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Human Resources Director

City of Asheville
Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Position Announcement
Asheville, NC

The City of Asheville is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Human Resources Director. The HR Director reports to the City Manager and directly supervises four HR Managers. The ideal candidate for this position is forward thinking, welcoming of challenges and hard work, collaborative, empathetic, approachable and experienced in all aspects of human resources. The ability to distinguish the skills and talents of each team member, see the big picture, deliver positive leadership while overcoming adversity, and to continue the development of a strong solution based and customer focused department are key skills to have for this position. Our selected candidate will join a team of passionate human resources professionals who are dedicated to innovation, creativity, and exceptional service.

The Human Resources Department has a budget of almost $2 million and a staff of 20 (including Employee Health Services). The department is comprised of four divisions: Compensation and Benefits; Employee Engagement; HR Policy, Research and Development; and Talent Acquisition. The Human Resources Director also has oversight over Employee Health Services.

 For more detailed information regarding this opportunity, see the position profile.

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, or a related field, with over six years of progressively responsible broad based human resources management experience and at least two years of supervisory experience with municipal experience strongly preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. An advanced degree is preferred along with additional specialized human resource management education or certifications, such as SHRM-SCP or IPMA-SCP.

Salary range: $92,743.57 - $148,389.71 DOQ, plus a very competitive fringe benefits package.

Qualified candidates should apply by November 15, 2019 by completing an application to include a cover letter, resume, and contact information of five references in confidence at:


Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. 

If you have questions regarding this opportunity, or a recommendation of a colleague, please contact: 

Stephanie Craig at scraig@ashevillenc.gov or (828) 251-4066.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. 




Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-11-10

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