Executive Director of Human Resources

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)
Oakland, California

Executive Director of Human Resources
Annual salary range: $186,667 to $230,588
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: Monday, January 11, 2021.

AC Transit’s service area is home to a bustling economic, academic, and multiethnic community. The region enjoys a varied geography ranging from urban marinas and city centers to rolling hills and open spaces. A variety of housing options can be found within the region, with both regionally affordable as well as upscale homes available in distinct neighborhoods with low crime and educated neighbors. Recreational and business opportunities are within easy, convenient reach thanks to AC Transit and other partner agencies.

Working under the General Manager and with policy direction from the Board of Directors, the Executive Director of Human Resources (Director) is responsible for overseeing the human resources management of AC Transit and its total organization-wide 2,200+ staff (with staffing comprising a majority of the total $466 million dollar budget). The Director oversees 30+ human resources and labor relations staff employees and functions in support of the District’s strategic goals and in cooperation with the District’s three unions – ATU Local 192, AFSCME Local 3916, and IBEW Local 1245. The position provides highly complex and responsible direction for the District and its staff through furthering the goals and objectives in the following core areas of operation:

Labor Relations – The Labor Relations team provides sound advice and counsel aimed at promoting harmony with Union leadership in the areas of collective bargaining, grievance management, business partnerships with other management groups, and continuous education on labor and contract management.

Benefits, Wellness & Records – The Benefits team administers health insurance and other benefits programs such as the wellness program to all District employees. Records is responsible for maintaining all employee records in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws.

Staffing, Retention and Learning & Development – The Staffing and Retention team seeks and hires a well-rounded and EEO compliant workforce, after which the Retention team seeks to ensure employee satisfaction. The Learning & Development team focuses on providing the resources to support the workforce, by providing training, tools and guidance to agency leaders and staff.

Human Resources Information System (HRIS) & Class and Compensation – The HRIS team is responsible for the District’s HR information system, PeopleSoft. Classification and Compensation is a vital function that reviews and establishes job classifications and salaries in the promotion of career paths.

Leave Management – The Leave Management team is dedicated to working with each employee on a plan to oversee their leave needs and manage the employee back to work through hardships and other employment matters.

In the more than half century that AC Transit has been in operation, its service area and offerings have been expanded considerably and it has become a leader in the use of alternative fuels. Today, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District is the third-largest bus-only agency in the United States, serving 13 cities and adjacent unincorporated areas in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. As at its inception, AC Transit is continually looking forward for better ways to move people.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1723

For more information contact:

Josh Jones
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District website: www.actransit.org

The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District is an equal opportunity employer.

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