The Director of Human Resources and Talent Development provides overall HR leadership and collaborates with the CEO, Senior Leadership team and staff to develop and implement HR initiatives focused on creating a culture of engagement, inclusion, and excellence.
The Director manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources office and the administration of human resources policies, procedures and programs. Key areas of responsibility include HR planning and strategy, job design and organizational structure, recruitment and selection, on-boarding, performance management, disciplinary actions and terminations, unemployment, employee relations, labor relations, compensation and benefits, compliance with applicable federal, state and local employment law, collective bargaining agreement compliance, policy and procedure development, staff development, retention, employee wellness, and off-boarding.
- 7 to 10 years experience in Human Resources or related field, including direct experience with labor relations and Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations. Direct supervisory experience required. Significant experience in a not-for-profit education or arts environment desirable.
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Management, Business Administration or related field (or equivalent work experience) required. Master’s degree desirable. Current HRCI Certified Senior Professional (SPHR) or SHRM Certified Senior Professional (SHRM-SCP) preferred.
- Excellent analytical and computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word, and in database applications such as Filemaker Pro. Knowledge of HRMS and HRIS. Experience with ADP Workforce Now or similar payroll solutions required.
- Highly organized with effective leadership skills in a fast-paced, highly collaborative and fluid work environment. Proven track record of effective and efficient project management.
- Must communicate effectively in oral and written formats. Must communicate complex or sensitive information in a clear manner and handle confidential information with discretion. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
- Ability to navigate complex and challenging relationships and interactions among staff with tact and diplomacy, and guide others to do so.
- Assumes full responsibility for all human resources functions, programs, procedures, legal processes, records, data, and budgets, including providing up to date documentation of HR processes and policies. Coordinates all HR initiatives with Senior Management team.
- Creates and implements an HR business plan annually in collaboration with the senior management team, including cost savings, budget and expense controls. Provides analysis as needed. Monitors and reports on progress quarterly or as needed.
- With CEO and others as appropriate, develops strategies and implements changes to organizational structure.
- Researches and analyzes job descriptions and compensation structures. Reviews, creates and updates job descriptions in collaboration with Senior Management team and Supervisors.
- Keeps organization up to date and in compliance with appropriate governing agencies and federal, state and local regulations concerning employment. Maintains knowledge and understanding of current regulations, nonprofit employment and compensation trends, current best practices, new developments, and applicable laws.
- Conducts recruitment and onboarding programs for all exempt and nonexempt positions including interns and temporary employees. Oversees talent management and retention programs.
- Manages and maintains payroll system data as Security Master, including employee demographics, current status, positions, departments, voluntary deductions and pay rates. Updates garnishments, benefits, direct deposit data, tax withholding and employment verifications. Manages user profiles and security access for users. Trains new employees on time and attendance system. Provides reporting as needed.
- Maintains personnel files and database; ensures collection of necessary employee documents and information. Maintains Human Resource Information System.
- Manages, tracks and helps resolve conflicts between employees. Provides counsel and support to all managers and executives regarding personnel issues, including disciplinary actions, performance evaluations, performance improvement plans and termination. Conducts investigations including those for sexual harassment and discrimination.
- Develops and manages performance review systems and processes, providing appropriate documentation, training, and instructions to all employees. Works with supervisors to plan appropriate training and professional development and manages progress.
- Manages employee benefits including vendor and broker relations, communication of information to employees, and keeps enrollments, deductions and terminations up to date.
- Develops and implements plans to promote the employee health and safety.
- Consults with legal counsel as appropriate to address personnel and labor union matters.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
If interested and qualified, please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.