Brief Job Description:
The City of Boston seeks to hire a Deputy Director of People and Culture to support the Executive Director of People and Culture the oversight, development and coordination of policies, activities, and staff for the central Human Resources department for the City of Boston. As a key leadership role in the City’s new People Operations Cabinet, the Deputy Director of People and Culture will help develop and oversee all centralized employee-related policy, compliance, and activities including recruitment, job design, performance management, talent management, health benefits, and other essential HR functions.
The Deputy Director of People and Culture will specifically oversee all policy development for the City’s Human Resource office, and work collaboratively with the City’s legal, policy, and labor relations teams to ensure all policies are operationalized according to the law, the City’s policy goals, and the City’s collective bargaining agreements. The Deputy Director of People and Culture will also oversee the administration and finance functions of the Office of Human Resources.
This leadership role requires strong problem-solving and relationship-building skills, with a strong knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources and ability to relate well with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and identities. Successful candidates will have a style that is purposeful and directed at getting things done effectively and respectfully. The working environment will present a great deal of challenge and pressure, and people and problems must be handled with care, confidence, and determination.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.
Hours per week: 35