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Director of Human Resources
County of Johnson, KS
Job Description

Johnson County, Kansas – a thriving, well-educated community located in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area – is seeking a new Director of Human Resources. The Director of Human Resources will lead a team of 26 highly-skilled staff and oversee all human resources services in a high performing organization characterized by excellence in service delivery, collaboration across departments, and empowering leadership and continuous improvement at all levels of the organization.

The Director of Human Resources has three direct reports: the Deputy Director of Human Resources and two Human Resources Managers. The Director of Human Resources reports to the County Manager and serves as an internal consultant to County Management and the Executive Leadership Team. The Director and/or other key HR staff members participate in cross-departmental teams that have organization-wide impact.

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the daily operations of the Department of Human Resources (HRD), which includes recruitment, onboarding, and retention of a diverse workforce; compensation and classification; employee relations; learning and development; recognition; and employee records and data.

Payroll and benefits are overseen by the Treasury & Financial Management Department, and HRD staff work closely with this department on key workforce strategies and initiatives.

The salary range is $114,794 – $172,191, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.

Residency is not required.

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on August 12, 2019.

Direct questions to Catherine Tuck Parrish or Jennifer Reichelt at or 513-221-0500.

Job Details
Job Function:
Human Resources Director
Position Type:
Full Time
County of Johnson
111 S Cherry St
Olathe, KS 66061-3421
United States
Form of Government: County Council-Administrator/Manager