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Human Resources Director

Henry County

Posted: Jun. 20, 2019

End Date: Jul. 19, 2019

Located just 30 miles south of Atlanta, Henry County continues to be one of the fastest growing counties in the country. Offering residents a sustainable cost of living with a high quality of life, Henry County provides an excellent location, plentiful housing options, a highly rated school system, a top-notch health care system and a variety of recreation and cultural options, making it the perfect place to live, work and play.  Henry County's proximity makes it easy for residents to enjoy Atlanta's attractions, while also offering residents a wealth of entertainment options outside Atlanta’s perimeter, as Henry County is home to the Atlanta Motor Speedway and NASCAR, Panola Mountain State Park, the Henry County Veterans Wall of Honor and Veterans Museum. History buffs will find Henry County rich in history while the outdoor enthusiast will love its plentiful parks, recreation centers and outdoor attractions. From rolling pastures to bustling retail establishments and gorgeous parks with a variety of amenities, Henry County has something for everyone.

Henry County seeks a professional and ethical Human Resources Director who is a dedicated team player and has a proven Human Resources record of success in leadership and management of HR functions within a public/governmental agency or private sector organizations. The successful candidate should be an experienced, self-confident person who can immediately provide quality HR services to a variety of service departments in a timely manner and is able to address workforce problems with diplomacy and tact. This means being adept in making decisions in some areas where established procedures may not always exist.   This person must also be sensitive and knowledgeable of the unique role Constitutional Officers have in managing their personnel under the Georgia Constitution.  Specific experience is expected in employee relations, compensation/benefits administration, training, and the ability to offer responsive HR support services to a team-oriented, employee-friendly organization.  The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and have well-developed problem-solving abilities and have the ability to speak directly and objectively about important issues without being adversarial. 
 Minimum qualifications for the Director, Human Resources include:
  • Bachelor's Degree in human resources management, organizational development, public administration, business administration or related degree from an accredited university is required. A master’s degree is highly preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible human resources experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job is required. Local government (city, county, state) is highly desired, but not required.
  • SHRM and/or HRCI certification is highly desired. Supervisory experience required.
Compensation & Benefits include:
Salary for this position DOQ (depending on qualifications) of the selected candidate is expected to be in the range of $85,000—$95,000 with a comprehensive benefits package including:  health, dental, vision and life Insurance; retirement—defined benefit pension program; 457 deferred compensation plan; paid time off (vacation and sick leave); employee wellness program and an on-site employee wellness center.

Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references, and salary history not later than July 19, 2019 to:  Lisa Ward, Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc., at lisaward912@gmail.com.  Any questions please call 706-983-9326.  Interviews are expected to be conducted the third week of August 2019.
For additional information:  http://www.mercergroupinc.com