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University of Washington, Dept. of Radiology

General Information


Job title: Human Resources Dept. Manager
Job location: Seattle, WA 98105 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 09/27/12
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: DOE

Job Classification

Job Category:HR Manager

Job Description

Job description:
This position is a critical member of the Department of Radiology
management team providing strategic leadership planning and
operational oversight in the areas of Faculty/Staff affairs
administration. The position advises faculty and senior Department
staff, as well as non-UW staff supporting UW faculty, in personnel and
operational related matters. Creates, implements, and manages best
practices and guidelines for all the above initiatives within
Radiology. Interprets, maintains and implements UW policies and
procedures, strategically advising Radiology leadership which includes
but not limited to Vice Chair, Administrators, Managers and First Line
Supervisors. Makes recommendations and implements organizational
efficiencies throughout the department regarding complex HR issues.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned to
meet business needs.)
1. Strategic Development
a. Manages Department of Radiology's complex leave issues which
includes but not limited to Family Medical Leave and disability leave.
The position also ensures compliance with Federal, State, UW and
departmental policies and procedures based on the various employment
and appointment programs.
b. Provides leadership to the management team regarding complex
employee relations issues which includes but not limited to
administrative home assignments, layoffs, trial service period
rejections, probationary period rejections, reassignments, etc.
c. Address cultural change and work environment issues along with
HR issues to increase efficiencies, improve work processes and

2. Faculty Affairs

Faculty and Fellow Appointments
a. Provides leadership and direction by overseeing Department-
wide initiatives for policy development, process improvement and the
streamlining of processes and procedures to enhance faculty
appointments and promotion, performance reviews and the mentoring
program. Develops operational efficiencies and procedural changes from
direction of the Chair, the medical centers' leadership &the School of
Medicine Dean's Office and implements the changes with the Section
Chiefs and Site Managers.
b. Participates on the Radiology Management Team, focusing on the
processes and systems that interface with faculty and fellow
appointments. Responsible for the development and implementation of
the tools that will be used for measuring, monitoring and reporting
faculty appointments, promotions and the mentoring program. Consults
with Appointment and Promotions Committee Chairperson on faculty
tenure track progress. Develops, implements and reviews information
technology solutions to measure and track faculty performance

Faculty Employee Relations
a. The HR Administrator along with the Department Chair oversees
Radiology's faculty relations activities, ensuring that appropriate
levels of support and consultation are provided to the Section Chiefs
and ensures Radiology's actions are supportive of the School of
Medicine, University policies and procedures and the Faculty Code. The
coordination of Radiology's actions with UW Academic Human Resources,
Office of Medical Staff Affairs(OMSA), Housestaff Affairs(GME),
Washington State Department of Licensing, International Scholars
Office(ISO), University of Washington Physicians, School of Medicine
Faculty Appointments, legal counsel and other hospitals and agencies
are crucial in ensuring the correctness and the appropriateness of
Radiology's response to complex faculty concerns/issues/complaints.
The FRM serves as the primary Radiology representative in such

3. Staff Affairs
Recruitment & Organizational Development
a. Develop, implement, and communicate policies and procedures
regarding recruitment/selection and leave administration to ensure
compliance with UW, State and Fed

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Bachelor's or other advanced degree in Human Resources Management, Public
Administration, Health Care Administration or related field AND a
Minimum of seven years of increasingly responsive human resources
leadership and management experience. An equivalent combination of
education and/or experience may substitute for the stated

Comprehensive knowledge of laws, acts and regulations associated with
academic HR and labor relations. Competency in time management,
organization, multi-tasking, and attention to detail.

A positive attitude to thrive and succeed in a fast-paced environment.

Uses academic HR expertise and appropriate written & verbal skills to
document issues appropriately and convey complex, confidential and
critical information in an effective manner.

Demonstrates technical Academic Human Resources skills at a level of
expertise that can be used as a primary resource

Demonstrates diplomacy and relates well to the full spectrum of
audiences, conveying information in a consistent and credible manner.

Accepts new challenges as a learning opportunity and brings a high
degree of expertise to the table for discussion and manages
communications appropriately to facilitate change.

Demonstrates diplomacy and relates well to the full spectrum of
audiences, conveying information in a consistent and credible manner.

Ability to make appropriate critical judgments in sensitive employee
relations issues.
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