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Human Resources Manager II


Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have experience in managing the Human Resource Department of a complex organization.  This position will require expertise in California Labor Laws as well as experience in all areas of HR: employee relations, recruiting, benefits, payroll, labor relations, performance management, and FMLA.  The HR department interfaces with other staff departments to ensure compliance with Cal/OSHA standards and implementation of the Library EDI initiatives.  Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of the organization as well as the recognized labor organization.  The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with approved policies and procedures and will have demonstrated experience in the drafting and creating of these.

Job Summary
Under the Direction of the Library Director & CEO, the Human Resource Manager II will plan, direct, and review the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department; ensure legal compliance and implementation of the organizations mission and talent strategies; coordinate assigned activities with other library departments and outside agencies; provide supervision and leadership to staff.
Major Duties & Responsibilities (Functions listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
1. Plan, manage, organize, control, and assess all activities of the Human Resources Department including, but not limited to, labor relations, workers’ compensation, reasonable accommodation, risk management (occupational health and safety), employee leave programs, equity-diversity-inclusion, labor compliance, payroll and benefit services, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, and organizational development and training;
2. Collaborate with the Leadership Team to develop the strategic direction of Human Resources for the Library; recommends and administers policies and procedures; ensure compliance with local, state and federal requirements;
3. Collaborate and develop specifications for services and equipment, including administration of selection, process, procurement, and establishment of service-level agreements;
4. Analyze, design, and implement department objectives to achieve the organization’s strategic goals and vision;
5. Serve as the chief negotiator and provide advice and recommendations to the Leadership Team; Oversee and coordinate the Library’s labor relations and enforcement of collective bargaining agreements;
6. Provide strategic direction and organizational initiatives on cultural competency and diversity to build a climate of equity and inclusion; ensure organizational commitments to increasing awareness and support of equity and inclusion values;
7. Coordinate with staff training and equity, diversity and inclusion leads and committees to provide related resources to all SPL employees through training, infrastructure design, installation, information systems, and software;
8. Oversee and coordinate the Library’s discipline process, internal investigations, and processes for appeals of formal discipline; resolves disputes between operating departments and staff assigned to human resources concerning application or interpretation of policies and procedures;
9. Advises and consults with the Leadership Team and Legal Counsel, department heads, and employees on matters involving personnel policy, litigation, past practices, and administrative procedures;
10. Maintain confidential HR employee files and records, and update all HR documents, templates, and forms in accordance with current local, state, and federal guidelines;
11. Develop and implement proposals to ensure that the library remains current with technologies and services provided by other major-urban libraries and similar entities;
12. Cultivate, create and innovate approaches for problem resolution and the delivery of services; initiate and participate in problem-identification and problem-solving across the library system;
13. Supervise staff and set clear performance expectations; assign and prioritize tasks and projects; monitor workflow; implement and administer policies and procedures; review and evaluate work;
14. Oversee the development and administration of the budget for assigned work area; forecast funding for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement midyear adjustments; administer approved budget;
15. Ensures that library customer service needs are met through analysis, community studies, customer requests, and feedback; 16. Promote the library within service area; represent the library to other agencies and organizations; make formal and informal presentations;
17. Prepares, maintains, and provides statistics and reports based on a variety of files, lists, and databases; writes letters, memos, reports, and summaries;
18. Serves as weekend “Manager-in-Charge” on a rotating basis;
19. Travel throughout the library service area;
20. Perform other duties as assigned.
Position: Human Resources Manager II
Organization: Sacramento Public Library
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: $100,270.00-$147,822.00 Annually
Posting Start Date: 12/13/2022
Date Posted: 12/13/2022

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five years of professional experience in Human Resources and Labor Relations.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in human resources, labor relations, business administration or closely related field. 

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Class C California Driver License and proof of insurance is required.
  • Personal transportation for job-related travel.

Highly Desired or Preferred:

  • A graduate degree or designation as a Senior Professional in Human Resources Management (SPHR) and/or International Public Management Association Certified Professional in Human Resources (IPMA-CP) is preferred.
Status: This listing expires on: 2/11/2023
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Organization Information
Sacramento Public Library

Sacramento,  CA 95814
United States
Christopher Manuel