SR Director of Human Resources & Organizational Integration (Bilingual Spanish/English Preferred)
Description

Reports to: President/CEO 

Effective Date: 12/2023

Benefits: To show appreciation to our employees, we offer the following benefits throughout the year.

  • Competitive Salary
  • 20 Days of Paid Time Off 
  • 12 Days of Paid Holidays
  • Medical and Prescription Insurance or $100/month Medical Insurance Waiver Reimbursement
  • Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Company Contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical, Childcare, and Mass Transit/Parking
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability 
  • Employee Assistance Program (Mental Health and Work-Life Services)
  • Other Voluntary Benefits      


Summary:

APM is a non-profit, social service organization with a 50-million-dollar budget and net assets exceeding $65-million. The organization employs over 400 employees; operates and owns over a dozen facilities providing services in behavioral health, early childhood development, and children protective services— including foster care and adoptions - and housing/real estate development.


The Sr. Director reports to the President and CEO and serves as an integral member of the senior management team. The Sr. Director is in charge of the organization's human capital/talent acquisition strategy, processes related to building and retaining an exceptional team of professionals, especially for top level leadership candidates (i.e. executives, managers, and team leaders). The Sr. Director is expected to provide insightful and creative solutions to critical Human Resource issues and will be an advisor to the executive team. Sr. Director must also be able to roll up their sleeves and execute solutions. The Sr. Director is to optimize people-centered activities - hiring, training, professional development, and performance management to ensure these efforts support the company's growth and bottom line.


The Sr. Director serves as APM's culture advocate and brand builder to help attract the best and brightest talent to the organization. The Sr. Director is to bring CEO's vision and culture to fruition through strategic storytelling, ensuring that APM's values are reinforced with every initiative and communication. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, maintaining and strengthen the Human Resources Department (including the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) functions of APM.
  • Maintain and Strengthen APM's Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) activities and efforts.
  • Partner with APM leadership and oversee the Human Resources to address day-to-day operational issues such as employee relations, DEI, compensation reviews, escalated benefits issues, performance management and training.
  • Implement performance management processes to enhance employee productivity and development.
  • Supervise and lead the HR team in creating an inviting and cohesive employee experience.
  • Implement and manage compliance efforts with all the employment laws and regulations that govern the workplace relating to all aspects of the employee life cycle.
  • Anticipate HR-related needs to deliver value added services for the benefits of the employees.
  • Provide insightful crisis management advice when required, and a clear crisis communication plan.
  • Maintain an effective level of business literacy such as: company goals, mission, vision, financial position, strategy, competition, technology and culture.
  • Investigate claims of misconduct and escalates to legal and security team as required.
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Identify trends that could impact APM objectives.
  • Ensure that APM values are reflected in all people-oriented decisions.
  • Drive the change management of the organization.
  • Establish an effective Succession Planning plan.
  • Facilitate employee training and development programs to enhance skills and career progression.
  • Stay abreast of HR technology trends and leverage systems for efficient HR processes.
  • Coordination and alignment of various components within APM to ensure smooth operation and effective communication across different departments.
  • Optimize processes, systems, and structures to enhance overall efficiency and synergy within the organization.
  • Develop and update HR policies and procedures in line with industry best practices.
  • Update Employee Handbook as necessary.


APM is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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Requirements

Knowledge Of:

  • Over 10 years of Human Resources experience. 
  • Up to date knowledge of HR related laws, regulations and practices.
  • Over 5 years of Community and/or Public Relations.
  • Experience working with Puerto Rican and African American Community.
  • Employee benefits, including the management of health care and retirement plans.
  • HR Industry trends.
  • Knowledge of Organizational Integration.
  • General office software, particularly Microsoft Office Suite.


Ability To:

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of management functions.
  • Bilingual and bicultural (Spanish and English) strongly preferred.
  • Analyze and report on human resource compliance, effectiveness and efficiency. 
  • