Human Resources Director – City of Westminster, Colorado

Centrally located between Denver and Boulder on the US 36 high-tech corridor is the City of Westminster, Colorado. Experiencing a great influx of residents regionally over the last decade, Westminster has a population of 119,000 in 34 square miles inside Jefferson County and Adams County, with a greater metro population of 2,897,000. The new Downtown Westminster is projected to bring an urban blend of mixed-use development to the area, adding to the local and national restaurants, hotels, shopping, and entertainment experiences already there. The City also maintains more than 30% of land for open space, parks, and recreation for residents and tourists to enjoy. It’s no wonder Westminster ranks in the Top 25 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine!

The City of Westminster seeks a collaborative, empathetic servant leader who will embrace and promote the organizational culture to serve as its next HR Director. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership, organizational development, and technical expertise in the human resources field. They will support continuing education through training programs throughout the organization and be a contributing member of the executive team.

The successful candidate for this role will have extensive knowledge of the principles and practices related to human resources management and administration, staying current on best practices and applicable laws and developments in human resources. This includes employee relations, a comprehensive benefits package, insurance and organization self-insured programming, compensation, organizational development, employee development and training programming, executive, supervisor, and leadership development, employee record management, and HRIS oversight. Additionally, the candidate will have knowledge of property liability, recruitment and retention, safety and loss control, training and worker’s compensation administration, employer marketing and community outreach, volunteer programming, and pipeline programming, including internships and apprenticeships.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in human resources management, public administration, business, or a related field is required. Candidates must also have a minimum of 10 years’ senior management and administrative experience overseeing human resources and/or risk management operations in a public sector or 10 years’ experience in an executive-level human resources operation. A minimum of 5 years of local government experience is preferred. A master’s degree is preferred. PHR or SPHR or SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification is preferred, as well as public sector knowledge and knowledge of Colorado Employment Laws (or demonstrated ability to acquire expertise in a timely manner). An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

The salary range for this position is $173,223-$216,528, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

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For more information on this position contact:

Larry Gilley, Senior Vice President