Executive Director - HR Operations

Tarrant County College District   Fort Worth, TX   Full-time     Management
Posted on May 19, 2024
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Position Information

Job Title

Executive Director - HR Operations

Posting Number


Position Status

Full Time

Assignment Length

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded




Class Code


Starting Pay


Special Note

Commensurate with education and experience.




DT Human Resources

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Executive Director – HR Operations is responsible for supporting other administrators and department heads, helping them determine how to accomplish their objectives and providing a supportive foundation for organizational success. The position provides collaborative oversight of daily operations for multiple human resources functions.

This leadership position is also responsible for developing, interpreting, and recommending policies, procedures, and course of action for personnel issues according to established policies, guidelines, and sound administrative practices. This position will also be responsible for leading all phases of human resources for assigned functions, i.e. Title IX, employee relations, compensation, talent acquisition, policy, and HRIS.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Performance Requirements*
  • In partnership with the CHRO, implements human resources strategies to improve operational efficiencies, meet organizational goals, and implement best practices
  • Identifies the need for changes in policies, procedures, and processes and takes the initiative to implement within assigned area of responsibility, informs others as needed
  • Provides human resources consultations to leaders and employees utilizing a sound knowledge base of human resources theory, research, and practice
  • Interprets Tarrant County College District (TCCD) policies and procedures for internal and external customers
  • Guides internal and external customers regarding assigned functions based on local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and internal policies and procedures
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures organization's compliance
  • Communicates changes in the organization's personnel policies and procedures and ensures that proper compliance is followed
  • Consults with legal counsel as appropriate on personnel matters, especially legal proceedings, EEOC claims, and internal administrative hearings
  • Provides oversight of assigned human resources functions
  • Recommends, evaluates and participates in staff development for the organization
General Supervision and Management

Responsible for personnel management, evaluation, and development of assigned administrative and professional-level direct reports across multiple functions

Service Excellence
  • Participates on behalf of the College in external community organizations and associations as assigned to support the essential performance requirements
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
  • Supports the mission, values, goals, and principles of the College

Works under the general supervision of the Chief Human Resources Officer

*Performs Other Related Tasks as Required

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in business, management, human resources, or a related discipline
  • Ten (10) years' working experience related to the Essential Performance Requirements
  • Five (5) years' working experience supervising human resources teams (e.g., managing, evaluating the performance of others)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Progressive leadership experience working in human resources in the higher education environment
  • Knowledge of Texas employment laws and regulations, especially those related to institutions of higher education.
  • Experience in employee relations-related coaching and counseling of supervisory personnel
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current federal, state and local laws related to the assigned functional areas
  • Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
  • Skilled using computerized applications and enterprise systems, including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
  • Skilled holding assigned personnel accountable for performance, conduct and attendance goals
  • Skilled in policy and procedure interpretation, development, implementation, and training
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse and urban
  • Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
  • Ability to analyze data and provide sound recommendations based on policy, procedure, practice, and existing regulations
  • Ability to delegate work appropriately to meet departmental deliverables
  • Ability to focus on tasks and handle frequent interruptions and changes in priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral formats
  • Ability to organize, analyze and prioritize work of self and direct reports
  • Ability to exercise practical judgment, sensitivity, creativity to changing needs and situations
  • Ability to effectively present complex information to diverse groups and individuals
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary



Posting Contact Summary

Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual


Natasha Antonettty



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License
  3. Military/Foster Care Preference Documentation
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * A complete job application is used to determine eligibility for this position. Please list all work experience to be considered on the job application. Is your job application complete?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please select the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School Diploma / GED
    • 60 or more College Credit Hours
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
    • None of the above
  3. * Do you have a Master's degree in business, management, human resources, or a related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please list any certification or licensure you have that is directly related to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)
  5. * Describe the importance of maintaining a professional demeanor, appearance, and work product in a position like this one.

    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * How many years of working experience do you have supervising human resources teams (e.g., managing, evaluating the performance of others)?
    • None
    • 1 year of experience
    • 2 years of experience
    • 3 years of experience
    • 4 years of experience
    • 5 years or more of experience
  7. * How many years of working experience do you have related to the Essential Performance Requirements?
    • Less than 5 years of experience
    • 5 to 9 years of experience
    • 10 to 14 years of experience
    • 15 to 20 years of experience
    • 20+ years of experience
  8. * Please describe the human resources functions you have led, including the functional area, number of employees, and the length of time leading each.

    (Open Ended Question)
  9. * What are the top three things you would need to be successful if selected for this position?

    (Open Ended Question)
  10. * How would you rate your level of experience using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)?
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
    • None
  11. * This exempt position requires in-person work Monday – Friday with standard office hours of 8-5, at our Trinity River Campus in Ft. Worth. The demands of our work often require some work after hours and during the weekend. Are you able to meet this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * How long have you been in your current role with TCC?
    • Less than 6 months
    • More than 6 months
    • I am not a current TCC employee
    • I am a current TCC student employee