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HR Director

Company: International Executive Service Corps
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About the Department
H-GAC has a staff of 320 employees working in 10 departments administering state and federal grants of more than $450M.The Human Resource department supports this effort through recruiting, training, compensating, and retaining talent at every level of the organization.The HR department has a staff of six employees two of whom are SHRM certified.The department currently utilizes Taleo for sourcing, recruiting, and onboarding new talent, and is expanding its automation through implementing the UKG suite of HRIS software, scheduled for completion this summer.
About the Position
The Human Resource Director will lead a team of professionals in planning, directing, developing, and coordinating the policies and procedures of the Human Resource department. The Human Resource Director is responsible for ensuring that the organization is legally compliant with current labor law and implements the organization's personnel practices in a fair and equitable manner consistent with its core values.
Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have proven ability to motivate, coach, and grow an interdisciplinary staff of professionals across the organization.The selected candidate will have a background in strategic planning for right-sizing staffing with organizational needs and resources.They will be knowledgeable in the labor market, public sector employment, and hybrid work environments.Attributes of a successful candidate include:
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Experience in negotiation and arbitration on personnel matters
Experience in balancing staff requirements with fiscal stewardship
Advanced time-management skills that allow for prioritization and the ability to meet deadlines
Experience training managerial staff on management techniques and performance management
Ability to be nimble and adapt to changing needs on short notice
Ability to lead and delegate tasks as appropriate
Thorough knowledge of employment law and regulations in Texas
Experience working with temporary employment agencies for short-term assignments
Experience negotiating benefits for employees through the proposal and evaluation process
Proficiency with automated human resource and recruiting software
Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and Asana project management software
Leadership and Innovation
The Director of Human Resources will have the opportunity to address several challenges and initiatives including:
Collaborate with managers and senior leadership to understand and implement the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention
Identify training needs and develops a training program to ensure competence and improve growth opportunities for employees at all levels within the organization
Supervise the human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, leave, disciplinary matters, disputes and grievances, investigations, performance management, productivity, recognition, morale, and occupational health and wellness
Develop recruiting and staffing methods to attract and retain top talent so that H-GAC is the "employer of choice" for applicants and staff
Maximize use and design of HRMS system to produce analytical data on trends and organizational goals
Coordinate with managers on developing and documenting performance measures for subordinate staff
Develop and track departmental budget
Track and report on organizational personnel budget using various tools such as spreadsheets, dashboards, and written reports.
Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; apply this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
Participate and represent H-GAC's Human Resource Department in regional, state, and national organizations.
Plan and develop engagement opportunities for staff through events, meetings, training, and community outreach.
Assure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements including EEO reporting, state salary schedule comparisons, etc.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Business Administration or related field.Master's degree preferred.
At least 10 years of human resource management experience for organizations employing greater than 200 people.
SHRM-SCP highly desirable
Additional experience in the following is considered a plus:
-Executive-level experience in public service or nonprofit organization
-Proven experience leading a large organization through transformation and change management
-Understanding of federal and state funding compliance
-Proven experience negotiating and settling disputes and grievances
Compensation and Benefits
H-GAC is offering a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Keywords: International Executive Service Corps, Houston , HR Director, Human Resources , Houston, Texas

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