Director of Human Resources

The YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South is a growing $40m Association with 11 locations serving areas in West Tennessee and North Mississippi.


YMCA of Memphis & The Mid-South


Cordova, TN 38016

Job Description

Plans and administers policies relating to all phases of human resources activity by performing the following duties personally or through HR specialists.


  • Five plus years experience in leadership roles across the Human Resources spectrum.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Senior human resources certification preferred (SPHR or equivalent).

Essential Functions

· Plans and administers policies relating to all phases of human resources activity by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

· Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.

· Coordinates management training in interviewing, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment. Coordinates with an onboarding team in regards to hiring process.

· Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.

· Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.

· Administers performance appraisal process to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization.

· Administers salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization.

· Administers benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, pension plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, YMCA retirement plan and employee assistance.

· Reviews employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.

· Prepares reports and recommends procedures to reduce absenteeism and turnover.

· Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

· Additional projects as assigned by the CFO.

· This position with work closely with the VP of Culture and Recruiting as well in the normal course of business.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

· Commitment to YMCA Mission & Values: Models and teaches YMCA values.

· Commitment to Inclusion: Champions inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives.

· Influence Savvy: Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict.

· Communication Skills: Effectively tailors communication to the appropriate audience.

· Commitment to Development: Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

· Commitment to Quality Results: Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

· Thinking Skills: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions

· Project Management Skills: Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team.

· Emotional Maturity: Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance.

· Commitment to Lifelong Learning: Shares new insights.

· Capacity for Change: Facilitates change, models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change.

Required Certifications

· Senior human resources certification preferred (SPHR or equivalent).

How To Apply:

Attach Cover Letter, Resume and 4 References when applying online at - Work at the Y


$65,000.00 - $75,000.00

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Feb. 1, 2021

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