Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00 pm PST ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY
Does being a critical member of a skilled professional team motivate you? Do you exude confidence in managing and practicing a variety of Human Resource disciplines? As a lifelong learner, do you love the thrill of new and interesting challenges? Is it important for you to have fun at work? Have you imagined yourself living in the lush landscape and vibrant culture of the Pacific Northwest?
If you answered 'yes' to these questions this position might be right for you.
The Human Resources Manager plays an integral role in our city organization, which is committed to providing quality services for the citizens of the City of Eugene. Using our unique HR service delivery our team is committed to excellence and innovation as we focus on business partner outcomes.
The ideal candidate has the following key skills and abilities:
Leadership: Fosters employee development and success; provides strategic partnership to managers and supervisors in order to achieve strategic business outcomes.
Respectful and Inclusive: Helps create and support a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity; understands the importance of being inclusive in our service delivery.
Collaborative: Thrives in a collaborative environment, approaches work with creativity and purpose. Is a thinking partner with a high capacity for influence and ability to reach consensus.
Ethics and Integrity: Respects and maintains confidentiality. Earns trust, respect, and confidence of coworkers and customers through honesty, forthrightness, and professionalism in all interactions.
Emotional Intelligence: Builds and maintains relationships at all levels within the organization, delivers exceptional customer service.
Communication: Conveys thoughts and information clearly and concisely, adjusts style to different audiences, excellent writing and editing skills.
Now and Later: Ability to work at team and organizational level. Understands the importance of imparting community values and council initiatives into our daily work and recognizes where the organization is moving and is able to easily adjust as needed.
The Organization The City of Eugene has a strong city manager form of government. In this form of government, the city council develops legislation and policies to direct the City. The city manager, hired by the city council, provides administrative direction to the organization, oversees City of Eugene personnel and operations, and carries out the city council's direction. The City of Eugene has over 1,400 employees and a $722 million total budget. The City of Eugene is service-oriented and a welcoming organization that provides services through six departments: Central Services, Fire and Emergency Services, Police, Public Works, Planning and Development, and Library, Recreation and Cultural Services. State of the City shows how the city is meeting new challenges, learning from one another, building connections, and celebrating our city.
The Division The Human Resources Manager resides in the Human Resources (HR) Division which is part of the Central Services Department. This position reports to the HR Director and is a member of the leadership team. The HR team delivers innovative human resource services to help the City attract and retain a high performing, diverse workforce that creates an overall positive place to work. With a staff of 16 full-time, regular employees, our focus is building trust and confidence within the organization and community as we support departments in reaching their strategic goals and initiatives.
Experience: Five years of progressively responsible related professional human resources experience, preferably in the public sector, including at least one year of supervisory or program management experience.
Professional work experience includes: Work involving creativity, analysis, evaluation and interpretation; it involves applying law, principles, or theory; evaluating the research of others; and assessing the need for and validity of proposed changes and improvements in procedures and methods. Professional work requires application of professional knowledge and ability.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the assigned program area. Additional qualifying professional level experience may be substituted for the educational requirement.
License and Certificates: Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) is preferred.