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University of Utah Director, People Operations & Culture in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 02/19/2021

Requisition Number PRN25346B

Job Title Director, Operations & Logistics

Working Title Director, People Operations & Culture

Job Grade H

FLSA Code Executive

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Mon – Fri: 8 am – 5 pm

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00930 - Obstetrics/Gynecology Dept Op

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 75,900 to 130,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The People Operations & Culture Director is responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing strategies in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in alignment with the University of Utah’s goals and mission. Act as a strategic business partner within the department and service line with a focus on employee relations, performance management, engagement, talent planning & selection, compensation, benefits & absence management, and faculty & resident supervision. Act as a catalyst between departments, faculty, and staff to ensure continuity and quality of service.


•Employee Relations

oPrevents and resolves problems/disputes with staff and faculty in alignment with Department and University policy and procedure

oOversees, advises and monitors the corrective action process in partnership with Department leadership

•Performance Management

oLeads and manages the performance management and review process for staff and faculty

oPartners with leadership and make recommendation for organization development that addresses issues such as succession planning and employee/faculty retention

•Engagement & Culture

oDevelops long term strategies and key initiatives to promote and achieve an inclusive, supportive and transparent culture within the Department

•Talent Planning & Selection

oPartners with leadership to identify hiring needs, determine selection criteria, source, interview and onboard candidates


oCalculates and recommends compensation for new hires and reclassifications

oCompletes equity review for staff and faculty ensuring internal compensation practices are consistent and equitable

•Benefits & Absence Management

oIn coordination with the University’s Benefits and Absence Management department, provides information to staff in regards to insurance plans, open enrollment, retirement, paid time off and leave ( FMLA , LTD , STD , etc)

•Faculty & Resident Supervision

oOversee all faculty reviews and renewal processes including FRA , RPT and CPT

oAdminister Faculty ETIS (Expectation, Transparency, Inclusive, Sustainable) supervision in partnership with Division Chiefs, Associate Director of Education and Administrative

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related area, or equivalency; eight years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communications skills required.

Master’s degree in Business Administration, or related area preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.