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Human Resources Director 3

Company: State of Minnesota
Location: Apple Valley
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

The Zoo encompasses a 485 acre campus and is home to more than 5,300 animals with about 1.29 million guests visiting annually. The Zoo is a coordinator of international conservation and breeding programs and is the State's largest environmental educator with over 400,000 participants annually. The Zoo's conservation programs protect endangered species and preserve critical ecosystems and its education programs engage audiences at the Zoo, throughout our region, and around the world Working Title: Director of Human Resources and Volunteer Services
Job Class: Human Resources Director 3
Agency: Minnesota Zoological Garden

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 03/07/2023
  • Closing Date: 03/27/2023
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Zoological Garden / Zoo Gardens-Managerial
  • Division/Unit: Operations / Chief Operating Office
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $43.94 - $63.02 / hourly; $91,746 - $131,585 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 220 - Manager/Unrep Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans. The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. Job Summary This position provides leadership and direction for the human resources, diversity & inclusion, training, and volunteer programs for the Minnesota Zoological Garden so that the agency attracts, develops, and retains quality employees and volunteers in support of the Zoo's mission to connect people, animals, and the natural world to save wildlife. The position provides expert consultation to management on the human resource implications of proposed actions; develops and implements human resource, training, diversity, and volunteer programs and policies; and serves on the management team providing leadership in achieving the Minnesota Zoo's strategic priorities. The position ensures that all human resource activities comply with state and federal laws and rules, administrative procedures and collective bargaining agreements and participates in bargaining as defined in M.S. 13.37, subdivision 1C. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications
    • Four (4) years of experience managing or supervising Human Resources functions and professional staff in a complex organization sufficient to direct and motivate staff, provide leadership to committees, and manage projects. Experience in Human Resources must include a broad range of functional areas such as:
      • Developing HR policies and directing HR programs.
      • Employment and labor law; and administering collective bargaining agreements.
      • Talent acquisition and management
      • Classification/job analysis
      • Compensation
      • HRIS transactions
      • Workers' Compensation
      • Employee training and development
      • Providing management consultation on a variety of complex HR issues such as performance management.
      • Ability to receive and maintain delegation of authority from Minnesota Management & Budget for HR work in compensation, classification, selection, and labor relations.
      • Ability to work with stakeholders to accurately identify needs and effectively communicate to address needs and establish rapport.
      • Ability to set an organizational tone of continuous improvement and foster an environment that adheres to high ethical and professional standards.
      • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access with demonstrated experience engaging diverse communities and underserved audiences. Preferred Qualifications
        • Human Resources experience in a 24/7 service environment
        • Human Resources experience in the public sector
        • Thorough knowledge of state personnel laws, rules, policies, administrative procedures, collective bargaining agreements, and other plans governing the compensation, terms, and conditions of employment.
        • Thorough knowledge of job analysis, state classification system, HAY system, selection criteria development, state compensation systems and policies.
        • Master's degree in a related field or JD.
        • Experience developing and managing budgets.
        • Experience working with zoo, conservation, environmental, and/or cultural organizations.
        • Experience working with Twin Cities diverse communities and demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
        • Working knowledge of the methods used in developing a coordinated program of volunteer services sufficient to plan and administer a program of recruitment, screening, placement, training, and retention of volunteers. Additional Requirements This position requires successful completion of the following:
          • Employment verification checks, criminal background checks, and child protection check. To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Matt Olinger at . Why Work for Us Diverse Workforce We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota. A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
            • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
            • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
            • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
            • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
              • Training and professional development
              • Paid vacation and sick leave
              • 11 paid holidays each year
              • Paid parental leave
              • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
              • Vision coverage
              • Wellness programs and resources
              • Employer paid life insurance
              • Short-term and long-term disability
              • Health care spending and savings accounts Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email and indicate what assistance is needed.

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