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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Job Details for 6383 - EO Human Resources Manager

Job Description

GRADE: 314

Under general direction; performs work of considerable difficulty planning and organizing the Human Resources functions of the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk; performs related work as required

An employee in this class spends a substantial amount of time interviewing, orienting and training new staff within the department. Work involves the ability to use independent judgment in making decisions related to hiring and disciplinary action. This employee also assists the Deputy Clerk Administrator in developing and implementing departmental personnel policies. Work is performed under the general direction of the Chief Deputy of the Circuit Court Clerk and the Circuit Court Clerk.

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.

• Plans and organizes the human resources functions of recruitment, compensation, orientation, benefits and payroll for the department of Circuit Court Clerk
• Schedules and conducts employment interviews
• Monitors and tracks employee attendance and time off
• Prepares appropriate time documents for submittal
• Provides guidance to department managers and supervisors regarding employee relations issues or concerns
• Recommends hires and promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all assigned positions
• Provides interpretation of personnel policies
• Recommends revisions to existing policies and development of new policies as appropriate
• Prepares monthly reports
• Maintains regular attendance and punctuality

• Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event of an emergency to participate in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities as assigned.
• Depending on assignment may maintain required emergency management training, licensure and/or certifications.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.

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
• State and federal labor laws
• Statutes and regulations pertaining to the Circuit Court Clerk
• Processes, procedures and responsibilities of the various divisions within the department.
• Current office practices, procedures and equipment
• County policies and procedures
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Management and leadership principles

Skill in:
• analyzing facts and in exercising sound judgments
• the design of human resources systems and procedures.
• Using computer hardware and software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, etc
• Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and services applicable to the assigned office
• Planning, scheduling and supervising the work of others

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
• Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
• 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

Exercises supervision of personnel in related area of responsibility.

Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Personnel, Public or Business Administration, or a related field; and five years of progressively responsible related human resources experience; 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.

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.

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.

Position is typically office or administrative work and is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.