Human Resources Director

Bernalillo County


Albuquerque, NM 87102


$115,000 – $125,000
per year

Are you ready to use your skills and experience to transform our Human Resources function into a mission and service focused department that provides value added support to all Bernalillo County’s departments? Could you partner with County and department leaders in creating a work culture that attracts, develops, values and retains the next generation of leaders and employees? If these ideas inspire and challenge you, take a look at Bernalillo County.

Bernalillo County is 1,160 square miles and is New Mexico’s most populous county with more than 674,000 residents. The County is made up of a diverse cultures and has seen a steady growth over the years which has added to its unique demographics. Bernalillo County government provides a wide range of public services to residents who live in Albuquerque, Los Ranchos and Tijeras and the surrounding areas.

Who’s right for this job? A visionary. A leader. Someone driven to go above and beyond for customers. A professional with a passion for providing service to their community.

Competencies crucial to success in this role:

  • Strategic Orientation - Ability to see the big picture and have a long-term line of sight.
  • Leadership - Mobilize and lead Human Resources employees and demonstrate leadership self-awareness.
  • Effective Communication - Being able to convey messages in terms that makes sense.
  • Change Management - Partnering in charting the course for the organization.
  • Influencing Others - Using interpersonal skills to get others to agree to a point of view.
  • Results Orientation - Demonstrates accountability for delivering quality outputs and achieving results.
  • Developing Others - Fosters the learning and development of others through setting developmental goals, coaching, and mentoring performance consistent with organizational objectives.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree – preferably in Business, Public Administration, or Human Resources
  • Human Resources Experience – 10 years of professional experience with 7 years in a management position

                 - or a related combination of education and experience -

  • Master’s Degree and Human Resources Certification – preferred


Starting salary up to $125,000 and based on experience.

How to Apply

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