• August 19, 2022 6:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Company:  City of Denton

    Job Description

    The City of Denton is seeking its next Deputy Director of Human Resources to lead and serve its growing, dedicated workforce.

    Denton is a full service-city with 1,752 budgeted FTE’s providing general government services along with multiple utility/enterprise operations such as water, wastewater, electric, solid waste and recycling, drainage, and airport services. Denton’s current population is approximately 151,000 residents, but the city is rapidly growing, requiring a strategic approach to ensure infrastructure and service levels are adequate now and in the future. HR is a key partner in this effort to ensure staffing levels, training and development, recruitment and hiring practices, and compensation and benefits match the needs of the growing and evolving organization and workforce.

    The City’s Human Resources Department is committed to providing exceptional customer service. The Department provides support to the organization in the areas of Human Resources, Benefits, Risk Management, and Safety. The Deputy Director will have two direct reports, and a total of 11 FTEs within the following areas: Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Civil Service, HR Operations, Employees Relations, Compensation, and Policy Management.

    The ideal candidate should be a strong collaborative leader with the ability to forge relationships and have a self-motivated drive for continual improvement and delivering results. The Deputy Director will be responsible for making improvements to the current systems and processes, establishing trust and credibility, resolving problems in a systematic way and anticipating concerns or issues, driving forward policy improvements and best practices, and balancing the needs of the City of Denton with the needs of the employees.

    Responsible for overseeing and directing multiple functions of the Human Resources department. Establishes and executes strategic operating plans in accordance with the City of Denton’s policies and objectives and in alignment with the Human Resources Director’s vision.

    Job Duties and/or Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:
    Oversees and manages the implementation of Human Resources programs related to employee relations, compensation/classification, talent acquisition, general HR operations, legal compliance, and policy management
    Manages the activities of the department, including planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings; ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards
    Supervises staff, which includes prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; training and coaching staff; ensuring employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions or recommendations
    Assists in managing the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area
    Monitors and evaluates the quality, responsiveness, efficiency, and effectiveness of assigned human resources programs, service delivery methods and procedures; and works with employees on the continuous improvement of city services
    Assists in establishing appropriate service and staffing levels; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; and allocates resources accordingly
    Acts as professional resource/advisor to employees and management and consults on various personnel-related issues and workplace concerns; assists supervisors with making the most appropriate decision in compliance with local, state, and federal law as well as City policy
    Serves as a liaison to City legal staff to discuss and review human resources related issues requiring legal review and/or opinion
    Develops and revises Human Resources policies as needed; researches and stays abreast of current developments in pertinent regulations or laws; coordinates review and approval of new or updated policies through the leadership team, employee policy review committee, City Manager, and/or City Council;
    Functions as Director of Civil Service; administers application of state Civil Service laws for police officers and fire fighters; serves as staff support for Civil Service Commission
    Participates in the development of the department budget; forecasts funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; and implements budgetary adjustments, as needed
    Develops requests, evaluates, and negotiates proposals for various contracted services; and monitors the work of contractors and the funds associated with services
    Represents the Human Resources Department to other departments, elected officials and outside agencies; and coordinates assigned activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations
    Provides staff assistance to the Human Resources Director; participates on a variety of boards, commissions and committees; and prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence
    Embodies and communicates organizational and departmental values. Holds self/others accountable for adhering to the organizational and departmental values
    Maintains a curious mind and sets a strong example for continuous learning and improvement for staff. Accepts stretch assignments to improve one’s self and delegates work in a similar manner
    Additional Duties:
    Performs other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications / Acceptable Equivalency:
    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field from an accredited college or university with ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional experience in human resources, organizational development, or a related field
    Master’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field, with five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources, organizational development, or a related field
    Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job
    Core Competencies:
    Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in oral communication; expresses oneself clearly in business writing; organizes ideas clearly and speaks logically so others can follow the reasoning; uses appropriate grammar and vocabulary that do not detract from credibility
    Ability to train on legal compliance subject matters and to adjust delivery of training and training materials to classroom situation including types of learners, special needs, and pace according to depth of subject and participant level
    Ability to listen attentively to people’s ideas and concerns; paraphrases to ensure understanding
    Ability to defer judgment on what someone is saying and, instead, focuses on finding out more; focuses on individual circumstances that are driving someone’s behavior and tailors responses accordingly
    Ability to build successful, collaborative, genial, and trusting relationships that contribute to personal effectiveness and the effectiveness of the work team
    Ability to perceive political relationships within the organization or with customers and demonstrate sensitivity to situations or language while integrating that knowledge in approaching problems and resolving conflict
    Ability to notice and accurately interpret what others are feeling, especially when they are not stating the issue explicitly, based on their choice of words, tone of voice, expressions, and other nonverbal behavior
    Ability to anticipate, but not stereotype or pre-judge, how others will react to a situation
    Ability to prepare for the implications and consequences of situations and takes appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies
    Ability to find nonthreatening ways to approach others about sensitive issues; makes others feel comfortable by responding in ways that convey interest in what they have to say; manages own behavior to prevent or reduce feelings of stress
    Ability to use initiative to take empowered action to solve routine problems within policy guidelines and seeks creative solutions for non-routine challenges; effectively handle several problems or tasks and remains calm in stressful situations
    Ability to think beyond the immediate issue to look at root cause of behavior/issue; uses good judgment in sharing information and maintaining confidentiality
    Ability to resolve problems in a systematic, step-by-step way; thinks about the chain of events that led to a problem; waits for all the information before evaluating options; thinks through a problem before offering a solution; uses past experiences to quickly evaluate situations where information may be incomplete or unclear
    Ability to work in stressful, fast-paced environment and effectively leverage employee relations situations or meet project deadlines
    Ability to develop recommendations and solutions with sensitivity to the issue, impact to organizational precedence, and desires of those affected by the recommendations
    Ability to handle multiple and parallel projects and to follow through on assignments
    Skilled in the use of a personal computer to include Microsoft Office programs and other software programs

