Director of Human Resources

 
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the VP of Operations, the Director of Human Resources supervises the HR team, representing employee relations, recruitment and on-boarding. The incumbent must be knowledgeable of employment trends and potential impact on organizational strategies.  This position is responsible for partnering with centers and staff on implementation of HR policies and practices and the oversight of HR staff that support assigned centers. 

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and a minimum of eight years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be proficient in word processing, HRIS management systems (Kronos Workforce Ready Preferred), training and development and employee satisfaction. Problem solving results from conformity to established patterns and policies.  Experience in leading a staff team to achieving result outcomes.

 

SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Confidentiality and the ability to work well with people, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail are strongly emphasized.
  • Must be able to function independently.  .
  • Must be skilled in big picture vision to understand long term and organizational impact of decisions.
  • Ability to define the most difficult problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions with general directed activity
  • Excellent organizational skills are essential. 

 

SUPERVIOSRY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directs the work of HR Generalists which includes planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and coaching; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Essential Functions

  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Manages the day-to-day workflow and functions of Human Resources for the Association.
  2. Directs the work of HR Generalists which includes planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and coaching; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  3. Collaborates with the VP of Operations to recommend, interpret, formulate and administer Human Resources policies and practices for the association regarding personnel, legal requirements, benefits and salary administration.
  4. Direct, protect, and audit personnel records to ensure the highest level of consistency, accuracy and integrity with employee paper and electronic file management processes.
  5. Establishes standard recruiting and placement practices and procedures. Interviews exempt level candidates and makes recommendations for employment.
  6. Oversee the delivery of consistent and fair employee relations practices, investigations, staffing decisions across the organization.
  7. Manages formal responses and request for information from outside agencies (EEO, Unemployment, Workers Compensation, DWD, etc.)
  8. Ensure current and accurate information is relevant and available in the areas of exempt and nonexempt wage ranges, performance management, handbooks, etc.
  9. Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee environment and promote a high level of employee morale, which include employee satisfaction surveys, employee rewards program and events.
  10. Plans, schedules and executes specialized projects.
  11. Be committed to the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee’s Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention efforts as a mandatory reporter. 
  12. All other duties as assigned.