Deputy Director, Human Resources (Talent Management
Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Posted on: April 8, 2021
Deputy Director, Human Resources (Talent Management) The Deputy
Director of Human Resources works with the Director of Human
Resources to lead and manage the Human Resources Department. This
includes development and execution of the Human Resources strategy
and goals for the Laboratory. This position is responsible for
management of HR staff and programs in several core areas. These
include but are not limited to: Talent Acquisition, Employee
Education and Professional Development, Employee Retention, and
programs related to Rewards and Recognition, and Employee
Wellbeing. Through these efforts, the incumbent will actively
support and advance the Laboratory's commitment to Diversity,
Equity and Inclusion.
Will gather and analyze customer feedback through engaging with the
Laboratory and MIT community (managers, employees, and candidates).
Will develop and respond to metrics intended to inform decisions,
improve and communicate talent management programs and processes.
This HR leadership position will develop and implement functional
strategic plans to improve HR service delivery and programs. Will
manage new efforts to support evolving business needs. Will serve
as subject matter expert in all talent management areas and in
support of ongoing business process improvement and digital
Networking and relationship building (internal/external) will
support design, development, and communication of talent management
programs. Will measure results and seek continuous improvements.
Will represent the department to both internal and external
audiences as well as to Laboratory and MIT senior leadership.
This position will supervise HR talent management staff and report
to the Director of HR. Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist the HR Director in establishing the vision and strategic
directions for Human Resources at the Laboratory.
- Identify and enable opportunities for continuous improvement,
implementation of best practices and efficiencies.
- Provide leadership and subject matter expertise on personnel
policies, procedures, collective bargaining unit agreements, and
federal/state regulations for HR staff, employees, and
- Gather feedback from employees and supervisors and make
recommendations in support of HR service delivery and continuous
- Serve as subject matter expert with depth of knowledge on
talent acquisition, development and management best practices,
approaches and technologies. Lead and develop HR staff to identify
and implement programs and services aligned with evolving business
- Partner with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office to
develop and implement a comprehensive Diversity Talent Management
- Develop talent acquisition strategies that produce measurable
results and also optimize virtual recruiting platforms and
- Assess all exempt and nonexempt recruiting efforts and
recommend changes to improve results.
- Develop and implement a strategic plan for College Recruiting
and Summer Intern Programs to demonstrate measurable results and
- Responsible for establishing, measuring effectiveness, and
refining diversity talent acquisition, management, and retention
- Ensure regulatory and policy compliance in all hiring activity
and employment actions.
- Assess HR Business Partner service delivery model in support of
talent acquisition, sourcing, collaboration and communication
- Routinely review employee turnover and retention to evaluate
programs and support needs.
- Prepare oral and written reports/presentation and communicate
results to HR and Laboratory senior leadership.
- Identify opportunities for data collection and analysis in
support of evolving needs to support business decisions and process
- Serve as a key member of the HR leadership team and assist in
cross functional project efforts as needed. Education & Experience
- BS or MS degree in HR or related discipline with a minimum of
10 years of progressively responsible HR experience. Must possess
at least 5 years of managerial experience and/or experience leading
team(s). Experience leading talent management function(s) in high
technology R&D environment and/or higher educational
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Strong analytical ability with a demonstrated record of process
improvement is needed
- Experience in a sourcing and/or staffing environment is a
- Current knowledge of federal and state employment law is
- Current knowledge of HR technologies, platforms, and service
delivery methods is needed
- Demonstrated experience in project and change management
- Excellent leadership, managerial, coaching, and collaboration
skills required. Selected candidate will be subject to a
pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain
and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance. MIT Lincoln
Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and
will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic
information; U.S. citizenship is required.
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