Human Resources Director

Virginia Department of Transportation, VA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Personnel Director; Other Department Head/Director
  • Salary: $111,150 - $152,000.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Where: Richmond, VA

Post Date: Aug 10 2018

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and résumé online by visiting our website at This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than August 17, 2018. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in the brochure. On-site interviews with the VDOT will be offered to those candidates named as finalists, with reference checks, background checks and academic verifications conducted after receiving candidates’ consent. For more information, please contact Steve Miner at or (804) 726-9748. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) seeks an innovative, energetic and dynamic leader to serve as the agency’s next Human Resources Director in Richmond, Virginia.

Overseeing an organization of 7,500 employees across the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Director reports to the Commissioner providing a comprehensive agency-wide human resources program that supports VDOT’s Mission and Code of Ethics. The Human Resources Director will evaluate, develop and operate a comprehensive human resources strategy and program in the areas of workforce development, total rewards, employee relations, talent management, succession planning, workforce development and supportive systems/data. Other key objectives will be ensuring cross-divisional communication and collaboration on projects that cut across the HR organization, the sharing of resources, best practice implementation, transparency in operations, effective use of metrics and reporting and shared commitment to integrity in all areas.

Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration, business or a related field. A master’s degree and professional certification is highly desired. Minimum qualifications include experience in HR strategy development, implantation, management practices, and operations as well as strategic planning, resource allocation, employee development, assessing customer service quality standards, and managing budgets.

VDOT offers a competitive salary range of $111,150 - $152,000 dependent on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. The agency provides a comprehensive benefits package including health and life insurance, State Retirement plan, tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer-matching, pre-tax spending accounts, leave programs, short and long term disability, paid holidays, wellness programs, training, and tuition assistance.