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Location Seattle, United States
Posted 17-January-2019

University of Washington

Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Job type Employee
Category Administrative / Office,Health Care,Human Resources / Recruiting,Management / Executive
Job status N/A
Posted on Jan 16, 2019


Interim Human Resources Manager Req #: ****** Department: School of Nursing Appointing Department Web Address: *********************** Job Location: Seattle Campus Posting Date: 01/11/2019 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: Salary is Competitive. Salary is Commensurate Upon Qualifications and Experience. Shift: First Shift Notes:
This is TEMPORARY, FULL-TIME, PROJECT position. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through July of 2019.

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

The School of Nursing has an outstanding opportunity for a Full-Time, Interim Human Resources Manager. This role will support School of Nursing, human resources, activities for a fixed duration of 6-months. During this time, the human resources manager will work within a team setting on multiple tasks as outlined below.



- In support of all faculty and staff advise and consult with hiring managers at all levels in matters related to HR management: compensation; performance management; collective bargaining agreements; recruitment and retention; conflict resolution; and organizational structure.

- Facilitate annual merit and performance evaluation processes for all faculty and staff.

- Work closely with SoN leaders on issues regarding confidential administrative and operational matters.

- Draft confidential correspondence for SoN leaders.

- Serve as an approver for HR transactions and system authorizations.

- Participate in School-wide and campus-wide projects and committees and represent the School within the University on matters related to enhancing the development and diversity of the faculty, staff, and student employees of the SoN.

- Oversee and maintain the new faculty appointment process, including records management.

- Support the SoN Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure (APT) committee and other school and faculty leadership meetings as assigned.

- Support the Faculty Council as assigned, including maintaining expertise in Roberts Rules of Order.

- Serve as a liaison with the School of Nursing and Graduate School on ASE issues.

- Provide guidance and oversight to Staff across the SoN that coordinate activities related to Auxiliary Faculty and ASE appointments, reappointment, and retention issues.

- Approve and initiate course payments for ASEs enrolled in fee-based (PCE) programs.

- Maintain ASE AHR documentation, including the Point/Intranet site.

- Develop and maintain hiring/ appointment Checklists and Offer Letter templates for auxiliary faculty and ASEs.

- Provide support the for SoN Preceptor process and the ladder-track Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure program.


- Maintain in-depth and current knowledge of School, University, State and Federal policies and practices.

- Understand and appropriately implement various UW HR policies and procedures.

- Serve as a general resource for departments and units regarding HR policies and procedures.

- Serve as a consultant to search committee chairs and department chairs in faculty and staff recruitment as requested; assist search committee chairs in recruiting a diverse and highly qualified applicant pool.

- Research, Interpret and implement new/existing University and School policies and procedures for SoN administrators, department chairs and others as needed/requested.


- Develop and maintain compliant ASE standard appointment and reappointment templates.

- Serve as a UW/UAW ASE rules and compliance expert.

- Act as backup to the SoN liaison (Director of HR) in dealings with UW Labor Relations, the Graduate School, and the UW/UAW regarding ASE.

- Facilitate and maintain compliant HR processes for all categories of regular and auxiliary faculty, professional and classified staff.


- Apply knowledge of the University of Washington and SoN to continually improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the HR/OD department; furnish decision makers with well-researched solutions to continual and non-recurring challenges facing the organization.

- Suggest, develop and implement administrative processes and/or process improvements at the Office of Dean level.

- Facilitate efficient processes and policy implementation across all HR and Organizational Development related matters.


- Perform other duties as required to support the ongoing mission and strategic plans of the School and the department.


Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Communications, or related field and 2 to 3 years of related experience.

Additional Requirements:

- Thorough knowledge of HR policies, procedures, principles and practices. Personnel and salary administration, recruitment techniques and management.

- Knowledge and experience with Workday.

- Ability to handle confidential information with tact, discretion, and diplomacy, and to maintain strict confidentiality.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills; ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times.

- Exhibit a proactive, service-oriented manner and ability to deal effectively with a diverse and demanding client base.

- Ability to research and synthesize information and communicate it effectively to lay audiences in verbal and written form.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, manage priorities, multi-task, problem solve and exercise good judgment in a dynamic and deadline-driven environment.

- Proven accuracy and attention to detail in work products.

- Professional level competency with general MS Office applications, e.g, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and ability to learn new software applications as necessary to do the job.


- Knowledge of University of Washington policies and procedures related to human resources.

- Workday experience within an academic setting.

- PHR or SPHR.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

Conditions of employment: This position is planned for 6-months in duration. In addition, a fixed schedule, Monday-Friday, will be decided at time of hire.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your My Jobs page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at ************ / ************ (tty) or **********. Apply for this job


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