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Title:  Director of Human Resources

Application Deadline Date:  Do Not Apply Online - see instructions below
Req ID:  10013
Department:  Legislative Council

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Exempt
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate: 
How to Apply

To apply, please submit in MS Word or PDF format a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications by email to: mferrant@leg.state.vt.us.  Applications must be submitted by November 2, 2020.  Please put your name and “HR Director application” in the subject field of the email (for example: Mary Jones, HR Director application).


The Director of Human Resources reports to the Joint Legislative Management Committee (JLMC).  The duties of this position include:  

•    Developing compensation and benefits plans and personnel policies for legislative offices and employees, in consultation with the heads of other legislative offices, for JLMC approval
•    Providing advice, guidance, and technical assistance to the other legislative offices in the administration of the compensation and benefits plans and personnel policies
•    Providing training on topics such as the prevention of harassment and discrimination, implicit bias, time management, and other workplace issues
•    Providing job recruitment services to other legislative offices as needed
•    Providing performance evaluation support to other legislative offices

•    Providing advice and guidance to legislative employees, supervisors, and members of the General Assembly regarding labor and employment laws, policies, and practices
•    Coordinating legislative internship opportunities, including registering legislative interns and developing and implementing internship policies and procedures
•    Developing and implementing processes for investigating and resolving disputes involving members of the General Assembly and legislative employees.


Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements

•    Education:  Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business administration, or related field required; master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
•    Certification:  Minimum of PHR or SHRM-CP required; SPHR or SHRM-SCP preferred.
•    Experience:  At least five years of professional experience in human resources required; management- or supervisory-level experience highly preferred.

Equal Opportunity Statement

 The Vermont General Assembly is an equal opportunity employer, and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.