Overview Support the University Librarian and senior leadership in organizational effectiveness, talent management and development, and recruiting efforts that build strong and effective leadership and management teams. Empower unionized and non-unionized employees through effective training and competency-building opportunities and by filling key positions and reviewing staff structures to ensure employees are engaged and have effective partnerships.
This position leverages and coordinates strategic and tactical opportunities with the Office of the Dean of the Faculty (DOF) and the Office of Human Resources (OHR) to engage in Library specific talent development including assessing, designing, and implementing an effective onboarding program; a technical and functional training and management skills curriculum; developing processes and coordinating efforts regarding performance management; establishing professional development opportunities; and coordinating the execution of the Library’s diversity and inclusion plan. In close collaboration with DOF and OHR, the manager assesses and provides guidance on workforce planning; measures the impact of talent management programs relative to staff development and advancement, diversity and inclusion, retention of key talent; and creates a tracking mechanism for successor identification by Library leadership. Additionally, this position is responsible to help execute OHR and DOF searches and recruitment policies and procedures Responsibilities Talent Management and Development
- Foster a coordinated and comprehensive approach to support the advancement of staff capabilities in library information services and technology.Work with managers to assess professional development needs, and provide guidance and input regarding creation and implementation of individual and team development plans.Working with appropriate OHR and DOF colleagues to leverage, design, and implement a broad array of technical, functional, and management training and education in support of the Library’s business needs and organization goals.Develop and manage a mentoring program for Library employees based upon assessed needs.Manage all aspects of the training lifecycle, including supervision of ongoing programs, development of future programs, and needs assessments for key stakeholders and their units; manage budgets and resources, reporting and maintenance of training records, and vendors and stakeholders.Serve as an active member of the Library Education and Training Committee (LETC); participate and guide the committee in identifying and executing training needs.Measure the effectiveness of training programs from participants, facilitators, and key stakeholders to improve content quality and deployment.Lead, incorporate, and support diversity and inclusion unit plan initiatives.Strategize with senior leadership, OHR, and DOF regarding change management, communication, and training efforts, being sensitive to the degree of organizational change and readiness.Monitor the latest research on talent management analytics and provide recommendations of how to continually improve tools and measurement.Develop and deliver staff onboarding program and direct new hire orientation activities.
In collaboration with OHR and DOF, oversee and execute the academic appointment and staff hiring processes.Serve on search committees for vacant positions.Utilize best practices in Library hiring to ensure compliance with regulations and University policies and alignment with diversity and inclusion goals.Act as the Library search officer for Equal Employment Opportunity reporting.Work with hiring managers, DOF, and HR to build qualified and diverse candidate pools proactively and to support divisional diversity unit plans by engaging in targeted outreach efforts.Build and maintain relationships with hiring managers to develop an understanding of their business and professional needs.Provide managers with training and resources to increase their effectiveness in making quality hiring decisions.Provide a positive candidate experience throughout the search process Organizational Development
Partner with Library leadership and the DOF and HR in job description development.Develop and maintain a network of potential internal and external candidates to be ready for planned or unplanned vacancies.In collaboration with OHR and DOF, assess and advise on future needs and job opportunities with the Library’s organizational structure and workforce.
