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Human Resources Manager

Prairie Village, KS

The City of Prairie Village is seeking a dynamic and experienced HR professional to join our team as the Human Resources Manager. Prairie Village is located in northeast Johnson County and is known for its excellent schools, tree-lined streets, and charming shopping centers. The City employs 117 full-time employees, 3 part-time employees, and approximately 85 seasonal employees. The City does not have a residency requirement but does require all employees to live within a 35-mile radius of the City.

The HR Manager reports to the Deputy City Administrator and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of all HR functions of the City. This includes recruitment, onboarding, payroll, employee benefits, training and development, and worker's compensation. The City of Prairie Village is a fast-paced work environment. This position requires exceptional organizational and analytical skills and the ability to prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and complete assignments. The HR manager is expected to work with minimal day-to-day supervision, maintain confidentiality, neutrality, and professionalism, evaluate human resource programs and policies, and recommend changes to meet specific requirements and organizational needs. Requires: Four or more years of experience as a Human Resources manager is required; Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with a major in Human Resources, Public and/or Business Administration, or a closely related field is required. Preferred qualifications include a master's degree in Human Resources, Public and/or Business Administration or a closely related field and previous experience working for a government agency. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Problem solving and analysis, oral and written communication, effective listening, exceptional organizational skills, excellent customer service skills, efficient computer skills and understanding of HRIS systems, knowledge of state and federal employment laws and regulations. Compensation and Benefits: Salary range for this position is $73,158 - $109,732 annually. The City grants merit increases to employees based on performance evaluations in January of each year. The City of Prairie Village offers a generous benefits package, which includes 100% premium coverage for employee- only health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS), up to a 6% match in the City's supplemental 457 retirement plan, and paid vacation and sick leave. For details on the City's benefit package, visit: -overview.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants can apply online at departments/human-resources/job-openings/job-openings. A resume and cover letter is required to be submitted with a completed application. First review of applications will begin on June 5, 2020.

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