Human Resources Director
Deadline for online applications has been extended through July 4th
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|Ogle County Oregon, IL $75,000+ a year DOE – Full Time, 3-year contract; possibly permanent
Full Time, 3-year contract; possibly permanent if successfully created HR Department
Full Job Description
Ogle County is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and competent Human Resources Director. This is a newly created position with a 3-year contract and the possibility of permanency. The Position qualifies for full county employee benefit package including insurance, 15 paid holidays, IMRF and vacation/sick leave. The immediate primary focus of this position is establishing the Ogle County HR Department that will assist managers and elected officials with all aspects of HR; recruitment and staffing, retention, employee benefit packages, union negotiations, and labor law adherence. The position will also assist with onboarding and off-boarding functions.
This position exercises considerable independent judgement and decision making and reports to the Chairperson of the County Board. The successful candidate will also attend, and prepare reports for, the Salary and Personnel Committee Meetings. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a professional and public service environment and communicating with employees, managers, department heads, elected officials, job applicants, and members of the public.
Typical hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, with some flexibility based on business need. Occasional travel between the County Seat in Oregon, IL and other County facilities in Rochelle, IL may be required. Additional travel may be necessary to attend professional development, continuing education, professional membership meetings, and as the Ogle County representative related to Human Resources matters.
Example of Duties
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ogle County is committed to providing fair, equitable, and efficient county government for its’ citizens and a desirable workplace environment for its employees. If you share this same commitment, desire a meaningful career serving the public, and want the opportunity to make a difference for your community, consider a career with us. We celebrate and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and actively seek and encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and characteristics.
Ogle County employees consistently express pride in their public service and in the quality of programs and services provided to citizens, as well as appreciation for the teamwork and collaboration that is promoted within the Ogle County workforce.
Instructions to Apply: To be considered for employment a cover letter, resume and county application must be completed and turned no later than 6/21/22 by 9a.m.
Options to apply:
The Minimum starting salary is in excess of $75,000 per year. This position is an exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Interviews are expected to be held the week of June 27th.
All employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check. An employment offer may be rescinded if the background check identifies job related convictions.
It is the policy of Ogle County that all decisions regarding employment are made without discrimination on the basis of disability. Please let us know if you need reasonable accommodation for a disability to participate in the employee selection process by submitting a reasonable accommodation request with your resume, and CV.
Ogle County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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