Vice President of Human Resources
Company: Housing Authority of the City of High Point
Location: High Point
Posted on: November 24, 2022
The purpose of the Vice President of Human Resources position is to
direct, plan, and administer all
High Point Housing Authority's ("HPHA" or "Agency") personnel
policies and procedures as they relate to the Agency planning and
human resources functions.
As a member of the executive team, the Vice President of Human
Resources performs a variety of administrative and supervisory
duties, including but not limited to; developing and administering
personnel policies, programs, and regulations in accordance with
applicable laws and regulations; developing and/or interpreting
personnel policies and procedures; receiving and addressing
employee concerns and grievances; collating planning components
from other divisions and assembling them into comprehensive plans
for accomplishing the mission of the Agency; reporting to various
government or oversight agencies; researching, recommending,
administering benefits and programs; assisting in the preparation
of the annual budget; maintaining personnel records; and internal
Participates in pre-employment interviews, supervises, evaluates
performance and trains staff.
24/7 on-call duty is required.
All activities must support the Agency's strategic goals and
objectives and produce results that accomplish the goals and
functions assigned to the Human Resources Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
_The statements below are intended to describe the general nature
and scope of work being _
_performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all
responsibilities, duties and/or _
_skills required. Other duties may be assigned. _
Serves as the planner for the Agency, working closely with the
other members of the executive team.
Directs, plans, and administers all phases of human resources for
Develops and administers personnel policies, programs, rules, and
regulations in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local
laws, ordinances, and procedures; conducts necessary research.
Recommends amendments to existing policies or writes new policies,
Interprets personnel rules and regulations for executive team and
Receives and addresses employee concerns and grievances; advises
executive team and employees.
Administers and monitors compliance with such policies or legal
requirements as Fair Labor
Standards, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC")
guidelines, etc.; prepares and submits records and reports as
required by federal and/or state governing agencies.
Develops recruitment program; develops and maintains sources of
Researches, recommends, and administers benefits programs; ensures
acquisition and maintenance of all adequate insurance coverage;
prepares payment requests for insurance premiums.
Maintains personnel records of all employees.
Provides confirmation of past employment; oversees the maintenance
of classification plan and comparability studies; prepares
maintenance wage rate surveys; places employment ads.
Develops and administers special projects as assigned by the Chief
Executive Officer ("CEO").
Oversees and participates in interviews for all positions.
Serves as witness and advisor for all disciplinary actions.
Serves as designee of CEO for employee involuntary
Responds to all EEOC charges, ESC hearings, and other legal matters
relating to human resources.
Serves as administrator for evaluation system.
Serves as Hearing Officer and Preliminary Settlement Official for
all Section 8 and Public
Housing hearings and preliminary settlement meetings.
Administers the safety program.
Assist with the completion of the Agency Annual Plan and submission
to the Department of
Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") as required.
Assist with the completion of the completion of the Agency Annual
Report and submission to
Mayor of City of High Point as required.
Maintains COBRA records.
Assist with community fundraisers for Agency contributions, i.e.
United Way, etc., as required.
Organizes special events for the Agency.
Assist with Agency newsletter, as required.
Assist with writing and submitting all news releases to local media
as well as to national publications, as required.
Serves as back-up to Chief Executive Officer's Executive Assistant
to assist in the preparation and organization of monthly Board
meetings, i.e. prepare agenda, agenda notebooks and comments of
Board meetings; assembles packages for Board members and attorney;
coordinates distribution of Board data and Board meeting notices;
arranges meetings of Board; calls Board and attorney to remind
Serves as back-up to Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator
to assist in the preparation and organization of public relations,
social media and HUD Reporting activities as assigned by the CEO,
i.e. Annual Plan, Annual Report, Newsletters, News
Notarizes documents as necessary
Performs other duties as assigned.
_To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate
the following competencies: _
Leadership: Provides direction by clearly and effectively setting
course of action for department and subordinates; and manages
performance by providing regular feedback and reinforcement to
Commitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive
goals and works efficiently to achieve them; strives for optimal
results and success; conveys an appropriate sense of urgency and
brings issues to closure; and persists despite any obstacles and/or
Customer Service: Meets/exceeds the expectations and requirements
of internal and external customers; identifies, understands,
monitors, and measures the needs of both internal and external
customers; talks and acts with customers in mind; and recognizes
working colleagues as customers.
Effective Communication: Ensures important information is passed to
those who need to know; conveys necessary information clearly and
effectively, orally or in writing; demonstrates attention to, and
conveys understanding of, the comments and questions of others; and
Analytical Skills: Synthesizes complex or diverse information;
collects and researches data; and uses knowledge and experience to
Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to
improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve
performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
_To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each competency _
_satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative
of the knowledge, skill, and/or _
_ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities _
_to perform the job competencies. _
_Job Competencies _
Knowledge of the methods, procedures and policies of the HPHA as
they relate to the performance of the essential duties of the Human
Knowledge of principles and practices of planning, directing, and
administering all phases of human resources for the Agency.
Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, standards, and regulations
pertaining to the essential duties and responsibilities of the
Knowledge of the organization of the department, and of related
departments and agencies.
Knowledge of any occupational hazards and adheres to safety
precautions inherent in performing the essential functions of the
Knowledge of terminology and related professional languages used
within the department as such pertains to work
Knowledge of media practices and public relation philosophies.
Knows how to maintain cooperative and effective relationships with
intra and interdepartmental personnel, as well as any external
entities with whom the position interacts.
Proven application of the principles of supervision, training,
motivation, and performance evaluation.
_Education and/or Experience _
Bachelor's degree in human resource management or closely related
field, Master's degree preferred. Five (5) years of previous
experience and/or training that includes human resource experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be
_Language Skills _
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or
governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, press releases,
business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to
effectively present information and respond to questions from
media, groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general
_Mathematical Skills _
Proficient in advanced mathematical concepts such as the ability to
calculate decimals and percentages; ability to perform mathematical
operations with fractions; ability to compute discount, interest,
profit and loss, ratio, and proportion.
_Reasoning Ability _
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to exercise sound
independent judgment within established guidelines, and where
guidelines are absent, innovates in a responsible manner.
_Computer Skills _
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong
computer skills (Microsoft
Office, Outlook, HR information systems, spreadsheet programs.....
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