HR Specialist – Employee & Leadership Development

Recruitment #1905-TNGSPCGENO-001

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

Appointing Authority prefers candidates with a Bachelor's in Leadership Development, Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Psychology, Adult Education, Business, or Behavioral Science or related field.

The Ideal Employee & Leadership Development candidate will have the following job experience and skills:

  • Five (5) or more years' experience delivering leadership development programs
  • Exceptional presentation and facilitation skills supporting employee and leadership development for all employees from frontline employees to senior leaders.
  • Instructional design experience including developing effective leadership programs. Three (3) or more years of instructional design experience for classroom training is required.
  • Additional instructional design experience with self-directed programs, web-based programs (i.e. Storyline, Camtasia, or other online programs) is preferred.
  • Advanced written communication skills.
  • Experience developing effective program communications, executive summaries, staff reports, and communications to leaders on program participation.
  • Needs assessment experience (i.e. staff assessments, gap analysis, survey development and analysis)
  • Consultation experience to support performance improvement and career development discussions
  • Communication skills program facilitation experience (i.e. professional business writing, presentation skills, etc.)
  • Coaching, mentoring, delegation program development preferred
  • Performance management program experience
  • Data analysis experience
  • Assessment administration experience (i.e. 360s, Emotional Intelligence, DISC, Myers-Briggs, DDI, and/or other assessments)
  • HR programs experience (i.e. Harassment Prevention, Ethics, etc.)

JOB OVERVIEW

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Facilitates a variety of training sessions using tools and techniques for adult learners; Specializes in the facilitation of leadership programs to managers and senior leaders.
  • Conducts needs analysis, including conferring with management to determine leadership development program content and priorities; Holds meetings with HR team to share needs, trends, and updates.
  • Designs, develops, implements, evaluates and coordinates leadership development and organizational development programs in line with needs analysis and succession planning efforts;
  • Designs and implements leadership development programs for adult learners to maximize student acquisition and retention of knowledge, skills and abilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university;

and

Two (2) years' experience in adult teaching or coordinating adult training programs.

Or

Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.          

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Considerable knowledge of applicable statutory training standards, policies and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of adult instructional course development, research, and practice.
  • Considerable knowledge of adult instructional course development and classroom presentation methods and techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable subject matter current trends and developments.
  • Skill in the application of managerial and supervisory techniques.
  • Skill in designing training programs to achieve objectives.
  • Skill in presenting training courses to adult classes.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate training activities with other organizations and individuals
  • Ability to assess staff training needs, and design appropriate training programs.
  • Ability to measure training effectiveness, compile results and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Facilitates a variety of training sessions using tools and techniques for adult learners; Specializes in the facilitation of leadership programs to managers and senior leaders.
  • Conducts needs analysis, including conferring with management to determine leadership development program content and priorities; Holds meetings with HR team to share needs, trends, and updates.
  • Designs, develops, implements, evaluates and coordinates leadership development and organizational development programs in line with needs analysis and succession planning efforts;
  • Designs and implements leadership development programs for adult learners to maximize student acquisition and retention of knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Conducts research on trends, best practice programs, and technology offerings supporting leadership and organizational development.
  • Facilitates a variety of training sessions using tools and techniques for adult learners; Facilities programs supporting employee, team, and leadership development.
  • Surveys and consults with management staff on performance improvement, as well as career development; Holds discussions with HR team on similar topics.
  • Partners and coordinates efforts with external training professionals to develop training courses and communication support materials in line with needs assessments.
  • Leads assigned and special projects including researching items and establishing reports for the Board; Participates in and/or leads project meetings; Manages project achievement of deliverables and communicates project status, challenges, updates with HR team and key project contacts.
  • Tracks, measures, and reports on-going evaluations of training programs, instructors, and provides recommendations on findings and trends; Tracks and reports training hours for monthly and annual reports.
  • Creates communications to market and provide program details for leadership and organizational development program offerings.
  • Assists with development of annual training budget; Completes cost proposals on programs including completing bidding process and required documentation.
  • May supervise other staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Completes administrative duties including records management and room setup for classes.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Conclusion

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

  • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from two (2) healthcare plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
  • Holidays: Employees receive up to twelve (12) paid holidays per year.

Visit our Benefits page for more exciting details.

Veteran’s Preference:

Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

Response/Recovery Activities:

Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*