Human Resources Manager

University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems

Job Reference #: 20002657

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Health Care Information Systems is seeking a Human Resources Manager.  Partnering with appropriate stakeholders, the HR Manager will serve as a strategic business partner and facilitate the effective human resources operations for Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) and other assigned departments within UI Health Care. The HCIS HR Manager collaborates with the Associate Vice President for HR (AVPHR) and Health Care HR (HCHR) leadership to interpret and apply human resource policies, labor contracts, laws and practices along with developing creative solutions to business issues/challenges in the recruitment, engagement and retention of IT professionals. This position provides human resource consultation and guidance to departmental human resource representatives, unit leadership and employees. This position will collaborate with HR professionals and IT leadership across the enterprise and manage strategic initiatives supporting the IT Community within the University, including outreach internally and externally to support talent management initiatives.  The HCIS HR Manager is expected to have sufficiently evolved HR IT knowledge and skills to effectively mentor HCIS leaders and other UI Health Care HR professionals. 

Pay Grade:  5A

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave.  Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at

Percent of Time:  100%

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific

Type of Position: Regular 

Education Required

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Considerable (minimum of 5 years) progressive human resources experience as a generalist or in multiple specialties working in a fast paced, diverse work environment.
  • Working knowledge of contemporary human resource issues, current federal and state laws, statutes, regulations, policies, and directives pertaining to human resources.
  • Experience with staff recruitment, hiring, and retention activities in a complex regulatory environment.
  • Experience monitoring, analyzing and summarizing business and personnel data.
  • Proficiency in computer software applications including online talent management systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including listening abilities coupled with the ability to express complex information in a clear, concise and understandable fashion.
  • Demonstrated job-related experience and/or commitment to diversity in a work/academic environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge and/or experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully plan, coordinate and follow through on multiple projects/work initiatives at one time
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team-centered work environment and provide HR guidance and support to internal and external customers in a timely manner.
  • HR experience in an IT environment including knowledge of key IT competencies used in the evaluation of IT professional staff.  
  • Knowledge of University of Iowa business policies, procedures, systems and regulations.
  • PHR, SPHR or SHRM HR professional education and/or certification


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

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Competitive salary and outstanding fringe benefits.  Applicant credentials subject to verification.   The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a

qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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Application Instructions:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.  A cover letter is desired as part of the application process.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Job ID: 71403

Posted 16 days ago

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