Assistant Human Resources Director

City of Oxnard

Located on the beautiful Southern California coast, the City of Oxnard is the largest and most populous city in the County of Ventura with over 210,000 residents. Nestled about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 35 miles south of Santa Barbara, Oxnard prides itself on its rich diversity and culture. Residents enjoy an unsurpassed quality of life enhanced by the clean air and Mediterranean climate of this coastal community, the charm and solitude of the nearby Los Padres National Forest, and the cultural and educational amenities of a vibrant urban setting.



The Assistant Director of Human Resources will be joining an organizational transformation initiative committed to excellence and service with a passion for implementing bold new ideas to push the City forward. The new Assistant Director will be a key part of the Department’s management team and instrumental in carrying forward the vision of improved organizational effectiveness and best practices throughout all City operations. Serving under the general direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Assistant Director will assist in the daily operation and functioning of the department on a day to day basis. The individual will have significant human resources program experience and will have a keen innovative eye towards creative policy and program development to ensure that the city functions effectively and is on the cutting edge.

The new Assistant Director will have a minimum of six years of increasingly responsible human resources administration experience, including at least four years of management and supervisory responsibility. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, a Master’s degree is highly desirable. Extensive experience in organizational design and development is highly desirable. The annual salary for this position is up to $161,423 depending on qualifications. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by April 29, 2020.

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