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Commissioner of Human Resources
Location: US-NY-Ithaca
Job Details:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four-year college with a Master's Degree in public or Business Administration, Industrial and Labor relations, Social Sciences, Education, Human Resources Management or a related field AND five years of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time and/or volunteer) administrative experience EITHER in a government agency, must include significant responsibility for the recruitment, hiring and discipline of employees OR in a non-governmental agency, which must be personnel management experience, but in either case, no fewer than five years of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR

2. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four-year college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Business or Public Administration, Industrial and Labor relations, Social Sciences, Education, Human Resources Management or a related field AND seven years of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time and/or
volunteer) administrative experience EITHER in a governmental agency, which must include significant responsibility for the recruitment, hiring and discipline of employees OR in a non-governmental agency, in which case the experience must be personnel management experience, but in either case, no fewer than five years of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR

3. Completion of at least sixty credit hours of college level study in Business or Public Administration, Industrial and Labor relations, Social Sciences, Education, Human Resources Management or a related field AND at least ten years of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time and/or volunteer) experience EITHER in a governmental agency, which must include significant responsibility for the recruitment, hiring and discipline of employees OR in a non-governmental agency, in which case the experience must be personnel management experience, but in either case, no fewer than five
years of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR

4. Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described in (a), (b) and (c) above.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
This position is considered to be a public officer. Pursuant to Article 3 of the NYS Public Officers law, the holder of this position must be a United States citizen and a resident of Tompkins County.


NOTE: In accordance with New York State Civil Service Law, Section 15, subsection 1 (b), and the Tompkins County Charter and Code, the Personnel Officer (titled Commissioner of Human Resources in Tompkins County) shall be appointed by the County Administrator (subject to confirmation by the County Legislature) for a term of six years.


Tompkins County is Committed to Equity and Inclusion. We encourage those with similar values to apply.


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The Commissioner of Human Resources is responsible for effectively planning, developing and implementing a fully integrated human resources strategy across Tompkins County government. The Commissioner provides vision to, plans, coordinates and evaluates the work of professional, technical and clerical staff of the Tompkins County Human Resources Department. The
Commissioner is a Personnel Officer possessing the same powers, rights and responsibilities as that of a Municipal Civil Service Commission. The Commissioner is responsible for administering the provisions of the New York State Civil Service Law and for
providing civil service oversight of the various County Departments and all of the civil divisions under the County’s jurisdiction, including maintenance of a roster of all employees and all of their associated personnel files. Under the Commissioner’s leadership, the Human Resources Department is responsible for County recruitments, examinations, classification and compensation, employee benefits, employee relations, discipline, onboarding, orientation, professional development, learning opportunities, and collective bargaining. The incumbent serves as an organizational leader and thought companion, providing vision, support, and partnership to other organizational leaders. The Commissioner is responsible for positive outcomes of the County's workforce affirmative action program and diversity and inclusion initiatives. The Commissioner oversees administration of the County’s benefits programs, ensures that all new County employees are properly oriented and that they continue to receive
such on-going education as necessary to maintain a highly functioning workforce. The Commissioner negotiates and administers the various collective bargaining agreements, mediates disputes and negotiates amicable settlements between County employees and administration. If arbitration becomes necessary, the Commissioner works through the appropriate venue to resolve grievances and disputes. The Commissioner works under the general administrative direction of the County Administrator in accordance with the broadly stated policies and objectives of the Tompkins County Legislature. The Commissioner provides administrative oversight to the Department of Human Resources and the Office of Employment and Training. Administrative supervision is exercised over the work of all department and division employees. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.

 
Additional Job Instructions:
Interested candidates should apply through the Tompkins County Website: http://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/vacancies
 
Benefits:
NYS Retirement and Excellent Benefits
 




Tompkins County

Heather, Buck
Human Resources Department
125 E Court Street
Ithaca, NY, 14850
P: 6072745526
F: 6072745401


1  Full-Time Position Open
Salary Range:
$102,710 - $111,571/Yearly




 


 


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