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Human Resources Manager

Yuma County Yuma, AZ
  • Expired: February 15, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.
*This position is responsible for Superior Court Human Resources management for the Superior Court departments.
*The ideal candidate will have strong experience and fully developed skills in all facets of HR Management.

Under general direction manages a comprehensive human resources program for the Superior Court in Yuma County; translates broad general guidelines and policy into human resources programs and services; provides advice and counsel to management and staff for resolution of human resources issues.
(Illustrative Only) Advises and confers with the Presiding Judge, Court Administrator, Chief Adult Probation Officer, Director of the Juvenile Justice Center, Appointing Authorities in the Superior Court, and supervisory staff on all aspects of human resources program management, issues and services; administers and directs a comprehensive human resources program including recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee relations, equal opportunity compliance, and career training and development; advises and assists employees, supervisors, managers, Court Administrator, and Judicial Officers with personnel matters by interpreting and applying human resources policies; assists with grievance procedures; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues; manages investigations of issues pertaining to harassment, discrimination, performance and pending employment litigation; assists the Presiding Judge and Court Administrator with administrative functions, such as signing personnel action forms, and directing and assisting other court managers; assesses, modifies, formulates, recommends, maintains, and applies the Judicial Merit Rules and other human resources policies and procedures; assists with employee counseling, discipline, and termination; plans, organizes, supervisors, implements, and evaluates recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, and employee records. Reviews Judicial Merit Rules, including recommendations to Judicial Management Team regarding updates, corrections, and interpretations; oversees training for mandatory in-service training and career development; conducts studies and research of major personnel issues, and prepares recommendations and reports; develops and administers a comprehensive organizational development training program; coordinates annual market study with an outside consultant for the entire Court family; communicates with legal counsel in employment matters and litigation; assists in the preparation and presentation of the annual court budget, including the development and application of goals and objectives; processes and evaluates CourTools monthly statistics, assists with the implementation of the Court User Survey, and approves timesheets; coordinates with the Yuma County Human resources Department on mutual areas of concern, including benefits, payroll, EEOC and FMLA issues, and recruitment initiatives; performs related duties as required or assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Human resources, Business or Public Administration, or related field; AND five (5) years of professional Human resources experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: This classification requires the applicant to pass criminal background checks; a valid Arizona State driver's license may be required; Arizona Committee on Judicial Education and Training (COJET) yearly accreditation is required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a standard office environment and Court facilities.
Knowledge of: County, state and Federal laws, statutes, rules, ordinances, codes and regulations governing human resources activities and functions; Superior Court processes and procedures; principles and practices of public sector personnel administration, confidential records management, budget preparation and presentation, and effective customer service practices; standards and techniques for recruitment, classification, compensation, training and benefits; legal, ethical, and professional rules of conduct for government employees; principles, practices, and methods of recruitment, classification, compensation, training, benefits, and strategic planning; principles of risk management, workplace safety, and organizational development.

Skills in: Reading, interpreting, understanding, and applying employment standards and procedures, applicable Federal and state rules and regulations, and Court policies and procedures; using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; analyzing problems, resolving disputes and grievances, and recommending effective solutions; conducting research, analyzing results and writing reports on human resources programs and procedures; managing investigations relating to human resources issues; developing and administering human resources plans, policies, and procedures; assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands; maintaining and reviewing confidential human resources records, reports, and documentation; operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and the public; communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Yuma County


Yuma, AZ
85364 USA