Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC


Depends upon Qualifications


FT Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 27, 2019
Closes: Sunday, December 15, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, February 3, 2020

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 8-5pm

Reports to

Vice President of Human Resources

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

A master's degree in Human Resources or a related field is required from an accredited College or University. Prefer experience in Human Resources or payroll in a community college or higher education setting.  Computer literacy, excellent communication, leadership, and planning skills are essential.

A minimum of three (3) years of progressive Human Resources experience is required.  Two (2) or more years' experience in a Human Resources' leadership position is preferred. 


Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including common office machines, such as computers, copiers, facsimile machines, etc. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. However, if the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Moderate Work.
Data Conception:  Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.
Interpersonal Communication:  Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants, and receiving instructions, assignments or directions from superiors.
Language Ability:  Requires the ability to read a variety of reports, letters and memos, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, budgets, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style. Requires the ability to speak before groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence.
Intelligence:  Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages including insurance, personnel and governmental terminology.
Numerical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; to utilize decimals and percentages; and to utilize descriptive statistics.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:  Requires the ability coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.
Manual Dexterity:  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination and Visual AcuityRequires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color; requires the visual acuity to determine depth perception, peripheral vision, inspection for small parts; preparing and analyzing written or computer data, etc.
Interpersonal Temperament:  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing work under some level of stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)  Must be able to communicate via a telephone.

Position Description

This position provides guidance and leadership to the College Human Resources functional areas and programs, providing knowledge regarding compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulatory programs.  This position will assist in efforts to achieve excellence and innovation in delivering human resource services to the organization. This position requires a thorough understanding of the hiring process and will work with interview committees to make hiring recommendations.  Other duties include benefits and payroll administration, directing employee orientation and training programs, and administering policies and procedural guidelines. The Director of Human Resources will assist supervisors with performance management and evaluation processes and assist in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures. This position reports to the Vice President of Human Resources.

  1. Knowledge of labor laws and regulations.
  2. Facilitates the hiring process.
  3. Managing employee wellness programs.
  4. Develop and conducts employee training programs.
  5. Serves as Title IX Coordinator.
  6. Maintenance of detailed records.
  7. Assist with creation of employee relations policies to help increase employees' job satisfaction.
  8. Develops and conducts new employee orientations.
  9. Communicates with employees regarding policies, procedures, and any employment concerns.
  10. Responds to questions from employees and all customers within a reasonable time frame.
  11. Completes reports from the Department of Commerce.
  12. Ensures maintenance of employee policies and procedures manual.
  13. Monitors employee evaluation process and confers with college personnel in reference to evaluations.
  14. Directs recruitment, including specialized searches which result in a diverse pool of candidates.
  15. Manages vacancy authorizations and reviews employment applications.
  16. Identifies, develops and administers compliance and policy training programs to college personnel.
  17. Develops employment reports and maintains records and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  18. Manages employee relations counseling and performance counseling.
  19. Manages the college's Faculty Excellence and Staff Excellence Awards Programs.
  20. Manages the Employee Appreciation and Recognition Event and service award programs.
  21. Performs other related duties as assigned.