The University of Minnesota has launched a national search for its next Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer.
A search committee convened in April 2019. The committee is co-chaired by Mos Kaveh, Dean of the College of Science and Engineering and Gail Klatt, Chief Auditor of the Office of Internal Audits.
The position profile is available below. The search firm Witt/Kieffer has been retained to partner with the search committee to develop a robust and diverse pool of qualified candidates.
Reporting to the President and an active member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Vice President of Human Resources will be a strategic doer focused on cultivating and championing our greatest asset - our people. This individual will be deeply dedicated to employee well-being while valuing this positive investment and its direct ties to our central mission.
Nominations and Applications
We aim to develop a rich and diverse candidate pool and we seek your assistance in bringing this opportunity to the attention of well-qualified individuals here and at other universities and organizations across the country. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by July 22, 2019. Candidates should provide a resume or curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the position profile and the names and contact information of five references. These materials should be sent electronically via email to the University of Minnesota's consultants Jim King, John Thornburgh, and Melissa Fincher at UMNCHRO@wittkieffer.com
For More Information
For more information about the search process, please contact:
Liz Eull, Chief of Staff, Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations
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