The Human Resources Director is a Department head position responsible for providing leadership and resources to support the development and integration of Human Resource initiatives that support the District's mission, vision, values and goals. Serving as the organization's strategic advisor on change management and matters related to employees and organizational culture. Leads and directs the Human Resources team. Directs and guides all phases of the employee life-cycle including: recruiting, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, safety and workers compensation, employee relations, and employment law compliance.
A Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Public Administration or a related field is required. A Master's Degree is strongly preferred. A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional level experience in Human Resources and considerable knowledge of all areas of the field. A minimum of four (4) years of supervisory experience of multiple full-time staff. SPHR or SHRM-SCP or closely related certification. Previous experience in a public sector and/or Special District is highly desirable. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
Strong working knowledge of: Federal, State, and local employment law, high level benefits and compensation, recruitment and retention, employee relations, employee policy, procedure and evaluation creation and implementation and additional Human Resources operations and best practices.
The ability to: think strategically; make high level decisions regarding complex issues; interpret and effectively apply laws and policies; establish and maintain professional working relationships with all District personnel and Board of Directors; maintain absolute and unquestioned integrity and confidentiality.
Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License and an acceptable driving record, or have the ability to obtain upon hire.
The ability to successfully complete a background check including but not limited to criminal history search and motor vehicle record check is required.
For more detailed information on job functions and requirements please view the full job description, available under the 'Job Descriptions' section of our employment site or by clicking here.
Please contact Mike Braaten at MBraaten@ssprd.org with questions regarding this opportunity.
Please note: The posted range is the hiring range and not the full range.
Review of applications will begin on June 22. Position is open until filled.
About South Suburban
Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.
We serve nearly 155,000 residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.
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