Human Resources Director - Human Resources


Human Resources Director - Human Resources

Department: Human Resources
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $94,458.19 - 134,674.84 - plus comprehensive benefits package
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 Job Description

Join our dynamic Human Resources Team in one of the largest cities in New Hampshire. As the Director, you will oversee and participate in the operations of the City of Manchester Human Resources Department. If you have extensive experience in Human Resources operations within a municipality this may be the position for you.

Grade 28

General Statement of Duties

Plans, organizes and directs the operations and activities of the Human Resources Department; performs directly related work as required. 

Examples of Essential Work

  • Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the work of Departmental staff in implementing the expressed goals, policies and directives of the Human Resources Department;
  • Develops policies and procedures designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Departmental operations and address equitable hiring and employment practices within the City of Manchester;
  • Develops and administers the Departmental budget;
  • Confers with Department management team to track implementation of policies and receive specific recommendations and suggestions on Departmental operations;
  • Provides status reports to the Board of Mayor and Alderman on Departmental operations, any major shift in policies or procedures and recommendations for future development;
  • Maintains a current orientation of laws, regulations and trends affecting employment and work conditions within municipalities;
  • Confers with Department Heads and Departmental Managers to solicit information on personnel needs within each individual Department and serves as an in-house consultant to advise City departments on acceptable Human Resources practices;
  • Ensures fair, equitable and effective hiring procedures within the City structure;
  • Oversees all aspects of personnel administration within City departments, including hiring, termination, grievance procedures and coordinating employee training;
  • Oversees ADA and EEO organization, planning and implementation City-wide;
  • Serves as the chief spokesperson for Human Resources issues within the City;
  • Performs special projects for the Board of Mayor and Alderman as requested;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration or a related field; and
  • Extensive experience in Human Resource Management, preferably within a municipality; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • None.
City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, July 29, 2022
$94,458.19 - 134,674.84 - plus comprehensive benefits package