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Director of Human Resources

Western Wyoming Community College

Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902
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The Director of Human Resources will have the responsibility for working with the Vice President to develop and strengthen administrative programs and functions and help departments embrace new initiatives and processes. The Director serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer of the College.

It is expected that this individual will accomplish assigned duties in an efficient, effective and competent manner and strive for improvement and excellence in all work performed. Additionally, this individual must understand the comprehensive role of the community college and cooperate and work harmoniously with College personnel and the public. This individual will follow all College policies, rules, regulations and guidelines as they relate to this position.




1. Oversees the areas of Human Resources and Employee Professional Development, and represents the President in his/her absence as assigned.

2. Serves as a member of  Western Leadership Council.

3. Oversees the College’s compliance with applicable Federal and State employment laws as well as internal Human Resources policies

4.  Administers the College’s classification and compensation program and addresses employee’s questions and concerns.
5.  Administers the College’s performance appraisal system for non-faculty personnel

6. Administers the College’s employee recruitment and selection process

7.  Administers the College’s fringe benefit program

8. Coordinates College-wide employee training and development

9. Serves as the College’s Affirmative Action Officer

10. Coordinates the College’s new employee orientation program

11. Administers the College’s employee grievance procedures

12. Develops and revises Human Resources Policies, Procedures and Administrative Regulations for approval

13. Serves as the College’s Americans with Disability Act Coordinator for Faculty and Staff

14. Serves as the College’s title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty and Staff

15. Ensures Human Resources records are properly maintained

16. Supervises the Human Resources Specialist and Human Resources Assistant and delegates duties to these individuals as deemed appropriate

17. Performs other Human Resources duties as needed or assigned

18. Assists the Vice President for legal, policy and legislative issues.

19. Assists the Vice President for state level activities involving the WCCC’s Administrative Services Council and Human Resources officers and other relevant organizations.

20. Is knowledgeable of, and understands the Wyoming Community College Commission funding formula for community colleges as it relates to salaries, benefits and state-wide equity.

21. Assists the Vice President  with College-wide budget development and oversight in respect to salaries and benefits.

22. Submits administrative reports to the Wyoming Community College Commission and other organizations as assigned.

23. Assists with the development of accountability measures and tracking mechanisms for Administrative departments.

24. Works with the  Planning and Improvement on initiatives for the continued improvement of institutional systems and functions.




1. Participates actively in the College’s on-going effort to promote a more effective, creative and efficient learning environment for all WWCC students.

2. Understands the budgeting and requisition process of the college. Assists with preparing annual and biennial budgets as requested; understands and is able to use the purchase requisitions process.

3. Serves as a resource person to the community as a whole and to various groups or individuals by  speaking to groups, answering specific inquiries, assisting with research projects, locating information and performing other related tasks.

4. Keeps abreast of professional developments by attending conferences, seminars and workshops, and by reading appropriate professional literature.

5. Maintains an inventory of all assigned equipment and supplies; takes prudent efforts to safeguard WWCC physical resources from unauthorized use.

6. Maintains safe working conditions and practices at all times.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.


1. Graduation from a regionally-accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources Management or a related field or a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources Management and a certification from Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) or HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

2. Five years of relevant and progressive supervisory and management experience in human resources.

3. A comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of human resources administration, including, but not limited to, compensation and benefits, classification, performance appraisal, employee relations and all applicable human resource-related federal laws.

4. Interest in and ability to work effectively with a broad range of financial affairs in a public sector organization to include budgeting and accounting functions.

5. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing and to relate well to a diverse community college student and employee environment.

6. Ability to exercise organizational, management, planning and supervisory skills in the administrative services domain.

7. Strong human resources experience as a director or assistant director.


Equivalency Statement


For those candidates who do not exactly meet all minimum qualifications, an equivalent combination of education and experience, which has provided comparable knowledge and abilities, will be considered.

PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Abilities, Education and Experience)


1. Relevant, professional work experience in higher education.

2. Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Senior Certified Professional (SCP) certification.

3. Experience with Ellucian or other employee management systems.

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