The new Human Resources Manager will have a considerable opportunity to leave a lasting impact upon the Hayward area. Reporting to the Administrative Services Director, the Manager is responsible for the daily activities and administration of the Division. The Manager receives general direction and exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and administrative support personnel. The Human Resources Manager would also provide highly responsible and complex administrative assistance to the General Manager and Administrative Services Director. This is an at-will position.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Develop, plan and implement Division goals, objectives and processes; develop policies for Administrative Services Director and General Manager’s consideration and implementation as approved.
Plan and direct the activities of the Human Resources Division; supervise and coordinate division activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations.
Confers, advises, and makes recommendations to the General Manager, department directors, and supervisors on a variety of personnel matters, including performance issues, discipline process, grievance procedures, development and interpretation of District-wide and personnel policies, rules, and procedures, salary and benefit administration, staffing, employee training and development, and related matters.
Ensures compliance with applicable legislative, regulatory, and judicial mandates, regulations, and current professional best practices; reviews, interprets, develops, and recommends changes to the District's policies, personnel rules, regulations, and procedures; plans, establishes, and maintains systems and business controls to support effective and efficient District-wide human resources programs.
Processes and investigates claims against District property/personnel, accidents, incidents, property loss. Perform coordination and liaison activities with District Legal Counsel, Joint Powers Authority Risk Sharing Pool and Third-Party Administrators in claim monitoring, investigation and resolution.
Administers the Classification Plan and Wage Plan; implements and maintains the overall personnel program, including overseeing the processing of personnel actions and the establishment and maintenance of personnel records.
Manages staff in the recruitment and selection functions, including performing recruitments from initial recruitment planning to final hire, writing announcements and advertisements, developing interview questions, performance tests and other testing/selection procedures.
Administers the development of Human Resources goals, objectives, budget, policies and procedures to provide adequate service to District departments, employees and the public.
Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Division's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
Keeps the Administrative Services Director properly informed of activities and issues. Prepares for and makes presentations to District staff and the Board of Directors, as necessary.
Select, train, supervise, evaluate, and discipline full-time and part-time personnel; provide or coordinate staff training.
Within the Division, establish priorities and assure compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations. Manages assigned programs through coordinated leadership assuring the Division meets specifically assigned ongoing and annual operational and financial objectives.
Participates in management discussions concerning issues and problems affecting the Administrative Services Department; may make presentations to the Board of Directors and other groups.
Receive and review reports from staff members and take appropriate action.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Experience: Six years of professional and responsible experience in human resource management or municipal administration, including at least three years in a supervisory capacity.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, industrial relations, human resources management or a closely related field. A Master's degree and Human Resource professional certificates are highly desired.
License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
HOW TO APPLY
The final filing deadline is Friday, May 4, 2018. To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please immediately submit a compelling cover letter, resume (including dates of employment, staff and budgets managed) and the names of six (6) work-related references directly to:
Resumes will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this brochure. Candidates deemed to have the most relevant qualifications will be invited to interview with the District, tentatively scheduled for the week of May 7. Prior to final interviews, candidates will be required to authorize verification to be conducted including employment history, degrees obtained, and other certifications. The District anticipates making an appointment to the position following final interviews and the completion of reference and background checks to be coordinated with the successful candidate.