Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Ohlone College


Position Description:
Ideal Candidate Statement:

Ohlone Community College District is looking for a dynamic leader to be our Human Resources Supervisor. The ideal candidate for this position is a person who is knowledgeable about all aspects of the operations of a fast-paced, full-service human resources department. The incumbent must have excellent customer-service skills and be service oriented. The person will have previous experience supervising professional staff and working with internal and external customers in a community college environment. The person must be comfortable working in groups to build consensus prior to decision making. The person must be analytical and have developed critical thinking skills.

Job Description Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President of Human Resources and Training, plans, organizes, supervises, and coordinates a comprehensive human resources program for both academic and classified employees of the District, provides District-wide consultation and technical direction in the areas of recruitment/selection, position classification, wage and salary administration, general employment services, benefits, workers' compensation, accommodations, training, human resources automated systems and employee relations.

The incumbent is responsible for helping to manage the human resources day-to-day functions of the District and providing technical and administrative direction for a variety of core functions to subordinate Human Resources professionals and clerical/technical staff. The Human Resources Supervisor reports to the Associate Vice President of Human Resources and Training who provides policy direction and has executive level responsibility for all human resources, staff development, labor relations and organizational development functions for the District.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Principles, policies and practices of personnel administration as it relates to recruitment/selection, position classification, wage and salary administration, employee/labor relations, departmental budget administration, supervision, training, employee and organizational development, leadership, team building, motivation and conflict resolution; business report writing; pertinent local state and federal laws, rules and regulations; modern office systems and personnel software.

Ability to:
Supervise, and direct the work of professional, technical and clerical staff performing recruitment/selection, position classification, wage and salary administration, employment services, human resources automated systems, benefits and workers’ compensation and employee relations tasks; effectively train and evaluate staff; prepare and administer a departmental budget; apply collaborative work strategies and gain the cooperation of employees at all levels of the organization; analyze issues and develop alternative solutions; prepare comprehensive written reports with recommendations; make oral presentations to a variety of audiences on human resources related topics.

Skill in:
1. Planning, organizing, scheduling, assigning and reviewing the work of others;
2. Selecting, training, instructing, appraising, counseling and motivating assigned staff;
3. Maintaining records and preparing reports and correspondence including required regulatory reports and records;
4. Effective oral communications;
5. Evaluating and developing procedures, standards and methods for building maintenance and improvement, and grounds keeping;
6. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work;
7. Exercising sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines.

Essential Duties:
1. Manages, directs and organizes the recruitment/selectin, position classification, wage and salary, employment services, human resources automated systems, collective bargaining, benefits and workers’ compensation activities of the Human Resources Department;
2. Provides technical direction to managerial, technical/professional and clerical staff conducing various human resources activities;
3. Works closely with the various divisions and departments to meet their service requirements and needs;
4. Manages the development and administration of employee evaluation and recognition programs;
5. Directs the development, selection, validation and construction, scheduling, scoring and analysis of examinations for a wide variety of classified and academic classifications.
6. Participates in collective bargaining activities by serving on District negotiating teams, assisting in the investigation and processing of grievance and complaints.
7. Assists in managing the District’s equal employment opportunity and diversity outreach efforts;
8. Presents written and oral reports on a wide variety of human resource issues, policies, procedures, local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations, etc.;
9. Provides technical and administrative direction to staff on labor relations and employment services issues;
10. Consults with all levels of District staff and union representatives on human resources issues;
11. Assists in the preparation and administration of the departmental budget;
12. Develops and implements personnel rules and regulations and interprets and administers collective bargaining agreements;
13. Develops and maintains diverse recruitment pools;
14. Develops, implements, and administers a variety of special projects;
15. Oversees the investigation of disciplinary actions and prepare reports and recommendations for action;
16. Represents Human Resources and the District at a variety of meetings;
17. Performs related duties as assigned.
18. Supervises, directs, assigns and evaluates the daily work of assigned staff; trains employees in work procedures, standards and safety practices, interviews and recommends selection of job applicants, appraises employee performance, conducts informal counseling on work issues, prepares documentation and improvement plans for deficiencies, and recommends performance recognition and disciplinary action;
19. Communicate matters involving personnel and other issues in a current and timely manner with the Associate Vice President of Human Resources and Training;
20. Prepare and administer department budgets for area of responsibility; prepare recommendations and justifications regarding budget requests; authorize expenditures according to District’s policies and applicable regulations; actively seek State and other funding sources to support new or on-going facilities maintenance projects;

Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the above knowledge and skill is a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university in Industrial Psychology, Human Resources Management, Public Administration or a directly related field. A masters degree is highly desirable.

Experience: Equivalent to three years of responsible experience in human resource administration that included two years of experience supervising journey-level staff performing recruitment/selectin, position classification or employee relations work in a large and complex organization.

Other Requirements: Possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record; as an exempt employee, the incumbent may be asked to work variable schedules.

Preferred Qualifications:

Salary Range:
$91,987 - $117,402

Posting Detail Information:
Posting Number:

Number of Vacancies: 1

Desired Start Date:

Position End Date (if temporary):

Close Date: 5/5/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Benefits Statement:
Ohlone offers a competitive benefits package. Employee pays for health benefits from salary. Below is a list of some of our offerings:

1. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and LTD
2. Membership in Public Employees’ Retirement System Candidates hired on or after January 1, 2013 are subject to restrictions imposed by PEPRA)
3. Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security)
4. Paid vacation
5. Paid sick leave
6. Paid holidays and district-paid floating personal days
7. Longevity pay step increase based on your years of service
8. IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan
9. 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes)
10. 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (employee contributes)

*Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986:
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.”

District Statement:
A multi-campus single community college district, Ohlone College is located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California; serving 12,000 students per year. The District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark Campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.

EEO Statement Summary:
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment:
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts and proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance.

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