Loyola Marymount University (LMU), a top-ranked, private, Catholic, Carnegie Research 2 university in Los Angeles, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for its next vice president of human resources (VPHR). Human Resources is positioned within the Administration Division and the position reports to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
LMU is seeking an experienced, innovative, strategic, and collaborative leader for the VPHR. The VPHR will be responsible for the development and implementation of human resource policies and practices that are forward-looking, creative, equitable and inclusive, and will lead the University in attracting and retaining a high-performing, diverse, and productive work force in support of its mission, its Catholic, Jesuit, and Marymount tradition, and its long-term strategic goals.
The successful candidate will have extensive human resources leadership experience at an executive level, preferably within an academic environment similar in size, scope, and complexity to LMU. The candidate must also have demonstrated success in, and knowledge of: current human resources best practices; organizational development and training; employee relations; compensation and payroll; and benefits and wellness. Further, successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and will exhibit innovative and creative problem solving, strong listening and communication skills, and a presence that engenders trust, confidence, and respect.
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Tom Phillips and Laurie Casteen of Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit a résumé and letter of interest here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.
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