Human Resources Director

Organization: Prince William County, Virginia
Salary: Salary range for this position is $83,700 to $154,000. Beginning salary is negotiable DOQs and is anticipated to be highly competitive. Excellent benefits will be provided.
Close Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

(Population 410,729)


Prince William County (PWC), located 35 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., is growing fast and is now the second largest county in Virginia. Residents enjoy an ideal location near Washington, D.C., a growing and very diverse population and a healthy local economy. Quality of life features include excellent public schools, world-class colleges and universities and great dining, shopping, recreational and leisure amenities.

PWC is a politically and financially stable jurisdiction. It is a Vision and Values driven organization that works with elected officials and citizens to create a premier community where citizens and businesses grow and succeed together. Critical to the County's success is selecting and retaining high quality County employees who support the key business processes of this complex, full-service and growing government organization. PWC employs 3669 non schools employees. The County is a high performance organization which is now pursuing the coveted Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a Presidential honor that recognizes U.S. businesses for organizational performance excellence.

PWC is seeking technically current, outcome-focused candidates for Human Resources Director (HRD). The HRD reports directly to the Deputy County Executive and serves as a key member of the County Executive's Leadership Team. The HRD is the County’s top Human Resources (HR) professional and, as such, is responsible for establishing and articulating a vision for PWC's centralized HR function and for providing strong and effective leadership and management to the County's comprehensive, full-service Human Resources Department. The Department has 14.0 employees and is divided into three divisions: Classification and Compensation, Employee Staffing Services, and Training and Development. The FY 2012 HR Department budget is $2,338,255. The position was vacated at the retirement of the previous director who served PWC for nearly forty years.

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master's Degree in HR management, business or public administration (or related field), 7 years of broad progressively responsible experience in HR management in a large organization managing and supervising HR professionals and administrative support staff and 5 years of progressive HR generalists experience at a senior management level. Experience must include hands-on responsibility for the full scope of HR activities, both operations and analysis. Must be customer service and organizational outcome driven and have current, comprehensive and demonstrated proficiency with applicable laws/regulations and management theories, including policy/procedure development; strong organizational skills in the area of operations, budget and project administration; demonstrated ability to effectively interface with diverse groups; strong management and supervisory skills and a thorough knowledge of local government HR management including HRIS. Must be able to inspire both administrative and professional employees to meet their job goals in support of the County and community's strategic goals. Prefer SHRM certification or other related professional designation and government/municipal experience.

Salary: The current salary range for this position is $83,700 to $154,000. Beginning salary is negotiable DOQs and is anticipated to be highly competitive. Excellent benefits will be provided.

Additional information about the County and the Human Resources Department can be found at:

Prince William County is anxious to fill this position. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and current resume with salary without delay to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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