Human Resource Director

Chesapeake Eye Care
Annapolis, MD
May 15, 2018
May 21, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
The Human Resources Director guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company. The Human Resources Director originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. Primary Objectives: Safety of the workforce. Development of the Human Resources department. Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance. Personal ongoing development. Development of the Human Resources Department Oversees the implementation of Human Resources. Monitors administration to established standards and procedures. Identifies opportunities for improvement and resolves any discrepancies. Oversees and manages the work of the Human Resources Department. Encourages the ongoing development of the Human Resources Department. Selects and supervises Human Resources consultants, attorneys, and training specialists, and coordinates company use of insurance brokers, insurance carriers, pension administrators, and other outside sources. Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and practices to keep management informed of new developments. Leads the development of department goals, objectives, and systems. Establishes departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals. Directs the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out the functions of the department. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment. Develops and administers programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company. Participates in executive, management, and company staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars. Human Resources Information Systems HRIS Manages the development and maintenance of the Human Resources sections. Training and Development Defines all Human Resources training programs and assigns the authority / responsibility of Human Resources and managers within those programs. Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and standardized reports. Leads the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans (PDPs) and employee development programs. Employment Establishes and leads the standard recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce. Interviews management- and executive-level candidates; serves as an interviewer for position finalists. Employee Relations Formulates and recommends Human Resources policies and objectives for the company regarding employee relations. Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs and laws. Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation. Conducts investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth. Monitors and advises managers and supervisors in the progressive discipline system of the company. Monitors the implementation of a performance improvement process with non-performing employees. Reviews, guides, and approves management recommendations for employment terminations. Leads the implementation of company safety and health programs. Monitors the tracking of OSHA-required data. Reviews employee appeals through the company complaint procedure. Compensation Establishes the company wage and salary structure, pay policies, and oversees the variable pay systems within the company including bonuses and raises. Leads competitive market research to establish pay practices and pay bands that help to recruit and retain superior staff. Monitors all pay practices and systems for effectiveness and cost containment. Leads participation in at least one salary survey per year. Benefits With the assistance of the CFO, obtains cost-effective, employee serving benefits; monitors national benefits environment for options and cost savings. Leads the development of benefit orientations and other benefit training. Recommends changes in benefits offered, especially new benefits aimed at employee satisfaction and retention. Law Directs the preparation of information requested or required for compliance with laws. Approves all information submitted. Serves as the primary contact with the company employment law attorney and outside government agencies. Protects the interests of employees and the company in accordance with company Human Resources policies and governmental laws and regulations. Human Resources Director Requirements Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, and training and development. Above average oral and written communication skills. Excellent and coaching skills. Demonstrated ability to lead and develop Human Resources staff members. Demonstrated ability to serve as a successful participant on the executive management team that provides company leadership and direction. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with the company Board of Directors. Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and skills in database management and record keeping. General knowledge of various employment laws and practices. Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs. Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality. Excellent organizational skills. Education and Experience Minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development. SPHR, PHR preferred. 4+ years experience in HR manager role