Human Resources Director

General summary

A Human Resources Director is accountable for overall human resources management in a large agency.  At this level work involves planning and implementing agency human resources programs, policies, procedures, and statewide initiatives related to recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, benefits, appointments, performance evaluation, training and development, employee engagement, grievances, disciplinary investigations, equal employment opportunity/civil rights, and labor relations. Ensures work is done in compliance with relevant federal and state laws. Work may involve providing advice and counsel to other human resources professionals. Responsibilities include making executive level decisions, strategic planning, and working on project teams both within designated program areas and other human resources program areas toward the end of enhancing statewide human resources programs. Supervises both professional and lower-level positions.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of current human resources and workforce trends. Knowledge of financial and business management.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade