Director of Human Resources

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to, the following:

Human Resources

Develops and maintains a human resources system that meets top management information needs.  Maintains employee database to track general employment information and status of employees within the organization.

Assists supervisors to recruit, interview, and select employees to fill vacant positions.

Oversees the analysis, maintenance, and communication of personnel records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization.

Develops new employee orientation program for use by Department Heads and supervisors.

Keeps record of insurance coverage, pension plan, and personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations.

Ensures completion of all required personnel and benefit program forms by employees and management.  Assists employees in understanding and enrolling in available benefit programs.

Analyzes wage and salary reports and data to determine compensation plan.  Tracks individuals benefit earned time (sick and vacation) and provides periodic updates to supervisors and individuals.

Coordinates with Department Heads to project employment needs.

Writes directives advising Department Heads of organization policy regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits.

Consults legal counsel to ensure that policies comply with federal and state law.

Writes and delivers presentations to employees, Department Heads, and Board of Directors regarding human resources policies and practices.

Maintains the Personnel Handbook.  Develops and revises the handbook policies as appropriate.

Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation.

Represents organization at personnel related hearings and investigations.


Confers with Department Heads to plan volunteer program consistent with need of the organization.

Solicits and screens volunteer applicants.  Issues invitations to volunteers once approved and scheduled.

Explains appropriate policies and procedures to volunteers.

Coordinates recognition programs for  volunteers.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Qualifications

Basic understanding of typical business and productivity software programs.  Ability to troubleshoot common hardware and software problems.  Knowledge of computer network design, layout and operation desirable.  Posses a valid driver’s license.  Submit to and successfully complete a Motor Vehicle Report, criminal background check and a drug screen.

Director of HR