Summary: The Human Resources Director provides expertise, capability development, leadership in support of overall organizational effectiveness, change initiatives, strategic plan execution and organizational architecture. This hands-on roll will be responsible for providing guidance in the areas of culture, leadership, change management, talent management and inclusion and diversity. Oversees and manages all functions of the Human Resources Department, including Risk Management. Leads organizational development strategies inline with the City's strategic plan. Supervises and provides consultation to management on strategic staffing plans, like compensation, benefits, training and development, labor relations and manages the department budget. Incumbent will lead critical change initiatives and understands the pulse of the organization and influences at all levels. Facilitates the development of public trust and confidence in the City.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or a related field from an accredited college or university. A master's degree is preferred. Professional Certificate in Human Resource Administration through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) or the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). Ten (10) years of human resources generalist and or assistant director experience is required. Five (5) years of experience in the Public Sector. Must have labor negotiations experience and prior work experience in a multi unionized organization. Must posses a sense of urgency, take initiative and demonstrate strong organizational development leadership. PHR or SPHR through HRCI or SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP required