Job: Human Resources Director - Library

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Human Resources Director - Library

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$75,287.06 - $119,782.21 Annually

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Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.



This is highly responsible professional administrative work directing Human Resources activities for the Alachua  County Library District.
An  employee assigned to  this classification is responsible for all activities, operations and functions of the administrative section which oversees the Human Resources, Equal Opportunity and Risk Management Services for the District, including the supervision of staff, establishment of procedures, recommendation of policies, and development of short and long range plans for this section of the Division. The employee may assist with District-wide planning.

The Human Resources Department oversees the selection, appointment and onboarding of new talent; education and management of existing talent; organization-wide policy and procedure development and recommendation; classification; compensation; and Collective Bargaining negotiations.
Work is performed independently under the direction of a higher level  supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, performance reviews and observation of results obtained.

 Examples of Duties:
Provides  guidance  and   direction to  all  employees  in  the  areas of  Human Resources (Recruitment, Personnel Policies, Regulatory compliance etc.) Equal Opportunity (including ADA enforcement) and  Risk Management (benefits and Workers Compensation).
Assists    department   managers  and    supervisors   in    dealing  with   employee issues, including  drafting  and   conducting   performance  reviews;   counseling techniques   an documentation:   disciplinary  actions;   and   the  handling  of   Family Medical   Leave   Act (FMLA) and  Workers' Compensation incidents.
Develops and implements short and long-range plans for the human resources programs; develops and recommends to the Library Director integrated personnel policies and procedures; monitors the effectiveness of the program and recommends modifications to the personnel policies and procedures as well as management practices.

Ensures that personnel policies and procedures help align the workforce to meet the strategic goals of the Library.
Assists with union negotiations by conducting research, drafting bargaining proposal language and  taking an active role at the bargaining table.
Provides direction on the recruitment, training and  supervision of all Library District volunteers.
Supervises  and  coordinates  the  activities  of  subordinate  employees  including determining work procedures and schedules; issuing instructions and assigning duties; reviewing  work;   recommending  personnel  actions;   conducting   performance reviews; and  conducting departmental training and  orientation.
Keeps abreast of new developments in Human Resources, Equal Opportunity and Risk Management,  including those  of  a  technological  nature.  Analyzes needs, recommends and  implements appropriate measures for improving service;  disseminates  such information to Section, Administrative Services Division, and  other library staff.
Ensures the  Library  District  employees are  aware  of  and   trained  on  new   laws  and regulations in  the Human Resources area and  that existing policies and procedures are revised to reflect any  new  or revised laws  and  regulations.
Plans,  organizes,   coordinates   and   conducts   in-service  training  on  Human Resources issues.
Manages the department's budget and resources with an emphasis on responsible stewardship and maximizing benefits to County talent and partners.
Coordinates District-wide projects and studies at the direction of the Administrative Services  Division   Director;  develops,  implements,  analyzes and  reports statistical measures of library service.
Assists  Administration with compilation of  the Long  Range  Accomplishments  Report and other reports as assigned.

Works with managers to ensure employees are familiar with and  in  compliance with the District's policies and  procedures, including those governing patron conduct.
Provides  Board of  Trustees  and  Governing Board with information  as  requested  by the Administrative Services Division Director.
Works effectively and collaboratively with the Alachua County attorney and HR and EO representatives as needed.
Attends conferences and  participates in related professional organizations.

Performs related work as required.

NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed  in  positions  allocated  to  this  class. The  omission  of  specific statements of duties does  not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Comprehensive   knowledge    of    Human    Resources,   Equal    Opportunity,   and   Risk Management policies district-wide.
Comprehensive knowledge of  management and  supervisory techniques  and  the ability to apply  them to create effective and  efficient service.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and  practices of public administration.
Thorough knowledge of administrative techniques and procedures, particularly those pertaining to Human Resources Management, Equal  Opportunity, and  Risk Management.
Ability to supervise and  organize the work of  subordinate staff, enforce disciplinary procedures, coach  and  counsel staff and  effectively appraise employee's performance.

Ability to remain current on all  laws, regulations, trends and  practices in  the areas of Human Resources, Equal  Opportunity, Risk Management and  Volunteer services.
Ability  to  analyze  administrative  problems  and  make  sound  improvement recommendations.
Ability to effectively plan for and manage administrative records and controls; prepare periodic and  special  reports.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library staff and the public.
Ability to maintain complex records, perform research and in-depth analysis, and prepare reports.
Ability to contribute to the overall growth and  development of the Library District.

Ability to understand the reasoning and rationale behind Library policies and procedures.
PHYSICAL  DEMANDS:  The  physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by  an employee to successfully perform the essential  functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations  may  be made  to enable  individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach and  be mobile.
The  employee must  occasionally lift  and/or   move   up   to 10   pounds.  Specific  vision abilities required by  this job  include close  vision, color vision, and  the ability to adjust focus  associated with the constant use of printed matter and  computer monitors.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative   of   those    an   employee   encounters    while    performing   the  essential functions of  this job.  Reasonable accommodations  may  be  made   to enable   individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise  level  in the work environment is usually moderate.




Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, public administration or a related field, and five years of progressively responsible Human Resources experience plus one year of Equal Opportunity and Risk Management experience or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.  Must provide own means of transportation.  Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment.


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  • Public Libraries

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Job Place:
Alachua County Library District

Job Location:
Central Florida

401 East University Avenue




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Alachua County Library District

401 East University Avenue




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Jonathan flynt

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