Full Job Description
Summary: The Human Resources Director advances the Mandel Jewish Community Center's mission and goals by assuming responsibility for managing all human resources functions for The J, which will create an environment that encourages high performance for employees at all levels of the organization. This position is responsible for effective Human Resource leadership including recruiting, hiring and training, staff communications, compensation and benefits, performance management, workplace culture, employee relations and develops and implements effective human resource practices that will promote professional growth.
Recruitment and Hiring- develop policies and procedures for hiring and retaining top talent
Build applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters and internet sites.
Attract applicants by placing job advertisements; contacts recruiters and job sites.
Evaluate applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interview applicants to determine alignment of knowledge, skills and qualifications for the position.
Coordinate and participate in the interview process for all management staff and as appropriate for professional and direct service staff.
Manage Agency background check processes.
Manage new staff onboarding activities; first day check list, facility forums, meetings with CEO, etc.
Employee and Labor Relations - assist management to counsel staff and or monitor, appraise and review staff job contributions.
Consult with Agency management team on employee and labor relations issues to de-escalate potentially serious personnel and or conflicts in early disagreement stages.
Develop and recommend employee relations practices that will establish a positive employer/employee relationship and promote an improved workplace culture and higher level of staff morale.
Maintain and coordinate employee recognition programs.
Serve as the lead Agency representative to the union having oversight for adherence to terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement; participate in union negotiations; serve as primary contact for the union with grievances filed against the Mandel JCC and other matters.
Understand, explain and ensure compliance with personnel policies and procedures.
Performance Management- Oversight of performance review process for all staff.
Identify and develop practices for accountability for performance management that support the goals and strategic priorities of The J.
Compensation and Benefits: Researches, develops and implements competitive compensation and value added benefits.
Ensure Agency is providing cost effective and comprehensive benefit programs that will support recruitment and retention of top talent.
Assist in development and administration of all Agency employee benefit programs including medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, vision and 403(B) plans.
Work closely with Benefit's Broker to ensure employee benefits are managed correctly and benefit issues are resolved.
Oversee compensation functions including ensuring that initial wages and increases are based on external market information and internal equity.
Work closely with Payroll Coordinator to resolve specific payroll issues
Government Regulations: Ensure The J is in compliance with government regulations.
Ability to interpret and advise on the application of various employment laws including matters involving FLSA, FMLA, USERRA, ADA and ERISA.
Ensure compliance USCIS Form I-9, employment eligibility verification; periodically audits Form I-9.
Consistently model appropriate professional conduct and excellent customer service skills when interacting with all employees, members and visitors. Oversee employee safety and risk management programs. Participate in senior management and general staff meetings.
Work in conjunction with labor attorney as needed.
Updates and enhances job knowledge by participating in local conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
BS/BA in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field.
5 + years of HR generalist experience in a medium size organization.
Self-motivated and self-directed individual with the ability to provide leadership in a fast-paced environment while working on multiple projects both independently and in a team.
Working knowledge of employment law, benefits, risk management, HRIS systems including payroll, organizational development, training, recruitment, and hiring processes.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and team facilitating skills.
Experience using Microsoft Office, applicant tracking systems and various other analytical tools.
Commitment to excellent customer service.
Ability to maintain confidential information and uphold ethical practices.
Master's degree in Business, Human Resource Management or related field.
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
Experience in ADP
HR Project Management experience or certification
The noise level in the work environment is usually low.
The physical demands for this position are low. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands to maneuver handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, reach, stoop, kneel, taste or smell.