Director of Human Resources

Employer
International Public Management Association for Human Resources
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Feb 21, 2019
Closes
Feb 25, 2019
Function
Executive, Director
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
The City has approximately 425 full-time, 7 part-time and 60 temporary part-time employees. The Director of Human Resources is an at-will position and will be a key member of the Management Team. The Department itself is comprised of three full-time positions, including a Human Resources Manager and Human Resources Administrative Assistant II., The City of Alpharetta provides an excellent benefits package that includes Health Plans inclusive of Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance benefits and Wellness Plans, Voluntary benefits & more? Group Term Life insurance, Accidental Death, and Dismemberment insurance equals 3.5 times an employee's annual earnings up to a maximum of $650,000. Other benefits include Retirement Savings Accounts inclusive of Defined Contribution Retirement Plan 401(a) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, STD and LTD coverage, additional Life Insurance that can be purchased, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Tuition Reimbursement. Director of Human Resources The Department of Human Resources strives to provide quality services to attract, develop, motivate, and retain quality employees in a diverse workforce and within a supportive work environment. Some of the Department's responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Recruitment and retention of quality employees * Maintenance of a fair and equitable classification and compensation system * Development and implementation of a relevant City-wide training program * Oversight and adjudication of employee complaints and grievances * Implementation of an employee relations program The City has approximately 425 full-time, 7 part-time and 60 temporary part-time employees. The Director of Human Resources is an at-will position and will be a key member of the Management Team. The Department itself is comprised of three full-time positions, including a Human Resources Manager and Human Resources Administrative Assistant II. Salary * Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Job Summary Under administrative direction of the City Administrator, plans, organizes, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the City's Human Resources Department which includes employee relations programs; employee recruitment and retention, examination and selection; classification and compensation; and workforce training and development. Performs responsible and complex administrative work including directing or conducting special projects; coordinating activities with other City officials, departments, outside agencies, organizations, and the public; developing, establishing, revising and updating personnel rules and regulations and related policies and procedures; coordinating employee disciplinary processes; managing and conducting complaint investigations. Provides highly complex administrative support to the City Administrator in support of City Council goals and objectives, as assigned, regarding personnel matters. Job Requirements Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job qualifies. * Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in personnel management, public administration, business administration, or a related field. A Master's degree is highly desirable. * Ten years of broad and extensive experience in personnel administration including three years of management experience and administrative responsibility within various areas of the personnel field. Municipal experience is highly desirable. * Possession of or ability to obtain and retain a valid Georgia driver's license. How to Apply The City of Alpharetta provides an excellent benefits package that includes Health Plans inclusive of Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance benefits and Wellness Plans, Voluntary benefits & more? Group Term Life insurance, Accidental Death, and Dismemberment insurance equals 3.5 times an employee's annual earnings up to a maximum of $650,000. Other benefits include Retirement Savings Accounts inclusive of Defined Contribution Retirement Plan 401(a) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, STD and LTD coverage, additional Life Insurance that can be purchased, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Tuition Reimbursement. Application Process and Recruitment Schedule The filling date for this position is Open Until Filled. To be considered for this career opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume, current salary information and six work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to Kathy Bott, Human Resources Manager. Resumes should reflect years and months of employment, your work experience in the various human resources assignments and titles you have held (eg supervisor, manager, etc.) and include the number and levels of employees supervised. Kathy Bott Department of Human Resources 2 Park Plaza Alpharetta, GA 30009-3680 HR fax: (678) 297-6041 Email: kbott@alpharetta.ga.us Phone: 678-297-6046 Resumes will be screened according to the qualifications outlined above. The most qualified candidates will be invited to move forward in the recruitment process for this position. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for February 2019. Candidates will be advised of the status of the recruitment following finalists' selection. References will be contacted only following candidate approval. City website: https://www.alpharetta.ga.us 1617 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Phone: (703) 549-7100 Fax: (703) 684-0948 Any combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job qualifies. * Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in personnel management, public administration, business administration, or a related field. A Master's degree is highly desirable. * Ten years of broad and extensive experience in personnel administration including three years of management experience and administrative responsibility within various areas of the personnel field. Municipal experience is highly desirable. * Possession of or ability to obtain and retain a valid Georgia driver's license. * Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Department of Human Resources 2 Park Plaza Alpharetta, GA 30009-3680 HR fax: (678) 297-6041 Email: kbott@alpharetta.ga.us Phone: 678-297-6046 Resumes will be screened according to the qualifications outlined above. The most qualified candidates will be invited to move forward in the recruitment process for this position. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for February 2019. Candidates will be advised of the status of the recruitment following finalists' selection. References will be contacted only following candidate approval. City website: https://www.alpharetta.ga.us 1617 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Phone: (703) 549-7100 Fax: (703) 684-0948