KCC has openings: Executive Director of Legal and Human Resources JOB SUMMARY The Executive Director of Legal and Human Resources is responsible for the administration, planning, development, and implementation of Human Resources functions and activities; serves as in-house legal counsel; provides legal advice and manages legal resources of all kinds to meet the needs of the College and support employees in carrying out their duties; and serves as a member of the Presidents Cabinet.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the position description satisfactorily.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Responsible for the administration, planning, development, and implementation of Human Resources functions and activities.
Counsels and advises the Human Resources manager and all departments regarding the legalities surrounding human resources-related issues Responds to EEOC/OCR and BOLI complaints on the Colleges behalf Plans and coordinates the recruitment and selection of all College employees; develop recruitment guidelines and processes to ensure equal opportunity, diversity, and quality in the appointment, promotion, transfer, reassignment and retention of employees Ensures the fair, consistent, efficient, and objective interpretation and application of human resources policies and procedures Writes directives advising employees of institutional policies regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits Ensures that College policies and procedures comply with state and federal laws and regulations Provides leadership on the design, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive employee evaluation program Assists in the resolution of personnel issues and actively participates in discipline and discharge situations, ensuring proper documentation and consistency of treatment Plans and implements staff development and actively participates in pre-service development and activities Keeps records of insurance coverage, pension plan, and personnel actions including hires, promotions, transfers, evaluations, and separations Serves as the Colleges compliance officer for state and federal laws relating to personnel issues, including (but not limited to) ADA, Title IX, civil rights, OSHA, FLSA, FMLA/OFLA, AAP and EEO.
Prepares letters of appointment for the Presidents signature, employee separation notices, and related documentation Responsible for exit interviews Assists in the implementation and interpretation of the collective bargaining agreements Studies legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends Processes confidential information including but not limited to the preparation of statistical reports for use in collective bargaining Writes and delivers presentations to College personnel and Board of Education regarding Human Resource policies and procedures Assists the President in the annual Board self-assessment process Serves as in-house counsel; provides legal advice and manages legal resources of all kinds to meet the needs of the College and support employees in carrying out their duties.
Develops, interprets, and administers policies, procedures and guidelines for the College Prepares legal notices, releases, waivers, contracts, memoranda of understanding, grant-related documents required to be prepared and submitted by legal counsel, and any other legal documents needed for College operations Advises and communicates with administrators and other college staff on state and federal regulations and laws related to College legal matters Follows through with requests for information from external agencies and organizations, including (but not limited to) OCCA, CCWD, HECC, other state agencies, the Board of Education, and the legislature Serves as the Colleges risk manager; collaborates with insurance agent(s) to ensure adequate and appropriate insurance coverage Works directly with all College departments to update standard College contracts, help with drafting unique contracts, and be available to answer a variety of questions.
Collects data from various sources and prepares the annual Clery report Assists with investigations regarding claims against the College, including workers compensation, tort suits, employment disputes, ADA-based disputes, and general liability tort claims Advocates for the Colleges position in negotiations of non-employee related contracts; settles or makes recommendations to College executive team and Board of Education regarding legal issues Researches and keeps informed about legislative and judicial action and changes which affect department and college operations and ensures compliance of operations Advises on College archives, copyright, and public records-related issues Counsels the Vice President of Administrative Services on various legal issues regarding construction, contracts, and development matters as applicable Implements and maintains system to track College legal issues and potential claims Retains outside counsel when legal expertise is required and acts as primary college contact Coordinates with outside counsel on matters defended by outside legal counsel pursuant to the Colleges contracts of insurance Reviews attorney fee statements for approval and payment Serves as a member of the Presidents Cabinet.
Attends monthly Board of Education meetings and Executive Sessions when needed Prepares monthly Board report for the department Participates in college governance through service on councils and task forces Prepares and administers the budget for the departments of Legal and Human Resources Provides support for accreditation activities and affirmation SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises the Director of Human Resources, Campus Security, and Administrative Assistant KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE Strong skills in in problem solving, critical thinking, planning, and project management Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in human resources Ability to analyze problems, determine effective pragmatic solutions, and take independent action to ensure successful results Ability to collect, organize, and analyze data utilizing spreadsheets and statistical programs Excellent computer skills utilizing word processing, database and spreadsheet programs Ability to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive written and oral reports Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing Demonstrated ability to lead groups working in a collaborative, strategy-driven environment Sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds of staff, students, and the public Knowledge of the history and culture of underrepresented groups and groups that have experienced discrimination EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and LICENSING Juris doctorate from an accredited law school is required.
In addition, a masters or bachelors degree in higher education administration, assessment, educational research, human resources administration, or a related field from an accredited institution is preferred.
License to practice law in Oregon or ability to become licensed in Oregon within 12 months of hire.
Previous experience in higher education administration that includes significant experience in human resources is strongly preferred; or a combination of education and experience that yields the required knowledge, abilities, and skills required to successfully accomplish the essential duties and responsibilities of this position.
Experience with accreditation and collective bargaining is preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Frequently moving from stationary sitting positions to standing and walking Salary: $75,000-$95,000 Great Benefits.
Closes: Dec. 15, 2017 Visit our website www.klamathcc.edu for job description and application process.
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KLAMATH COMM COLLEGE - T-CLASS ADS
Location/Region: Klamath Falls, OR (US - 97603)