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Patricia Mitchell - Human Resources Director

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PatMItchellPhone: (662)329-5159
Email: pmitchell@columbusms.org

Serving Since

October 1985

Duties/Responsibilities

Oversee the recruitment and placement function for the City of Columbus by attracting and retaining skilled, experienced, and motivated employees; assist Department Heads with Human Resources matters involving disciplinary matters, grievance issues, job description updates, skills tests, etc.; extensive knowledge of human resource and personnel laws, regulations, and procedures including compensation and benefits, FMLA, ADA, and workers’ compensation; draft and update personnel rules; maintain confidential personnel files; oversee payroll for the City of Columbus; and assist in administering the City’s group health insurance plan.

Accept applications for employment when vacancies occur.

Vacancies will be posted on bulletin boards throughout City departments, on this website, and advertised in local newspapers.

Experience

BS Degree in Business Management from MUW; Business Certificate from EMCC; continuing educational courses annually; near completion of Master's Degree.  Supervise two team members: Erica Bankhead, Payroll Clerk and Carolyn Aviles, Support Clerk.

Family Information

Mother of two daughters and proud grandmother.

Interests / Hobbies

Enjoy sewing, baking, writing, working in New Baptist Temple M. B. Church, and various community organizations.

Vision for Columbus

I would love to see the unemployment rate decrease which would produce a better quality of life for all citizens.