Interim District Director, Human Resources Operations
North Orange County Community College District
District Human Resources
Percentage of Employment:
Months of Employment:
Temporary Six-Month Term
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (However,
some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to
meet the needs of the department.)
Provide leadership in the development, implementation and
assessment of short-term and long-term human resources strategies
and goals, cascaded from the District's institutional long-term
plan, including anticipating emerging issues that affect the
District; continuously improve human resources processes and lead a
forward-thinking, employee-oriented, human resources organization
for the District; develop strategies and coach supervisors to
support a culture of accountability, respect, and employee
engagement and belonging.
Manage the administration of human resources information systems
(HRIS), including position control and state reporting; lead and
manage major HRIS District-wide technology projects impacting human
resources modules of the District's enterprise resource planning
(ERP) system and related third-party human resource modules that
integrate with and extend the functionality; collaborate with
information technology staff and stakeholders; serve on
District-wide committees to ensure alignment with District-wide
policies, programs, and strategic initiatives.
Develop, implement, and provide oversight for District-wide talent
acquisition, which includes search procedures for all employee
groups in accordance with applicable laws and District policies;
identify and implement best practices to manage the full life-cycle
search process for the District and colleges/institutions; develop,
implement and evaluate effective recruitment, hiring, onboarding
and existing processes District-wide; stay informed of District
priorities and business needs in order to anticipate future changes
in the workforce needs; collaborate with stakeholders on
develop/implementation of the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
training for selection committees, and monitoring to ensure
compliance with District policies and procedures and applicable
Federal and State laws.
Direct and oversee the management of the District's Applicant
Tracking System (ATS), ensuring the application integrates with the
District's ERP, data is accurate, and Human Resources staff are
knowledgeable about the ATS software capabilities; ensure that
Human Resources staff have the resources, training, and knowledge
needed to deliver professional services and consultation, aligned
with the District's goals, employment laws, and best practices;
continuously identify and implement improvements to the
District-wide search process for all employee groups.
Provide consultation and technical expertise to administrators,
faculty, staff, the public, and others concerning human resources
operations and activities.
Ensure human resources operations and talent acquisition policies
and processes incorporate diversity, equity, inclusion,
accessibility, and anti-racism (DEIAA) best practices. Stay current
on knowledge and compliance with Federal, State, local laws and
District policies. Direct and oversee implementation of projects
and best practices that support DEIAA; provide training and
guidance District-wide to support faculty, staff, and students in
these efforts; lead and participate in committees at the District
and State level that support DEIAA policies and best
Provide advice and expertise on evaluating compensation, ensuring
internal equity and competitive compensation; provide leadership
and guidance in establishing compensation structures that are fair
and equitable within the budgetary parameters set by the Board of
Trustees and administration; make recommendations to the Vice
Chancellor of Human Resources, where positions are to be classified
within institutional guidelines, and assure that wages are paid in
accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other
pertinent federal and state requirements.
Develop, advise, and assist staff in the maintenance of accurate
and appropriate job descriptions for new and revised positions;
direct, lead, coordinate, and participate in the job classification
review process for management, confidential, and classified
employees; conduct regular compensation market surveys; maintain
standards/classifications, leveling structures, and job
descriptions, in accordance with collective bargaining agreements,
District policies, and state and federal laws.
Evaluate organizational division/department structures and provide
recommendations; develop and implement policies and practices
related to performance management; oversee and administer
performance evaluations; ensure evaluations are tracked and
completed in compliance with policies, laws, and accreditation
standards; consult with leadership regarding specific matters of
staff performance and behavior; provide ongoing consultation to
administrators related to interpersonal relations.
Develop long-term human resources strategies to increase the
diversity of staff and faculty; implement approved recommendations
for assigned human resources functions that support the strategic
plan and other planning documents; implement the philosophy and
policies of the District and ensure that the human resources
department adheres to and advances the District's mission, vision,
and goals; ensure programs are in accordance with applicable laws,
codes, policies, procedures and best practices.
Advise, support, and participate in labor relations/collective
bargaining processes with Full-Time Faculty, Part-Time Faculty, and
Classified Staff; conduct research and provide data/information to
inform strategy; implement, operationalize, and analyze agreed upon
outcomes and processes.
Provides leadership, direction, and assistance to evaluate and
recommend structural and technological changes in support of human
resources information systems and operations districtwide. Provides
leadership and technical assistance to personnel in designing and
implementing corrective, updated, and new processes and procedures
to facilitate and improve operations and programs. Directs and
maintains human resources systems for the effective monitoring and
control of human resources operations; analyzes and reviews human
Oversee and evaluate districtwide human resources services and
operations; lead improvements and innovations in human resources
operations, including analysis and reporting of human resources
data, leveraging skills of subject matter experts, as needed, to
realize goals; guide the resolution of issues for the District's
internal Enterprise Resource Planning system in collaboration with
District IS; provide insights and leadership in applying an
understanding of cross-departmental and system dependencies for
Collaborate with constituents districtwide to provide development
in human resources functions and project information; lead and
guide human resources staff in the development of resources and
training of districtwide human resources processes; mentor and
develops future leaders to be more fluent with regards to human
resources development information and to prepare to manage related
processes; assist and promote the growth and success of a diverse
population of employees through the development of interculturally
competent and equity-minded management and leadership
Supervise and provide leadership to the talent acquisition and
employment services staff; evaluate employee performance and
provide on-going training, development, feedback and coaching to
human resources staff; encourage and develop an environment of
continuous improvement and a growth mindset.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the disabilities
and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic
backgrounds of students.
