The Southern Nevada Health District seeks an experienced, collaborative human resources leader to serve as its next Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). With a diverse workforce of approximately 800 full-time and 50 part-time employees, the next CHRO must be a proven collaborator and skilled manager who can successfully address complex human resource issues. The position reports to the Deputy District Health Officer. 

The Southern Nevada Health District is one of the largest local public health organizations in the United States. The Health District serves more than 2.3 million residents representing 72 percent of Nevada’s total population. The dedicated professionals in the organization work in six divisions:  Community Health, Disease Surveillance and Control, Environmental Health, Primary and Preventative Care, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and Administration. 
The Southern Nevada/greater Las Vegas area is an exciting and diverse region surrounded by mountains and desert providing year-round spectacular scenery and a warm climate. The area boasts many progressive communities and one of the lowest tax environments in the U.S. Southern Nevada has a wide range of top performing schools and educational programs. Area residents enjoy a host of sporting and recreational activities, and the region also boasts a thriving culture of celebrating the arts.

The Chief Human Resource Officer serves on the Health District’s leadership team and works collaboratively to discuss and develop strategies that support the work of the organization. Human Resources supports and partners with the organization’s departments and divisions to provide key services, including benefits, recruitment and selection, workers compensation, classification, and compensation, HRIS, labor and employee relations, and employee recognition and engagement. 

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Industrial Relations, or a closely related field. A master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Ten (10) years of professional level experience in human resources management, with a minimum of five (5) years of executive human resources experience. Labor relations and collective bargaining experience required. Government experience is strongly preferred. Extensive knowledge of employment laws, regulations, and compliance standards as well as familiarity with current human resources trends and practices required. An equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be considered. The expected hiring range for the Chief Human Resource Officer position is $155,000 – $170,000 DOE (the full salary range is $122,382 – $195,812). A highly competitive benefits package is also offered.

Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by November 1, 2023. Questions should be directed to Mary Jacobs, Executive Vice President, GovHR USA at 520-249-3290.

Southern Nevada Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2023


Posted: 2023-09-29

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