Human Resources Director

Walton Hills, OH


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs the development and administration of company-wide human resources policies and practices in accordance with stated corporate objectives and state and federal legal requirements.
  • Develops and manages recruiting and retention strategies and succession planning process.
  • Develops mentoring and succession planning strategies.
  • Develops and manages the exit interview process; develops systems for communicating gathered information to management.
  • Reviews and analyzes wage and salary reports and data to establish competitive compensation plans.
  • Advises and assists key management on human resources issues.
  • Oversees management of controversial and sensitive staff issues.
  • Oversees employee-relations activities and programs including but not limited to employee counseling and interpretation of policies.
  • Assigns duties and monitors quality of work; assures staff conforms to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates; actively works to promote and recognize performance.
  • Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervises 5-6 employees within the Human Resources department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of 8 years related experience or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervision experience
  • Thorough understanding of human resources principles and practices, including employment law, employee benefits (FMLA, short term disability), and EEO compliance.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates.
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

Competencies:

  • Problem Solving--Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Interpersonal Skills--Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Leadership--Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Strategic Thinking--Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Judgment--Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Adaptability--Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the individual must be able to remain in a stationary position for 90 percent of the time while operating their computer and performing office work.  The individual needs to occasionally move about inside the office.  They constantly operate a computer and other office machinery.

The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability, and physical demands required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.