Assistant Director (Exe Lev) – Workforce Innovation & Development

Assistant Director (Exe Lev) – Workforce Innovation & Development

31 Dec 2023
Texas, Houston, 77001 Houston USA

Assistant Director (Exe Lev) – Workforce Innovation & Development

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Assistant Director (Exe Lev) – Workforce Innovation & Development Print ( Apply Assistant Director (Exe Lev) – Workforce Innovation & Development Salary $130,000.00 - $140,000.00 AnnuallyLocation HoustonJob TypeExecutive LevelDepartmentHouston Airport SystemJob Number30261Description



POSITION OVERVIEWPN#30261 Assistant Director (Exe Lev) – Workforce Innovation & DevelopmentPURPOSE OF DIVISION The Houston Airport System’s Mission is to connect the people, businesses, cultures and economies of the world to Houston. Terminal Management exists to deliver a 5-star experience for all passengers travelling through Houston’s airports. This experience includes all Guest facing services from the time a passenger enters the airport facility to the time they depart on an aircraft and vice versa. The scope of Terminal Management’s responsibility includes aesthetic appearance, functional condition of airport facilities and amenities, operational readiness, and terminal ambiance. Terminal Management is the primary liaison with airlines, federal agencies and any Guest facing service provider at the airports as well as with Skytrax, an organization that rates airlines and airports worldwide and is the inspiration for the Houston Airport System’s mission of becoming a 5-star global air service gateway where the magic of flight is celebrated.PURPOSE OF THE POSITIONThe Workforce Innovation & Development Assistant Director role exists to ensure the effective delivery of Enterprise Workforce Support Functions in an active role achieving organizational excellence through collaboration during the planning, development, and implementation phases of department-wide workforce support ensuring that our workforce is well equipped to handle and propel the organization to the next level. Additionally, the WID Enterprise Workforce Team manages assigned administrative support functions department wide.POSITION CORE COMPETENCIES: Leadership – refers to the manager's or supervisor's ability to: (a) Influence others to accomplish organizational objectives. (b) Direct the organization in a way that makes it more cohesive and coherent.

Judgement – refers to the employee's ability to: (a) Make timely and sound recommendations that withstand examination. (b) Gather and interpret relevant information prior to making decisions. (c) Formulate realistic and successful solutions.

Planning and Organization – refers to the employee's ability to: (a) Prioritize and plan work activities. (b) Use time efficiently. (c) Plan for additional resources. (d) Identify and plan for improvements and efficiencies in work duties, procedures, and priorities. (e) Adapt strategy quickly to changing conditions and priorities.

Cost Consciousness – refers to the manager's or supervisor's ability to: (a) Adopt an organization-wide attitude about the topics of cost. (b) Understand the impacts of cost containment, cost avoidance, and cost reduction. (c) Manage areas or tasks while keeping costs in mind and under control.

Communication (Oral & Written) – refers to the employee's ability to: (a) Exchange information and ideas that impact and influence others. (b) Be clear, concise and organized in one's communications. (c) Demonstrate business-appropriate language skills.

JOB DESCRIPTION:The Workforce Innovation & Development Assistant Director will lead the WID Enterprise Workforce Team which is responsible for overall management of the workforce initiatives along with the Finance Department by establishing processes that proactively collaborates with the business plan for current and future needs of the workforce. Drives the Employee Engagement Group to provide the desired communication and activities that will increase employee engagement, decrease turnover and increase employee Voice Survey overall for HAS. Along with the Training and Development Division, build and deliver a robust library of training courses and offerings for all HAS employees, specifically the Project Management and Administrative Assistant Training and Development. Along with the Division Manager of Administration, work to finalize the HAS uniform program. As well as identify deficiencies in HAS employee related policies and provide update to policies and procedures.ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Monitor and improve the service delivery from the HRD Shared Services, ARA Payroll Teams, and other HRD/non-HAS support services for the Aviation Department by working actively with the HR Client. Relations Manager, ARA Division Manager, or other designated point of contact on COH personnel/payroll activities related to HAS including the processing of personnel actions (MSS) and personnel document coordination; coordination and management of necessary data/reports specific to the needs of HAS; ensure an accurate, timely and useful employee exit interview survey and data source to support initiatives to improve turnover rates; and manage interfund billing and budgeting.

Track and report regularly workforce headcount to the business ensuring the achievement of timely and optimal staffing.

Coordination and assistance with the Enterprise Content Management Project.

Coordination and assistance with the Workforce Space Planning Initiative.

Manage the Orientation and Onboarding functions, Workforce Planning, Maintenance and Revision of Departmental Competencies and Attributes, Divisional Support for HAS requirements relative to COH provided Support Services, Special Projects, and other related initiatives.

Complete WID Initiatives for the fiscal year for those projects (and portions of projects) involving functional areas of the business unit.

Work to establish and actively promote a positive culture in both WID and HAS through a lateral team approach within the division consistent with the department’s values, core competencies, mission, vision etc.

Hire WID staff as agreed upon with Chief Terminal Management Officer.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEDUCATION: Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field.EXPERIENCE: Seven years of administrative experience are required, with at least three of the years in a managerial capacity.A Master's degree may be substituted for two years of experience.PREFERENCESPreference will be given to candidates that possess: Demonstration of progressive responsibilities in the following areas:

o Workforce planning

o Change management

o Competency mapping & management

o Onboarding and Orientation

o Related skills

Possess a knowledge and understanding of education, training and/or learning and development.

Excellent group interaction and facilitation skills

Good presentation, oral and written communication skills

Highly organized and responsive

Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint) and Adobe software

Relevant certifications applicable to the Workforce Innovation & Development purpose to include:

o Project Management Professional (PMP)

o SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

o Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP)

o Leadership Coaching CertificationPreference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.GENERAL INFORMATIONSELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: YesAll applicants will be expected to provide a professional writing sample.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: No If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.SALARY INFORMATION: Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in similar positions.Pay Grade: 32APPLICATION PROCEDURES:Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call (832) 393-6027.If you need special services or accommodations, call (832) 393-6027. (TTY 7-1-1)If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.EOE - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.Benefits include: Medical Dental Vision Wellness Life insurance Long-term disability Retirement pension 457 deferred compensation plan Employee Assistance Program 10 days of vacation each year 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday Flexible schedules Professional development opportunities Transportation/parking plan Section 125 pretax deductions Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan Healthcare Flexible Spending AccountFor plan details, visit Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions? Yes



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If you answered that you have a college degree what was your field of study?

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Which best describes your years of experience that relates to the duties of this position?

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Project Management Professional (PMP)

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP)

Leadership Coaching Certification

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