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Human Resources Assistant Director

Benton County
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
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    Full Time
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    1st Shift

Human Resources Assistant Director

SALARY: $33.95 - $52.62 Hourly 
$5,884.67 - $9,120.80 Monthly 
$70,616.00 - $109,449.60 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 07/19/18
CLOSING DATE: 08/19/18 11:59 PM
Do you seek an opportunity to shape the future of local government?  Are you looking to join a team of sharp minded, hard working HR professionals?  Are you ready to take your career and our department to the next level?  Then we want YOU to Apply Today!

Benton County is seeking a seasoned HR professional to join our team!  The Assistant Director of Human Resources will have a strong leadership role in shaping our data-driven and results-oriented organizational culture. If you are a forward-thinking, innovative and strategic change agent ready to develop and empower talent in pursuit of the highest ideals of public service, this is your unique opportunity to help lead a team and leave a lasting legacy!  Here at Benton County we value personal accountability, high ethical and professional standards, and a great sense of humor!  
The primary function of this position is to coordinate, implement, and evaluate HR programs and policies in support of high performance of all departments while ensuring the organization is consistently in full compliance with County policies and governmental regulations.  The position has an emphasis on project management from conception to implementation, HRIS management, employee and labor relations. Acts as a consultant to supervisors, managers, and directors on HR policy implementation, contract and policy interpretation, labor and employee relations, and progressive discipline matters.  
To view the detailed job description for the Assistant Human Resources Director click here. (Download PDF reader)
The ideal candidate will have experience working as a management or human resource professional in a pay for performance environment, experience developing and delivering training and organizational development programs, and a strong public service orientation
  • Building strong team and organizational relationships
  • Utilizing collaborative work and decision making styles in project management
  • Applying breadth and depth of HR knowledge to achieve goals
  • Labor relations and collective bargaining
  • A strong public service orientation. 
  • Show a great deal of personal accountability, high ethical and professional standards, and a possess a great sense of humor!



  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business, Public Administration, or related field.
  • 7 years progressively responsible human resources or related experience, including 3 years of supervisory experience
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. 
Please note there is no equivalency for the 3 years of supervisory experience.

Preference given to candidates demonstrating experience working in public sector environment, labor relations/collective bargaining, and current human resource certification: HRCI-SPHR, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP


To be eligible for consideration, interested candidates must submit the following documents by the application deadline: 

  • On-line Employment Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Additional documents may be attached to the online employment application.

** Cover Letter Required **  A cover letter of no more than 2 pages should include: 1) an example of a large project you were involved in from concept to implementation and 2) specific examples demonstrating your experience with labor and/or employee relations. Applications received without a cover letter will be considered incomplete.

The cover letter and supplemental questions should be answered thoroughly, clearly and concisely as the responses provided (along with the entire application package) will be carefully reviewed to determine which candidates will move forward in the recruitment process. 

Please complete the online application to include all current and previous paid work history and education.  The length of time you worked in each position or assignment must be clearly shown.  A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing the work history and education sections of the employment application.


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