Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

The Opportunity
The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech, is a top-ranked public college and one of the leading research universities in the USA.  Georgia Tech provides a technologically focused education to nearly 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students in fields ranging from engineering, computing, and sciences, to business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech is ranked the 8th Top Public University by U.S. News & World Report and the 35th National University.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (‘CHRO”) is a valued member of the Georgia Tech leadership team, responsible for proactively recommending innovative and collaborative approaches to leadership. The CHRO is responsible for building and supporting staffing models aligned with the new strategic plan, anticipating employee needs and changing dynamics to proactively improve practices.  The CHRO fulfills a significant role in representing the campus to internal and external constituencies related to issues such as collaborating with University System of Georgia and the board of regents.  This position will interact on a consistent basis with:  Executive and senior leadership, business unit and academic department heads, faculty, staff, students, outside executives.  This position typically will advise and counsel:  Executive and senior Leadership, internal stakeholders and unit staff.  This position will supervise management and staff of assigned units.

The ideal candidate will have more than 10-years of HR leadership experience in higher education or other large, complex, decentralized organizations; have a background in compensation, benefits, HRIS and employee relations. A bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree is preferred. 

Georgia Tech has retained Korn Ferry, a national executive recruiting firm, to assist with this search. All nominations, inquiries, and application materials should be submitted in confidence to Korn Ferry. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to assure the fullest consideration, candidates are encouraged to have complete applications submitted to the search firm assisting the university by Friday, November 19th.

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the university at the contact information below:

Victoria Antolini, Principal
Beau Lambert, Senior Client Partner
Georgia Tech specific email:

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