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Human Resources Manager - Employee Relations & Experiences

Human Resources

HR Manager

$71,136.00 - $88,919.00


5 years



College Station, Texas, United States


The HR Manager provides professional human resources advice and guidance to departments, oversees and provides leadership in the areas of, employee relations, employee experiences, recruitment, onboarding and city-wide training functions and supervises associated employees. Oversee and participate in duties to include but not limited to: serving as an adviser on employment related matters, such as performance management, employee engagement and organizational needs; Partner with departments to build hiring strategies and oversee the overall strategic staffing plan for the organization, to include but not limited to, serving as the subject matter expert in the overall employee experience cycle, recruitment, networking, advertising, interviewing, and building a talent pipeline of potential candidates.

Principal Duties

  1. Lead and oversee the work of building relationships with department level directors, hiring managers/supervisors, and employees. Provide HR expertise in the hiring process by developing effective recruiting solutions, ensuring efficient and effective processes are in place, highlighting employee engagement, performance issues and ongoing development needs for the employees and managers.
  2. Provide leadership and guidance to assigned employees engaged in employee relations, recruiting, and training activities to include but not limited to, hiring, supervising, training, coordinating and reviewing assignments, and evaluating employees’ performance.
  3. Ensure the applicant tracking system and all related processes effectively support the recruiting process and the City’s recruiting efforts are efficient, effective, legally compliant, relevant, timely, as well as, in accordance with all of the City’s policies and procedures.
  4. Consult with managers and supervisors to address employee performance by identifying and clarifying issues; evaluating potential solutions; implementing solutions; coaching and counseling managers and employees; and advising managers/supervisors on recommended techniques and/or methods to improve employee performance.
  5. Provide ongoing case management of employee relations issues and conduct discrimination, sexual harassment and other employment related investigations; research and respond to employment related claims and grievances ensuring necessary documentation through partnerships with managerial staff.
  6. Manage events and communication related to the overall employee experience and provide direction and guidance with various engagement, training development needs, to include overseeing assessment of development requirements, classroom facilitation, and coordination of organization-wide training.
  7. Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by keeping abreast of existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions; and collaborating with HR management to ensure policies related to functional area(s) of assignment are in compliance and kept up to date in the employee handbook.
  8. Manage assigned programs and projects to include but not limited to, focus areas such as workforce partnership programs, organizing and participating in career fairs, building organizational capacity, external/internal relations, and strategically defining programs, developing processes and ensuring the employee experience from onboarding through offboarding are in alignment with the City’s values and goals.
  9. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Public Administration or related field and three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible professional human resources experience with emphasis in recruitment and employee relations; and one (1) year of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Texas Driver’s License. Proven success in building a recruiting/talent pipeline and utilization of various recruiting processes to enhance an organization’s recruiting efforts. Skilled in effective use of mediation and conflict resolution techniques. Skilled in organizing and managing functions and activities relating to the conduct of investigations, fact-finding processes and resolution of grievances. Knowledge of various local, state and federal laws, regulations, and statutes specific to employment, employee relations, corrective action process, hiring, and recruitment. Knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, methods, and legal issues pertaining to personnel and human resources management, including recruitment, on-boarding, and employee relations. Knowledge of municipal government and organizational development. Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills, with strong verbal & written communication abilities. Ability to create and implement sourcing strategies for a variety of roles, including hard-to-fill positions. Ability to adapt to changing and competing priorities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Seven (7) years of Human Resources experience as an HR Generalist with knowledge and experience in all aspects of the HR function, including recruiting, training, compensation, benefits and employee policies and procedures, with specific experience in conducting and leading HR related investigations. Knowledge of Project management methods or Project management experience. HR certifications, such as SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP.

Supplemental Information

Position posted until filled or closing date.