Director of Human Resources

Arlington, VA
Jul 08, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Large Non-Profit in Northern VA is seeking a new Director of HR to guide the organization specifically in the areas of talent management and engagement, performance management, training and development, benefits, compensation, compliance, and employee relations. The HR Director will provide strategic leadership by articulating human resources needs and plans to the Association's leadership. In addition, the HR Director will mentor, coach, and lead the HR team by fostering an environment of learning, development, and collaboration.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide overall leadership and guidance by developing and overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, engagement, training, leadership development, compensation, and benefits plans to meet the overall needs and goals of the organization.
  • Identify, establish, and implement HR initiatives that effectively support the Association's mission, vision, and values.
  • Oversee training and development programs meeting the ongoing needs for employees' continuous career development.
  • Identify and develop HR plans and strategies to achieve overall business objectives.
  • Create, mentor, and empower a high-performance Human Resources team. Oversee and manage the work of Human Resources staff and encourage their ongoing development and growth.
  • Act as an agent of change, innovation, and strategy implementation focused on the changing nature of talent acquisition, development, engagement, and rewards.
  • Actively develop diversity and inclusion initiatives by reviewing cultural strategies, processes, and organizational practices that support individual worth and dignity and where all are equally valued, engaged, recognized, and rewarded.
  • Leverage technology to create an agile, flexible, well-informed organization. Use data analytics, business metrics, and visualization tools to inform decisions.
  • Ensure organization compliance with all existing governmental and labor legal and government reporting requirements.
  • Advise organization leadership to minimize liability.
  • Establish departmental measurements and metrics that support the alignment and accomplishment of the Association's strategic goals, mission, and values.
  • Partner with the accounting team to ensure payroll compliance and accuracy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please submit resumes in confidence to Catherine Mitchell,

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years HR experience with at least 5 years of experience leading an HR team.
  • Experience working in non-profit or other mission-driven organization

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required Master's Degree preferred
  • SHRM-CP, PHR, SHRM-SCP, or SPHR preferred

  • Leader and strategic thinker and visionary
  • Advisor, internal consultant, coach, mentor, and collaborator
  • Change management skills and problem solver
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Adept at conflict resolution, analytical, and well organized
  • Well-versed in employment-related law and regulations (federal, state, local)
  • Knowledge of and experience with HRIS systems and other online platforms for HR and talent management programs
  • Knowledge of and experience with payroll systems, processes, and laws
  • Presentation and facilitation skills

Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Meet Your Recruiter

Catherine Mitchell
Senior Account Manager

Since 1991, I have had the pleasure of building relationships with clients, candidates and a great team at NRI. The philosophy is simple; honest communication, team work, accountability and passion. It has led me to new experiences, some great new friends and a fantastic network of contacts across diverse industries. The people I have met have shared their interests and we have found much in common; from family bonds including our four legged buddies; to favorite books ; to the great outdoors and the joys of gardening. This has led to the ability to have warm conversations; sharing ideas and conducting business with people I enjoy working with.

I value my network and welcome the opportunity to expand it. Please feel free to reach out to discuss your career!

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