The City of Dallas has the potential to be the equitable, sustainable, and prosperous heart of North Texas. As the ninth- largest city in the nation, Dallas is home to more than 1.3 million residents in a rapidly growing region of more than 7.5 million people. The region is one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs and the headquarters of almost two dozen Fortune 500 companies. Anchored by strong institutions of higher education and healthcare, Dallas is a national leader in healthcare, technology, financial services, defense, and transportation industries.
The vibrant spirit of Dallas, and its true Texas charm, provides an authentic experience that is world-class! As the ninth largest city in the United States and the third largest city in Texas, Dallas has over 1.3 million residents. The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area, commonly known as the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex has 120 cities and a population of more than 7.2 million and is the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas!
The Dallas Police Department provides preventative, investigative, and enforcement services, increasing citizen satisfaction with public safety and obtaining community cooperation through the Department’s training, skills, and efforts. Additionally, realizing that the Police Department alone cannot control crime, but must act in concert with the community and the rest of the Criminal Justice System.
The Personnel Division Administrator will provide direction and oversite for the division including recruiting, background and applicant processing, Employee Relations, budget and will provide leadership and direction over the Dallas Police Department’s Personnel Division. The Personnel Division Administrator is deeply knowledgeable about best practices in Recruiting, Background and Applicant Processing, Employee Relations, and Facilities Management. They understand the importance of providing the highest quality of service to the internal and external customers while being responsive to the needs and realities of the department, DPD employees, and the community. They are creative thinkers who can create practices and a team culture that aligns with the departmental goals, mission, and vision of City of Dallas and Dallas Police Department policies.
The Administrator will be a dynamic and innovative leader and shall be a value-based community steward that is deeply committed to the mission of public service and the willingness to strive for excellence with service delivery. The new Personnel Division Administrator must possess the compassion and emotional intelligence necessary to effectively lead and manage a diverse, high-performing team, and the confidence to make sound decisions that are in the best interest of City of Dallas employees and the community,
The ideal candidate for the next Personnel Division Administrator shall have the following core competencies:
- Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals; ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
- Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals; ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
- Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Human Resources, including Employee Relations, or a related field of study, including public administration, business administration, or law and at least 10 years of work experience as a Human Resource Manager in the public, and/or private sector.
- Valid Texas driver’s license is required.
Annual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $98,611 – $123,263. Relocation assistance will also be available for the successful out of area candidate. The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; and the amount offered will depend on qualifications.
The position is Open Until Filled with first review of applicants scheduled for April 14, 2023. Interested candidates should apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com with resume, cover letter and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA. Tel: (847) 380–3240.
The City of Dallas is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are critical to their success. The city seeks to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.