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Human Resources Director

Company: Central Arkansas Workforce Development Area
Location: Benton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description of Human Resources Director:The Human Resources Director is responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of all human resources. -Duties and Responsibilities of Human Resources Director:

  • Develops, maintains and interprets Human Resources policies, handbooks, procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with government laws and regulations;
  • Coordinates, organizes and processes all changes for open enrollment during October each year.
  • Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and pension plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
  • Designs and manages employee benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, leave of absence, and employee assistance;
  • Manages recruiting program, including the new hire onboarding process;
  • Manages Service Award program;
  • Manages Workers' Compensation program;
  • Responds to FOIA requests, EEOC claims, unemployment claims, employment verification requests, reference checks, etc.;
  • Ensures personnel changes are updated in HRIS system;
  • Develops departmental strategic planning to enhance productivity and efficiency in support of the City's overall strategic model;
  • Partners with Department Heads and City leadership to ensure an effective compensation structure, which rewards target results and achieves performance expectations;
  • Drives the performance review process to ensure consistency, fairness and timeliness;
  • Coaches Department Heads to provide valuable, timely and consistent reviews;
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues;
  • Works closely with Department Heads to coordinate new hire orientation and training to ensure a positive onboarding experience;
  • Provides appropriate training to management regarding relevant Federal, State and Local employment laws;
  • Proctors testing for entry level and promotional Fire Department exams.
  • Other duties as assigned. -Qualification & Requirements of Human Resources Director:
    • All hiring decisions are contingent on the selectee passing background check and drug screening.
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field;
    • Ten (10) plus years in progressively responsible leadership roles preferred;
    • Previous public administration experience preferred;
    • SPHR preferred;
    • Knowledge of operational characteristics, services, and activities of municipal administration and organization preferred;
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration;
    • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, statues, and regulations;
    • Strong problem solving and communication skills required;
    • Excellent team-building and leadership skills;
    • Excellent presentation skills.About the Central Arkansas Workforce Development AreaThe Central Arkansas Workforce Development Centers specialize in recruiting and placing skilled professionals in a variety of industries on behalf of employers in Central Arkansas. We help people find jobs and provide workforce solutions to businesses.CAPDD/Arkansas Workforce Center is an "equal opportunity employer/program," and "auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities." Arkansas Relay Service: 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) 1-800-285-1131 (TDD) or TDD 711.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Central Arkansas Workforce Development Area, Little Rock , Human Resources Director, Executive , Benton, Arkansas

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