Dir Human Resources

Dir Human Resources in TOPEKA, KS

Job Title: Director of Human Resources

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus is proud to be a part of a long legacy of high-quality, compassionate care. The St. Francis hospital began serving its community in 1909 as the mission of a group of Catholic nuns who rose up to meet a need. Today, the hospital has 378 licensed beds, a history of technological advancements, and a generous and supportive community.

In 2017, through a partnership between Ardent Health Services and the University of Kansas Health System, St. Francis embarked on a new era. Ardent is renowned for its outstanding record of community investment, leading edge technology, and health care achievements to the hospital's management. The University of Kansas Health System is known for its medical and surgical advancements, quality of care, research, and expansive provider network. Both organizations are dedicated to building healthier communities through world-class health care.

With our new name we began a new chapter. One that celebrates and preserves this institution's rich legacy while evolving to meet the challenges of today. With a shared commitment to quality and unwavering dedication to our patients, we endeavor to strengthen and grow the system for future generations.

We are actively searching for an experienced professional to lead our Human Resources Team.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience in leading a team of Human Resources professionals and providing oversight in the areas of employee relations, organizational development, recruitment, compensation and benefits. In coordination with Medical Center and Senior Leadership Team goals and objectives, the successful candidate will develop and execute human resources strategic plan initiatives to increase employee satisfaction, reduce turnover and improve employee retention. Demonstrated ability to form and audit policies and procedures, and ability to ensure compliance with mandatory regulation is required.

Examples of Responsibilities:

1.) Develops and executes business unit action plans to impact employee retention and engagement.

2.) Administers business unit organizational development program to advance organizational needs.

3.) Guides Medical Center in compliance with Human Resources legal and regulatory standards.

4.) Develops and maintains Human Resources policies, handbooks, and procedures.

5.) Serves as primary resource for employee relations matters including management of the ethics and compliance line.

6.) Oversees and ensures efficiency in the recruitment and onboarding/orientation of new employees.

7.) Mentors leadership in the areas of performance management and improvement systems.

8.) Oversees health and welfare enrollment and program administration.

9.) Researches and audits employee compensation to ensure market competiveness.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or other relevant area of study.

Experience: Seven (7) years previous job related experience of which three (3) years must be in a management role; relevant education and/or experience may be substituted for one another.

Licensure: SPHR or SHRM SCP certifications are preferred.