Welcome to Laramie, Wyoming—the Gem City of the Plains! This is a diverse place, filled with scenic natural areas and outdoor adventures, Western history, and the bustling culture of a college town. Perched on the southeastern corner of the high Laramie Plains at 7,200 feet, the City is well-known for its nationally ranked university and proximity to the soaring peaks of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. The county seat of Albany County, Laramie’s population includes 33,000 residents in 18.38 square miles, with access to Interstate Highway 80 and U.S. 287. It is located about 45 miles from the state capital, Cheyenne, 65 miles from Fort Collins, Colorado, and 130 miles from Denver, Colorado.
Reporting to the City Manager and acting in collaboration with the Senior Management Team, the Human Resources Department led by the Human Resources Director develops and recommends people strategies that align with the City’s business objectives and executes operational structures and HR systems that maximize human resources.
The City of Laramie seeks an experienced, strong leader to serve as its next Director of Human Resources. This person will possess expert-level knowledge about the principles and practices of public sector personnel administration, compensation management, municipal government, safety and risk management.
A bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration, business administration, personnel management, or a related field and 8-10 years progressively responsible human resource experience is required, with public sector experience preferred. At least five years supervisory experience is required. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Certification as a professional or senior professional in human resources is desired.
The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $137,623 annually depending on qualifications and experience. The city offers great benefits including paid time off for volunteer service, paid tuition for classes at the local college, and the potential for a flexible work schedule.
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