Human Resources Director

City of Raleigh, NC

Job Details

  • Job Function: Personnel Director
  • Salary: $95,600 - $177,000. DOE/DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 403,892
  • Website:
  • Where: 222 W. Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 6 2018

Deadline: Mar 12 2018

The position is open until filled but applicants are encouraged to apply by March 12, 2018. To be considered, please submit your cover letter and résumé at Applications will be screened against criteria provided in the recruitment brochure. For more information, contact Anne Lewis at or by calling (804) 726-9748.


City of Raleigh, North Carolina (pop. 458,000) is seeking applications from highly skilled candidates to serve as the City’s next Human Resources Director.

The City is governed by an independently elected Mayor and eight-member City Council with the City Manager serving as Chief Executive Officer. Raleigh’s City government provides a wide range of services to a growing community and is widely recognized for its efforts to provide a high quality of life, strong school system and a diverse economy and workforce for its residents.

The Human Resources Department’s 33 FTEs support and partner with the entire City organization of 4,218 employees to attract, recruit, develop, and retain a high performing, diverse workforce. Operating with a $4.3 million budget, the Department is responsible for personnel policies; classification and pay plan; organizational developmental training and career development programs; employee benefit programs (self-funded health insurance); and EEO and Affirmative Action efforts. The department also administers the safety, employee relations, and health and wellness programs.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration, industrial relations, or the equivalent and a Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in human resources that includes significant management and supervisory experience is required. Preferred qualifications include public sector experience, PHR-SPHR and SHRM certifications.

The salary range is $95,600 - $177,000 negotiable and competitive based on experience and qualifications with excellent benefits including participation in an independent retirement system.

The City of Raleigh is an EOE and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.

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