Director of Human Resources

May 19, 2017 3:40 PM | Anonymous

Location: Richmond, VA

Position: #00797

Hiring Range:  $105,000 - $130,000

Effective January 15, 2018, Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control will begin to transition to an Authority. Authority employees will continue to be covered under the Commonwealth’s benefits package and VRS. However, Authority employees will be exempt from the Virginia Personnel Act and the Virginia Public Procurement Act.

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) serves citizens through a diverse range of activities including distilled spirits distribution and sales; alcohol regulation and law enforcement; judicial services to licensees; and education and prevention services to many Virginia communities. Virginia ABC operates more than 360 retail stores and ten regional offices across the Commonwealth and employees more than 3,500 statewide employees. ABC is seeking an experienced, executive level, highly motivated Director of Human Resources to deliver innovative and exceptional Human Resource solutions for our customers - our employees. Our HR Director will foster partnerships to develop a diverse, motivated and engaged workforce that is committed to service excellence and will also develop collegial relationships that foster trust, confidence, and integrity within HR and the organization. This position will also play a vital role in assisting the agency in transitioning from its current state to an Authority to allow greater flexibility in all areas of human resources as we seek to attract, retain and reward top talent and ultimately become an employer of choice. Responsibilities include providing consultative services to employees and management in the areas of employee relations, performance management, strategic planning, conflict resolution, and HR policy development and interpretation. Specific areas of oversight include benefits administration, employee relations, compensation/classification, recruitment/selection and training and development.

Qualified applicants should have comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of Human Resources management, federal and state laws governing HR functional areas, and State personnel policies and procedures. Diverse experience managing and directing a comprehensive, full-service Human Resource operation is required. Managerial leadership experience in maintaining strategic business partnerships with senior level management through coaching and providing guidance to ensure programs and initiatives proactively align with agency goals and strategic plans is also required. The demonstrated abilities to lead and mentor staff, utilize technology, develop/manage budgets, facilitate groups and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, is imperative.

Preferred qualifications include a degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Organizational Development, Business Management or a related field. Extensive state government HR experience, PHR, SPHR, or GPHR certification is highly desired and progressive HR management experience required.


The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control does not provide sponsorship. We are an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, political, veteran status or disability. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. ABC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check.

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