Brockton MA - Director of Human ResourcesPosted May 26, 2021
Brockton, MA (approx. 96,000 pop.), is seeking an experienced HR professional to guide the City as a preferred employer and provider of innovative and results-oriented human resources services, policies, and systems. This person will have strong leadership skills to expand the HR Team’s expertise and offerings with strong communication that clearly explains complex rules and regulations to non-HR professionals of the Executive Team while being very responsive to their HR needs. This position reports administratively to the Mayor.
Centrally located 25 miles south of Boston and 30 miles north of Providence, RI, this thriving and history rich “City of Champions” is located in Plymouth County. The sixth largest city in the Commonwealth, Brockton has more than 700 employees and multiple contractual agreements on the City side. The Director of Human Resources leads a department of 4 personnel with an FY21 operating budget of approximately $53 mil which includes oversight of all benefits for City employees. Although this position is not responsible for HR for the schools, it does manage the benefits. The City of Brockton operates with a Mayor/Council form of government.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with a solid background in all Human Resources functional areas and a track record of 5-7 years of success in public sector HR management. A master’s degree in a related field is preferred, as well as specialization or certificate in labor relations. Residency required within the first year of employment unless waived by City Council.