Human Resources Director
The City of Newport News is seeking a leader who wants to make long-term, impactful changes in a community to ensure a strong future for generations to come. This is not your typical Human Resources Director – Newport News is searching for a passionate leader who can lead and support a strong existing team to continue creating an innovative Human Resources Department while making Newport News an employer of choice.
Experience and Education
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial or Organizational Psychology, Business or Public Administration, or a closely related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible HR experience as a generalist. A minimum of five (5) years of leadership, management, and coaching experience is also required.
Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree and demonstrated experience in organizational development; process improvement; diversity, equity, and inclusion; effective employee engagement; rebuilding trust; leading change; building and transforming culture; labor relations; and creating high-performing teams. Candidates with relevant public, private, or nonprofit sector experience with a comparable scale and complexity of workforce are also preferred.
The expected hiring range for this position is $160,000 – $175,000. Benefits offered include the following: health, dental, vision, life, and short- and long-term disability insurance; retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS); deferred compensation; paid leave; flexible spending accounts; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); and discounted fitness center memberships.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by Raftelis at raftelis.hire.trakstar.com. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Interested applicants should apply immediately. This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with an anticipated final review of applications on July 1, 2022.