Current Executive Recruitments Include the Following:
- Community and Economic Development Director - $102,918-$174,970 annually, plus $6,420 vehicle and communication allowance and 9.6% annual salary in deferred compensation annually; placement within the range is dependent upon qualifications. Phoenix is Arizona’s capital and the sixth largest city in the United States with more than 1.4 million residents within 519 square miles. Phoenix is now seeking a dynamic, innovative, and results-oriented Community and Economic Development Director with a record of high achievement in economic development activities to oversee a staff of 102 and to undertake a variety of activities and projects to accomplish economic development goals in Phoenix. Strong candidates will have specific experience in managing development and redevelopment activities and programs for a large municipal government; negotiating large, complex projects with private sector partners; and working in an environment with limited resources. Candidates for this position must possess five years of progressively responsible executive experience in domestic and international economic development, redevelopment, and business assistance programs, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field; as Master’s Degree is highly desirable. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Please contact Bob Murray at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Closing date October 18, 2013.
- Human Resources Director - $102,690 - $161,782 annually. Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications. The Human Resources (HR) Director is an unclassified position, appointed by the City Manager, responsible for managing a full range of human resources functions for the City including benefits, labor relations, recruiting and testing, safety, employee assistance and wellness, employee development, classification and compensation, and HR support services. This is an opportunity to lead and manage a very large full service human resources department in a dynamic city government that values innovation, efficiency, and top-quality management. The City of Phoenix is seeking in its Human Resources Director an innovative strategic thinker who is efficient, effective and responsive and a person who will move the Human Resources Department forward for the future. Experience can be drawn from public or private sector. The Human Resources Director reports to the City Manager and is a vital member of the City’s management team. Phoenix has a workforce of more than 14,000 full-time employees, 9,000 of whom are represented by five unions under a local meet and confer ordinance with another 3,300 (supervisory and professional) represented by a meet and discuss ordinance The Director is responsible for managing a City department with a current annual operating budget of $11.9 million and with 95 employees. For other important information related to this outstanding opportunity or if you are interested in applying, please visit: www.mercergroupinc.com. The Mercer Group is facilitating this recruitment on behalf of the City of Phoenix. Please contact Mr. Jim Mercer at 505-466-9500 with questions or requests for additional information.