Human Resources Director

HR Director in California Coastal Paradise! San Luis Obispo County location with beach communities & internationally renowned winemaking.


San Luis Obispo County YMCA


San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5813

Job Description

Under the supervision of the, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, and consistent with the San Luis Obispo County YMCA’s mission, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for all aspects of human resources for the association. The Director of
Human Resources supports the wellbeing of Y staff and focuses on compliance of all state and federal mandates as well as develops, plans, and implements new procedures and methods to achieve strategic goals, and pursues and develops
community relationships on behalf of the Y.


Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or
Organizational Development.
• 3-5 years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions.
• Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks and organizations
and ongoing community involvement preferred.
• 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 interpersonal 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

Must be able to drive own vehicle, valid insurance/Driver’s License and clear driving record. Remain insurable during employment.

Essential Functions

1. Oversees the implementation of Human Resources programs and strategies.
Identifies opportunities for improvement and resolves any discrepancies.
2. Develops and monitors an annual budget that includes Human Resources
services, workers compensation, employee recognition, and health and wellness
3. Collaborates with Human Resources consultants, attorneys, and training
specialists, and coordinates company use of insurance brokers, insurance
carriers, pension administrators, and other outside sources.
4. Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and
labor law to keep management informed of new developments.
5. 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.
6. Establishes an in-house employee training system that addresses company
training needs including training needs assessment, new employee
orientation or onboarding, management development, production cross-training,
the measurement of training impact, and training transfer.
7. Establishes and leads the standard recruiting and hiring practices and
procedures necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce.
8. Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to
establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level
of employee morale and motivation.
9. Conducts investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought
10.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.
11.Reviews, guides, and approves management recommendations for employment
12. Establishes the company wage and salary structure, pay policies, and oversees
the variable pay systems within the company including bonuses and raises.
13. Monitors all pay practices and systems for effectiveness and cost containment.
14. With the assistance of the CEO, obtains cost-effective, employee serving
benefits; monitors national benefits environment for options and cost savings.
15.Leads company compliance with all existing governmental and labor legal and
government reporting requirements including any related to the Equal
Employment Opportunity (EEO), the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act
(ERISA), the Department of Labor, worker compensation, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and so forth. Maintains minimal
company exposure to lawsuits.
16. 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.
17.Designs and directs and manages a company-wide process of organizational
development that addresses issues such as succession planning, superior
workforce development, key employee retention, organization design,
and change management.
18. Manages employee communication and feedback through such avenues as
company meetings, suggestion programs, employee satisfaction surveys,
newsletters, employee focus groups, one-on-one meetings, and Intranet use.
19. Keeps the CEO and the executive team informed of significant problems that
jeopardize the achievement of company goals, and those that are not being
addressed adequately at the line management level.
20. The Human Resources Director assumes other responsibilities as assigned by
the CEO.

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Feb. 29, 2020

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