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Village of Schaumburg, Assistant Director of Human Resources


Human Resources Department

101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193

The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 78,723 residents located 11 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of Chicago. Not only is Schaumburg the twelfth-largest community in the State of Illinois, but it is also home to the second-largest concentration of retail, office, and commercial activity. Notable village distinctions include being rated as an excellent or good place to live by 95% of respondents in the National Community Survey; having multiple highly-awarded and accredited departments; and being recognized as a Better Business Town by The Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois.

The village employs approximately 600 employees in 12 departments, including police, fire, engineering and public works, communications, community development, cultural services, economic development, finance, general government, human resources, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.


Assistant Director of Human Resources

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.  This position will remain open until filled.

SALARY RANGE:  $114,498.00 – $166,023.00.  Estimated hiring range of $140,261.06 – $166,023.29 dependent on qualifications.

Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.


This position has managerial and technical responsibilities in all human resource management programs including recruitment, policy administration, worker’s compensation and risk management, document management, training and professional development, employee and labor relations, employee benefits and wellness programs, classification and compensation management, human resource information system, diversity, equity and inclusion, and the development of the human resources strategic plan, practices, and objectives.  This position works closely with other departments to resolve employee relations issues through performance documentation and corrective action.


  1.  Assists the Director with day-to-day oversight of the department including the overall administration and operations of the department.
    2.    Assists with the overall administration of employee and labor relations to include collective bargaining agreement negotiations and administration, grievances, arbitration, and unfair labor practices.  Conducts studies and investigations into matters affecting employees and the workplace.  Offers recommendations and action plans to resolve issues.
    3.    Oversees the village’s overall talent management and compensation plans.
    4.    Recommends opportunities to improve and align supporting systems to maintain an integrated approach to talent management and compensation.
    5.    Oversees the employee benefits, wellness program, Healthy U Committee, Employee Engagement Committee, and Voice Committee initiatives.  Ensures that recommendations for various programs will positively impact overall claims and costs.
    6.    Oversees the recruitment process to ensure compliance with village hiring practices and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    7.    Develops policy and administrative protocols applicable to employees.  Monitors policy/practice to ensure compliance with state and federal laws or regulations.
    8.    Responsible for human resources records administration for the organization.
    9.    Oversees unemployment compensation claims administration, worker’s compensation, risk, and safety programs.
    10.    Assists with administration of the department budget and position control.
    11.    Performs other duties as assigned.


  1.  Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration, organizational development, public administration, or related field.
    2.    Master’s degree preferred.  If the candidate does not possess a master’s degree at the time of hire, they must obtain it within five years of employment/promotion.
    3.    A minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative human resources experience in several of the following:  employee relations, HRIS, labor relations, compensation, benefits administration, recruitment, workers’ compensation, risk management, or training.
    4.    A minimum of three years of managerial experience coordinating a range of activities undertaken by others that involve directing, monitoring, and evaluating the performance of staff is preferred.
    5.    Professional certification is highly desired.
    6.    Proficiency with current computer technology, job-specific software, and customer service systems.


The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package with coverage that begins on the first day of employment and includes: flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.  The Village also provides paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, succession development, and more.


Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen (including cannabis).



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