*The American Brain Tumor Association is on a mission to create a future where not one life is lost to a brain tumor. We are looking for a Human Resources Professional to join our team to help make this a reality.*
The Human Resources Director is responsible for overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resources function at the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA). This position is responsible for developing and implementing Human Resource programs and functions while advocating positive employee relations and best practices in support of organizational growth and strategic initiatives. The incumbent is also charged with ensuring compliance with federal and state employment-related laws, developing and delivering creative, cost-effective human resources solutions in support of the organization’s strategic business plan, culture and core values.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops and administers various human resources plans and procedures for all ABTA personnel.
Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures ABTA’s compliance.
Supports a human capital development and coaching culture within the ABTA, oversees the HR function including employee relations, talent development, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, and performance evaluation.
Manages and maintains ABTA insurance policies including workers’ compensation, medical and dental, business liability, etc..
Administers the ABTA’s employee benefits program, explaining programs and responding to employee questions relating to medical and dental insurance, cafeteria plan, and retirement plan. Prepares annual employee benefit statements, and manages annual contract renewals and open enrollment activities and processing.
Administers payroll and maintains all payroll records.
Manages employee relations, plans ABTA staff events, training, and special meetings.
Works with the President and CEO on annually reviewing and improving company policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters. Writes and develops company policies, as required, and communicates changes to personnel policies and procedures to employees to ensure compliance.
Works closely with the Director of National Volunteer Services to develop and maintain a centralized process for the recruitment, training, evaluation, and retention of volunteer talent.
Provides, evaluates, and monitors training and development opportunities for employees to meet the needs of the organization. Conducts onboarding of all new employees, including the coordination of computer training.
Develops training and development plans for all employees and manages progress.
Manages the performance review process, providing appropriate documentation, training, and instructions to management (with continuous improvement of the process). Works closely with the President and CEO on administrating performance evaluations, promotions, merit increases, retirement plans, staff and volunteer recognition programs and total compensation statements.
Works with organization’s senior management to define staffing plans, recruit qualified candidates, and manage recruitment budget.
Maintains current knowledge and understanding of regulations, nonprofit trends, current best practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources management.
Consults with legal counsel as appropriate, to address personnel matters.
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned at any time.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree desired) in human resource management, or related field.
Must have 7+ years of broad-based HR experience, with business operations experience.
Current PHR / SPHR certification highly desired.
Exceptional interpersonal skills: friendly, tactful and a good negotiator with the ability to influence others.
Demonstrated strategic planning and visioning experience in a nonprofit environment, with budgetary experience.
Ability to effectively build organization and staff capacity, including developing a top-notch workforce and processes that ensure organizational effectiveness.
Ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.
Ability to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, Board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters.
Ability to anticipate future trends and incorporate them into the organizational plan.
Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and objectives.
Ability to function as a dependable leader and team player.
Experience in a not for profit environment desired.
Knowledge of office equipment and physical plan maintenance.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with customer service focus.
Must demonstrate a positive outlook, enthusiasm, high energy, and be self-motivated.
Strong collaboration skills and innovative business management, with a high degree of creativity and initiative.
Demonstrated ability to serve as a change agent for operational effectiveness.
Ability to cultivate and nurture relationships across a diverse spectrum of cultural and professional backgrounds.
Strong ethics and carry out responsibilities in an ethical, professional, and objective manner.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to work some evenings and weekends for professional meetings.
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Qualified candidates, please send your resume and cover letter by clicking "Apply Now" button below.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The ABTA, inconformity with applicable laws, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, or disability.
Additional Salary Information: The salary for this position is in the $70,000 range depending on experience.
About American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
Founded in 1973, the American Brain Tumor Association was the first and only national patient advocacy organization committed to funding brain tumor research and providing support and education programs for people of all tumor types and all ages.
The mission of the American Brain Tumor Association is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending and, ultimately, saving the lives of those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis. We do this through interactions and engagements with brain tumor patients and their families, collaborations with allied groups and organizations, and the funding of brain tumor research.
Today, the ABTA is a catalyst for research-based breakthroughs in the causes, diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors, and recognized as the leading resource in patient-centered brain tumor information, education and support.
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