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Program Description

  Director's Office

The Director's Office provides services to the Department: executive management and recruitment; policy direction; strategic and financial planning; communications and public relations; and resources management. In addition, the Office provides consultation services on human resources matters to the County Executive and other department directors. The Director's Office is responsible for human resources policy development and planning, the administration of human resources programs, ensuring the integrity of the merit system, and directing the design and implementation of new initiatives to better serve customers and improve organizational performance. The Director's Office is also responsible for the departmental human capital strategy, which focuses on improving automation, customer service, cultural change, and communication as recommended by key partners and stakeholders.

The Director's Office is comprised of the following.

  • Information Technology - provides management and oversight of the Department's information technology initiatives.
  • Administrative Services - provides management and oversight of the Office's procurement of goods and services, budget preparation, administration, and financial management of the employee health benefits fund, and management over the Records Management Section. The team also remits payments to benefit program carriers and third party administrators, approves invoices, and remits bills to employees and retirees as necessary.
  • Communications and Strategic Planning - provides management and coordination of communications strategies, website content management, and the Department's strategic initiatives.

In FY21, OHR embarked upon the implementation of a Strategic Plan designed to address service gaps, enhance the customer experience, and strengthen partnerships within the HR Community by repurposing two management level positions into four staff level positions. The repurposed positions will be dedicated to the development and management of process improvement initiatives, data analytics, and OHR performance goals and objectives while serving as a ready resource to support OHR divisions on solving complex business and operational issues.

Program Contacts

Contact Jennifer Shovlin of the Office of Human Resources at 240.777.5039 or Corey Orlosky of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2762 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved313547721.40
Enhance: OHR Strategic Plan Implementation: Phase I3999904.00
Re-align: OHR Strategic Plan Eliminate MII Position in Support of Phase I-141950-1.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1345660.00
FY22 Approved352808324.40