Director of Human Resources (ID:45120)
Our client, a Christian-Based Nonprofit, is looking for their next HR Leader. This exciting role will report directly to the CEO and oversee all aspects of the HR function. This is primarily an on-site role and only candidates currently residing in MN or WI will be considered.

Our client provides Christ-centered, life-changing pathways to all people experiencing homelessness, hunger, and addiction.

The Human Resources (HR) Director is the senior human resources professional responsible for all aspects of our client's strategic and operational risk and human resources management in alignment with their mission, values, and goals.  Consults with and provides advice and assistance to directors and managers on HR best practices, employee relations, policies, risk management and HR legal developments, and procedures regarding recruitment and hiring, compensation, performance management, benefits, and training.   This also includes providing internal HR strategy, support and planning to the Executive Leadership Team.  

Roles & 

  • Exercises independent and professional judgment in planning, setting strategic direction and decision-making regarding operations, administration, policies, processes and procedures for the HR department in alignment with our client's mission, values and policies.

  • Leads and directs the execution of all Human Resources strategies and operations including Benefits, Compensation, Retirement, Leave of Absence, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Recruitment, Training, Safety, Risk Management and Human Resource technology.

  • Oversees Human Resources function, assesses and ensures polices, practices and programs are effective, efficient and in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulatory requirements.   

  • Consults with hiring managers in the planning and implementation of department structure and staffing strategies.  May interview staff select management candidates.  Monitors EEOC reporting and compliance.

  • Prepares and manages over $200,000 budget.  Approves all purchasing of supplies, services and materials to meet fiscal requirements.  

  • Leads and monitors implementation of compensation philosophy. Conducts market analysis and creates salary ranges.

  • Conducts job evaluations in accordance with DOL and FLSA requirements.

  • Manages FMLA, American Disability Act (ADA), short-term and long-term disability, workers compensation, and catastrophic employee leaves of absence.  Ensures policies and practices follow related state, federal and local laws and internal policies.

  • Directs and manages the administration of benefits package including plan designs, plan administration, insurance carrier relationships, costs, negotiation of renewals, communications.  Ensures all plans meet ACA, COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA requirements. Aids employees and issue resolution regarding benefits. 

  • Plan Administrator and Trustee of the 401k retirement plan; manages fiduciary obligations, plan design, plan administration and employee education. 

  • Serves as point of contact for advice, issue resolution and facilitation in the areas of employee relations, legal matters, performance management and disciplinary actions; works with both employees and management to coach and bring resolution to conflicts. 

  • Assesses legal, legislative, and regulatory developments related to personnel and risk management strategies.  Interprets developments to provide related counsel and recommendations to Executive Leadership Team.  

  • Selects and engages outside consultants on behalf of our client (brokers, safety, investment, insurance, legal) to draw upon for advice and services for the organization.  Manages the ongoing external professional relationships.

  • Develops, designs, and presents training to program directors with regards to leadership development, and human resources policies, procedures, and documentation.   Co-leads training committee and wellness committees.

  • Leads with the senior leadership team creating a culture valuing diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.

  • Develops and implements processes and technology systems to streamline and improve Human Resources processes and compliance with Federal, State, and local laws. 

  • Co-leads with the Facilities Director the Safety program.  Establishes and implements safety and risk-management programs and training for departments and personnel.  Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

  • Enforces safety and occupational health policies and procedures; corrects unsafe conditions within department and reports injuries immediately.  Manages OSHA reporting.

  • Directly supervises and establishes work direction and goals for Human Resources staff. 

  • Oversees the hiring, firing, managing, evaluating, training, and developing their team.  Recruits and selects staff aligned with values. 

  • Develops and maintains co-operative relationships with other departments within our client and community organizations to support achievement of program objectives.

  • Responds to questions regarding the mission, vision, statement of faith and core values. 

  • Represents our client's values and ethics when interacting with Donors, residents, staff, consultants and vendors.

  • Responsible for making or appearing in HR video from time to time to enhance HR employee relationship, or other related employee communications

  • At any time, with or without notice, performs other duties and activities as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field; Master’s degree preferred

  • 5 years’ experience in a Human Resources function or leadership role

  • 10 years of broad HR experience including benefits, recruitment, employee relations, LOAs, legal compliance, and risk management

  • 5 years of staff management experience

  • Experience or desire to work with underserved communities and people experiencing homelessness, hunger, or addiction.

  • Knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations, including FMLA, ADA, ACA, ERISA, FLSA, COBRA, HIPPA, EEOC, and public sector employment policies and procedures. 

  • Highly developed, collaborative leadership skills.

  • Must have high attention to detail and ability complete all assignments with accuracy.

  • Must maintain confidentiality and reliability.

  • Decision-making on sensitive, confidential, administrative, procedural and employee issues.

  • Prepare, analyze and manage operational budgets and financial plans.

  • Organization, planning, and project management skills.

  • Analyze complex information, define and solve problems.

  • Develop and implement program guidelines, procedures, policies.

  • Conflict prevention, de-escalation and resolution skills.

  • Exceptional judgment, self-control and professional boundaries.

  • Proficiency in the operation of Microsoft Office software, and other business-related software applications. Option: Knowledge of Paycor application.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. 

  • Ability to prepare and present training programs and materials. 

  • Self-motivated and strives for the continuous improvement of program outcomes.

  • Understand and be fully supportive of the mission and values.

About Versique:
Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek. 
Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors. 


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