Manager of Workforce Data Management

This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, September 28, 2020.



Annual Pay Range:    $97,901.65 – $132,166.83

Hourly Pay Range:     $47.068101 – $63.541743

Starting salaries will be within the posted pay range based on job-related factors such as experience, training and/or education.


In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.

This is a full time non-represented group 2 County position.

Non-Represented Group 2 Full Time Benefits

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Clackamas County Department of Human Resources (HR) is looking for a forward thinking, technically skilled and dynamic professional to join the Human Resources Management Team as the Sr. Manager of Workforce Data Management (WDM).

The Department of HR provides County-wide provides human resources services to County departments and employees, including employee recruitment and selection, personnel ordinance and policy administration, position classification and compensation, organizational development, employee training and development, benefits administration, risk management, workers compensation, liability and casualty claims management, human resources information systems, labor and employee relations and collective bargainingto over 2,200 employees, both represented and non-represented.  This position will report directly to the Director of Human Resources and have direct and indirect supervisory responsibilities.

The Manager of WDM has visible influence and impact to the County’s business needs regarding technology and business systems to support county and Human Resources operations and workforce data requirements. This role researches and designs the overall strategy, direction, philosophy, development, and data management of the HRIS/ERP, data analytics, and other related HR technology for the county. .

The Manager of WDM is the subject matter expert and operates with significant discretion and latitude to make recommendations and create new programs to meet the County’s organization and workforce needs. The Workforce Data Management Team works on initiatives that address countywide technology issues, and in coordination with Technology Services, is responsible to ensure HR software configuration accommodates County and HR business and administrative needs and processes.  The WDM Team is also responsible for employee data quality of employee transaction activity.  The Manager of WDM is accountable for the performance and results of this division of operations, evaluates the effectiveness of services provided to County departments, supervises and performs a variety of professional and technical work. Decisions are typically guided by executive management, budget, and compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations, county policies and business practices, and the HR strategic business plan.


  • Project Management: Plan, design, develop, organize and monitor work done by others in support of a specific project or assignment.
  • Technology knowledge, skills and expertise: Business operation continuous improvement to meet business service objectives, to include understanding, designing and application of technology systems with emphasis on strategic potential and business operation enhancements.
  • Change Management Skill: Guide others to prepare for, support, and adopt actions required to achieve successful outcomes from a performance change initiative.
  • Collaborative consultation:  Getting cooperation and action from people not under your direct supervision.  Communicates effectively with people at all levels in an organization.  Recognizes the broader implications of a project; doing all that should be done, not just as directed.
  • Relationship Building: Establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with individuals across a broad range of stakeholders, organizational levels, and groups.  Proven success with building trust and establishing positive working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the organization.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Strong customer service and quality focus: Continuously looking for ways to simplify and improve work processes to achieve business results.  Considers customer needs when setting priorities.


Successful candidates will be able to flex between high-level, strategic thinking to diving deep in analytic work and research to resolve issues.  The most competitive candidates will have work experience as an HRIS manager or similar role, with hands-on experience with HR database administration and familiarity with other HR and data systems.

The ideal candidate will be able to advocate and be a champion for change and change management with a vision for innovation and improvement, having a strong leadership presence.  They will possess strong analytical and technical skills, with experience in all parts of HRIS technology portfolio.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

  • Five or more years of HR technology experience
  • Experience in creating and implementing an HR technology strategy
  • Supervisory and leadership experience
  • Strong ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately prioritize, manage, and complete multiple projects and assignments; proven experience leading large-scale projects
  • Practical experience with HR database administration
  • Ability to provide strategic direction for workforce data management, identifying new business opportunities and executing marketing plans
  • Strong knowledge of labor laws and regulations
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills and a positive, professional attitude
  • Budget oversight and/or management experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment as well as independently with minimal direction
  • Focus on customer service and working effectively with multiple people, departments and levels within the organization
  • Driving may be necessary for County business. For position(s) with occasional/incidental driving, incumbents must possess a valid driver’s license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. For position(s) with regular driving, incumbent(s) must also possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County’s driving policy

Preferred Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

  • Strong working knowledge and experience with PeopleSoft HCM v9.2 and implementation and support for a variety of software modules like core HR, benefits administration, and payroll

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference:  If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.

The Manager of Workforce Data Management is classified as a Human Resources Manager, Senior. 

For additional information, please see the Classification Specification on the County’s website for the Human Resources Manager, Senior.


This position is included in the County’s alternate workweek program, working 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off).  Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.

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As an internal service department, the Department of Human Resources (HR) provides consultative services and the infrastructure that sustains County department customers. HR acts as a strategic partner to provide comprehensive, timely and progressive employment practices and services to support the departments’ missions, which are carried out by County employees.

The Department of HR consists of eight primary program areas – Office of the Director/Administrative Services, Workforce Data Management, Recruitment and Selection, Classification and Compensation, Benefits and Wellness, Workforce Development and Planning, Risk Management and Safety, Employee and Labor Relations.

The Mission of the Department of Human Resources (HR) is to provide employment services, benefits and wellness, risk management and workforce planning to County Departments and Agencies so they can have the resources they need to provide high quality services and achieve their strategic results.

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Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

A Cover Letter and Resume are required.  Your cover letter should include your experience and detail how you meet the core competences & qualifications for this position (outlined in the Job Introduction section).

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If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us.  Our office hours are Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).


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Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.


Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date.  You may request an accommodation during the online application process.


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