HR Policy And Compliance Manager - Department Of Human Resources

City Of Baltimore, MD Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Human Resources Policy and Compliance Manager

Position Summary

Challenging and meaningful work, immediate impact, enterprise-wide contributions, change partnering, leadership delivery...if this is what you are seeking in a new career opportunity, your search ends with us...the City of Baltimore, Department of Human Resources. Reporting to the Chief of Policy and Compliance and serving as a vital member of the Policy team, the Human Resources (HR) Policy and Compliance Manager directly assists the Chief of Policy and Compliance with developing, implementing, and managing key policies that impact the City's workforce.

Key Deliverables

The Human Resources Policy and Compliance Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations for the Policy team, ensuring consistent understanding, interpretation and application of City-wide policies and procedures through dissemination and training.

  • Develops, drafts, and proposes new policies, and revises existing policies based on applicable best practices and in accordance to City, State and Federal employment laws and regulations.

  • Creates policy and compliance training and guidance materials, and facilitates various policy-related trainings.

  • Directly handles complex and highly sensitive investigations and employee relation issues.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources, public administration or a related field and five years of professional experience in data compilation and analysis, policy development, and human resources and/or labor relations.

  • Juris Doctor (JD) is preferred. PHR/SPHR required (or must be obtained within 12 months of employment commencement).

  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience in a fast paced, highly diverse work environment.


  • Extensive knowledge of local, state, federal employment laws and regulations including the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and wage and hour compliance.

  • Knowledge of the principles/practices of human resources management in a large diverse, unionized organization.

  • Skill in understanding and interpreting complex, technical and legal materials related to human resources management and Civil Service rules and policies.

  • Ability to provide policy-related consultation and guidance to senior leadership, employees and other key stakeholders.

  • Expertise in analyzing data, drawing conclusions and providing viable recommendations for ambiguous situations

  • Ability to plan, conduct, organize, and document comprehensive research projects and operation studies to develop and implement human resources systems.

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities.

  • Strong written, oral and presentation skills and ability to communicate with professionals on varying levels.

  • Solid skill in negotiation and consensus building with diverse groups of people.

  • Ability to effectively evaluate other's work and provide constructive feedback.

About Our Workforce With a 15,000+ employee stakeholder workforce, the City of Baltimore's occupations span from executive and managerial to laboring, including public health and safety, clerical, technical, administrative, and support capacities throughout the metropolitan area. Operating under a Civil Service System, the majority of stakeholders are represented by one of nine labor unions: with a large body of appointed positions. This career opportunity offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience. This position will remain posted until filled. Your application must include a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements.

Note: Those eligible candidates who are under final consideration for appointment in this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background investigation.

The City of Baltimore is An Equal Opportunity Employer

Supplemental Information

UnderSections 7-7, 7-8, and 7-9 of the Ethics Law outlines the City officials and employees who are required to file. Each year, the Ethics Board, in collaboration with City agencies and the Department of Human Resources, identifies required filers based on the Ethics Law's criteria.

These positions typically include:

As a general matter, the following public servants must file financial disclosure statements:

  • Officials and many non-clerical employees of City agencies and instrumentalities ( 7-7 and 7-8);

  • "Non-clerical" means any compensated public servant who is not employed solely in a secretarial, clerical, or custodial capacity.

  • Members of most City boards and commissions ( 7-7 and 7-8);

  • Individuals filling procurement, enforcement, and legislative liaison functions ( 7-9);

  • Individuals vacating any of these positions ( 7-11).

  • Individuals filling a vacancy in any of these positions ( 7-12).

  • Candidates for qualifying elected positions ( 7-13).

  • Designees of the Mayor and of the City Council President ( 7-14).

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HR Policy And Compliance Manager - Department Of Human Resources

City Of Baltimore, MD