Human Resources Director

Town of Collierville


Collierville, TN 38017


$100,000 – $125,000
per year

The Town of Collierville is looking for a Director of Human Resources to join our community! Located thirty minutes east of Memphis, Tennessee, the Town of Collierville has all the amenities and services of a large metropolitan area successfully blended with historic charm and character. Through many years of visionary planning, Collierville has grown to be known as one of the most desirable communities in the nation to live, work, and learn. Collierville is a full-service city with Police, Fire, Water & Sewer Utilities, and a Municipal School System. We provide superior municipal services to a population of approximately 51,000 residents with a force of over 500 permanent Town employees across twelve departments with a $67.5M general fund budget that focuses on public safety, Town infrastructure, resident services, and recreation and culture.

The purpose of this classification is to provide highly responsible, administrative, and managerial work in directing the Town’s human resources management and training programs

Plans, develops, organizes, directs, and administers the operations of the Human Resources Department including recruitment and examination, classification, worker’s compensation, safety, benefits, and other Human Resources related programs; assigns work activities, projects and programs; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures.

Responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing administration of human resources management programs including employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, position classification and compensation, EEOC compliance, employee relations, benefits administration, performance management and evaluation functions, staffing needs assessment and planning/compliment control, and personnel budgeting.

Responsible for the Town’s employee development and training programs through on-site seminars, and through locally available adult education facilities; assists Department Directors and other individuals to determine program needs and to evaluate and interpret human resources policies and procedures.

Ensures compliance with federal and state legislation pertaining to all human resources matters. Develops, recommends, and revises departmental policies and procedures related to human resource issues in accordance with Town policies and procedures.

The Town of Collierville is offering compensation dependent upon qualifications and amazing benefits.

Compensation & Benefits Collierville offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. This position has a competitive salary range of $100,000—$125,000 annually dependent upon qualifications and experience. Among its many benefits, Collierville is one of few employers that continues to offer a Defined Benefit Retirement Plan.

Benefits offered by the Town include:

Retirement – The Town has two plans. Plan 1 is non- contributory and is fully employer funded; while Plan 2 is employer funded and allows for an additional employee contribution of 5%, subject to change.

Social Security – Collierville participates in Social Security with a 6.2% contribution from the employee and employer.

Medical Plan – Transparent pricing health insurance plan with current annual employer contribution up to $19,253 (85%) and annual employee contribution up to $3,204 (15%). Dental and vision benefits also provided, paid for by the employee. The Town has two (2) health clinics available for employee AND dependents on the Town’s health plan. There are NO co-pays for clinic visits and generic prescriptions can be obtained at NO cost.

Paid Leave and Holidays – Vacation Leave accrues at the rate of 10 days per year increasing with years of service. Sick Leave accrues at 12 days per year with accrual cap of 960 hours (120 days). There are 11 paid holidays per year (including one floating holiday).

Deferred Compensation – Additional deferred compensation options through third-party provider.

Life Insurance – Employer paid life insurance 4x annual salary (maximum of $450,000) with option to purchase additional coverage.

Long-term Disability – Employer-paid. Enrolled the first day of the month after being employed for 6 months.

Optional Benefits – Dependent Care and Medical Spending Accounts, short-term disability, and other supplemental insurance and others. Employee Assistance Program provided at NO cost. Collierville employees receive many other benefits and perks.

The Selection Process Applications will be screened against criteria outlined in the job description. A panel interview will be conducted for selected applicants. This position will remain open until filled.


Job Requirements

  • Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in Personnel Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a closely related field;
  • Supplemented by six (6) years professional Human Resource management experience, at least three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory or management capacity, preferably in a local government setting; or
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job
  • Requires valid motor vehicle operator’s license.

How to Apply

Important Note You must submit an official Town of Collierville application accompanied by a resume to be considered for this position. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

There are several ways to apply for this career opportunity with the Town of Collierville. Applications may be found and downloaded from the website, or you can also visit Town Hall and submit a physical application in the Human Resources Department. When submitting your application, please reference job number JN22-12HR. Applications will be accepted for this position until our recruitment needs are satisfied.