Job Description

Job Summary
The Human Resources Director is an instrumental strategic partner providing leadership, development, and execution of the Clark County human resources functions in accordance with the County’s Vision, Mission and Strategic Actions under direction of the County Manager.

The Human Resources department currently has 10 FTE that serve an employee population of approximately 1,600 employees across 22 departments. Nine departments are under elected officials. The county currently has contracts with 12 bargaining units. This position also supervises and works closely with the Risk Manager for Clark County.

This posting will be active until a sufficient number of applications have been received. We encourage interested parties to submit an application as early as possible. First review of submissions will be December 9.


Key Responsibilities:

Provide strategic oversight, leadership and guidance to the HR functions including, but not limited to employee and labor relations, talent acquisition, career development, organizational learning, HRIS, compensation, benefits, and succession planning
Promotes organizational leadership and change that encompasses diversity, equity, and inclusion
Function as a strategic business advisor to the County’s senior leadership team, the County Manager, and the Board of County Councilors regarding key organizational and management opportunities
Ensure compliance with all human resources related federal, state and local laws and regulations
Act as Lead Negotiator for Union/Guild contract negotiations and arbitration – applicants with no demonstrated contract negotiations experience will not be considered
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in human resources, business administration, public administration, organizational development, or related field and a minimum of 5-8 years’ senior/executive level experience
Experience in labor relations required, including but not limited to contract development, negotiations, and administration
Experience in leadership, management, and project management
Experience working in local government and with elected officials preferred
Knowledge of:

Principles, methods, and techniques of complex HR practices and principles including, but not limited to, employee and labor relations, organizational development and structure, operations management, public policy and decision making, project management, leadership and management; change management; diversity, equity and inclusion; applicable federal, state and local statues, rules and regulations; governmental funding sources


Ability to:

Research, identify, plan and executive complex federal, state and local statues, rules and regulations of human resources management to meet organizational needs and ensuring compliance and accountability; establish and maintain professional and cooperative working relationships with government agencies, elected officials, county employees, labor representatives and the public; research, prepare and negotiate labor contracts; identify, analyze and determine potential countywide impacts/implications and provide recommendations

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