County of Ventura is seeking a Director of Human Resources. The ideal candidate will have a clearly defined customer service focus, for both internal and external customers, with a personal style that will enable him/her to quickly become a part of the close knit, team orientated County Executive Office. Building positive and trusting relationships with internal customers and bringing creativity and innovation to the organization are also valued skills. A collaborative and participative approach, a commitment to diversity, as well as strong traditional administrative and management abilities will be necessary. Familiarity with the Lean 6 Sigma program and an understanding of performance measurement systems are also of importance. Alignment with the County’s pursuit of excellence in public service and a commitment to supporting others in the achievement of countywide goals will be key for success in this position. Key knowledge skills and abilities include a deep understanding of labor relations and negotiations, sound judgment, leadership skills in the oversight of the County’s merit system in a hybrid organization human resources function. Appreciation, support, and value of the County’s DEIA initiatives with an ability to clearly communicate complex and sensitive matters to stakeholders.