Human Resources Director

Town of Holly Springs


Holly Springs, NC 27540


Up to $130,000
per year

To serve as its next Human Resources Director, the vibrant community of Holly Springs, NC is seeking an experienced Human Resources professional who is a visionary and forward-thinker with success in strategically expanding personnel and resources; a data-driven innovator who utilizes metrics to implement systemic changes; a proven leader and collaborator recognized by others as trustworthy and a team player who will advocate for and mentor Town staff. Located in highly desirable southwestern Wake County, the next Human Resources (HR) Director will have the unique opportunity to strategically grow the department to meet the needs of the fast-growing Town. Reporting to the Town Manager, the HR Director oversees an operating budget of $500,000 with 3 direct reports and is a member of a talented, engaged, and supportive senior leadership team structure. As a historically smaller department focused on implementing the compliance and transactional functions of HR, the focus of the HR Director will be to transform the Department into a strategic operation and increase accountability and consistency of policy decisions within the HR Department and across the organization.

Job Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in personnel management, public administration, business administration, or a related field is required along with 10 years of increasingly responsible experiences preferably in a private or public sector human resources operation at the level of HR Manager or higher. A master’s degree is highly preferred. HR certification (e.g. SPHR, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP) or eligibility and desire to sit for certification are preferred. Extensive knowledge of HR technology solutions, personnel management: classification and compensation, employee climate versatility, personnel policy development, professional leadership development, metrics evaluation, and cross department collaboration to solve complex human resources issues is required. The hiring range is $113,000 to $136,000 DOQ. The Town of Holly Springs offers an excellent benefits package which can be viewed here.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit and click on the Human Resources Director – Town of Holly Springs, NC title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the Town Employment Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Applicants should apply by June 2nd, 2022. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on June 23 – 24, 2022. All inquiries should be emailed to The Town of Holly Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug-free employer. This process is managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.