Overall Job Objective
Would you like to partner with a collaborative and innovative team that strives to provide strategic solutions?
City of Boulder employees make a difference to those who visit or live in our city each year. The Human Resources Department works in partnership with all city departments, including managers, their teams and individual employees, to provide programs and services that create a workplace of employee empowerment.
Some examples of current initiatives and upcoming priorities include:
Benefits experience enhancements
Classification and compensation strategy development
Employee engagement survey results integration
HR data strategy development
Learning and organizational development strategy focused on employee retention
Recruitment, selection and onboarding enhancements
The annualized salary range for this position is $97,800 - $149,100, depending on qualifications
More information on the position can be found on our brochure.
For more information on the City of Boulder's benefits, please consult our Benefits Guide.
City of Boulder's Human Resources Organizational Chart.
The selection process for this recruitment will be as follows:
October 22-26: Application screening
October 29-31: Telephone interviews for narrowed candidate pool
November 5-9: On-site interviews for finalists
Throughout this process, a City of Boulder HR representative will communicate via email or phone whether or not you are continuing as part of the outlined process. Your time and ours are both valuable, so please ensure you can meet the minimum qualifications and schedule if you are interested. Additionally, our out-of-state finalists will be eligible for an interview travel stipend for on-site interviews, to be determined.
Duties & Responsibilities
The People Operations Manager will:
Actively engage in the work of the department by recognizing the interdependencies of HR functions and how they connect to optimize the workforce experience
Demonstrate continuous efforts to improve and integrate HR operations, streamline work processes and enhance resources in service of the city's workforce
Serve as supervisor and/or peer coach to HR Managers and related teams, and
Ensure alignment with city vision, values, leadership philosophy and organizational expectations in all aspects of the role
Applications must include a letter of interest (cover letter) and a resume.
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: To be high performing in this role, our ideal candidate will exude the following competencies:
Self-Knowledge and Understanding of Others: is aware of strengths and opportunities of self and others; recognizes the importance and value of differing perspectives; seeks feedback and learns from experience and others; adapts accordingly.
Organizational Agility: understands organizational culture; has the ability to navigate all levels of the organization to achieve positive results and successful outcomes; interacts with internal and external stakeholders and customers in a manner that supports organizational values.
Strategic Agility: uses a broad perspective to continuously adapt and adjust priorities; actively identifies emergent needs, issues and alternatives to for implementation; creates strategies for innovative and efficient solutions that best fit the organization.
Managing Vision & Purpose: understands priorities and resources; provides clarity and guidance on what is mission-critical; inspires and aligns work efforts and performance
Motivating Others: models a positive work environment that supports peak performance; has the ability to determine what encourages others; demonstrates an ability to empower by fostering independent decision-making.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the required minimum qualifications:
Advanced Education/Professional Certification
Graduate degree in a related field.
Professional designation such as Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), or Professional Human Resources Certification.
Strong knowledge of business operations management
WORKING CONDITIONS - Required Physical and Mental Effort, and Environmental Conditions:
Physical and Mental Effort: Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation that permits the employee to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written documents and materials. Sufficient manual dexterity that permits the employee to operate computer equipment and other office equipment. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to work in an office setting. Work may include extended periods of time viewing a computer video monitor and/ or operating a keyboard. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, public contact, and changing priorities and conditions.
Work Environment: Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment. Works in a setting subject to continuous interruptions and background noises.
Machines and equipment used include, but are not limited to the following: Frequently uses standard office equipment including personal computers, telephones, calculators and copy/fax machines.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Note: The above description is illustrative only. It is not meant to be all-inclusive
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