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Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States (on-site)
10 days ago
Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
10 days ago
Job Type
$120,000.00 - $140,000.00
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Human Resources/Benefits


About Us

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) operates the public transit system for the greater Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area. TheRide provides reliable, safe, affordable transportation services. We have about 290 FTEs, around 240 of whom are organized under one Union.

For more than 50 years, TheRide has been an essential resource in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti community. During that time, we have continued to improve our rider experience, expand our service offerings, and progress forward. People rely on TheRide to connect with every part of their life, whether that's getting to work, school, or back home. Wherever you're going, you can count on TheRide to get you there.

About the Opportunity

This position is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and health of the human resource function within the Authority. This position ensures that the organization is in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations and regulatory authorities.
Direct reports include Human Resources Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Generalists, and Safety Officers.

The internal title for this position is Human Resource Manager, however, the experiences align more with a Human Resource Director. 

About the Position

The Director of Human Resources serves as a business partner to the senior leadership team and assists with the creation of a positive, motivating and safe work environment that will attract and retain quality, talented individuals. Also serve as Authority Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead, manage, and provide guidance on human resources strategy and operations in order to ensure appropriate human resources to fulfill the organization’s mission and to help create an attractive, positive and safe work environment that inspires employees to contribute their best
  • Provide senior leadership and supervision for the Human Resources department for the purpose of developing a high-performance team that can deliver services effectively and efficiently in a changing environment.
  • Ensure effective and efficient approaches to resource management throughout the department for the purposes of delivering agreed upon results.
  • Participate in senior agency leadership to ensure the development and success of the overall organization.


About You

You have demonstrated expertise in all areas of HR, including direct labor negotiating experience. You appreciate the unique aspects of a public sector environment.  You also possess a Bachelors in Human Resources or related field with concentrated coursework in human resources management. Master's degree and/or SPHR and/or SHRM-SCP  preferred.

Job ID: 73787970
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