    JD Degree with concentration in employment law
    PHR, SPHR, or SHRM certification
    Bilingual in Spanish and English
    Experience working in a municipal environment
    Proficient in Microsoft applications
    Experience in a supervisory capacity, directly managing the work of others

    Conditions of Employment:
    Must pass a drug test, criminal history background check and social security number verification
    Must be able to work outside of regular business hours as required
    Physical Requirements:
    Overall Strength Demands: The italicized word describes the overall strength demand of the functions performed by the incumbent during a typical workday.
    Sedentary – lifting no more than 10 pounds
    Light – lifting no more than 20 pounds; carry up to 10 pounds
    Medium – lifting no more than 50 pounds, carry up to 25 pounds
    Heavy – lifting no more than 100 pounds, carry up to 50 pounds
    Very Heavy – lifting more than 100 pounds, carry more than 50 pounds

    Physical Demand Codes: The following describes if the incumbent is expected to exert the following physical demands during a typical workday and the overall frequency.

    Codes for “how often”:

    Y = Yes
    N = No
    E = extensive (100-70%)
    M = moderate (60-30%)
    I = infrequent (20-10%)
    A = almost never (<10%)

    Task: Code:
    Standing: M
    Sitting: E
    Walking: M
    Lifting: I
    Carrying: I
    Pushing/Pulling: I
    Overhead Work: A
    Fine Dexterity: M
    Kneeling: A
    Crouching: A
    Crawling: A
    Bending: A
    Twisting: I
    Climbing: A
    Balancing: I
    Vision: E
    Hearing: E
    Talking: E
    Video Display: M

    Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids:
    The essential functions of this position require the daily use of a telephone, a computer, and general office machines.

    Environmental Factors:
    The essential functions of this position are performed in the field and an office environment.
    This job description is not an employment agreement, contract agreement, or contract. Management has exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.


    URL to apply to this position:


    Salary: $100,335 - $133,445.50

  • August 12, 2022 7:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Company:  Farnsworth Group Inc

    Job Description *

    Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees have earned us the Great Place to Work certification for several consecutive years! Farnsworth Group is a 130-year old, employee-owned full-service Engineering, Architecture and Land Surveying firm with approximately 500 employees. We can provide employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work!

    Farnsworth Group is seeking a Corporate Recruiter in our Frisco, TX office. In this role, you will join the Corporate Recruiting team to manage full life-cycle recruiting efforts for engineering, architectural and support related positions that are internal to the company.

    Job Duties and/or Responsibilities *

    Job Activities:
    • Develops sourcing strategies to identify the most efficient and cost-effective recruiting methods
    • Develop and maintain effective internal relationships, maintain proactive communication with managers to ensure successful recruiting
    • Build relationships with industry related schools and relevant organizations to attract and hire talent for all levels of the organization.
    • Advises with the HR department to ensure compliance with all employment laws, regulations, and company policies.
    • Works with department managers to define hiring criteria and create associated job postings.
    • Assists management by providing guidance on various HR topics

    Minimum Qualifications *

    Specific Requirements include:
    • Associate degree in Business Administration or related curriculum, preferably with a Human Resources concentration. Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years of recruiting experience working in a professional services environment and/or staffing agency
    • High level of professionalism and communication skills
    • Proven ability to negotiate and gain candidate acceptance
    • A basic level of knowledge in employee relations, employment law/labor law, compensation, performance management, benefits, and regulatory compliance
    • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and Applicant Tracking Systems
    • PHR/SHRM-CP certification desired, but not required

    Hybrid Work Program:

    Farnsworth Group appreciates that flexibility and work-life balance are an important aspect in the careers and lives of our employees. Our Hybrid Work Program offers employees a flexible work arrangement while contributing to the culture and success of the Company.

    Featured benefits and perks include:
    • 401(k) with 100% Company Match up to 5%
    • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
    • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
    • Short & Long-Term Disability
    • Maternity and Paternity Leave
    • Professional Development and Training
    • Mentoring Program
    • Paid Time Off
    • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements

    Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:

    Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together.

    For immediate consideration, please Apply Online by clicking on the link below


    or visit the Farnsworth Group website at www.f-w.com and click on the careers link.

    Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.

  • July 29, 2022 9:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Company:  Texas Woman's University

    Job Description Teaching online undergraduate and graduate courses in human resource management subjects
    Job Duties and/or Responsibilities Teach 4 courses in the Fall (beginning 8/29) and 4 courses in the Spring 2023 semester
    Minimum Qualifications Doctoral degree in Management/HR with 2 publications within the past 5 years, OR Doctoral degree in Management/HR with 5 Years of substantial HR experience. OR PhD ABD in Management with an emphasis in HR.
    To apply to this position, email: DRylander@twu.edu
    Salary $90,000 for 9 months

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