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Associate Director, Administrative Services (Human Resources)

District of Columbia Department of Transportation
Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Job Summary

This position is in the District Department of Transportation, (DDOT), Administrative Services Division and reports to the Chief Administrative Officer. This position serves as the principal advisor to executive management of the agency with responsibility for overseeing the strategic and administrative direction of DDOT’s human resource operations. The Associate Director will lead all human resource practices and objectives to support an employee-oriented high-performance culture emphasizing quality, productivity, and goal attainment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Serves as a key member of DDOT’s management team, and participates in recommending, formulating, and implementing human resource strategies that support DDOT’s mission, vision, values, and business objectives.  Plans, designs, and evaluates human capital strategies and programs.  Develops new methods and approaches and executes programs and processes that ensure appropriate alignment or structure of human capital activities with the delivery of DDOT programs. The incumbent directly supervises a staff of four managers and a total of 26 FTE with oversight for Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Policy and Compliance, and Learning and Development activities.  

Establish, execute and promote HR initiatives that effectively support DDOT’s mission, vision, values, and business objectives.  Function as a strategic and consultative HR/business adviser to senior leadership regarding key organizational and management issues.  Provide workforce management expertise related to all functional areas of HR operations.  Drive HR innovation to ensure progressive efforts are in place to support the unique needs of the agency.  Manage the budget and other performance measures of the HR department.  Determine organizational and talent implications of strategy and partners with appropriate resources to implement.  Assume a change agent role and partner with executive leadership to design culture and rollout coordination


Applicant must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lowest grade level in the District of Columbia government (or its non-District equivalent).  Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the line of wok of the position and has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position such as managing or leading human resource operations and staff to ensure program goals and objectives are met; responsibility for interpreting and or setting and implementing human resource policies; or related work experience. 

A degree is preferred in Business/Human Resources/Organization Development or a closely related major field of study, plus ten (10) years of related experience, with at least five years in a senior leadership/executive director role in human resources.

Licenses and Certifications

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.

SPHR, PHR, SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP preferred.


Posted: 2019-09-26 Expires: 2019-10-26

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Associate Director, Administrative Services (Human Resources)

District of Columbia Department of Transportation
Washington, District of Columbia 20003

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