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Director of Human Resources

Job Title: Director of Human Resources Prepared By: CEO
Department: Administration Approved Date: May2015
Reports To: CEO Approved By: CEO

FLSA Status: Exempt Reviewed Date : May2015

The Human Resources Director works with identified departments to provide strategic and tactical HR guidance to ensure effective development and implementation of effective human resource programs, policies and initiatives designed to sustain a positive work environment. The HR Director will have expertise in the areas of recruitment, employee relations and employee engagement. The HR Director will act as a primary point of service contact for human resource issues for leaders and employees on employee relations issues, interpreting human resources policies and procedures, and practices. The HR Director will oversee and guide the maintenance and administration of all benefits to employees.

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 of the job. Other duties may be assigned.

Directs all aspects of the organization’s recruitment, compensation, and benefit functions including programs, personnel resources and equipment; ensures alignment with the Medical Center’s mission, vision and values. In addition administer the workers compensation insurance program.

Responsible for recruiting, onboarding, and selecting of new hires for the facility, including market assessments for salaries and benefits

Ensure that policies and procedures are accurate, up to date, and reflect the core values and mission of the facility.

Develops and executes HR plans and strategies to accomplish objectives for Saunders Medical Center, ensures that human resource services delivered are value added, effective and consistent with both departmental and organizational strategic objectives.

Provides necessary consulting support and is proactive in enhancing the growth of a performance-based culture including, but not limited to, providing consultation on performance management issues, fostering a learning environment, influencing leadership on appropriate rewards and recognition functions for their staff and providing training and development of leaders.

Acts as the first point of contact for leadership group and employees; consults with clients on a wide spectrum of HR issues including guidance on performance management, workforce engagement, human resources development, training and development

Provides consulting advice and direct service where appropriate on HR specialty issues; counsel’s leaders and employees on employment law related to concerns such as ADA, FMLA, etc.

Proactive in identifying workforce engagement opportunities to improve and enhance the environment for the majority workforce and takes initiative in developing and implementing appropriate action plans; works with leadership on complex employee issues (i.e., investigations, concerns, progressive discipline, harassment or discrimination allegations and workplace violence situations).

Leads in the design, development and implementation of special projects and human resource initiatives, either as initiated or assigned by the CEO; projects may involve organizational development strategies, change management, leadership development, conflict resolution, etc.

Assists management team members with staffing needs and issues in collaboration with the various managers/supervisors; participates in the recruitment and selection process primarily by working with management to address workforce engagement issues and concerns to assist leadership with needs.

Maintains through guidance and leadership an accurate and up-to-date payroll function including timecard management and applicable tax and withdrawal information

Demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation and energy; team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and a demonstration of placing others in a place of high value and treating them with dignity and respect.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Supervisory responsibility of a payroll clerk


The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


Bachelor’s degree required. A Minimum of three (3) years human resources experience required. Previous supervisory experience preferred. PHR or SPHR preferred.


Current Driver’s License.


Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions and possess positive skills in communication. Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, visitors, and the general public.


Ability to calculate figures at the level necessary to accurately perform essential duties of position.


Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee must be able to write and use a keyboard, stoop, bend and kneel and exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Attendance is essential and required for a successful working environment.

Typical office conditions.