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  • 11 Jan 2019 6:14 PM | Karen Pearson

    Salary:  $71,400.00 - $92,832.00 Annually
    Job Type: Limited Term 
    Closes:  Thu. 01/31/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time

    Apply online at:

    Required application materials include: a complete online application,  
    answers to all supplemental questions, a cover letter addressing your interest and experience as it pertains to this position, and an attached resume

    The City of Gresham has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and versatile HR professional to fill an 18-24 month* limited term (LTE) position primarily performing projects in the areas of classification and compensation, HR program administration and some employee relations activities. The limited term assignment is to backfill HR services while designated HR staff support the development of the HR and Payroll modules associated with implementation of a new Citywide ERP system.

    The LTE Senior HR Analyst will join a team of customer-oriented HR professionals who support the entire city by providing guidance and consultation on a wide variety of human resources functions and complete HR projects necessary for the success of its workforce.

    The Limited Term duration is budgeted through June 30, 2020 through project funding for the ERP project.  Limited-term employees receive a full benefit package.  Click on the 'Benefits' tab for details.

    As Oregon's fourth-largest city, Gresham is a welcoming community of hard-working people where tradition and heritage meet innovation and opportunity. Gresham is a dynamic, innovative and rapidly growing city where families and businesses have a mutual desire and drive to thrive. City of Gresham employees care deeply about the community they serve, and go beyond to deliver services in collaborative, inventive, practical and nimble ways. Our work is challenging, fast-paced and rewarding.

    Position Description:
    The LTE Senior HR Analyst will report to the HR Director and has substantial responsibility for performing a variety of responsible, and analytical projects in support of the City's classification and compensation systems.  The incumbent will be instrumental in leading the City's response to the new Oregon Pay Equity law and steering the City's efforts in redesigning and modernizing its classification structure to incorporate City values and competencies and update essential and preferred qualifications.  The incumbent will also perform market-based compensation projects to ensure City classifications are competitive in the local government market. The incumbent may also serve as a professional HR resource in other areas including performance management, corrective action, policies and practices, employment laws and regulations, and union contract implementation.  As a Senior HR Analyst there are opportunities to lead and mentor others on the HR team on projects and assignments.

    Some of the interesting functions and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

    •Advise the City's Executive Leadership Team and HR Director on improvements to the City's classification and compensation systems to ensure alignment with legal requirements and City policies.
    •Perform classification reviews on individual employees, or groups of employees, for employee reclassification.
    •Analyze job(s) and recommend classification language changes to ensure essential and preferred job responsibilities are accurately documented on written classification specifications.
    •Write new and update current classification specifications.
    •Conduct market-based salary studies based on the City's defined market comparables; recommend salary grades based on external market and internal alignment factors.
    •Serve as project lead for large scope job family reviews and lead the work of other HR staff serving on the project. Ensure project timelines and milestones are met.
    •Provide professional human resources advice and assistance to managers and supervisors on matters of policy, performance management and employee relations and recommending and implementing appropriate strategies.
    •Answer questions from employees, supervisors, and managers regarding a wide variety of human resources policies, practices and procedures and union contract interpretation.
    •Develop and deliver training presentations to managers, supervisors and employees on human resources policy, procedures and practices and organizational development initiatives.
    •Maintain and monitor Human Resources Information System (HRIS) records and reports to ensure compliance with City policies and collective bargaining language.
    •Coordinate the work of outside contractors and/or consultants, as necessary

    The Ideal Candidate:
    The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded Human Resources professional with a specific interest and applied experience performing classification and compensation work for a public agency, preferably in a unionized environment.  Ideally this position will be filled by someone who enjoys a challenge, wants to contribute to the success of a small HR team and is prepared to perform a wide range of assignments from routine to highly complex.  Successful candidates will be business partners who seek to understand City departments, their goals and the work being done throughout the City and possess strong interpersonal and relationship building skills. The position demands someone who is objective in performing analysis and formulating recommendations, and who knows when to consult or refer matters to others. A solid foundation of project and time management skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy of work is also necessary. 


    Qualities we're looking for:  

    •Collaborative: A professional who values partnerships and forms relationships throughout the organization. A team player who thrives working as part of a small HR team.
    •Practical: An individual who balances individual requests with the business needs, and acts in the best interest of the City.
    •Inventive: A problem-solver who develops workable solutions for new challenges.
    •Nimble: An individual who is able to handle a multitude of projects and priorities.

