We are honored to have been selected by MIT Sloan School to conduct the search for a new Executive Director of Human Resources. MIT Sloan employs approximately 800 staff and faculty, and is among the world's most respected higher education institutions. To work, study, or teach at Sloan is to be immersed in a purpose driven experience of international collaboration. The School fosters a cooperative and adventurous learning community that consists of more than 1,500 graduate and undergraduate students from over 60 countries, as well as over 20,000 alumni residing around the world, who have founded more than 650 companies.
The Executive Director of Human Resources will report to the Chief Administrative Officer and in addition to serving as a key advisor to senior leadership, they will have the following specific responsibilities:
- Lead a team of eight HR professionals tasked with aligning people practices with the strategy of the school and operationalizing the culture and values of the organization; functions include recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, compensation, talent management, faculty and research appointments, and HR operations
- Develop and deploy organizational design & development strategies that effectively contribute to scalable and sustainable growth, collaboration, innovation, and talent planning
- Establish and implement HR initiatives that effectively communicate and support the school's mission and strategic vision and support the achievement of the overall business operations objectives
- Work with MIT's executive management team to establish and implement policies and practices for acquiring talent, designing individual and leadership development programs, applying compensation philosophy, enhancing rewards and recognition, and building organizational capability
- Collaborate with the office of Equity and Inclusion to establish and support a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in strategic planning, prior experience as a senior leader of Human Resources, exceptional organizational skills, and an attention to detail. They will have the proven ability to work effectively as a team player across a complex, distributed organization and have strong business acumen, problem-solving, and change management skills. A BA/BS degree in HR, Organizational Development, or Business Administration is required, and a Master's degree is a plus.Compensation is targeted at a 200-220K base salary, with a comprehensive benefits package and generous vacation and holiday policy. Search contacts are Richard Fleming, firstname.lastname@example.org and Janet Mullert, email@example.com.