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Assistant HR Director - Gainesville, FL (ID: 320352)

Title Assistant HR Director
Type Human Resources
Date Posted 2019-01-09
City / Organization Gainesville, FL
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Description

 


The City of Gainesville/Gainesville is seeking a dynamic and experienced Human Resources Assistant Director who is innovative and forward thinking that will embrace the organization's citizen centered vision.

This highly qualified, progressive and proactive individual will support a customer centric culture and assist in leading value creation through the development and implementation of cutting edge human resources practices.  The ideal candidate will have proven success in managing and directing activities in multiple human resources disciplines including administration, compensation, learning and organizational development and talent acquisition; configuring, implementing and administering human resources systems; and must have strong communication and interpersonal skills with both internal and external customers.

The successful candidate will: be creative and an agent for change; perform managerial and administrative work directing the activities and programs of the Human Resources department's Divisions; oversee the implementation of Human Resources Management Information Systems (HRMIS); and deploy and sustain the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) roadmap in support of the City's long term objectives.

To be considered for this position must possess: a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Organization Development, Business Administration, Industrial Management, Public Administration, Industrial-Organizational Psychology or related field, and five (5) years of progressively responsible management or supervisory experience in the Human Resources field; 

or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 

A Master's degree in Human Resources, public sector management experience in local government and/or municipal utilities and municipal experience with labor unions is preferred. 

NOTES:
  • Salary will be determined based on qualifications and the desired attributes sought by the City but is not expected to exceed market, or $104,327.
  • Prior experience managing the Human Resources function and teams is required.
  • Prior experience configuring, implementing and overseeing Human Resources systems (HRIS) is required.
  • Public sector management experience in local government and/or municipal utilities is preferred. 
  • Municipal experience with labor unions is preferred.
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), from the Human Resources Certification Institute or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), from the Society for Human Resource Management is highly preferred.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), from World at Work is highly preferred.
  • Valid driver license required.  Valid Florida Driver License required within thirty (30) days of appointment.
  • May fill multiple positions, may underfill and/or establish an eligibility list. 
 
**This is a re-advertisement.  If you previously applied, you do not need to apply again**

 
Embracing change is the Gainesville way of life. 
Come join our team as we shift the culture from "No to Yes", "from reactive to proactive," "from policy-oriented to services-oriented", and "from silos to teams".

 

Job Description

 

SUMMARY

This is managerial and administrative work directing the activities and programs of the Human Resources department's Divisions, overseeing the implementation of Human Resources Management Information Systems (HRMIS), and deploying and sustaining the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) roadmap in support of the City's long term objectives.   

The single position allocated to this class reports to the Human Resources Director.  Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its use of considerable initiative and independent judgment in providing day-to-day oversight of major divisions and information systems within the Human Resources Department.  

EXAMPLES OF WORK*   
                                                                                                   
*This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.  Performance of lower level duties may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Human Resources Management:

Directs, activities of the department's Administration, Compensation, Learning and Organizational Development, and Talent Acquisition Divisions, including management of Human Resources analytics function, personnel files and front desk activities.

Manages the Human Resources Department in the absence of the Human Resources Director.

Recommends selection, promotion, discharge and other appropriate personnel actions for assigned divisions to the Department Director.  Evaluates subordinates and reviews evaluations for assigned staff personnel.

Serves as a consultant to management in all areas of human resources.  Works closely with department and division heads to determine HR/OD needs.

Assists with the development, implementation and monitoring of long- and short-range HR/OD strategies for the City that are aligned with and support organizational values, goals and objectives.

Assists in the review, formulation, and revision of City-wide policies relating to Human Resources.  Obtains concurrence from Charter Officers and moves new or revised policies forward to the City Commission for final consideration and adoption. 

Ensures that all HR policies and practices comply with all applicable Federal, State and local laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations; and ensures that managers, supervisors, and employees are in compliance with these policies and practices.

Develops and implements appropriate and timely HR/OD communication strategies for all groups of employees.  Identifies when, where and what employee or management communication or training is needed and identifies, develops and delivers it.

Acts as the custodian of employee personnel files and maintains personnel records through appropriate systems, forms, procedures, and methods of recordkeeping.

Represents the department at meetings as directed; serves as liaison between the department and public, consultants, and other City Departments and Offices.

Performs special projects, as assigned.

Staffs and advises Charter Officer and City Commission sub-committees.

Human Resources Management Information Systems

Develops and executes a comprehensive workforce analytics strategy while effectively leveraging key metrics as a decision tool for leaders. 

Engages with external and internal stakeholders in the identification and analysis of business process issues and business requirements.

Sponsors the development of Human Resources ERP governance structure in support of the business and information technology strategies.

Manages the HR human capital analytics process; reviews complex queries, reports and data analysis, interrelates and presents data that include quantitative and/or qualitative information about the organization to be used in departmental and city-wide reports and assists HR staff and management in interpreting and using the data to influence changes to the operations, processes or programs.

