Director of Human Resources : California
SEIU Local 2015
Director of Human Resources
Based in Los Angeles, CA
The Director of Human Resources guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire organization. The Human Resources Director originated and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. The Human Resources Director coordinates implementation of services, policies, and programs through Human Resources staff; reports to the Chief Operations Officer and serves on the executive management team and assists and advises organization managers about Human Resources issues.
- Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the organization’s human resource function and performance.
- Participates in the development of the organization’s plans and programs as a strategic partner, but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people.
- Translates the strategic and tactical organizational plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
- Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items affect the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the organization.
- Addresses employee and labor relations issues and conducts investigations.
- Develops staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization. Identifies appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization.
- Develops and recommends progressive benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.
- Develops programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees.
- Establishes credibility throughout the organization to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues.
- Develops appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization.
- Enhances and/or develops, implements and enforces HR policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. In particular, manages the HRIS system and provides necessary reports for critical analyses of the HR function and the people resources of the organization.
- Maintains knowledge of HR policies, programs, employment laws and issues.
- Manages other areas such as employee communication, employee safety and health, and community relations.
- Manages the budget and other financial measures of the HR department.
- Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, and training and development.
- Above average oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and develop Human Resources staff members.
- Demonstrated ability to serve as a successful participant on the executive management team that provides organization leadership and direction.
- Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with the organization Executive Board and members.
- Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and skills in database management and record keeping.
- General knowledge of various employment laws and practices.
- Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs.
- Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Willingness to work long and irregular hours and participate in all union wide activities.
- Willingness to travel and work in different locations for determined periods of time.
- Commitment to social justice and building power for workers.
Education and Experience:
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development.
- Ten plus years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions.
- Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.
- Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks and organizations and ongoing community involvement, preferred.
- Possess ongoing affiliations with leaders in successful organizations that practice effective Human Resources Management.
- Manual dexterity for operating a computer keyboard, printer, facsimile machine, photocopier, calculator and/or ten-key adding machine.
- Ability to sit at a desk or conference table for extended periods of time within an office environment.
- Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.
It is the policy of SEIU Local 2015 to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation and benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination.
To Apply For This Position:
E-mail or fax a detailed résumé, cover letter, and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:
In subject of email: Position Title of position you are applying for
Attn: Human Resources
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