Human Resources Director

Lincoln County, Oregon


Newport, OR 97365


$100,000 – $130,000
per year


Located in the heart of the beautiful central Oregon Coast, Lincoln County is home to spectacular natural beauty, a thriving arts community, and a growing ocean-based economy. From Cascade Head at the north to Cape Perpetua at the south, Lincoln County boasts more than 40 federal, state, and local parks, along with two wilderness areas, providing an abundance of recreationally opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, beachcombing, whale watching and more. Several community theatres and many art galleries are scattered throughout the County with plenty to keep cultural fans busy. One of the largest fishing fleets on the west coast is located in Newport which, along with tourism, creates a healthy economy. When you live in Lincoln County, you’ll feel like you’re on vacation every weekend. Working for Lincoln County will offer you the chance to join a progressive, dynamic team led by a supportive Board of Commissioners who cares about its employees. THE COMMUNIT and other general human resources functions.


Job Requirements

Lincoln County is seeking candidates who are successful human resource professionals with excellent executive leadership skills. The successful candidate will understand the complexities of Oregon Human Resource Laws and be willing to work with the Commission to develop new Human Resource management strategies. Familiarity with multiple Human Resource platforms and systems, and experience with installing new systems will be a plus. Proficiency with computers will be crucial for candidates to be successful in this position. The ideal candidate will have a history of developing proactive processes and systems for employees to follow, along with the ability to sort through different levels of problems and discrepancies. The new Director must be able to provide an outside-the-box strategic vision and leadership to implement effective recruitment strategies that will attract and retain qualified candidates, and be familiar with process review and analysis. The ideal candidate will have a track record for delivering results, building accountability for staff, and creating a positive working environment characterized by teamwork and innovation with a focus on extending departmental efficiency. Candidates must be comfortable meeting and interacting with many different groups including unions, the Commission, and the community. Experience with unions is critical to a candidates' success in this position. He or she must also posses mentorship skills that will assist members of the department in furthering their goals to achieve leadership positions

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