Town of Rolesville, North Carolina


$80,000 – $90,000
per year

As a key member of the Town’s Leadership Team, the Human Resources Director is responsible for providing leadership and establishing strategic and operational direction in all aspects of human resources, with primary management accountability for human resources staff and risk management. The Director manages the Town’s performance management system, oversees employee relations, and develops talent acquisition strategies to meet the Town’s short- and long-term workforce needs. The Human Resources Director also leads the Town’s organizational development efforts and works closely with the Town’s outside counsel that serves as Town Attorney to model potential impacts of regulatory and compliance changes.


This newly created position reports directly to the Town Manager. The Human Resources Director oversees the Human Resources Analyst position.

Job Requirements

Experience and Education

Minimum requirements include any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration, or a closely related field, and seven years (7) of progressively responsible human resources experience, which includes some management, leadership, and/or coaching experience.

Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree and local government human resources experience leading change, building and transforming culture, and providing strategic partnerships to support the organization. Preferred experience includes compensation and benefits, employee and organizational development and training, performance management, developing HR processes and policies, talent acquisition, the leadership of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and compliance.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at  Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications beginning April 8, 2021.