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Wichita State University* Vice President for Workforce Diversity, Human Resources and Professional Development (993791) in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11241505 **Posting Number:** 20-00146-UP/FA Post**Position Title:** Vice President for Workforce Diversity, Human Resources and Professional Development**Position Number:** 993791**Full Time****Summary of Responsibilities**The Vice President for Workforce Diversity, Human Resources and Professional Development provides vision and leadership to Wichita State University's Human Resources and our affiliated institutions and ensures alignment with institutional priorities. This position leads institutional diversity initiatives and strategic efforts to advance respect, equity, diversity, and inclusion for all members of the campus community. The Vice President for Workforce Diversity, Human Resources, and Professional Development will work with other members of the leadership team to drive performance improvement and operational excellence throughout the institution. This individual will build successful human resources programs around diversity and inclusion, employee satisfaction, talent acquisition, talent management, learning and development, leadership and organizational development, compensation, and benefits. This role is not only supportive of individual employees but is attuned to changing workplace demographics and provides resources to enable sustainable institutional success.**Minimum Education*** Master's degree in Human Resources or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.**Minimum Experience*** Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in an executive management level position within human resources and/or workforce diversity departments* Five (5) years encompassing a full range of human resources disciplines* Experience in a comprehensive, public sector and collective bargaining environment**Knowledge, skills and abilities*** Excellent oral, written and other communications skills; computer literacy; the ability to multitask* Demonstrated experience dealing with highly sensitive and confidential situations* A history of successful collaboration with multiple constituencies* Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities* Commitment to quality and integrity* An advanced understanding of state laws, statutes and federal laws and regulations related to employment* Demonstrated effectiveness in spearheading and supporting diversity and organizational change initiatives* Demonstrated experience in growing the diversity of the workforce and retaining the workforce* Exceptional skills in communications and interpersonal relations* Advanced knowledge of and commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity* The ability and willingness to delegate effectively and to hold direct reports accountable* Strong analytical, project management, fiscal and workforce development skills* Skilled decision-maker, with transparency in decision-making and management**Additional Information**All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience.Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.**Location:** Wichita, KS - WSU Main Campus**Proposed Salary or Hourly Rate:** Commensurate with experience**Eligible for Shift Differential:** No**Benefits Eligi ble:** Yes**Preferred Education*** Doctoral degree**Preferred Experience*** Ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible experience in an executive management level position within human resources and/or diversity departments* Human Resources and Diversity Management responsibilities in a Higher Education setting* Experience in delivering education at the university level* Bilingual* Professional certifications, strongly preferred, such as PHR (Professional in Human Resources), SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), SHRM-CP (Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional), SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional), HRMP (Human Resource Management Professional), HRBP (Human Resource Business Professional) and CCP (Certified Compensation Professional).**Regular Hours of Work:** Typically Mon - Fri 8 am to 5 pm**Environmental Factors*** Typical office environment.**Responsibility / Duty*** Lead all aspects of the University's human resource, workforce diversity, and professional development units/programs to ensure that the workforce at the University (and affiliated institutions) is aligned with institutional priorities.* Supervise the University's Human Resources unit including, talent acquisition, talent management, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, corrective counseling, workers' compensation, an