Director of Human Resources

Job Description: 

CLOSE DATE

08/30/2019

 

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, and Affirmative Action/Employee Relations. 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, and establishes management practices and processes that ensure the accomplishment of performance standards. 

 

Should you have any questions, please contact the Jefferson County Human Resources Department at 205-325-5249.

  

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND

The following Minimum Qualifications are required for this job.

 

You must provide a resume in order for your application to be considered

 

Specific Experience

  • 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 EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND

Degree Preference

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

 

Specific Experience

  • 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

 

 

 

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

 

Persons requiring special conditions to accommodate a disability when completing the application should contact the Personnel Board at 205-279-3500 before the announcement closing date. Qualified applicants who believe they will need reasonable accommodation in the examination process should complete and submit an Accommodation Request Form. You may obtain an Accommodation Request Form by contacting our ADA Ombudsperson at ADAO@pbjcal.org, or by accessing the "Request for Accommodation" form through the following website: http://www.pbjcal.org/

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

The Personnel Board of Jefferson County (Personnel Board) provides a public personnel system based on merit principles. The Personnel Board strives for the constant improvement of the public service by employing and developing the best qualified persons available. The Personnel Board provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Employment decisions are made by the Merit System municipality or governmental agency in which the position exists. Each Merit System municipality, agency, or jurisdiction administers its own equal employment opportunity programs in compliance with applicable state and/or federal laws and regulations.

Date Available: 

08/26/19

Company Name: 

Jefferson County, AL Commission

Contact Information: 

SUMMARY

 

 

This job is not part of the Merit System and, therefore, is neither subject to the Rules & Regulations of the Personnel Board nor provided the rights of a Merit System.

Summary:
Jefferson County Commission in Birmingham, Alabama invites highly competent, skilled and motivated leaders to apply for the Director of Human Resources position. 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, and establishes management practices and processes that ensure the accomplishment of performance standards.

Annual Salary Range:
The anticipated hiring range upon starting this position will be $118,236 – $174,672 dependent upon qualifications and experience.

For more details about this position, follow the link below.

http://www.jccal.org/Sites/Jefferson_County/Documents/2019/Hiring%20HR%20Director.pdf

Position Type: 

Full Time