EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Manages and provides direction over the Human Resource division and its functional areas, in the development and implementation of division goals and objectives, and ensures timely, accurate, and complete information on work product, projects and programs. Provides policy and technical guidance to staff, departments, commissions, elected officials, and the public to ensure compliance with statutory requirement and regulations. Provides progress reports, analyzes the effectiveness of operations and activities of the divisions and/or functional assigned areas of responsibility. Supervises and coordinated activities of employees in the division; directs the selection, supervision and evaluation of assigned staff and recommends disciplinary action to the Deputy City Administrator/Administrative Services Director. Responds to concerns and issues and determines appropriate resolutions to maintain positive internal and external customer relations. Develops department policies by identifying regional and local policy needs and recommends policy options for City management and the Council. Plans and develops programs and procedures to implement policies; identifies anticipated program outcomes, processes, and priorities; obtains resources vie budget, contracting, interlocal agreements and other mechanisms; monitors performance of work programs and projects; and allocates resources. Cultivates strong relationships with customers and partners, including labor, that advance a collaborative culture. Isn’t afraid to disagree and celebrates shared milestones.Prepares division budget to enable department and divisions to achieve its objectives, including special activities assigned by the City Council; and ensures that the department and divisions function with budget appropriations. Evaluates and determines consultant requirements; negotiates and administers contracts; oversees consultant performance; and authorizes payments. Represents the interests of the City on boards and committees for issues affecting the operations and activities of the department. Develops interdepartmental and intergovernmental teams and partnerships with outside stakeholders. May serve as Acting Administrative Services Director in the absence of the Department Director. Maintains reasonable, predictable, and regular attendance during the standard workweek. Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing. Capable of presenting clear and concise information and reports before Council, committees, and others as required.
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry): · Principles, procedures, and practices related to the field; · Administration of collective bargaining agreements; · Classification and compensation methodologies; · Employee benefits and assistance programs; · Occupational safety and health program administration; · Municipal organization and department operations; · Practices, policies and principles to further the City’s adopted equity policy; · Fiscal and budget management principles, practices and procedures; and · Applicable codes, laws, ordinances, and departmental rules and regulations. SKILLS (position requirements at entry): · Relationship building and a collaborative work ethic. Exercising sound judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions; · Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with City personnel, elected officials, outside agencies, and the general public; · Guiding, directing, and motivating employees; · Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; and · Effectively delegating duties and responsibilities.
TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (Position requirements at entry):· Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field, and five years of progressively responsible management experience in Human Resource administration including two years of supervisory responsibility, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to provide sufficient evidence of the successful performance of the essential elements of the job such as those listed above. · A valid driver’s license is required where position may drive a City pool vehicle. Preferred Qualifications:· Experience with collective bargaining rules, regulations and laws including contract negotiation and administration.· Municipal/public sector experience.· Ability to speak Spanish or Somali is desired.· Experience implementing new technologies/systems in an organization.· Certification(s) from the Society for Human Resource Management and/or Human Resources Certification Institute – SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR