Human Resources Director

Agency First 5 Alameda County

LOCATION Alameda, CA

FILING DEADLINE June 28, 2021

SALARY RANGE $128,000 – $173,000 Annually

The ideal candidate will be a strategic leader who is able to model high service standards to ensure an environment of professional excellence. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary to write reports with clarity and interact with audiences of all levels. A demonstrated record of leadership in the administration of consistent, accurate, and timely human resources programs and services; fostering an Agency-wide culture of professional staff development and continuous learning, respect of diversity, equity and inclusion, collaboration, quality customer service, and leading innovation and change management through periods of significant growth is crucial.


Key Attributes and Characteristics:
➤ A strategic mindset; able to address ambiguity, with the skill set to manage at the 30K foot level while still being detail oriented and willing to be hands-on as required
➤ Organized; can set and understand priorities, but adapts well to changing priorities
➤ A compassionate leader effective change agent, who can assist and support employees through major growth and
the impacts this can have on staff, processes, and the working environment
➤ A listener and strong communicator
➤ Possess strong customer service and political acumen, with focus on public service and the needs of our community
➤ A sense of humor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical
way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
➤ A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum seven-years of full-time progressively responsible experience in Human Resources or Business Administration
➤ Eight years of human resources experience with significant work in a government agency and a unionized workforce
➤ Five (5) years plus in a supervisory capacity
➤ SPHR is highly desired
➤ In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, a combination of education and additional experience in human resources management within the public sector may qualify
Knowledge of:
➤ Human resource management principles, practices, and strategies, in talent management, compensation, benefits, employee relations, safety, labor negotiations, risk and leave management
➤ Federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations applicable to managing the human resources of an organization and labor laws
➤ Public administration and administrative analysis, including research, budget, and report preparation techniques
➤ Proficiency with Office 365 programs including OneDrive and SharePoint.
➤ HRIS and payroll systems