Under minimal direction, plans, develops and implements citywide organizational development (OD), and oversees and coordinates designated program areas and projects designed to have citywide and departmental impact in both organizational performance and employee/leadership development. Serves as a strategic partner with managers and employees to support high performance in developing and implementing organizational effectiveness strategies for all levels of staff. Performs complex leadership, management, administrative and professional work in the development and execution of a strategic organizational development program for the city. Develops comprehensive training programs, supervisory/management and leadership academies; and partners with colleges, universities and technical schools to create a “University of Boulder” curriculum. Provides organizational and professional consultation, facilitation and development services; and other related services and programs.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors in Organizational Development, Business or Public Administration, Human Resources or a closely related degree and a minimum of five years of leadership experience in developing and implementing programs in OD, strategic planning, employee and management training, leadership development, coaching, process facilitation, organizational intervention or other areas aimed at strategically improving the performance of an organization and its employees. Thorough knowledge of the methods and procedures used in developing and implementing organizational effectiveness and leadership development programs.
Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work collaboratively as part of multiple work teams, inspire trust, relate easily to employees at all levels, work effectively with difficult people, and adapt well to diverse audiences. Demonstrated organized approach to setting priorities and achieving objectives. Demonstrated proficiency in both creating, managing and maintaining innovative programs and systems to support them. Ability to work in a large and diverse organization. Demonstrated ability to mediate resolutions to problems within and across department lines to improve organizational effectiveness, and ability to design creative options to address needs. Proven ability to influence employees at all levels to embrace change. Strong analytical and writing skills. Skills in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.). Valid driver’s license. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history and motor vehicle record.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – In addition to the required minimum qualifications:
Graduate degree in OD, Business or Public Administration, HR, Industrial Psychology, or a related field. Professional certifications, such as Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Organizational Development Certification (ODC). Certified in Myers-Briggs a plus. Six Sigma certification also desirable. Previous experience working in local government. Prior experience with labor relations in a union environment. Training or certifications and/or experience in alternative dispute resolution techniques, coaching, talent management, teambuilding techniques a plus.
Only applications submitted through https://bouldercolorado.gov/jobs-and-volunteer will be accepted and considered for this position.
Provide advanced clerical, technical and paraprofessional human resource services to all City departments, divisions, units and employees.
As an HR Generalist:
•Assist in organizing and conducting recruitments.
•Assist departments by providing information and feedback on policies, procedures and regulations.
•Prepare correspondence, forms, reports and statistical charts using word processing software that is similar to the Microsoft Office suite of software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
•Assist in preparation of advertising, screen applications, proctor tests, provide administrative support to selection-interview panels, check employment references/validate qualifications and prepare employment offers/correspondence.
•Monitor/track applications for employment.
•Assist in preparation of federal and state reports.
•Assist in conducting employee orientation programs.
•Assist in conducting salary survey and other research projects.
•Assist in conducting job audits and updating of class specifications.
•Update manuals, employee reference materials and information handouts.
•Coordinate/oversee allocation of security cards for building and parking access.
•Assist with special projects, research assignments and program development.
•Receive and process personnel actions for new hires, promotions, merit increases, assignment changes, terminations, bonuses, retirements, demotions, transfers and name, address and tax status.
•Greet the public, answer phone calls, take messages, forward calls, relay information, route visitors, provide requested information and answer questions of walk-ins, and respond to requests for job information.
•Prepare and proofread reports, memos, drafts, forms, copies, notes and statistical charts from oral direction and audio recordings.
•Assists with various employee programs, recognition activities and Employee Enhancement Committee (EEC) activities.
•Make facility arrangements.
•Maintain participant enrollment and attendance records and training program documentation.
•Track expenses and supplies for activities.
•Process invoices for payment.
•Maintain department files and confidential records.
•Operate a variety of routine office equipment.
•Perform directly related duties as deemed necessary and/or assigned.
Two years of college level course work with emphasis on business principles and practices and two years of experience equivalent to Office Assistant II or Accounting Technician, depending on primary duties. Any combination of training and experience that will likely result in the knowledge, skills and abilities described in this specification is qualifying.
Online applications only. Mail & fax application will not be accepted.
TO APPLY: Please visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/beverlyhills/default.cfm for detail job description & submit an online application.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 at 5:00PM PDT.
The City of Port Orange, located on Florida’s East Central Coast in Volusia County, is recruiting for an Interim City Manager to begin service as early as August 1, 2014, and lasting for a period of six to nine months. The Interim City Manager will be responsible for administering daily city operations and implementing City Council directives. The City Manager is the direct liaison between city staff and elected officials.
Port Orange, population 56,048, covers an area of approximately 29 square miles and is a full service city that provides its own police, fire, emergency medical services, parks and recreational activities, streets and parks maintenance, water, wastewater and reclaimed water services, storm water improvements, community development, code enforcement, planning and zoning, forest management, wetland mitigation and general administration. The City has approximately 400 employees and an annual operating budget of over $92 million. For additional information about the City of Port Orange, please visit the City’s website at www.port-orange.org.
