Director of Human Resources
The Human Resources Director will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resources (HR) Department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organizations mission and talent strategy. The Director must have a thorough understanding of all requirements relating to Human Resources management and serve as the content expert for matters relating to employment and labor laws, compliance, payroll, and benefits.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Supervises and oversees the daily workflow of the Human Resources Department.
- Collaborates with executive leadership to understand the organizations goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
- Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
- Fosters a culture of engagement by leading the way in the design, measurement and evaluation of proactive workplace policies and practices that help attract and retain talent with skills and competencies necessary for growth and sustainability.
- Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
- Administers or oversees the administration of Human Resources programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, leave, disciplinary matters, disputes and investigations, performance and talent management, productivity, recognition, morale, occupational health and safety, and training and development.
- Counsels and advises staff on a wide variety of sensitive personnel issues (e.g. discipline, hiring, promotions, return to work, etc.) for the purpose of assisting in effective decision making and enforcing all relevant policies, procedures and employment laws.
- Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
- Oversees processing of all claims and paperwork related to workers compensation, disability, FMLA, and other legal requirements.
- Oversees the annual performance evaluation process.
- Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations Human Resources compliance and strategy needs.
- Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organizations Human Resources Information System (HRIS) or talent management system.
- Develops and implements departmental budget.
- Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for Human Resources staff.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Bachelors degree in Human Resources or related field (HR/Organization Development or Business Administration). Masters degree preferred.
- HR Certification Preferred; PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP
- Minimum (10) years proven and relevant experience managing Human Resources teams/department.
- Experience with Human Service organization, Child Serving, and Educational Agencies preferred.
- Experience and understanding of the 10/11/12-month salary structure and understanding total rewards management preferred.
- Strong Experience with Benefits Administration, Broker/Vendor Management.
- Experience with organizational change management process preferred
- Thorough understanding of employment-related laws and regulations.
- Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software including HRIS and payroll systems. Paycom Preferred
- Proven and relevant experience working with a diverse workforce and in a non-profit environment a plus.
- Successful completion of a background check.
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.