Director of Talent and Human Resources

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Director of Talent and Human Resources

Posted date
January 3, 2023

Washington, DC,

Employment Type

Director of Talent and Human Resources

Position Overview
Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Talent and Human Resources (HR Director) is responsible for the development, implementation, and execution of policies and processes relating to all phases of human resources activities including, talent acquisition; new employee on/offboarding; coaching, and mentoring; performance evaluation; employee learning and development; retention and recognition and program effectiveness. This position is responsible for ensuring adherence to all applicable employment laws. This position collaborates with individual contributors and all levels of management for the purpose of providing support, direction, and guidance related to HR functions.
Talent Strategy
Helps oversee recruitment efforts for all SFF/MAS positions
Manages onboarding process
Supports supervisors with managing performance and development for all staff
Periodically assesses training needs
Trains supervisors on managing staff performance, giving and receiving feedback
Supports all staff with ongoing performance conversation and facilitates the annual performance review process

Compliance and Employee Relations
Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 annually, maintains other records, reports, and logs
Develops, recommends, and implements employee policies and updates employee handbook accordingly
Maintains and expands knowledge and understanding of existing and proposed federal and state laws/regulations.
Counsels school leaders, supervisors, and employees on interpersonal conduct, grievance procedures, and employee relations concerns
Conducts internal investigations as needed to ensure fair and equitable outcomes
Interprets appropriate laws and policies and advises management and employees accordingly
Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws
Benefits and Compensation
Manages the organization’s benefits programs
Serves as a plan administrator and primary contact with brokers and plan providers
Prepares announcement materials and plan summary documents
Ensures the Foundation’s compliance with provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Affordable Care Act.
Prepares reports and applications required by law
Supports the CEO with building and managing the organization’s compensation plans
Manages all entries in the organization’s Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and communicates with the Finance & Payroll team
Initiates or monitors all employment-related changes in the employee life cycle
Inputs changes in the HRIS to ensure payroll processing
Providing guidance and support on preventing and managing COVID-19-related issues
4+ years of experience in leading work across multiple HR functions
2+ years of people management experience
Preferred experience with departmental budgeting
Preferred background in an education setting

Skills and Mindsets
Experience with staff development, benefits strategy & administration, performance management, recruitment strategy, employee relations, and employment law, plus staff training strategy and execution for a similarly sized organization
Experience with HRIS systems