Qualifications ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 7+ years of increasingly responsible professional experience in recruitment and employee talent development programsStrong knowledge of talent analytics, organizational design and development principles, strategic planning and change management methodologiesUnderstanding of adult learning theory and instructional designStrong communication and facilitation skillsDemonstrated change management skillsLarge scale project management skillsExperience in successfully designing and implementing strategic talent management programs and processes, and an up-to-date knowledge of talent management best practicesExperience assisting or leading others in attracting, recruiting, mentoring, coaching, and motivatingAbility to lead and grow the competency levels of staff and to create professional development programs and curricula Management skills to facilitate both the establishment of a team- and a goal-oriented environment, providing vision and encouraging innovation and staff empowerment through active communication and delegation, building confidence and enthusiasm, compelling others to action, promoting diversity of thought, and celebrating achievements Sound judgment and problem solving skills, thoughtfulness and attention to detail, self-reflective with the ability to think strategically and act decisively, and strong work ethic Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, including sensitivity to the wants, needs, and concerns of diverse constituents, and the ability to influence without authorityStrong collaboration skills with the ability to negotiate and balance expectations and priorities of demanding stakeholders Ability to work with and embrace diverse cultural groups and individuals and develop initiatives or programs to promote diversity and inclusionPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree in human resources management, organizational development/effectiveness or adult educationHuman resources, organizational effectiveness, and/or organizational development professional certificationsExperience working in a unionized environmentHigher education or nonprofit experienceDDI certificationExperience with assessments like Myers-Briggs, Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI), DISC, etc.Experience with vendor managementKnowledge of standards for workplace measurement and human resources metrics (i.e., best places to work)Experience in leading a strong, cohesive and a high-performing team
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW Salary Grade ADM, 060 Standard Weekly Hours 36.25 Eligible for Overtime No Benefits Eligible Yes Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail) No Physical Capacity Exam Required No
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Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the nation. The ambience of its earliest days is palpable in historic landmarks on campus, most notably Nassau Hall, which in 1783 was the temporary capitol of the United States. From such a distinctive beginning grew something greatÂa community of learning that continues to evolve, providing abundant opportunities to talented students from around the world.
Today, more than 700 faculty members, who are leaders in their respective disciplines, instruct Princeton's 4,600 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students. Hailing from all 50 states and more than 60 countries, Princeton's students represent a wide variety of economic, racial, ethnic, social, cultural, and religious backgrounds. These students enrich the campus community with their ideas and experiences and, above all, their desire to learn.
Teaching and Research
Princeton simultaneously strives to be one of the leading research universities and the most outstanding undergraduate college in the world. As a research university, it seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding, and in the education of graduate students. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. All faculty members at Princeton are expected to teach as well as engage in scholarly research.
The University provides its students with academic, extracurricular, financial, and other resourcesÂin a residential community committed to diversity in its student body, faculty, and staffÂthat help them achieve at the highest scholarly levels and prepare them for positions of leadership and lives of service in many fields of human endeavor. Through the scholarship and teaching of its faculty, and the many contributions to society of its alumni, Princeton seeks to fulfill its informal motto: "Princeton in the Nation's Service and in the Service of All Nations."
Working at Princeton
With an overall workforce of 5,500 benefits-eligible employees, Princeton University is the largest private employer in Mercer County and one of the largest in central New Jersey.
The employees of Princeton University are one of its most valuable resourcesÂthe campus is full of talented and dedicated people who together make important contributions to the life and fabric of the community. The human resources of Princeton are remarkably diverse, including master glassblowers, program and budget analysts, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners, skilled office specialists, carpenters, and electricians.
Princeton offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program that is responsive to the needs of its diverse staff. Princeton's comprehensive benefits program includes health and life insurance coverage, pension benefits, flexible spending accounts, income protection in the event of short- and long-term disabilities, and benefits for employee education and children's tuition grants and loans.
A Vibrant Neighborhood
The town of Princeton, which has a population of approximately 30,000 residents, has tree-lined streets, specialty shops, restaurants, parks, and a friendly and safe atmosphere. It is located midway between New York City and Philadelphia. An excellent transportation network of bus, rail, and highways puts Princeton within easy reach (an hour or less) of these major urban centers.
Princeton's main campus consists of more than 6 million square feet of space in 160 buildings on 500 acres.
Part of Princeton's history as a community is its tradition of serving as a congenial, stimulating haven for study and research for scholars from all parts of the world. Neighbor institutions include the Princeton Theological Seminary and the renowned Institute for Advanced Study. Walking paths and bicycle trails thread through their grounds and by Lake Carnegie, through Herrontown Woods, Marquand Park, and along the Delaware and Raritan Canal.
The community offers a resident repertory theater, three orchestras, ballet, chamber music, and several choral groups. Princeton is ideally situated to host traveling art shows, dance and musical groups, and solo performers, in addition to visiting academicians and dignitaries from the world of public affairs.
While maintaining its identity as a university town, Princeton's location has attracted a number of major corporations that have located primary research or corporate offices in the area. The proximity of scholars, writers, artists, scientists, and business professionals promotes a stimulating intellectual climate.