Human Resource Director

Empower Associates

Director of Human Resources


The Director of HR is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the Human Resource function for a growing organization. The Director of HR will execute HR policies and programs designed to attract, retain and motivate employees in partnership with business leaders and recruiters.

Essential Functions

  • Train, guide, direct and supervise the Company’s human resource staff in the execution of one or more specialized Company-wide human resources activity(ies)
  • Plan, direct, and organize the analysis, activities, and preparation of specialized human resources systems, procedures, and practices.
  • Establish human resources procedures and operations consistent with current laws and Company policies. Recommends new or revised human resources policies and programs to meet the operating needs of the company and the needs of its employees
  • Conduct various cost analyses relative to human resources budgetary planning control
  • Advise and consult with employees and management regarding employee relations matters including investigating issues, complaints and recommending to managers’ corrective actions, problem resolution, or work improvement strategies.
  • Provide recommendations on talent development and management learning programs.
  • Develops program proposals and procedures and interprets and applies diverse policies, rules and regulations to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of Human Resources Department operations
  • Participate in the planning and development of the Human Resources Departmental budget; reviews and recommends controls to the approved budget.
  • Provide internal/external training both orally and in writing regarding human resources systems, procedures and practices.
  • Support and often lead through partnership with leadership team employee engagement events and initiatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of contemporary human resource principles practices and processes
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations/statutes relate to human resources; in-depth knowledge of process and practice around FMLA, LOA, benefits
  • Skilled in both verbal and written communications
  • Ability to work in a lean, quick, decentralized environment.
  • Knowledge of continuous process improvement concepts and methods
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and techniques
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks (automated and manual) in a complex, operating environment
  • Knowledge and skill in planning, coordinating, scheduling and administering complex manual and automated systems
  • Skilled in preparing and analyzing reports and studies
  • Problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence decision-makers within the organization
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees while inspiring respect and credibility
  • Effective teamwork and interpersonal skills. Skilled in establishing good working relationships and conflict resolution across organizational lines.
  • Demonstrated skill and ability to use and understand HRIS systems

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field
  • Five (5) or more years of full-time progressively responsible leadership experience managing a multi-functional human resources department including leave of absence, employee relations, compensation, benefits, training, employee development, drug and alcohol abatement, and recruitment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification
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