Director of Human Resources
Chief Operating Officer
Occasionally - Locally with overnight stays
Division 25 - Corporate
$130,000 - $150,000
The Director of Human Resource is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resources function. Develops organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; and establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
(Subject to change based on Department’s Needs)
- Develops organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.
- Implements human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations.
- Assists executive management in the annual review, preparation and administration of company wage and salary program.
- Manages human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
- Develops human resources operations financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
- Accomplishes special project results by identifying and clarifying issues and priorities; communicating and coordinating requirements; expediting fulfillment; evaluating milestone accomplishments; evaluating optional courses of action; changing assumptions and direction.
- Supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications.
- Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.
- Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
- Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- Coordinates or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation.
- Consults with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the VP/CFO, on personnel matters.
- Develops and maintains a human resource system that meets agency personnel information needs.
- Supervises the staff of the human resource department and serves as back up on all the HR duties under his/her supervision.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Skills & Qualities:
- Bachelor’s or higher degree in Human Resources or related field
- Employee Recruitment Strategies i.e. (college/university/professional recruiting efforts, print/media)
- Coaches leadership team in areas of corrective counseling, performance management and employment practices and new company initiatives
- On-boarding, Training & Development of new employees
- Benefits & Insurance Management and Policies knowledgeable
- Labor Law compliance (EEOC, OSHA, FMLA, Union Agreements and procedures)
- Transportation Regulations (DOT, ELD, FMCSR, CFR-49)
- HR Information Systems (HRIS) knowledgeable, Ulti PRO, Kronos, ADP & Ceridian
- Computer literate (Microsoft suite, Power Point, Word, Excel)
Background Preferred (but not required):
- PHR, SPHR or GPHR certification
- Familiar with the Logistics and Transportation Industry
Other Essential Abilities & Skills:
- Excellent communications (Verbal & Written)
- Strong presentation skills, internal and external
- Ability to multitask & prioritize frequently changing needs
- Work as a team player with employees at all levels