    We believe that to deliver the highest level of service to all Gresham community members, it is crucial we employ a diverse workforce, foster an inclusive working environment, and ensure our policies and systems result in equitable outcomes. The City seeks candidates who will support these values by continuously incorporating equity in their daily work and actively contributing to a workplace culture that respects unique viewpoints, life experiences and cultural perspectives.
    Come build the future with us.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    •Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, public administration or related field OR some college-level coursework and current professional HR certification; e.g., IPMA-CP or SCP; SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR; and
    •5 years of professional experience in HR or HR related field with specialized knowledge and related experience in the area of classification and compensation.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    •Experience working in a public agency and/or union environment.
    •Experience with HR Program administration and Employee Relations issues.
    •Strong coaching, counseling and listening skills and the ability to work in a variety of work environments.
    •Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    •Strong analytical and research skills.
    •Demonstrated ability to build trust.
    •Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
    •Excellent listening and consensus building skills.
    •Demonstrated ability to develop team collaboration.



  • 11 Jan 2019 8:03 AM | Anonymous

    Apply now Job no: 523394
    Work type: Officer of Administration
    Location: Eugene, OR
    Categories: Executive/Management/Director, Human Resources

    Department: Human Resources
    Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
    Salary: $100,000 - $120,000 per year
    Compensation Band: OS-OA11-Fiscal Year 2018-2019
    FTE: 1.0

    Application Review Begins
    January 30, 2019; position open until filled

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Complete online application must include a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references.

    Department Summary
    Human Resources serves the campus community as a strategic partner by building HR processes, systems, and infrastructure to provide streamlined, state-of-the-art services to campus partners, and developing HR expertise to enable HR to advance university goals and the institution's HR capacity. The person in this position must support diversity and inclusion in every aspect and responsibility associated with the job.

    Position Summary
    Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Classification and Compensation is a key member of the HR leadership team providing overall leadership and manages functions including development of classification tools and compensation methodology, compensation-related training and communication, and ensuring effective delivery and compliance with state and federal regulations, collective bargaining agreements, and university policies and procedures. This position recommends policies and procedures to ensure that the total compensation of faculty and staff is externally competitive and internally equitable so that the campus may attract, retain, and motivate top talent.

    Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree plus five years of progressively responsible HR/Classification/Compensation experience.
    • Experience in project management.
    • Experience and familiarity with HRIS.

    Professional Competencies
    • Proven ability to lead a successful team.
    • Knowledgeable about compensation philosophies, pay systems, and salary ranges.
    • Ability to provide high-level vision and leadership supported by strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and ability to deliver against tight deadlines.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills to address various audiences.
    • Ability to build and maintain effective rapport and relationships with colleagues and customers.
    • Excellent computer skills; proficiency with spreadsheets/Microsoft Excel for analytics and reporting.
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of work product, confidentiality and integrity.
    • Strong interpersonal, collaboration, and teamwork skills.
    • Effective persuasion and influencing skills.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Master’s degree.
    • At least two years of experience supervising or leading a team of human resources/compensation professionals.
    • Experience working with and interpreting collective bargaining agreements and employment policies.
    • Experience working in higher education or the public sector.
    • CCP, PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certification.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

