17 days old

Human Resources Manager

Marion County, Oregon
Salem, Oregon 97301
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
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The Human Resources Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and managing comprehensive countywide human resources; the formulation and enforcement of county personnel policies, rules and regulations; developing and implementing program goals, objectives, policies and priorities; and providing highly complex staff assistance to the Business Services Director and county Personnel Officer.

Typical Duties

  • Manages and directs a comprehensive countywide human resources program including: administration, classification and compensation, HRIS, records management, recruitment, retention, diversity, volunteer coordination, and workforce planning and development.
  • Directs, oversees, and participates in the development of program goals; assigns work activities, projects and services; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates performance standards, work methods and procedures; allocates resources.
  • Ensures that human resources services are in compliance with federal and state statutes, rules and regulations, county policies and collective bargaining agreements; evaluates and responds to requests or complaints from employees, the media, and the public.
  • Responsible for equity and oversight of the county's classification and compensation program.
  • Responsible for the development of countywide policies and procedures as they relate to personnel; assesses the priority and impact of proposed policies and procedures, and interprets and communicates these policies to elected officials, department heads, employees, and the community.
  • Prepares and communicates detailed data analysis, reports, and recommendations based upon human resource best practices.  Provides guidance to executive management to plan and implement strategic personnel decisions in service areas.
  • Reviews and analyzes human resources data to identify countywide and department trends, identifies and plans for potential areas of workforce planning and development, facilitates implementation, monitors progress and outcomes.
  • Assists county management with employee and labor relations including investigations related to employee discipline and grievances, and the administration of labor contracts; provides information and advice to management and employees regarding personnel policies, practice and procedures.
  • Assists in the Business Services Department budget preparation and implementation; monitors expenditures and administers the approved budget for the human resources program area.
  • Collaborates with the risk and legal teams regarding employee benefits, employment practices liability, and loss prevention related to human capital.
  • Prepares and/or reviews various reports, correspondence and memos; conducts and attends meetings and conferences.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in human resources, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field, from an accredited institution of higher education; AND
  • Three to five years of leading a human resources team in the public sector; OR
  • Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


  • Candidates who are certified as SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP or HRCI certified as a  Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
  • Prior public sector human resources experience.


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Human Resources Manager
22nd2018 - Human Resources Manager
Overall Rating: 22/220
Median Salary: $110,120

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