Human Resources Director
Coconino Community College - Flagstaff, AZ

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Manages the Human Resources department and related functions such as classification and compensation, employee relations, recruitment and selection, affirmative action, training and development, and benefits. Also, interprets laws and regulations, and advises the college administration, faculty and staff regarding these laws and regulations and applicable policies and procedures. This is a full-time, 12 month, benefit eligible position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develops and implements college policies and procedures, plans and implements procedures for the department. Establishes short and long term goals and objectives for the department and related functions
  • Conducts salary surveys, gathers salary and benefits market data to make recommendations on salary and benefit programs. Determines and analyzes cost of salary and benefit increase proposals and presents recommendations to the District Governing Board.
  • Presents terminations, new hires, and other Human Resource related information to the District Governing Board.
  • Assists in developing and implementing College strategic plan.
  • Designs and conducts employee surveys in the area of satisfaction, salary, benefits, turnover, and other areas to gauge climate level of institution. Presents data to College Council, DGB and appropriate constituency groups.
  • Also includes developing, monitoring and approving budgetary expenditures.
  • Supervises and trains the human resources staff. This includes making hiring and termination recommendations, conducting performance evaluations and carrying out disciplinary actions when necessary.
  • Measures the performance of the department and all related staff, and takes corrective action when necessary. This includes conducting and analyzing surveys when necessary.
  • Develops strategy and works with staff to implement appropriate HR information technology solutions.
  • Investigates employee grievances and complaints, and violations of employee policy and/or procedure, including EEO and sexual harassment, by gathering evidence, preparing reports, interpreting findings of research to draw conclusions, takes corrective action, and/or makes recommendations to administration as appropriate. May work in conjunction with legal counsel.
  • R esponsible for College compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act, with all Equal Employment Laws, Fair Labor Standards Act; Family Medical Leave Act; and other employment related federal and state regulations.
  • Provides advice to the college administration, other departments, faculty, and staff related to the interpretation, implementation and legal aspects of Human Resources policies and procedures and interprets federal and state employment regulations. Provides mediation for employee conflicts or recommends an outside mediator as necessary.
  • Represents the College and the Department on various internal and external committees, such as the Northern Arizona Public Employees Benefits Trust (NAPEBT), College Council, Administrative User Group, Compensation Committee, ADA Committee and Staff Forum Committee.
  • Keeps current in field through memberships in various Human Resources associations, such as SHRM, IPMA, World at Work; and CUPA/HR.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
  • The principles and practices of public personnel administration
  • Applicable state and federal laws and regulations
  • Modern supervisory principles and practices
  • Knowledge of office automation such as Microsoft Office applications and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Recruitment and selection methods and techniques
  • Position classification, compensation and benefits administration
  • Statistical concepts and methods used in Human Resources processes
  • Principles of business and public administration
  • Principles of employee relations methods and techniques.
Skill and the ability to:
  • Work effectively in a collegial environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality and to communicate with tact and diplomacy
  • Analyze and interpret complex data and issues, prepare written reports and present information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish operational standards for the department
  • Analyze and interpret federal and state regulations and College policies and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or related field, and (5 to 7 years) related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job and/or as approved by the Human Resources department.


Considerable (7 to 10 years) of related experience, 3-5 years Director level experience and a Master's degree in Business, Human Resources Management or directly related field. Experience in a postsecondary educational setting. Professional (PHR) or Senior Professional (SPHR) Human Resources certification. Experience with HRIS administrative systems. Experience in Compensation and benefits including section 125 plans and retirement plan options.

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