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Tacoma Public Library

Library Administrative Services Manager (Human Resources Manager)

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The Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma Washington seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Library Administrative Services Manager (Library Human Resources Manager). The Library Human Resources Manager will be responsible to manage a variety of human resources functions within the public library system, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local employment laws and practices in coordination with the City of Tacoma Human Resources Department. As a member of the Library's Management Team, the individual in this classification participates in strategic planning and policy development and serves as the human resources liaison to library administration and the Library Board of Trustees.

Under the direction of the library director, or designee, the Library Human Resources Manager coordinates and participates in library human resources support functions, including recruiting and personnel management, assisting in the preparation of biennial labor budgets, participating in labor union contract negotiations and meetings, advising managers on best practices for personnel matters and disciplinary issues; as well as related human resources activities, such as benefits, safety, FMLA and OJI, and staff performance reviews.

The Library Human Resources Manager will maintain a thorough knowledge of the library's policies and procedures including the bargaining agreements, personnel policies, and those points where the library's policies and procedures interface with the City of Tacoma policies and procedures. In addition, this individual will identify and alert library administration to human resources issues and options. The successful candidate must have excellent organizational, interpersonal skills, the ability to make sound decisions and is expected to communicate to staff clearly and concisely.

The Tacoma Public Library offers a competitive and generous Section 125 Flexible Benefits Plan and employees and the Tacoma Public Library jointly contribute to the Tacoma Employees Retirement Systems (TERS) and Social Security.

City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.

Job Information
  • Location:
    Tacoma, Washington, 98402, United States
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  • Posted:
    May 30, 2019
  • Position Title:
    Library Administrative Services Manager (Human Resources Manager)
  • Company Name:
    Tacoma Public Library
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