee Pay For Performance program within campus community; ensure compliance with established standards.
  • Oversee the reclassification process, budget activities, and salary placement process; creates and conducts training and develops and coordinates information on website.
  • Oversee the completion of job classification audits; completes audit reports and ensures positions are properly classified.
  • Provide leadership and supervision of the Compensation Section, including payroll and benefits administration; hire, supervise, train, and evaluate Compensation staff in processes, work assignments, communicating relevant changes and issues of concern; encourage growth and professional skill development.
  • Write and document all classification and compensation processes and procedures; oversee all salary and level adjustments; determine qualifications for salary reviews, update and initiate processes and time line.
  • Maintain and update HR metrics and reports related to the Compensation Section. Develop reports on compensation activities as requested by the Vice Chancellor.
  • Provide information to college faculty and staff on compensation issues.
  • Serve on and provide support to pertinent committees, task forces, and teams.
  • Administer faculty and staff recruitment, hiring and employment processes; works collaboratively with constituents in recruitment, hiring and retention processes towards meeting and exceeding EEO goals; ensures compliance with applicable federal and state laws, and University of Missouri and campus policies and procedures; develops reports and analysis on human resources related data.
  • Consult with, advise and train or oversees training of managers, supervisors and staff on personnel matters, including employer/employee relations, union contract adherence, relevant policies and regulations, hiring and employment processes, evaluations, compensation, leaves, discipline, and other matters relating to employment.
  • Assist in the development of personnel policies, procedures, and programs; keeps current on changes to personnel related laws and regulations and ensures timely planning and implementation of processes and procedures to ensure compliance: prepares studies which serve as guidelines for improving personnel practices; develop and recommend procedures for the compilation, maintenance and presentation of data electronically, including the Human Resources information system; prepare reports, correspondence, bulletins, and memoranda; conduct research related to personnel issues; manage Human Resources department budget; supervise, train and evaluate Human Resources staff.
  • Utilize sound judgment and an interest based approach to decision making and problem resolution; participate in professional growth activities; chair and/or serve on internal and external committees; maintain currency in field of knowledge and related technology to effectively perform responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline.
Five (5) years of relevant experience in human resource management, with an emphasis on compensation program management.
Possesses outstanding communication skills, both written and oral, and listening skills.
Current knowledge of federal employment laws.
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
Preferred Qualifications
Eight (8) years of related experience.
Certification as a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or similar training and/or certification.

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The University affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities by establishing the Equal Opportunity policy statement. 

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities.  Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. 

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact  the Title IX Coordinator. 


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

Keyword Phrases

  • human resources
  • total rewards
  • compensation
  • missouri
  • diversity and inclusion
  • talent management
  • talent acquisition
  • ccp
  • st. louis
  • springfield
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 3/17/2015