Details for Knox County is hiring for a Director of Human Resources
Title: Director of Human Resources
Department: Human Resources
Position Type(s): Full-Time, 40 hours per week, Exempt, Classified Typical Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Pay Range: $70,000 - $80,000 annually/$2,692.30-$3,076.92 bi-weekly
Under administrative direction of the County Administrator; develops and administers human resources policies and procedures for the Board of Commissioners; ensures legal compliance and alignment with strategic and operational County goals; assist appointing authority/department head with recruitment, selection, benefits, new employee orientation, exit interviews, wellness and compensation programs; advises and participates in labor negotiations when requested; assists the County Administrator with overseeing and directing the general operations of offices under the jurisdiction of the Board of Commissioners; supervises assigned employees.
QUALIFICATIONS: An example of acceptable qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or other related field; five (5) to ten (10) years’ experience in human resource management or other related field; public sector experience preferred; experience in collective bargaining; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and maintain insurability under the County's vehicle insurance policy.
EQUIPMENT OPERATED: The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive:
Personal computer, computer software (e.g., Microsoft Office, Outlook, other applicable computer software), printer, scanner, copy machine, calculator, fax machine, other standard business office equipment, motor vehicle.
INHERENTLY HAZARDOUS OR PHYSICALLY DEMANDING WORKING CONDITIONS:
The employee has exposure to chemical compounds found in an office environment (e.g., toner, correction fluid, etc.); works in and around crowds; may have contact with emotional or distraught people; may be required to work irregular hours; occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl on even and uneven surfaces; occasionally required to lift, carry, push, or pull objects 25 1bs. or less. Note: In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered sedentary work.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND WORKER CHARACTERISTICS: JOB DUTIES in order of importance
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: For purposes of 42 USC 12101:
40% Develops and administers human resource policies and procedures for the organization ensuring legal compliance and alignment with strategic and operational goals; develops and administers staffing plans and recruitment/selection processes for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions; administers and manages the compensation program (e.g. tables of organization, job descriptions, and compensation studies) and makes recommendations as appropriate; administers the employee performance evaluation programs; advises management staff concerning policy and procedures, state and national employment laws and assists in the resolution of matters; supervises assigned staff (e.g., authority to or ability to effectively recommend to hire, transfer, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline assigned HR departmental staff); assists with developing County- wide directives and policies for operations.
25% Managers workers’ compensation program, including preparation of required reports and claims management. Maintains the County’s records regarding Workers’ Compensation claims; conducts and oversees accident investigations and related training; monitors progress of claims; oversees policy implementation and ensures that the county’s interests regarding Workers’ Compensation claims are properly addressed; stays informed regarding Workers’ Compensation programs available. Works collaboratively with County Building and Grounds and Safety Coordinator on matters relating to employee safety.
10% Conducts investigations and recommends resolution to human resources matters as it relates to the policy, grievances and alleged violations of employment laws; facilitates diversity efforts through community access and diversity programs; reviews and recommends action as it relates to workers' compensation and unemployment compensation filings and facilitates communication between County and third party administrators; oversees employee communications, incentives and special programs; identifies staff training needs, makes recommendations for action and facilitates the delivery of training courses/programs.
10% Prepares administrative and confidential reports, forms and correspondence (e.g. salary data, equal employment opportunity materials, and collective bargaining materials); acts as the Privacy Officer for HIPAA compliance activities performing duties such as development/implementation, maintenance of, and adherence to policies/procedures which cover the privacy of, and access to, patient health information in compliance with federal law governing HIPAA.
10% Under administrative direction, carries out special projects as assigned; conducts research; meets with Elected Officials, County Administrator, and Directors as appropriate; serves as liaison between County and third-party providers to resolve outstanding concerns; serves as EEO Officer/Coordinator.
Attends meetings of the Board at which attendance is required by the Board or County Administrator; actively participates as a member to various boards, commissions or organizations when assigned by the Board. Maintains required licensures and certification, if any; continues proficiency in subject areas through professional continuing education. Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable safety standards that pertain to essential functions. Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
Send resume and cover letter to:
Anthony Cline, Human Resources
117 E. High Street, Suite 211
Mount Vernon, OH 43050