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Director of Human Resources Job Description

Job Series:  Director of Human Resources
FLSA status: Excluded
OCC Group: JEXC
Job code: R43200
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 12/10/2003.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Directs the Human Resource Services Division of the State Court Administrator's Office.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Supervises the Human Resources department; assigns tasks and projects to Human Resources staff; maintains administrative and technical responsibility for establishing the goals, objectives, and priorities in developing and maintaining a sound and an equitable personnel system. May supervise the Judicial Department Trial Court Training unit and provides training on human resources topics.
 
Creates and implements rules, policies, procedures, and programs necessary to the operation of the Judicial Branch; communicates and gathers input from appropriate agencies and staff and reviews results; facilitates collaboration from all departments involved.
 
Advises administrative personnel, judges, and supervisors regarding the proper application of federal and state laws, rules, and policies to specific employee situations.
 
Prepares and oversees budget items within the department to achieve departmental goals. Presents oral and written justifications on budgetary items before the State Court Administrator.
 
Participates in recruitment of key Judicial Branch positions; participates in the organization and reorganization of units within the Branch.
 
May serve as ADA coordinator and EEOC officer for the Colorado Judicial Branch.
 
Advises the State Court Administrator on issues related to employment planning; recommends systems and policies to achieve desired goals affecting all judicial employees. 
 
Administers and participates in legal issues related to employment, such as grievances, appeals and lawsuits. Proactively attempts to reduce liability in this area.
 
Participates in the planning for future Judicial Department initiatives.
 
Creates and maintains liaisons with other agencies or related organizations that are important to the conduct of the Human Resources business.
 
Responsible for recruitment, selection and termination of division employees. 
 
Establishes expectations and provides employee performance feedback on an on-going and annual basis. Assists subordinates in establishing goals. Evaluates subordinates' goal achievement through conferences or informal meetings. Makes decisions regarding subordinate's employment probationary/trial period.
 
Provides orientation and on-going training, mentoring and coaching to existing subordinates. Makes provisions for subordinates to attend outside training. May provide cross-training and interdepartmental training.
 
Assigns duties and responsibilities to staff; develops and establishes procedures for operating and maintaining required administrative systems.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages multiple operations or programs. Plans, provides broad direction, establishes standards, and evaluates operations for diverse programs. Has significant latitude in personnel decisions.
 
QUALIFICATIONS   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in judicial, public, or business administration; sociology; psychology; human resources development or related field. Six years of professional, administrative, supervisory, or management experience is required. Advanced degree preferred. 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is subject to many interruptions and may be required to handle multiple calls and inquiries at once. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Initiates, designs, develops, and implements contemporary business practices and management practices for the Colorado Judicial Branch.

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