Summary: The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the development and implementation of all policies, procedures, systems and documentation for the human resource function of the agency. This position overseas all activities related to employee relations, recruitment, hiring, retention, evaluation, performance counseling, termination, compensation and benefit plan administration; compliance with employment laws and regulations established by local, state and federal oversight agencies and those of accreditation organizations; all employment related record-keeping and reporting.
Essential Functions * Recruit and complete initial screening of prospective employees including: job advertisements/postings, reviewing applications and reference checks. * Manage the personnel documentation system and assure timely and accurate completion and filing of documents to meet agency needs and comply with all applicable laws/regulations. * Manage an employee evaluation system with individual employee goals which challenges employees to grow and improve their job performance; and assure its consistent implementation. * Work in conjunction with supervisors and managers to handle employee job performance issues and counseling of employees. Oversee and facilitate the resolution of employee grievances in accordance with agency policy. * Responsible for the development and implementation of all employment policies and practices including regular review and revision of the Employee Handbook. * Work in conjunction with the Associate Director of Finance and IT to develop and maintain a competitive staff compensation plan including the salary range listing. * Work in conjunction with the Associate Director of Finance and IT and other staff to determine employee raises and bonuses based on employee's performance, length of service and other factors. Complete all calculations, reporting and documentation to implement pay changes and report information to payroll department. * Develop and administer all employee benefits including the systems, policies, procedures and record keeping. Benefits included are: vacation, sick and other leaves; all insurance related to employment, cafeteria plan, 403B plans, etc. * Manage the Human Capital Management (HCM) system which interfaces with the payroll system, automatically updating vacation and sick accruals, deduction amounts, etc. * Responsible for the development and implementation of all policies, procedures, systems and documentation for the human resource function. * Assure all agency employment policies, procedures and practices comply with applicable laws/regulations including: ADA, FMLA, EEOC, USDOL, ILDOL, CARF, etc.
Education * Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in human resources, business administration or related field required, Master's degree preferred
Experience * Minimum of five years' experience in the field of human resources * 5 years supervisory experience * Experience in the non-profit, disability services field preferred * Experience and proficiency with HRM, Time & Attendance and Payroll software
License/Certification * Human resources professional certification by a recognized authority (SHRM, HRCI)
Language * Excellent command of the English language, both oral and written. * Second language a plus, but not required.
Above average computer literacy Sertoma Centre provides service to "at risk populations" funded primarily by the State of Illinois. As such, the agency is subject to compliance with the Healthcare Worker Background Check Act, hereafter referred to as the Act. Consequently, all employees are subject employment eligibility conditions set forth in the Act, both now and in the future.
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Job Specific Skills * Knowledge and proficiency in the following areas: * Compensation and Benefit Management * Recruitment, Hiring, Onboarding and Staff Retention * Employee Relations & Performance Management * Training and Staff Development * Policy Development * Crisis Management * Worker's and Unemployment Compensation * Organizational Safety Management
Industry Knowledge * Knowledge of the non-profit world and implications for human resource management within the organization * Knowledge of the field of services to individuals with disabilities, specific to developmental and mental health issues and the consequent unique challenges impacting human resource management
Knowledge of Rules and Regulations * Thorough knowledge and understanding of employment law * Thorough knowledge and understanding of compliance requirements of federal, state, local and industry regulations
Technical Capacity * Demonstrated skill and ability to facilitate adult learning * Proficiency with a variety of applications including but not limited to HRM software, Microsoft Office Suite, applicant management, online reporting systems, etc. * Strong multi-tasking abilities