Director of Human Resources

Montclair Township   Montclair, NJ   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on August 5, 2022
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Director of Human Resources

Description: Under the direction of the Township Manager, the Director of Human Resources directs varied activities associated with labor/management programs which include contract administration, handling of grievances, resolving disciplinary matters, maintaining liaison between labor unions and the Township, and participating as a Township representative at negotiations. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for employee recruitment, federal and state compliance, HRIS processes, employee benefit programs, maintenance and management of employee records, policy interpretation and revisions, performance management and employee communications. The Director of Human Resources oversees the hiring process for all departments including screening, interviewing, reference verification, testing and recommendation for hiring. The Director of Human Resources shall handle conflict resolution and provide consultation and guidance to all levels of staff and assist supervisors in identifying, evaluating and resolving employee issues; conducts regular reviews of the Human Resources processes and recommend changes as applicable; plans, organizes and/or conducts training programs for Township employees; interprets rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards of the Township to department staff, employees and other appropriate parties plus reviews and advises department staff on new legislation, administrative policies, regulations or procedures relevant to the Township.

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field; five (5) years’ progressive experience in Human Resources senior level management; experience managing compensation and benefits policies and programs along with employee relations practices and recruitment; experience with the Affordable Care Act and reporting requirements; experience with HRIS systems and implementation demonstrated by strong project management skills. Three (3) years municipal government experience preferred. PHR or SPHR certification preferred. The successful candidate shall demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be experienced in coordinating multiple tasks, projects, and meeting deadlines; must be proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, and must be able to attend Governing Body and Board meetings as necessary.

Salary Range: $85,827 - $128,135; includes full benefits.

Closing Date: Position will be open until filled.

Montclair is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.