Manages the Human Resources liaison and subject matter expert to Information Technology (IT) and internal customers to ensure that all HR information systems are aligned with the goals and needs of the department.

General

Assists in the preparation, submission, and monitoring of the department's annual budget documents.

Attends work on a continuous and regular basis. 

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

May be required to respond under emergency conditions.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily.  Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Organization Development, Business Administration, Industrial Management, Public Administration, Industrial-Organizational Psychology related field, and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible management or supervisory experience in the human resource field. 

or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

A Master's degree in Human Resources is preferred. 

Prior experience configuring, implementing and overseeing Human Resources systems is required.

Public sector management experience in local government and/or municipal utilities is desirable. 

Prior experience managing the Human Resources function and teams is required.

Municipal experience with labor unions is preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

Licenses

Valid driver license required.  Valid Florida Driver License required within thirty (30) days of appointment.   
 
Certifications

The following certifications are highly desirable:

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), from the Human Resources Certification Institute or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), from the Society for Human Resource Management.

Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), from World at Work.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Proven success in configuring, implementing and administration of Human Resources systems.

Thorough knowledge of principles, theories, methods, and practices of human resources management including recruitment, selection, classification, compensation management, wage and salary administration, organizational development, and employee training and development.

Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances, regulations and statutes which govern human resources functions.

Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of effective administration and supervision.

Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal regulations pertaining to equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Thorough knowledge of effective employee communications methods and practices.
Ability to develop long and short-term plans and programs and to evaluate work accomplishments.

Ability to plan, assign, delegate and direct work of administrative and supervisory personnel.

Ability to work effectively with elected officials, charter officers, department heads, representatives of other agencies, other employees, and the general public.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to testify in grievance and legal proceedings.

Ability to maintain security and confidentiality.

Ability to effectively lead or work as a member of a self-directed work team.

Knowledge and experience of budget procedures particularly governmental budgeting.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, and individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods of time. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
May be required to attend meetings outside regular business hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.

 

To learn more about benefits offered from the City of Gainesville / Gainesville Regional Utilities, please visit our benefits page at:

http://www.cityofgainesville.org/GOVERNMENT/CityDepartmentsNZ/RiskManagmentDepartment/EmployeeBenefits/tabid/409/Default.aspx

01
Please select the option below that describes the highest level of education you have completed. **Education verification will be required at the time of appointment.
  • High School or Equivalency
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
02
Please select the option below that best describe your major course of study for your Bachelor's degree.
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Development
  • Business Administration
  • Industrial Management
  • Public Administration
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Other Related Area
  • Other Non-Related Area
03
If you selected "Other" from the list above, please enter your major course of study for your Bachelor's degree.
04
Please select the option below that best describes your years of supervisory or management experience in an HR environment. **All experience must be clearly reflected and shown on your application for consideration.
  • Less than one year
  • One year to less than five years
  • Five years to less than seven years
  • Seven years or more
05
Please name the company/agency/organization where you gained this experience. **All experience must be clearly reflected and shown on your application for consideration.
06
Please select the option below that best describes your years of experience configuring, implementing and overseeing HRIS systems. **All experience must be clearly reflected and shown on your application for consideration.
  • One year or less
  • One year to less than five years
  • Five years to less than seven years
  • Seven years or more
07
Please name the company/agency/organization where you gained this experience. **All experience must be clearly reflected and shown on your application for consideration.
08
Do you possess public sector management experience in local government and/or municipal utilities? **All experience must be clearly reflected and shown on your application for consideration.
  • Yes
  • No
09
Please use the space below to describe your public sector management experience in local government and/or municipal utilities. If you have none, please type "N/A" in the space provided. **All experience must be reflected on your application for consideration.
10
Do you possess municipal experience with labor unions? **All experience must be reflected on your application for consideration.
  • Yes
  • No
11
Please use the space below to describe any municipal experience you have had with labor unions. If you do not have experience with Labor Unions please type "N/A" in the space provided. **All experience must be reflected on your application for consideration.
12
Please select from the list below all current certifications you possess. **Verification may be required at the time of appointment.
  • PHR - Professional in Human Resources
  • SPHR - Senior Professional in Human Resources
  • SHRM CP - SHRM Certified Professional
  • SHRM SCP - SHRM Senior Certified Professional
  • CCP - Certified Compensation Professional
  • Other Related Certification
13
If you indicated "Other Related" from the list above, please use the space below to identify your current certification.
14
Please select from the option below where you initially learned about this employment opportunity:
  • City of Gainesville Website
  • Governmentjobs.com
  • Florida Public Human Resources Association
  • Florida League of Cities (Ken Small Newsletter)
  • Indeed.com
  • National Organization of Blacks in Government
  • National Forum of Black Public Administrators
  • World at Work http://careers.worldatwork.org/jobs
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • LinkedIn

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Job Post Expiration Date   February 8, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .