• Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, NYU Abu Dhabi

    Posting Number 2018-4471
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2018 10:35 AM)
    Location : Location
    AE-Abu Dhabi,
    NYU Abu Dhabi (AD00001)
    Compensation Grade
    Job Family
    Human Resources
  • Position Summary

    NYU Abu Dhabi invites candidates of all nationalities.


    Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor and working closely with the Vice President for University Human Resources in New York, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources leads the NYUAD HR team, and ensures that NYUAD HR operates in coordination with and pursuant to the policies of New York University as well as US and local law.  The AVC-HR oversees the strategic and day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department for NYU Abu Dhabi including Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Benefits, Learning and Organizational Development, Employee Immigration and Relocation Services, and Employee Relations to recruit and retain a world-class and diverse workforce of staff and faculty in support of NYU Abu Dhabi’s mission.   Select and manage vendors. NYU’s New York-based HR department provides additional HR support and services as needed.


    The AVC-HR will also develop and lead the HR team to ensure a high level of capability as an effective and responsive internal consulting and administrative group that partners closely with internal and external stakeholders including internal NYU AD units, NYU-NY units and government.


    Professional experience / Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree.
    • Master's in Human Resources or related curriculum.
    • 10 or more years of demonstrated senior level human resources management experience within a large government organization, multi-national corporation or a University.
    • Experience in Higher Education.
    • Experience with human resources administration in the Middle East.


    Required Competencies: (Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities.)

    • Strong team collaboration and consultative skills.
    • Strong ability to generate metrics, analyze data, and develop analytical tools to support decision making.
    • Strong project management skills, as well as experience developing talent strategies that support short and long-term priorities.
    • Effective communication and relationship building skills with multiple constituencies.
    • Ability to effectively integrate and manage complex projects in a multicultural environment.
    • Capacity for flexible thinking with excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to negotiate conflict and maintain constructive working relationships with people at all levels of an organization, both inside and outside the University.
    • Knowledge of HR and payroll software applications (i.e. PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, etc.).
    • This position requires extensive travel.


    Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)

    • Experience working with laws and regulations of the UAE and the United States.

    Additional Information

    This position is located in Abu Dhabi. 




    The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.


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