The City of Flint, MI (Pop. 96,500) is seeking a seasoned, human resource professional to join the administrative team of newly elected Mayor Sheldon Neeley. This position is ideal for the professional who is committed to making a difference. The HR Director will play an important role in building and maintaining a highly motivated workforce dedicated to the continuing revitalization of the City and will have plenty of opportunities to demonstrate leadership and innovation in concert with other like-minded professionals.
Flint is a mid-sized, mid-western city with an economy built on industrial manufacturing, continuing education and medical research. Located on the Flint River, the City is the regional hub of Genesee County (Pop. 400,000) and home to businesses and colleges which significantly increases the daytime population. Its challenges are well-publicized (i.e. Flint Water Crisis https://www.michigan.gov/flintwater which is being addressed with State Federal and philanthropic dollars) but overlook the strength, passion and heart of the community.
The City of Flint is in the process of filling key department head positions including the HR Director position as part of the plan to build a strong management team that will provide stability and long term sustainability in the organization. The HR Director position oversees and directs a staff of six employees in all aspects of personnel matters including classification, recruitment, selection, training and the administration and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.
A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field and six years of progressively responsible, professional experience in a human resource position is required. The starting salary range for the position is $80,000 - $90,000+ with the top end currently under review.
The city is seeking motivated and experienced local government human resource/ labor relations managers and will only consider applicants qualified who possess the following knowledge and experience: • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources or related field • And: Six years professional experience in Human Resources • And Four years of supervisory/management work of which two years must have been in a municipal environment
Additional Salary Information: Top end of salary currently under review.
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