Chief Human Resources Officer
Application deadline: April 28, 2023
Senior Consultant: Carlos Medina
Associate Consultant: Christy Scott
Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) invites applications for the position of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). CCSU seeks a dynamic, distinguished executive to serve as its next CHRO to guide the university through transformation and change. This is a unique opportunity for a visionary leader to join a vibrant, learning-centered community dedicated to teaching and scholarship, while also deeply committed to fostering a culture of inclusion.
Reporting directly to the president, the CHRO will be responsible for managing all personnel and labor relations programs and services for CCSU to assure their sound and fair administration and contribute to the effective utilization of the University’s human resources. The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively throughout the university and form meaningful partnerships in the delivery of HR products and services with offices, departments, faculty, staff, and labor unions representing the various bargaining units. The CHRO is expected to have broad and deep expertise across all areas of HR (recruitment, hiring, onboarding, payroll, benefits, technology systems, training and development, performance management, employee experience, compensation, and employee relations) and will direct the university’s training and development services for staff, including overseeing the assessment of training needs, evaluating training resources, and arranging for training to aid staff and managers in the effective performance of their jobs.
APPLICATION AND NOMINATION PROCESS
The university is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and expectations listed above, curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to: CentralCHRO@academicsearch.org.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to arrange a confidential discussion about the opportunity with the senior consultant for this search, Dr. Carlos N. Medina, at Carlos.Medina@academicsearch.org.
The position is open until filled, but only applications received by April 28, 2023, can be assured full consideration.
As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.