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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Job Details for 1625 - Manager of Human Resources

Job Description

FLSA STATUS: Exempt
GRADE: 314

POSITION SUMMARY
Under general direction; performs work of considerable difficulty in the planning and supervision of the Employment and Development Division.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class spends a substantial amount of time supervising the work of subordinate personnel in the Employment and Development unit. This employee also assists the Director of Human Services in developing and implementing the county's personnel policies. Work is performed under the general direction of the Director of Human Resources.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.

• Supervises, plans and organizes the functions of selection, job evaluation, employee relations and training and consults and advises top management regarding departmental needs in these areas
• Recommends hires and promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all assigned positions
• Recommends and develops personnel programs for implementation
• Provides interpretation of personnel policies
• Recommends revisions to existing policies and development of new policies as appropriate
• Ensures that management, personnel, and employees are informed of changes to in policy
• Develops and monitors expense budget for the Employment and Development division
• Assists in developing and implementing labor relations policy
• Markets training programs and other services as appropriate to municipalities within DuPage County
• Develops and implements procedures
• Prepares monthly reports
• Maintains regular attendance and punctuality

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Adjusts work assignment or schedule in the event of an emergency to participate in emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities as assigned.
• Depending on assignment, may require emergency management training, licensure or certifications.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of Human Resources management including recruitment, classification, training, performance evaluation, communications, job evaluation, and supervision
• The state and federal labor laws and collective bargaining process
• The application of statistics
• Management and leadership principles
• Current office practices, procedures, and equipment
• County policies and procedures
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes

Skill in:
• Planning, organizing, directing and controlling the work of others
• Analyzing facts and in exercising sound judgments
• Design of personnel systems using available data processing applications
• Planning, scheduling, and supervising the work of others
• Using computer hardware and software including work processing, spreadsheets, databases,
email, etc.
• Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations, and services of office to which
assigned

Ability to:
• Manage projects and multiple priorities simultaneously
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with department and division staff, other departments and others, such as vendors
• Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations and statutory requirements
• Convey excellent oral and written communication
• Work effectively under stress
• Maintain confidentiality
• Monitor and evaluate employees
• Prioritize and assign work
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals
• Plan, organize, manage and evaluate the work of the division to ensure efficient, timely and cost-effective services
• Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints
• Provide leadership to effectively resolve issues

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Exercises supervision of assigned personnel.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Public or Business Administration, or a related field; and five years of professional Human Resources work, including two years in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, lush, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None.