Director, Human Resources
The Director of Human Resources (HR) will work closely with the Deputy Vice President to ensure that UnidosUS uses best practices and meets the highest HR standards. The Director of HR will be an outstanding strategic thinker and serve as a thought partner with the Deputy Vice President to ensure that HR policies and procedures promote best practices and foster an organizational culture that promotes UnidosUS’s values (Excellence, Accountability, Respeto) as well as welcomes diversity, equity, and collaboration.
UnidosUS’s HR Portfolio consists of eight major areas: Staffing, Compensation and Benefits Management, Employee Relations and Engagement, Employee Development and Training, Performance Management, Data and Analytics, HR Compliance, and HR Legal. The HR Director must have a generalist knowledge of all these areas, with a particular emphasis on developing and overseeing HR functions within a national nonprofit, standardizing operating procedures and processes, analyzing HR data, and prove experience in enhancing training, professional development, and performance management practices. In addition, they will serve to ensure legal compliance and implementation of the organizations mission and talent strategy. The Director of HR will also play an essential role in daily functions of HR that include payroll, recruitment/retention, compensation, and benefits which requires solid experience touching all aspects of HR. This position will report directly to the Deputy Vice President, HR, and will supervise the HR Manager and HR Coordinator.
Oversee Daily HR Functions
- Coordinate and implement a range of activities and processes to support the organization’s HR compliance and strategy.
- Oversee the administration of human resources, including, but not limited to, payroll, compensation, benefits and leaves of absence, disciplinary matters, disputes and investigations, performance and talent management, productivity, recognition and morale, and training and development.
- Develop programs and strategies to recognize staff achievements and contributions, provide opportunities for team building, and boost morale and well-being.
- Monitor and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommend best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance.
- Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; apply this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to leadership.
- Assist the Deputy VP in developing and implementing HR budget.
- Facilitate professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
- Perform other duties as required.