City and County of Denver 101 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO, USA
Dec 08, 2020Full Time
About Our Job The City and County of Denver is looking for a strong leader to serve as the Executive Director of Civil Service. In concert with the 5-member Civil Service Commission, this leader will manage the teams responsible for administering the recruitment strategy & testing process for entry-level and promotional positions within the Denver Fire and Police Departments. In addition, this individual will lead policy administration initiatives and help execute the disciplinary appeal hearings of classified members. Some responsibilities will include: Management of Personnel, Budget and Policy Initiatives. Build, shape and lead a team of recruitment professionals who develop authentic, compelling and engaging recruitment strategies and initiatives. Develop and coordinate strategies and initiatives to proactively source and build candidate pipelines of well qualified candidates. Engage talent through multiple channels including: social media, grassroots recruiting and community partnerships; and develop and coordinate strategies and initiatives to identify, inform and attract diverse candidates, including those from underrepresented populations. Build and maintain strong and effective relationships with agency recruitment partners and other leaders across the City and County of Denver. Serve as an ambassador and champion for positive change throughout the organization. We are searching for a transformative leader who can collaboratively partner with stakeholders to build strong talent attraction and acquisition strategies. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) sourcing strategies will be an important aspect of this role as we continue to prioritize this city held value. This leader will need to demonstrate competencies that promote Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion through the following: Ability to contextualize historic oppression, systemic injustice and implicit/explicit biases. Ability to address and identify inequity related to racial/ethnic and gender social injustice. Ability to build an inclusive work environment that fosters a sense of belonging where all cultural experiences and layers of diversity are welcomed and embraced.