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Job Title: 

Director of Human Resources

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority
Job Location: 
Las Vegas, NV
Salary Range: 
$101,165.37 - 161,728.11
Full Job Description: 




An Exciting and Rewarding Career Opportunity

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority


Announcement Number

Job Title


Director of Human Resources  

Number of Openings

Compensation (Depending on Experience, DOE)

One or more (Full-Time, 7 AM to 6 PM, Mon-Thurs)


$101,165.37 (Step 1) - $161,728.11 (Step 20) annually

The typical starting range for this position is between $101,165.37 and $111,667.50. DOE


Opening Date

Closing Date

May 15, 2024

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

June 16, 2024 (or until filled)

The closing date may be earlier based on the applications received.

To Apply and Required Documents

Conditions of Employment

This position is open to both internal and external applicants.  Applicants should:


  • Complete an application online -  to apply, click here
  • Submit a cover letter and resume


Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Upon a conditional offer of employment, candidates must complete:


  • background investigation, which may include:

(education, criminal history, credit, fingerprints, and DMV)

  • Workplace drug testing (including marijuana*)
  • Valid Nevada driver’s license and clean driving record



*As a federally-funded employer, although legal in the state of Nevada, marijuana is restricted under Federal guidelines.


Employee Benefits

Pay is only part of the generous total compensation package you receive while working for our premier agency.  Employees enjoy a 3-day weekend; free parking, two weeks vacations (years 1 and 2); 13 sick days; 13 paid holidays, including your birthday; medical, dental, and vision insurance – 100% employer paid (employee only); health and dependent care flexible spending accounts; life and long-term disability insurance (employer paid); 457B Deferred Compensation Plan; Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) – 100% Employer Funded or Employee/Employee-Funded (50%/50%); Employee Assistance Program (EAP); and a host of voluntary employee benefits options.  Student loan forgiveness is available to qualified individuals, pursuant to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.




The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNVRHA) is currently recruiting for a Director of Human Resources to join our team.  Through its public housing programs, SNRHA provides affordable housing to low- and moderate-income households.  Our team comprises 200+ committed and caring professionals who support our mission and the clients and communities we serve.  Our success is built upon the contributions of our valued employees.  To learn more, please visit us online  -  www.snvrha.org.


For candidates relocating from out-of-state, more than its famous strip, which provides endless entertainment opportunities for locals and tourists, Las Vegas, Nevada also offers a family-friendly environment with beautiful neighborhoods, affordable living, warm weather, outdoor wonders (hiking, climbing, snow-skiing, boating, sightseeing, and more), professional sports, and world-class restaurants.  Las Vegas is home to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and a few hour’s drive to beach destinations in Southern California, the Grand Canyon in Arizona, and national parks and ski resorts in Utah.  Nevada is among the most tax-friendly states in the U.S., with residents enjoying no state income tax, county income tax, inheritance tax, and lower property taxes.



Position Summary

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the strategic direction of the Agencies HR organization, its practices, and operations to meet the needs of the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (“SNRHA”). The incumbent will lead the planning, development, and implementation of policies that include diversity, equity, and inclusion programs (DEI), staff activities, and service delivery strategies organization-wide.  The leader will also facilitate strategic planning, change management, and organizational design aligned with the mission and vision of the SNRHA.


Duties and Responsibilities

This announcement summarizes typical job functions and does not exhaustively or comprehensively list all duties and responsibilities. This position is accountable for performing the following duties and responsibilities, with or without reasonable accommodation. 


  • Directs all HR functions and work of staff including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; occupational health and safety; and training, development, recruitment, and payroll. 


  • Collaborates with senior leadership and the board to understand the organization’s goals and strategy regarding recruiting, retention, and HR functions.


  • Coaches and counsels SNRHA management and staff on HR policies, procedures, processes, and employment-related issues to implement organizational objectives and minimize liability.


  • Champion, drive, and install best-in-class DE&I framework to expand and enhance employee engagement.


  • Fosters an environment of dialogue, collaboration, community, and inclusion. 


  • Leads training and develops the knowledge capacity of staff on fair employment practices and DEI.


  • Leads the development of key metrics to track the progress of HR initiatives and DEI strategies.


  • Consult and partner with the Union to gain input, approvals, and insight on process and compliance. 


  • Oversee, participate in, and serve as a point of escalation for workplace investigations and employee relations;  direct and engage in collective bargaining, contract management, and regulatory and compliance activities; assist with labor negotiations and dispute resolution. 


  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs. 


  • Identifies staffing and recruiting strategies and implements plans to identify talent for SNRHA; identifies appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the Authority. 


  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommends best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance. 


This announcement summarizes typical job functions and does not exhaustively or comprehensively list all duties and responsibilities.

This position is NOT eligible for participation in the collective bargaining unit (SEIU) representing certain Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority employees.


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications are intended to identify applicants most likely to perform successfully.  Applicants who meet minimum qualifications are not guaranteed an interview; however, they are further assessed to determine how well (s) they meet the position's minimum qualifications and the agency's immediate needs.  Applicants should possess the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration, or a closely related field;
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in an HR leadership role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and industry-specific program software (e.g., ADP).



Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications are desired above and beyond minimum qualifications that demonstrate additional education, experience, training, or other credentials.  Preference may be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualifications:


  • Advanced degree in Human Resources.
  • Previous Public Housing Authority, Public sector, or Social Service Agency experience.


Screening and Selection

Applicants who meet minimum qualifications may be further considered.  Evaluation factors include, but are not limited to, a cover letter and resume, writing samples, pre-employment testing/assessments, panel interviews, references, and background investigation.


Reasonable Accommodation

If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in our hiring process, contact the HR Department (702.477.3170).

To Apply: 

Interested candidates can apply by visiting our job portal at www.snvrha.org and click on careers tab.

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, June 16, 2024
Posting Expiration Date: 
Sunday, July 14, 2024
Job Location Details: 
340 N 11th Street, Las Vegas NV 89101
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