San Francisco is the fourth largest city in California with more than 865,000 residents and a daytime population that swells to more than 1.2 million. It is one of the most ethnically diverse major cities in the United States, and is also home to the third largest concentration of members of the LGBTQ community among the 50 largest U.S. cities.
The City and County of San Francisco’s (City) Department of Public Health (DPH) is the largest City Department, with an annual operating budget of over $2.7 billion. DPH employs over 8,000 people and contracts for more than $400 million in community-based services. As an integrated health department, DPH has two major Divisions, the San Francisco Health Network and the Public Health Division, to fulfill its mission of protecting and promoting the health of all San Franciscans.
The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the overall direction and administration of the Human Resources Department. He/She plans and directs all human resource functions and activities of the Department; directs the development and implementation of HR policies, goals and objectives; manages organizational changes; ensures the enforcement of all applicable employment laws, ordinances and regulations; prepares and presents reports to the Executive Leadership, Health Commission and Board of Supervisors. The Director of Human Resources reports to the Chief Operating Officer and oversees the following sections: Operations, Merit and Classifications; Labor Relations and EEO; Workforce Development; People and Pay Administration; and Occupation Safety and Health.
Candidates should have four years of managerial experience (which all must include supervisory) in large human resources department. Must include experience in personnel administration, wage and salary administration, position classification and compensation, employee evaluation, training, recruitment and test validation, labor relations and employee disciplinary processes. Experience working with labor unions is preferred. Experience working in healthcare is not required but a plus. Knowledge and experience with merit systems is also a plus. Candidates from the public and private sector will be considered.
The City/County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.? Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition or pregnancy.