Insures all hiring processes are accessible and recruits a diverse pool of qualified candidates.
Through the EDI committee, works with members to convene committee meetings, ensure the committee is operating efficiently, and attend senior staff meetings to report on EDI initiatives and progress.
Responsible for onboarding/offboarding of all employees (permanent, seasonal, temp, interns, students) with assistance from Executive Assistant and Company Manager positions.
Assists or coordinates general IT questions, funneling employee issues to the appropriate channel.Â
With Associate Production Manager, updates job assignments and background check status for all seasonal/temp overhire staff.
Facilitates and assists department managers on any workplace challenges such as personality conflicts, performance improvement planning, employee communications, in coordination with UChicago HR when necessary.
Provides non-employee university credentialed account management (for vendors/guests who need network or email access).
Coordinates Title IX and anti-racism training for full time, part time, and temporary employees in compliance with University policies and Courtâ™s strategic plan.
Serves as liaison to university central HR, including attending monthly central HR meetings and cascading appropriate central communications to Court staff.
Collaborates with similarly situated employees within UChicago Arts on implementing consistent policies across the Arts.
In partnership with UChicagoâ™s HR team, has a deep understanding of unit's employee/labor relations efforts, including handling grievances, disciplinary warnings, and employee complaints.
Develops and administers the HR budget for the department, monitors for variances, and manages employment expenses within established guidelines.
Supports staff hiring processes, including developing job descriptions, interviewing and reference checking, handling employment offers, and conducting orientation. Drafts templates and routine offer letters. Maintains appropriate human resources data and records, solving a range of straightforward problems using standard procedures.
Counsels employees on benefits and compensation. Coordinates with managers and senior colleagues to determine employee compensation. Analyzes data and prepares charts, graphs, and trend lines for management review with a moderate level of guidance.
Performs other related work as needed.
Undergraduate degree from a four-year accredited university.
Knowledge and skills developed through ~5 years of work experience in a related job discipline. Some form of arts related administration experience is encouraged.
Background with full cycle recruitment.
Broad experience in multiple HR functions.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of principles, methods and tools of Diversity and Inclusion.
Practical knowledge serving as a strategic HR partner with organizational leadership.
Employment history performing HR in a union environment.
Involved with planning and assessment.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Expertise with Workday HR platform.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Accomplished interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with a diverse population.
Maintain a friendly and professional demeanor and work productively under competing deadlines.
Use appropriate resources to resolve complex issues.
Work effectively with minimal supervision, both independently and as part of a team.
Take initiative, organize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Juggle competing deadlines and prioritize.
Knowledge of equity strategies.
Enthusiasm for working in a collaborative artistic environment with artists, educators, and youth.
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