Human Resources Director

$80,000 - $130,000 yearly
  • City of Albuquerque
  • Civic Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Jan 07, 2021
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

City of Albuquerque Director of Human Resources

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Human Resources

Job Number: 2100474

Closing date: Continuous


Position Summary:

This is an unclassified at-will position


The Human Resources Director works under the administrative direction of the Chief Financial Officer. The Director will manage, oversee and supervise a wide range of programs, services and activities within the Department of Human Resources. Key focuses of the Director are to ensure equitable classification, competitive compensation and benefits programs; training and promotional opportunities for all employees; and dissemination, maintenance and interpretation of the Personnel Rules & Regulations to ensure consistency and compliance with the Merit System Ordinance.

The Department of Human Resources serves as a change agent for direction setting to meet demands placed on City departments by changing Community Desired Outcomes and available resources.


The FY20 budget for this department is approximately $3.6 million and a total of 43 full-time positions.


The Director is responsible for:


  1. providing leadership in the management and development of quality employment services to the general public and city departments;
  2. effective personnel administration in compliance with City mandates and State and Federal laws;
  3. providing for and encouraging employee personal and professional development; to work to ensure employee equity;
  4. minimizing City liability, administering effective and efficient department services in accordance with federal, state and local regulations;
  5. implementing short-term and long-range strategic plans, department goals, objectives, polices and priorities;
  6. developing and administering the department budget, recommend and approve expenditures and implement adjustments as appropriate and necessary;
  7. monitoring performance of the Department;
  8. demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes and customer service.


400 Marquette N.W., Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87103

(505) 768-3700