has been exclusively retained to assist
in identifying candidates for the position of

Assistant Vice Chancellor Human Resources

LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) includes six professional schools including the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Dentistry, School of Allied Health Professions, School of Graduate Studies and School of Public Health. It employs over 3,400 people who support approximately 2,800 students. More than 900 residents and fellows are completing training in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Bogalusa, Lafayette and Lake Charles. Faculty, numbering more than 950, was awarded $126 million in research funding over the past three years. LSUHSC–NO has public-private partnerships with various affiliated hospitals.

Underscoring the value of the human capital asset at LSUHSC-NO, the human resources leadership position was recently upgraded to Assistant Vice Chancellor. LSUHSC-NO now seeks a seasoned professional to facilitate the cultural transformation to a customer-centric environment, enhance/augment automation to improve the quality of services, instill a sense of ownership for department quality and efficacy and to optimize peer credibility through inculcation of a shared mission.

Qualified candidates must bring a minimum of 10 years progressively responsible human resources leadership with experience in compensation and benefits, employee relations, HRIS development, workforce and organizational development and talent development/management. Candidates must also bring demonstrated success in culture change and development as well as the ability to create a sense of camaraderie and shared mission within the department and across the organization. To be competitive, candidates must also demonstrate success in effective HRIS evaluation, development and implementation. Successful candidates must exhibit a confident and collegial style capable of creating credibility among peers and leadership. A bachelor's degree is required; a master's degree is preferred. Leadership experience in an institution of higher education is essential.

New Orleans is the proud home of 400,000 people enjoying its arts, its unique entertainment profile, its French-accented Southern grace and its widely recognized food and restaurants in the historic French Quarter. It is the birthplace of many famous performers such as Harry Connick, Jr., Louis Armstrong and Reece Witherspoon, and athletes including the Manning brothers. While attractive for its below average cost of living, New Orleans is world-famous for its abundance of architectural styles that reflect the city's multicultural heritage. It is also a center for higher learning, with over 50,000 students enrolled in the region's eleven colleges and universities. The above average number of days of sunshine facilitates bicycle ridership, helping to make New Orleans eighth among U.S. cities in its rate of bicycle and pedestrian transportation. The city is also home to both an NFL and NBA team.

Interested candidates may submit their credentials, in confidence to

Kathy Powell-Florip, President
800.208.6089 / 281.419.5123