Job Description

Job Title:                       Director of Human Resources

Reports To:                   Chief of Staff

Job Summary:                     Directs the staff, administration, coordination, and evaluation of Human Resources operations to include workforce planning/management, recruitment, performance management, compensation/classification administration, employee engagement, legal compliance, employee benefits/leaves, leadership development and coaching. 


Qualifications and Requirements:

The requirements and essential job duties listed below are representative of the knowledge, education, skill, and/or ability required of the position. Duties and responsibilities may be modified based on operational needs.


Essential Job Duties:

Provides strategic Human Resources leadership.

  • Proactively develops, implements, evaluates, and modifies all human resources programs, policies, procedures, reporting, and organizational initiatives in support of the organization’s mission.
  • Provides advice and guidance to executive leadership in support of strategic planning, budget development and management, regulatory compliance, and problem resolution.
  • Maintains knowledge of regulatory requirements and employment law and ensures compliance with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to Human Resources operations.
  • Plans and manages employee engagement initiatives and oversees employee relations activities, including investigations and problem resolution.
  • Directs proper operationalization and efficient use of Human Resources Information Systems for effective information management, recordkeeping, and reporting.
  • Determines appropriate requirements for compliance reporting and ensures timely and accurate report submissions.
  • Develops and implements comprehensive initiatives for professional development to enhance organizational outcomes and facilitate strategic succession planning.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to department leaders within the organization.


Directs operations for all functional areas within the Human Resources department.

  • Supervises Human Resources Manager and other staff members engaged in daily operations of Human Resources functional areas including workforce planning and management, recruitment and onboarding, employee relations, benefits administration, classification, compensation planning and administration, leaves and disability management, personnel recordkeeping, training and professional development, and performance management.


Required Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration with emphasis in Human Resources Management or a closely related field.
  • 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in Human Resources administration with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role within a healthcare setting.
  • Any combination of education and/or experience that meets skills and experience required of position may be considered.
  • Driver's License and Proof of Insurance may be required if requesting mileage reimbursement.


Preferred Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • Master’s degree in business administration with emphasis in Human Resources Management or a closely related field preferred.
  • SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management) certification as Senior Professional in HR (SPHR) preferred.



Required Language Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend and compose instructions, correspondence, and communications in English in both oral and written format.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to organization employees, providers, and outside agency personnel working in cooperation with the organization.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently exert enough force to move objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to continuously remain in a stationary position.
  • Possesses hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to constantly operate computer, telephone, and other office machinery.
  • Possesses close visual acuity necessary to accurately record and view information on a computer monitor, handwritten and typed documents.
  • Ability to discern the nature of sounds at a normal spoken volume.


Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of related HR federal/state/local laws rules and regulations regarding employee recruitment and retention, employee records, personnel actions, employee benefits, etc.
  • Ability to resolve complex employee situations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to present information to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to employ statistical / mathematical methods to collect and analyze data and develop solutions.
  • Ability to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments and make decisions involving complex issues requiring considerable independent judgment.
  • Displays high level of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Displays sound and accurate judgment and ability to make timely decisions.
  • Computer literacy required with strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Ability to delegate work assignments, give authority to work independently, set expectations and monitor delegated activities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to human resources.
  • Ability to improve and promote quality and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ability to employ motivational techniques to train and mentor staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to build effective teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills by including staff in planning, decision-making, facilitation, and process improvement.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work activities; use time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.


Work Environment & Conditions:

  • Work environment is typical of an administrative office setting with no substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
  • Work requires reliable transportation as position requires frequent travel and extended hours to include early mornings, evenings, holidays, and weekends.
  • Work requires ability to be contacted by cell phone during or outside of regular work hours.