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Executive Director, Human Resources

El Paso Community College

El Paso, Texas
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Executive Director, Human Resources  



Administrative Services Center  

Human Resources  


$78,146 - $84,588  

Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating human resource activities of the El Paso County Community College District (EPCCCD). Serve as the Human Resources advisor to Senior Management of the College.  

Provide HR management direction and guidance to EPCCCD administration, faculty, and staff; advise supervisors and employees regarding general personnel policies and procedures, particularly those regarding employee relations, equal opportunity and disciplinary matters.

Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate a District-wide Safety program to ensure compliance with all health and safety rules and processes. Oversee administration of worker's compensation insurance program.

Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate EPCCCD policies and procedures related to Human Resources; ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Direct, oversee, and evaluate the District-wide employment process including: recruiting, on-boarding, employment contracts, new employee orientation, and employee performance appraisal. Serve as the College's liaison for outside legal counsel and regulatory agencies regarding all employment related legal matters.

Develop, implement, administer and evaluate compensation management and position classification system, the personnel information reporting system for federal, state, and college reporting, personnel management training programs, and the performance evaluation system.

Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate EPCCCD employee benefit programs, including group insurance, leave programs, optional retirement and annuity plans, staff scholarship, tuition reimbursement, and sick leave pool.

Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate the management of pay systems to ensure appropriate closing of payroll processing activities. Oversee comprehensive and timely audit of all District payrolls for pay accuracy and appropriateness.

Manage, develop and coordinate employee and supervisory compliance training programs, including equal employment opportunity and equal educational opportunity, sexual harassment prevention programs, grievances, and employee discipline. Serve as the Title IX officer for the District.

Facilitate both supervisors and employees in the resolution of grievances and other employee concerns and oversee internal grievance procedures, including discrimination complaints and grievances regarding wages, hours, or working conditions.

Provide personnel management direction and guidance to staff including orientation, performance appraisal, professional development, coaching and counseling. Participate in setting performance goals and priorities that contribute to departmental mission. Develop and manage all assigned budgets.

Perform other related duties as assigned.  


Minimum Qualifications

1. Master's Degree in Human Resources, Management, or Business Administration, or equivalent and seven (7) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

NOTE: A copy of the transcript reflecting this required education MUST be submitted for consideration and reflect completed coursework and degrees conferred. The candidate must be fully qualified for the position at the time of application.

2. Knowledge of Federal and State employment laws and Equal Employment Opportunity laws and application of regulatory guidelines to current departmental operations.

3. Knowledge of Human Resources/Payroll Systems processes.

4. Ability to analyze complex issues and facilitate issue resolution.

5. Ability to lead the Human Resources Department by promoting team building, setting expectations and meeting deadlines.

6. Ability to handle and manage confidential information with the highest level of professionalism and integrity.

7. Experience and ability to apply knowledge of federal, state and local health and safety regulations.

8. Working knowledge of FMLA and ADA administration and compliance.

9. Working knowledge of all aspects of job description creation.

10. Effective problem solving skills in a variety of circumstances.

11. Effective organizational and detail oriented skills.

12. Excellent communication, written and verbal, and interpersonal skills.

13. Demonstrated ability to work with different constituencies and teams of people.

14. Ability to work in a diverse environment and be sensitive to issues of diversity and inclusion.

15. Ability to effectively deliver public presentations, and to effectively present training and instruction.  

Desired Qualifications:

1. Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).  

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand, climb, or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  

Posting Date:


Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Individuals desiring consideration MUST complete and submit an EPCC Application for Employment on-line at by the announced deadline.


Only documents stating 'Transcript' or 'Unofficial Transcript' will be accepted. Other documents (Degree Audit, Degree Summary, Program Summary, etc.), submitted in lieu of transcripts will not be accepted.

Transcripts must be received within one week following the closing of the posting. Transcripts appear in the optional section due to system limitations. Transcripts are REQUIRED.

Please mail your transcripts to El Paso Community College, Employment Services, P.O. Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998. Mailed documents MUST include the position title and posting number for this position vacancy.

A letter of application, resume, letters of recommendation, and other supporting documents are optional but highly encouraged and may be submitted on-line with the application form or forwarded to the Human Resources Department at the address shown above.

Copies of transcripts must reflect completed coursework and conferred degrees. All academic coursework and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).

Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited coursework by an agency certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or granting institution if accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation will not be considered.  

General Information:

Out-of-town candidates invited for an on-campus interview will be reimbursed for one-half of the transportation cost for travel performed within the United States. The College will arrange and pay for up to two nights lodging.

In accordance with federal law and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate must furnish documentation verifying employment authorization eligibility and identity before being employed.

The El Paso County Community College district is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  


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