  • 09 Jan 2019 2:07 PM | Anonymous

    Salary $68,904.00 - $89,580.00 Annually

    Location Vancouver, WA

    Job Type Full Time

    Department Human Resources

    Job Number 18-00131


    Revised to include 2019 salary range. 
    The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of responsible professional, technical and analytical classification and compensation activities in support of the development, implementation and maintenance of the City's classification and compensation systems; provides analytical and technical support for union negotiation teams; and performs related duties as assigned.
    Position Status:  This is a full-time, regular, exempt position. 
    Work Schedule: The schedule for this position is M-F, 8am to 5pm.
    Application Process:
    • Complete the entire job application and answer supplemental questions.
    • Attach required documents, if applicable.
    • Submit your application before the due date and time.
    • Receive confirmation email.  If you do not receive a confirmation email following submission, check your junk/spam mail.  Contact HR Assistant Liz Penner at or (360) 487-8411 immediately.
    The candidate list may be used to fill future vacancies.
    Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the online application and include the information only on the resume. Applications and/or Supplemental Questions that state "see my resume" or "see my personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted. Cover letters and/or optional resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.Functions
    • Develop and administer exempt and nonexempt salary programs to ensure equitable and competitive pay practices for the City. Analyze survey data to determine the comparability of benchmark positions to similar positions; design compensation packages and/or recommend changes in salary structure as required; propose strategies for implementing changes and oversee implementation of changes.
    • Develop, review and revise job and classification descriptions.  Gather job and classification information through interviews with employees, management, and other job experts; conduct comprehensive job analyses; allocate and recommend jobs to specific classifications; and prepare analytical reports to support recommendations.
    • Evaluate and recommend changes to compensation policies; develop new or revise existing compensation programs based on current trend analysis and policy direction. Ensure that total compensation policies and practices conform to state and federal standards and guidelines.
    • Conduct surveys in support of the negotiation teams and recommend contract language changes.
    • Advise department directors, managers, supervisors and employees on results of reclassification requests, classification studies and interpretation of classification and compensation policies and practices.
    • Perform FLSA reviews and determine appropriate status.
    • Provide staff support to the Salary Review Commission (citizen committee that determines the salary for the Mayor and Council); schedule meetings, perform research, and prepare the final report.
    • Keep informed of new trends, developments, laws, regulations related to the administration of classification and compensation.
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
    Minimum Qualifications

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, public administration or related field.
    • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible human resources generalist experience, with an emphasis in classification and compensation preferably in a public sector and unionized environment.
    Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
    Computer Skills
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Experience with automated HR/Payroll systems.
    Required Licenses and/or Certifications
    • Human Resources certification (e.g. IPMA-CP, PHR, CCP) is desirable.
    • Best practices in classification and job analysis/evaluation and compensation administration
    • Pertinent federal, state and local laws and ordinances that pertain to classification and compensation
    • Research methods and data analysis techniques
    • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment
    • Use of personal computers and basic software
    • Prepare and analyze comprehensive reports; skill in researching complex issues and developing recommended actions
    • Interpret, apply, and explain human resources policies, techniques, procedures, and programs
    • Work with senior management, within short time constraints, often with changing priorities and some ambiguity
    • Build and foster strong relationships with peers and business partners
    • Handle multiple tasks and assignments, set appropriate priorities, and meet deadlines
    • Exercise exemplary judgment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, and maintain professional demeanor and composure in stressful or confrontational situations
    • Regularly exercise discretion, independent judgment, and personal initiative
    • Utilize a range of personal computer resources and applications
    • Strive for and promote inclusiveness of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in all areas of human resources and the organization
    • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Manage or participate in projects that support the business and work plans of the Human Resources department
    • Operate a personal computer and appropriate software
    • Work in a manner consistent with the City of Vancouver's Operating Principles
    • Work and act as a team player in all interactions with other City employees
    • Provide a high level of customer service at all times
    • Project and maintain a positive image with those contacted in the course of work
    • Develop and maintain collaborative and respectful working relationships with team members and others
    • Consistently provide quality service
    • Maintain regular and dependable attendance?
    Supplemental Information

    This position is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment reference check, and a basic criminal background check.
    The 'Work Experience' and/or 'Education' sections of your application must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications for this position as listed above.
    A resume or position description will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
    For questions about the job announcement, call: 360-487-8417.
    For technical help with online application, call 1-877-204-4442.
    Application Help:
    Announcement information can be made available in an alternative format by calling 711 (Relay Operator for the Deaf).
    The City of Vancouver is a TOBACCO FREE/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.
    The City of Vancouver is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. We strive to create a working environment that includes and values employees from all races, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law.
    In conjunction with the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability will be considered only in context of an applicant's ability to perform essential functions of the job and to determine reasonable accommodation.  The physical demands described in this job announcement are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
    This announcement is meant only as a general descriptive recruitment guide. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and is not a complete description of the job.

    Agency City of Vancouver

    Address 415 W 6th St
    P.O. Box 1995
    Vancouver, Washington, 98668-1995

    Phone (360) 487-8417


  • 02 Jan 2019 1:57 PM | Mike Arpin


    This is a temporary position currently ending six months after hire date.

    This is a new position that provides an exciting opportunity for a creative, strategic, and collaborative individual to guide the framework of a career development program to support employee success and opportunity at PCC. See Ad for details.

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