Human Resources Deputy Director - Special Projects

  • City of Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica, California
  • Oct 03, 2019
Full Time Human Resources and Personnel Management
  • Salary: 131400 Annually
  • Salary Top: 162228
  • Apply By: Nov 04, 2019

Summary

“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”

                                                -Jim Collins Good to Great

 

The City of Santa Monica is looking for a superstar to join their superstar Human Resources team as the Human Resources Deputy Director – Special Projects.  If you are an energetic, dynamic and self-driven professional leader with a proven track record of affecting positive and sustainable change through using data and process improvement strategies to drive organizational change, this position may be a perfect fit. 

The City of Santa Monica is one of the most recognized communities and desirable destinations to live and work.  The city is not interested in the status quo with Santa Monica being known around the country to be on the forefront of local government best practices regarding performance management, data driven decision making and sustainability.  Santa Monica is a complex full-service City with a population of 93,000, nearly 2300 employees with 11 bargaining units and a $737.9 million FY2017-18 operating budget.  The Human Resources Department has a budget of $5 million and 27 staff members. 

Job Description

The City of Santa Monica is one of the most recognized communities and desirable destinations to live and work.  The city is not interested in the status quo with Santa Monica being known around the country to be on the forefront of local government best practices regarding performance management, data driven decision making and sustainability.  Santa Monica is a complex full-service City with a population of 93,000, nearly 2300 employees with 11 bargaining units and a $737.9 million FY2017-18 operating budget.  The Human Resources Department has a budget of $5 million and 27 staff members. 

Job Requirements

Candidates must possess a BA/BS degree with a master’s degree being preferred, and a minimum of five years’ recent experience in the development and management of large projects, programs or policy initiatives for a business or municipal government.  Experience with budget preparation/management and at least two years of supervising experienced staff is essential.

Special Instructions

Interested individuals should submit a compelling letter of interest and resume by November 4, 2019 electronically to smcity.deputydirector@thehawkinscompany.com. The position is open until filled.  Materials should reflect size and scope of management experience including staffs managed, budgets administered, programs directed, and significant human resources accomplishments. A complete brochure is available at www.thehawkinscompany.com.