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Director Human Resources, Downers Grove, IL


Organization: Advocate Aurora Health
Category: Director
Location: Downers Grove, IL
Date Job Posted: October 12, 2021
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Aligns business objectives with caregivers and management in designated business units and serves as a consultant to management on business related issues, leveraging a solid grounding in HR programs and practices and business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its mid and long-range plans, culture, competition and its customers. Seeks to develop integrated solutions by communicating needs proactively within HR department and business management. Formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value added service to management and caregivers that reflect the business objectives of the organization, and acts as a caregiver champion and change agent. Assesses and anticipates business needs requiring Human Capital Management (HCM) related solutions.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • 7 years of experience in organizational development consulting, resolving complex employee relation issues, and developing, facilitating and leading human resources functions and initiatives which align with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Experience working in a complex healthcare organization is a plus.
  • 3 years of management experience in human resources strategic planning, directing and leading comprehensive human resources functions within a complex organization.
  • Experience working in a complex healthcare organization is a plus.
  • Demonstrated consulting skills and ability to effectively develop organizational strategies to address business challenges including change/succession management, workforce planning, leadership development, and organization design.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines and business practices including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee/union relations, diversity, performance management, regulatory compliance and employment laws.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with an ability to build/foster strong trusting relationships, influence leaders and develop solutions to achieve results.
  • Ability to build consensus and settle disputes on policy and practice decisions.
  • Advanced analytical ability and business, industry and financial acumen understands the role caregivers and leaders play in driving financial performance.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances in the business and respond appropriately.
  • Must be self-directed, self-motivated, flexible and ability to take initiative to identify and anticipate client needs and effectively manage multiple conflicting priorities and deadlines.
  • Highly developed skills related to the HCM system, report writing, and Microsoft Office software.

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