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Chief People Officer

Posted: 08/10/2022

The CPO is responsible for creating and fostering a leading-edge human resource function that advances the mission and vision of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS. 
Minimum Qualifications of an Ideal Candidate  This position requires a master’s degree in human resources management or personnel administration. An appropriate substitution will be a master’s degree in business or public administration with an emphasis in human resources course work.   • At least seven years of experience in human resources administration with a successful track record of  progressively increasing responsibilities   • Substantial experience working in or familiar with local government   • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preferred   • CLRP certification preferred   • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations governing human resources practices  and public sector employment   • Experience in a union environment preferred   • Experience in all human resource functions including benefits, compensation, employee engagement,  recruitment and staffing, organizational development, policy and procedure development, regulatory  compliance, as well as associated general responsibilities   • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills  

COMPENSATION The Unified Government offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary range of $123,385.60 to $183,456.00/yr. DOQ. depending upon qualifications. The Unified Government participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System and offers a comprehensive benefits package.

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