29 days old

Director of Human Resources

Jefferson County Commission
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
  • Job Type
    Employee, Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Organization:

Jefferson County provides vital services to the residents of the county through over 2,500 employees in 26 departments including Finance, Revenue, Roads and Transportation, Information Technology Services, Human Resources, Development Services, Environmental Services, Tax Assessor, Tax Collector, Board of Equalization, plus more. Our diverse group of employees utilizes their knowledge, skills and abilities by working together to provide quality and effective public services to our residents to ensure needs are met. Jefferson County contributes to and strengthens the quality of life of its residents for more economic prosperity!

The Human Resources Department:

The Human Resources Department provides human resources functions for over 2,500 full-time and part-time employees. The department comprises of six divisions: Strategic Relationship Management, Employee Selection, Employee Services, Learning and Organizational Development, Human Resources Information Systems, and Equity and Inclusion. The functions of the department consist of the following:

  • Benefits Administration

  • Employee Relations

  • Recruitment of qualified & diverse candidates

  • Selection & Hiring

  • HRIS Administration

  • Training and Career Development

  • Organizational Development

  • County Personnel Policy & Procedures Administration

  • Compliance

 

The Role:

The Director of Human Resources directs the day-to-day planning, organizing, directing and coordination of the program activities of the Jefferson County Commission’s Human Resource Department, including Employee Services, Recruitment & Selection, Organizational Development, HRIS Administration, and Equity and Inclusion. The Director sets overall policy and long-range and short-range strategic goals and objectives within the Jefferson County Commission, and assigns, supervises and evaluates the work of professional and clerical staff members. The Director develops operating policies and procedures, ensures resources are available to achieve work plans, resolves complex business issues, establishes management practices and processes that ensure the accomplishment of performance standards, and manages a budget of over $9 million.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Held role with progressive exposure to human resources or related field

  • Held managerial role within human resources or related field

  • Experience managing a work team or unit

    • Managed a work team or unit (10 or more people)

    • Experience as a manager (i.e., supervisory experience)

    • Responsible for setting goals and making key decisions at a team or unit level

    • Worked with a budget for a team or unit

    • Responsible for evaluating the performance of those within a team or unit

  • Experience supporting the implementation and monitoring of work unit strategy

    • Contributed to a concrete substantial change effort

    • Developed and implemented a strategic initiative

    • Responsible for managing and delivering results on a high-level project at the team or unit level (i.e., more than individual level objectives)

  • Experience interacting with key internal and external stakeholders

    • Experience working in a high stress environment involving multiple constituents

    • Responsible for a function that delivers services to internal and external customers

    • Held roles involving forging positive interpersonal working relationships

    • Responsible for the development and growth of multiple others (e.g., coaching activities, formal mentoring)

    • Responsible for delivering complex communications to multiple parties (verbal and/or written)

  • Experience working in environments that require adherence to high professional and ethical standards

    • Exposure to essential work tasks and/or processes in non-profit or government, or in a private organization that has constraints resembling those in the public sector

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possesses a degree in Business or Public Administration, Psychology, Personnel Management or related field

  • Experience or exposure to at least three major program areas (of Employee Services, Affirmative Action & Employee Relations, Recruitment & Section, Organizational Development)

  • Experience managing a work team or unit

 

  • Engaged in guiding the development of others (e.g., identifying formal programs, pinpointing stretch assignments, crafting development plans that integrate with daily activities)

  • Held roles in which they have delegated important responsibilities to others

  • Experience supporting the implementation and monitoring of work unit strategy

  • Responsible for guiding the implementation of an innovative solution (e.g., organizational process, product)

  • Experience interacting with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Held roles in which they were responsible for resolving conflicts and driving consensus

  • Responsible for completing a negotiation at work

  • Experience working in environments that require adherence to high professional and ethical standards

    • Demonstrates a track record of ethical professional behavior

    • Demonstrates a track record of understanding and respecting the practices, customs, and values of people from different backgrounds, perspectives, and cultures

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Posted: 2019-07-18 Expires: 2019-08-17

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Jefferson County Commission
Birmingham, Alabama 35203

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