Director of Human Resources

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary
    $ 70000 - $ 85000
  • Category
    Accounting / Human Resources- General
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire


Ajilon/Accounting Principals has partnered with a local non profit to help them find a HR Director!  This is a direct hire role that is remote for now but will eventually report onsite to their Philadelphia Office.  This position will pay up to $85K with a great benefits package! 

Position Summary:
The Director of Human Resources is a key strategic role for understanding and promoting our mission and serving as a Business Partner for the leadership team and employees, in Philadelphia, Chester, and Camden. The Director of Human Resources ensures that Human Resources (HR) supports an employee-focused, high performance, outcomes driven organizational culture. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the delivery and management of key HR functions of employee relations, performance management, benefits, compensation, certification and compliance. The Director of Human Resources works with leadership staff to address employee needs, manage personnel issues, and guide the performance management cycle. The Director of Human Resources is outcomes driven, organized, customer friendly and committed to the mission. The Director of Human Resources will report to the Executive Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Positively engage with leadership to facilitate the development of goals and objectives to support the Mission and vision; promoting HR strategy and tactics in order to support these goals
  • Manage ongoing processes related to the employment life cycle including; implementing and managing performance management, compensation system, managing employee personnel and performance issues as they arise, including investigating complaints or concerns, training, and supporting managers in making annual performance and compensation evaluations
  • The Director of Human Resources is an approachable and available trusted advisor, managing relationship across the organization, ensuring exceptional personal interactions, norming of leaders, proactively managing expectations and processes, the timely meeting of deliverables and service
  • Provides ongoing project management to ensure deliverables are met on a timely and quality basis
  • Responsible for analyzing survey and staff retention data including developing recommendations for improvements to leadership and utilizing the data to inform decisions
  • Assist in the establishment of management practices that support positive employer-employee relationships and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation
  • Maintain sound working knowledge of compliance with local, state, and federal labor and human relations laws and potential/actual impact on the organization
  • Work with the Executive Director to maintain the overall Human Resources budgets; contribute to the development and implementation of cost-saving measures
  • Proactively seek knowledge, expertise in the HR environment, as well as general best practices in business trends and practices impacting The organization; share this expertise with others
    Work in a collaborative and supportive manner to provide strategic direction and support to other members of the HR team
  • Coordinate and process staff contracts, offer letters, and new hire paperwork
  • Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission of the organization
  • Strong communication skills; comfortable representing the organization in meetings and larger venues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and desire to work as part of a team
  • Willingness and desire to participate in unexpected projects and support team in attainment of organization-wide goals and objectives
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details; proven competence with collection and management of documentation and paperwork
  • Flexibility, professional demeanor, ability to respond calmly and positively to rapidly changing situations
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop staff members
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and manage complex projects in a fast-paced environment
    Must be skilled in Paycom & Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
  • Six-ten years of relevant progressive Human Resources experience, including related experience in a consultative role with proven ability to meet client expectations and deliver results
  • Prior experience coaching senior management is essential, with demonstrated program development expertise
  • Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organization development, employee relations, and/or training and development
  • Working knowledge of PA and NJ regulations and employment law preferred

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