Human Resources Director

  • Full Time
  • Tempe

Website mcccd Maricopa Community Colleges

Human Resources Director

Job ID: 319889
Location: Chandler-Gilbert Comm College
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Salary Range

$81,278.00 – $105,661.50/annually, DOE



Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm; some evenings and weekends may be required
Summer Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7am-6pm

Work Calendar

12 Months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you’re teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

What’s Currently Happening at Maricopa

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona’s Best Employers


The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

Benefits & Perks Options:

  • 20 paid observed holidays
  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match (Pension, Long Term Disability, and Health Insurance)
  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time
  • Maricopa Employee Store: Perks & Gears (exclusive discounts and offers for Maricopa Community Colleges faculty and staff)
  • Annual professional development growth funding
  • Tuition reimbursement for employees and dependents
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program:
    • Sight-On-Site Eye Care Services
    • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program
    • Mobile On-site Mammography Screenings
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Wondr online program that teaches clinically-proven, healthy habits that lead to less stress, better sleep, weight loss, and more
    • Pre-Retirement Events
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (may forgive the remaining balance on a federal student loan made directly by the U.S. Department of Education after qualifying).
  • 10+ Maricopa Affinity Resource Employee Groups (Celebrates diversity, embraces inclusion, and supports employees, students, and community!)

Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President, Administrative Services, the Human Resources Director delivers the full range of human resources programs and services to Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Acting as an internal consultant, the Human Resources Director provides advice and assistance to the campus community. They serve as a liaison between the district and the college on HR related matters; serve as a contributing member of the district wide HR directors council and contributes to the development of system wide initiatives.

Using accepted human resources techniques, knowledge of a variety of personnel practices and problems, and exercising professional judgement, the HR Director is a hands-on leader who exercises judgment, is collaborative, empathetic, thrives in an active and fast-paced environment and who is comfortable with a diverse population of administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the public.

The Human Resources Director works collaboratively with our sister colleges, the District Human Resources Office, and CGC Business Services on implementing processes and projects in support of MCCCD and CGCC’s mission and vision.

Essential Functions

25% – Working closely with the Lead Recruiter, oversees the recruitment process, providing guidance on the process, options, sourcing, and opportunities for recruitment for fulltime staff, faculty and administrative, adjunct faculty and part time temporary positions. Serves as technical advisor to hiring managers and executives on the recruitment process. Manages the employee evaluation process; processes personnel transactions such as reassignments, transfers and separations; oversees processing of employee compensation; advises college departments on transaction processes. Works collaboratively with College Business Services on position management and reporting.

25% – Manages the college human resources office supervising employees including prioritizing and assigning work and managing the department budget; serves as advisor to college leadership and employees to ensure compliance with applicable district policies, procedures, and state and federal laws and regulations related to all aspects of human resource including hiring, compensation and benefits; serves as liaison between district and college on HR related matters, serves as contributing member of district wide HR directors council, co-chairs the college Employee Development Committee, and contributes to development of system wide initiatives

15% – Evaluates human resource processing operations and activities and recommends improvements; plans and coordinates implementation of electronic human resource system functionality including training for and on-going assistance to users and assures compliance with system requirements

15% – Analyzes complex, technical and confidential issues, drawing conclusions and taking appropriate action by applying appropriate policies, procedures and resources; provides advice and information on human resources issues, policies and procedures, including employee benefits and employee relations

10% – Plans and coordinates employee development programs and activities including new employee orientation, district required training, supervisory training, employee events, and development activities related to college initiatives.

10% – Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in human resources or directly related field, six (6) full-time equivalent years of progressively responsible human resources experience that includes the administration of policies and procedures, advanced, complex analysis, program oversight, and two (2) years of supervisory experience


Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution, eight (8) full-time equivalent years of progressively responsible human resources experience that includes the administration of policies and procedures, advanced, complex analysis, program oversight, and two (2) years of supervisory experience


High School Diploma or GED, ten (10) full-time equivalent years of progressively responsible human resources experience that includes the administration of policies and procedures, advanced, complex analysis, program oversight, and two (2) years of supervisory experience

Desired Qualifications

  1. Masters degree or higher in HR, Bus Admin, Public Admin or related
  3. Experience in aligning HR initiatives with the overall goals and mission of the institution. Including developing HR strategies to support academic excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion
  4. Experience in navigating compliance with local, state and federal labor laws and regulations, and managing employee relations, grievances, and disciplinary processes
  5. Experience in leading organization change initiatives and managing transitions as higher education institutions often undergo structural and operational changes in response to shifts in funding, enrollment, or strategic priorities
  6. Experience working in the public sector or education environment

Special Working Conditions

  • May be required to work at multiple sites or locations

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application.

Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.

  • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
  • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
  • Part-Time employment, to include Adjunct or Associate Professor (must include number of hours worked, contact hours or load)
  • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
  • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

Posting Close Date

Please apply on or before April 17, 2024 to ensure consideration within the first review. Additional reviews, if necessary, will be held.
Application deadline: Please apply on or before May 01, 2024 to be considered.

EEO, Title IX, & Clery Act

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act.

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