The City of Gainesville is going through a cultural and HR transformation. This will give the future incumbent the opportunity to help build and define the HR function and capability across the City of Gainesville enterprise. In this #1 HR role, this person will lead a team of 25 HR professionals. This role will handle managerial and administrative work directing and managing the City-wide Human Resources department, programs and activities. The Human Resources Director serves at the will of the City Manager and General Manager – Utilities and may be appointed or removed at will by the City Manager and General Manager – Utilities.
About the City of Gainesville
Gainesville is the largest city and county seat of Alachua County. It serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for the north central Florida region. The city provides a full range of municipal services, including police and fire protection; comprehensive land use planning and zoning services; code enforcement and neighborhood improvement; streets and drainage construction and maintenance; traffic engineering services; refuse and recycling services through a franchised operator; recreation and parks; cultural and nature services; and necessary administrative services to support these activities. Additionally, the city owns a regional transit system, a municipal airport, a 72-par championship golf course and a utility.
About The Christopher Group
Founded in 1998 by Tom and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group (TCG) has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. Our Mission simply put: “To be the Best HR Search Firm in the World!”To this end we have created a highly specialized boutique firm, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, which utilizes proprietary, scientific, and industry leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, we fill 92% of all searches in our first 2 Slates of candidates!
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