Baltimore CountyTowson 21204

Thorough knowledge of County human resources law, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and memoranda of understanding.

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Chief, Recruitment And Talent Acquisition

Baltimore County
308 Allegheny Ave, Towson, MD 21204, United States
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Overview

A Non-Merit vacancy exists in the Recruitment and Talent Acquisition Division, Office of Human Resources.

Non-Merit positions are not classified within the Baltimore County Government Classification and Compensation Plan.
 
A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.  

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application.  Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note:  Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered.  A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position.  Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.  Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties

Under the leadership of Director and Deputy Director, the Chief of Recruitment and Talent Acquisition Division provides leadership, direction and supervision to administrative staff involved in all aspects of employment functions including recruitment, sourcing and evaluation of candidates, screening, test development, test administration, interviewing, and selection of candidates for employment.

  • Plans, directs, and supervises recruitment and retention functions and programs and reports on performance metrics. 
  • Formulates modernized recruitment procedures for implementation and administration of programs and functions.  
  • Directs and participates in recruitment and retention studies; Develops short and long range talent acquisition strategies, programs and planning.   
  • Conducts research, compiles data, and prepares written reports pertaining to recruitment and retention projects.
  • Leads the Recruitment and Retention division in building Baltimore County's professional network through developing relationships with human resource professionals, colleges and universities, and other partners.
  • Coordinates recruitment and retention activities with other divisions, government agencies, employees, and other private and public organizations. 
  • Communicates new or updated recruitment policies with all department heads, department HR Partners and or hiring liaisons.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships with customer departments and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assists with responding to matters regarding recruitment policies and procedures, problems, complaints, and other service delivery issues.
  • Represents Baltimore County in a wide variety of meetings with County Council, official proceedings, and business partners regarding recruitment and retention matters.
  • Partners with testing vendor to implement testing best practices
  • Redesigns existing recruitment processes to improve cost, quality, and timeliness of selecting and acquiring talent recruitment.
  • Oversees the sworn promotional processes for the Fire and Police Departments, Office of the Sheriff, and the Department of Corrections.
  • Collaborates with test vendors to develop test validation process and procedures for written and oral examinations.
  • Partners with county agencies and departments to continuously improve recruitment, hiring, and promotional activities based on best practices.
  • Makes presentations and recommendations to a variety of audiences, including the Personnel and Salary Advisory Board (PSAB), union representatives, attorneys, employees, and partnering organizations.
  • Prepares quarterly and monthly reports related to Recruitment Division activities.
  • Approves all eligibility and certification lists to the departments.
  • Approves all hiring forms for candidates selected for departmental vacancies.
EXAMPLES OF OTHER DUTIES
Performs other duties as required.

(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.)
Qualifications

Required Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree, preferably in human resources administration, business or public administration, education, or psychology; plus 
six years' professional experience in human resources administration.

(Experience in human resources administration may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years for the required education. Education beyond a bachelor's degree in human resources administration, business or public administration, education, psychology, or law may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years for the required experience.)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Full Performance)

  • Thorough knowledge of County human resources law, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and memoranda of understanding.  
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws and requirements pertaining to administration of assigned programs or functions.  
  • Thorough knowledge of the organization and functions of County agencies.  
  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and practices.
  • Ability to demonstrate verbal and written communication skills at a high professional level.
  • Skill in planning, coordinating, and implementing programs and functions of human resources administration, such as payroll/leave management, classification and compensation, applicant recruitment and testing, and training.  
  • Skill in coordinating the work of employees performing multiple functions.   
  • Skill in directing work activities through subordinate supervisors.
  • Highly skilled in spreadsheets, database management, and graphing; communications and networking; preparing operational reports; collaborating with other agencies and coordinating services; report writing; policy development and implementation.
Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant’s major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. (www.WES.org)

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Chief, Recruitment and Talent Acquisition
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

Preferred Qualifications

Supervisory experience
Certification in Human Resources Management from Society of Human Resources Management, Pubic Sector HR Association formerly IPMA and/or Human Capital Institute.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions.  Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.
Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System, with very limited exceptions.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.



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