The City of Harrisonburg, Virginia, is seeking a strategic leader with strong organizational development experience to serve as Human Resources Director. The position oversees all of the human resources functions, which include recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, training, safety, affirmative action, performance management, compliance, and employee relations.
The Human Resources Director works closely with and reports to the City Manager.
Experience and Education
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in human resources, organizational development, or a related field, plus five years of public sector human resources experience.
Preferred qualifications include IPMA-HR Senior Certified Professional (IPMA-SCP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification, master’s degree, and demonstrated experience with implementing a high-performance organizational culture, effective organizational development and performance management, and implementing compensation systems and pay structures.
The salary range is $82,201 to $110,198, depending on qualifications. Benefits offered include the following:
• Health, vision, dental, life, and short- and long-term disability insurance
• Paid leave
• Twelve paid holidays
• Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent Care
• Virginia Retirement System
• Deferred Compensation Plan through ICMA-RC
• Employee Assistance Program
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at https://bit.ly/2R8zbKV. 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 October 16, 2020.