Schaumburg, IL (pop. 78,723) Very progressive municipal government seeks skilled public sector Human Resources professional with exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership and management experience. Schaumburg is a dynamic village and community of neighbors accustomed to high-quality municipal services and numerous cultural and recreational amenities. In addition to Woodfield Mall and more than 200 restaurants, Schaumburg is home to the Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts, the Schaumburg Boomers baseball team, and the Schaumburg Convention Center. Located 28 miles northwest of Chicago, Schaumburg is home to more than 5,000 businesses and more than 80,000 people work in Schaumburg’s business community, which includes 10 industrial parks and more than 12 million square feet of office space.
The Village of Schaumburg Human Resources Department has eight full-time employees, serves a population of 500 full-time and 150 part-time employees, and has a departmental budget of $1.8 million. The Human Resources Director is assisted by the following key employees: Assistant Director of Human Resources, Benefits and Risk Manager, Talent, and Compensation Manager, along with four analyst positions. The Human Resources Director is appointed by the Village Manager and serves on the manager’s executive leadership team.
- Candidates will demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills. Candidates must have managed a municipal human resources department in a full-service community and demonstrate expertise in authoring and administering municipal human resources programs, policies, and procedures.
- Candidates must have played a significant role in municipal collective bargaining, including units covering public safety employees.
- Candidates are expected to articulate a vision for human resources and the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with other members of the executive leadership team and all human resources stakeholders.
- Candidates must possess a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Public Administration or related field. Candidates must also have at least five years of experience in a municipal human resources management position.
Suggested starting salary range: $150,000+/- DOQ, with potential to reach $180,000 for the exceptionally-qualified candidate. Candidates should apply online by December 16, 2022, with résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references to Kathleen Rush, Vice President. Tel: 847-380-3240. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Deadline: December 16, 2022