The Center continues to provide personnel management and human
resource assistance to local governments. One of the primary
responsibilities of local governments, as service providers, is to hire a
capable staff and provide them with a safe work environment. The
components of a comprehensive personnel management system include:
- policies and procedures
- position descriptions
- performance appraisal
- compensation schedule
Examples of Personnel Management projects include:
Personnel Management Sourcebook - published in
conjunction with the Ohio Township Association as part of Township Sourcebook
Series; provides an introduction to comprehensive personnel management and
includes model policies that can provide a framework for township adoption.
New Russia Township (Lorain County) - assisting
with creating a personnel policies and procedures manual.
Arcanum (Darke County) - updating
personnel policies and procedures manual for village employees.
Township (Greene County) - updated personnel policies and procedures manual for township
Spring Valley Township (Greene County) - developed personnel policies and procedures manual for township employees;
also included review of position descriptions.
Southwest Ohio Local
Government Wage and Benefit Survey - annual survey of
municipal wage, salary, and benefit information for benchmark positions in nine
SW Ohio counties.
Administrative Staffing - provided support to governing bodies
who needed to hire/appoint administrative positions; please see our page on executive
searches for a description of the range of services available.
Examples of Human Resource projects include:
Foundation (Adams, Pike, Jackson, and Scioto Counties) - assisting the
Foundation with a workload distribution process, the development of new position descriptions,
the development of a personnel policies and procedures manual, and a
Warren County Engineer's Office - assisted the County Engineer in the
implementation of job/task analysis and re-design, position descriptions, and
personnel policies and procedures.
Benham's Grove Facility of the City of Centerville - conducted a work
distribution analysis for the facility and reviewed position descriptions.