Provide leadership in District/College efforts to increase the
diversity of faculty and staff, to address student achievement
gaps, and in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and
Assist and promote the growth and success of a diverse population
of students and employees through the development of
interculturally competent and equity minded management and
leadership abilities. The ideal candidate should have experience in
this area with African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific
Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students and
Perform related duties as assigned.
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, this position
innovates, develops, delivers, and collaborates on District-wide
human resources operational functions related to talent strategy,
performance development, classification and compensation, Human
Resources Information Systems, strategic planning, District
policies and procedures, and workforce equity and belonging. In
addition, this position assists the Vice Chancellor of Human
Resources with negotiations and leads complex technology
initiatives. This position works with senior leadership as a
strategic partner to meet changing institutional and employee needs
to promote a high-performance and equity-minded work culture.
The District Director, Human Resources Operations, maintains
frequent contact with District employees, students, applicants,
federal and state agencies, and outside legal counsel.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of a shared governance model
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation,
Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance
Knowledge of employment recruitment practices and procedures
Knowledge of appropriate software and human resources database
management, including position control
Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies
Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project
Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective
course of action
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to meet schedules and timelines
Ability to work independently with little direction
Ability to work confidentially with discretion
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively
Ability to supervise, train, coach, and provide work direction to
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be
required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees
driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District
related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s
License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered
by automobile insurance as required by California law.
(Administrative Procedure 7400, Section 4.0) If selected as
a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position,
you will be required to provide your valid Driver’s License
information. Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain
this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a
legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on
transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed
from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the
required minimum qualifications must be from accredited
post-secondary institutions. If selected as a finalist
and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be
required to provide a transcript (may be unofficial). Human
Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required
documentation at that phase of the recruitment.
Tentative Interviews to take place on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.
Those selected for interviews will be notified a by December 11,
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in business
administration, human resources, public administration or related
field and five (5) years related experience.
One year of experience leading or managing employees.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to
demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to
successfully achieving the goals of the position.
Demonstrated experience ensuring equity in the duties and areas of
responsibility for this position and the ability to address the
needs of diverse student and/or employee populations.
Experience with human resources and/or payroll information systems
(e.g., Ellucian; PeopleSoft).
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in human resources
or related field.
Experience in shared governance in an educational setting.
High level of critical thinking, problem solving and analytical
High professional standards and strong interpersonal skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with
colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to
provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent
interaction with others; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate
a computer keyboard; travel to various locations; sitting or
standing for extended long periods of at a time (up to 2-3 hours);
read a variety of printed materials and information on a computer
screen for extended periods of time; ability to lift, carry and/or
move objects weighing up to 10 pounds; may require off-site duties
$160,972 - $203,106 Annually
Number of Vacancies:
Special Instructions Summary: Work Schedule:
District employees can apply for the Flexible/Hybrid Work Program,
working a hybrid schedule of remote work and in-person each week.
Approval and number of in-person days may vary by
position/department. Questions regarding the work schedule may be
discussed with Hiring Manager if selected as an interview
Months of employment cannot exceed two years (24 months or
This is a temporary position subject to change in
dates of employment; employment of over 6 months is eligible for
limited employee benefits.
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human
Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable.
The candidate selected for employment may need to submit official
transcripts, as applicable, prior to the first duty day, and will
be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as
outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not
sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this
recruitment within six (6) months.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not
submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional
materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete
all questions and sections of the application. For questions which
may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms
such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
The minimum required number of references for this position is
three (3) and will be requested at the finalist and/or offer of
employment phase of the hiring process.
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost
confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college
community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure
an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise
and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be
required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee
will select candidates for final consideration.
Minimum Qualifications - Experience: One year of experience is
equivalent to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per
week (full time). Applicable part-time experience will be converted
to the full-time equivalent for the sole purpose of meeting the
experience minimum qualification (example: Twelve (12) months of
part time work experience is equivalent to six (6) months full
Minimum Qualifications - Education: 24 units are equal to one year
of education. As applicable, education must be from a regionally
accredited institution and verifiable on a legible unofficial
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See
our website at https://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications
for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
If you would like to add additional transcripts not required by the
position, you may upload them to the “Additional Transcripts” link
when completing your application.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be
requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in
advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/6711