The Interim City Manager will be selected by the City Council based upon a review of experience, education, and management ability as it pertains to running a municipal government. There is no residency requirement for the Interim City Manager. The individual selected as Interim City Manager will be eligible to apply for the position of City Manager once recruitment for that position commences. Residency is a requirement for the position of City Manager.
To be eligible for consideration for the position of Interim City Manager, all interested candidates must apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/portorangefl/default.cfm. Applications will be received until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday July 30, 2014. For additional information, please contact the Administrative Services Department at 386-506-5560. Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter that indicates availability and desired salary.
The City of Tacoma Human Resources Department is recruiting for a Risk Manager to lead, coordinate, and maintain an integrated citywide risk management program that includes activities related to the purchase of insurance and management of self-insurance programs, safety, worker's compensation, and property and liability claims to minimize, avoid, mitigate, or prevent risks, and achieve loss control objectives. This position ensures compliance with City policies and procedures, and pertinent federal and state laws, and provides risk assessment and consulting services to all City departments. The position supervises staff working on safety, accident prevention, occupational health, worker's compensation and claims management programs. This position is a member of the Human Resources Department management team and reports to the Human Resources Director.
The City of Tacoma provides excellent medical, dental and vision benefits; paid holidays and personal time off; participation in Tacoma's Public Employees' Retirement System and a variety of City-sponsored health and wellness opportunities.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business administration, insurance, public administration, risk or safety management or closely related field and four years increasingly responsible experience in the field of Risk Management, loss prevention, insurance administration or directly-related field, preferably in the public sector, with at least one year’s supervisory experience.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Valid Washington State driver's license at time of appointment with maintenance thereafter.
•Current theories, techniques, legislation and developments in the area of Risk Management
•Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training
•Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
•Technical aspects of field of specialty
•Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures
•Safety, security and other loss prevention methods
•City organization, operations, policies and objectives
•Oral and written communications skills
•Organize, coordinate and direct Risk Management activities
•Negotiate insurance coverage and costs
•Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures
•Gather and analyze information and prepare effective reports and correspondence
•Speak and write clearly and effectively
•Exercise sound judgment in resolving difficult and complex Risk Management situations
•Investigate and evaluate claims
•Supervise and evaluate personnel
•Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
•Meet schedules and time lines
•Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter describing your experience, training, and expertise as it relates to the responsibilities of this position.
An additional supplemental questionnaire may be sent via email to selected candidates prior to being considered for an interview. Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the interview process. Appointment is subject to passing a background check.
The online application system may require you to enter a substantial amount of information. Be prepared to spend a minimum of one hour entering the required information.
Communication from the City of Tacoma:
We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from cityoftacoma.org and/or neogov.com must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders.
Should you have any questions about this position please call Human Resources at (253) 591-5400 before the closing date.
Applications are accepted online only at www.cityoftacoma.org/jobs
The Employment Testing and Validation Analyst is responsible for conducting job analyses; developing written examinations for civilian, police and fire classifications; establishing and analyzing pass points for written examinations; writing and creating assessment center scenarios; administering Police and Fire Department assessment centers; administering the fire physical abilities test; analyzing test results; and documenting the examination processes in formal reports.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, human resources, business/public administration or behavioral/social science field plus four (4) years of professional level experience in personnel selection test development, test validation, job analysis and/or statistical analysis. Experience and/or coursework should include developing/ administering surveys, evaluating statistical data, and applying scientific research methodology. Must have effective oral and written communication skills, MS Word/Excel, SPSS, SAS (Statistical Analysis Software) or similar software skills, valid driver’s license and good driving record. Experience creating assessment center exercises and/or administering an assessment center is a plus.
Master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology or human resources field will substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology will qualify.
On-line application: www.dallascityhall.com. Please apply by August 23, 2014.
The City of Dallas is an equal opportunity employer.
Oversees and manages complex programs and projects and serves as a key member of a small HR team that provides high-quality services and a comprehensive HR program for 500+ employees and retirees. Performs a variety of technical and professional level duties. While generalist in nature, the position has full technical responsibility for the work and must have expertise in several primary areas including organizational development, benefits, classification and compensation, employee services and relations, recruitment and selection, and information systems.
Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of experience in HR administration including comprehensive responsibility in at least one specific program area. Additional years of practical experience may substitute for education. View more information and full job description at www.gaithersburgmd.gov/government/job-opportunities. Starting salary negotiable DOQ. EOE/M/F
Applications accepted online only at www.gaithersburgmd.gov/government/job-opportunities.
Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, performs assigned duties to support the Human Resources Department’s related responsibilities, to include the areas of Employee Benefits Administration, Compensation / Classification, Selection and Retention, Employee Relations, Risk Management, Training and Development, Legislative and Policy Compliance and Administration, and Labor Contract Administration.
Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of an advanced education from an accredited educational institution of higher learning resulting in a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Human Development, or related field, three (3) to five (5) five years of work related experience, and a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation are required.
All applicants must complete an employment application and submit it to the City of Haines City Human Resources Department in order to be considered for employment - www.hainescity.com.
The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:
•Lead the development and implementation of new human resources initiatives that solve critical business problems linking the people strategy to the business strategy.
•Consult with departments to analyze human resources needs and recommend services to support business objectives.
•Provide stakeholders with the necessary tools and guidance to effectively move through organizational culture change.
•Partner with departments on workforce and succession planning strategies.
•Use human resources expertise to consult with departments on performance management, employee engagement and attraction of new employees.
•Perform job analysis, job classification and market studies.
•Conduct investigations, gather data, prepare reports and make recommendations.
•Manage the internal unemployment process including participation in hearings.
•Assist departments in effective employee relations practices, administer the grievance process and participate in labor negotiations.
•Interpret Human Resources Rules, policies, labor contracts and applicable laws to employees and management.
•Serve as a member of the HR Services with business partner colleagues.
•Master's degree or higher in business administration, industrial relations, human resources administration, public administration, psychology, and/or a closely related field.
•Three years or more of professional Senior Human Resources Generalist experience in a centralized human resources department.
•Experience as a consultant to high-level management on strategic issues.
•Experience in a public sector/government or closely related professional environment (i.e. non-profit).
•Strategic business partnering experience. Focused approach in providing exceptional service to customers.
•Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
•Project management skills.
•Knowledge of and ability to successfully apply human resources best practices.
•Commitment to promoting diversity and respect in the workplace.
•Ability to build trust and foster a team environment.
•Advanced skill in computer applications including: Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Outlook or other comparable programs.
•International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA) and/or Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) certification.
•Ability and willingness to travel to multiple locations around Hennepin County, some of which may not be accessible by public transportation.
Complete your application and upload your resume at www.hennepin.jobs.
Our employees are our greatest asset and our community is our greatest responsibility. The City of Torrance is seeking a seasoned Administrator to lead our human resource functions. Human Resources is a Division of the City Manager’s Office, and is comprised of a team of twelve experienced professional and support staff members. The position requires both operational leadership, staff development, cross-training and strategic visioning. The Human Resources Administrator plans and directs programs and systems to support the well-being of our employees and the operations of our City Departments. Key functions include selection, classification, compensation, benefit administration and HRIS. Additionally, the Administrator will lead the citywide labor relations program, including contract negotiations and dealing with employee groups on all labor relations issues. The Administrator is a key partner in developing and executing long range goals to support the City’s strategic plan. An integral partner to the Human Resources Administrator is the Civil Service and Employee Development Manager. Together, these positions are responsible for recruiting talent, analyzing the future of the City’s workforce and ensuring the City is prepared to meet the expectations of our community.
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be: Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or Psychology; and six years of increasing responsible experience in the field of Human Resources/Labor Relations including classification and compensation, recruitment and selection, organizational and workforce development, employment services, or employee relations, at least two years must have been at a lead or technical supervisory capacity for a human resources function.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology or a related field, and at least five years of experience managing human resources staff who are at a principal analyst or human resources manager level.
Interested candidates must submit an online application at www.TorranceCA.Gov. The application process requires submission of the following: Online City Application, Resume and Supplemental Questionnaire. The application filing period begins Wednesday, July 23, 2014 and closes Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm. Only those candidates whose training and experience best meet our requirements will be invited to participate in the examination process.
If you have questions regarding this challenging yet rewarding opportunity, please email Viet Hoang of the City Manager’s Office at VHoang@TorranceCA.Gov, or call at (310) 618-5880.
BASIC FUNCTION Under the direction of the Personnel Commission, plans, directs, and coordinates a comprehensive human resources management program for classified employees. Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Personnel Commission staff in administering merit system provisions and other relevant sections of the Education Code dealing with staff in the classified service. For a complete job description, please visit our website www.simivalleyusd.org
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business administration, public administration or a closely related field and five years of experience in recruitment, classification, examination and salary administration, preferably in a school district or governmental unit. Two years of the experience must have been at an administrative level supervising a wide range of duties in the operation of Human Resources services. Additional experience may be substituted for higher education on the basis of two years of experience for one year of college.
Completed application packets must be submitted to the Classified Personnel Department by: August 13, 2014. Late applications will not be accepted (faxes and postmarks are not accepted). All packets must include: Standard application form Supplemental questionnaire Letter of interest Applicants must apply online from our website at www.simivalleyusd.org, navigate to Employment -Classified. Click on “Classified” under the Employment Link, and then click on the Online Employment Center (which is at the top of the Classified Personnel webpage.) Job bulletins may also be obtained at the District Office.