Director of Human Resources
Application Deadline: November 30, 2020 at 5pm EST.
The City of Charlottesville is seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Director of Human Resources who are highly motivated and visionary human resources professionals, passionate about serving customers and dedicated to superior standards and outcomes. The ideal candidate will offer impressive breadth and a track record for effectively leading positive change. A history of creativity and innovation in human resources is highly desirable. Confident in their talent and expertise, the ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is comfortable working autonomously with minimal guidance and direction. This is a dynamic and hands-on position, directly involved in training, compensation, benefits, discipline, strategic planning and other facets of human resources.
Under the direction of the City Manager, the Director of Human Resources directs all activities and operations of the Human Resources Department. This is accomplished by directing employee functions and tasks; presenting and administering all budget activities; serving as the chief spokesperson and representative of the Department; analyzing operations; providing consultation and recommendation to management, elected officials and employees; and furthering the objectives of management and elected officials. The Director of Human Resources will drive the Departmental strategy, building and developing the HR organization, processes and procedures to support the City’s overall strategic goals.
Education: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s degree preferred.
Experience: Eight to ten years of increasingly responsible experience managing or supervising Human Resources operations, programs or services. A minimum of three years of supervisory, budgetary and management responsibility required. SHRM-SCP or SPHR certification preferred.
To be considered, an application must be filled out and submitted online through our employment page prior to the closing date of November 30, 2020 at 5pm EST. Please include with your online application a cover letter, resume, salary history, and at least 5 professional references.
The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.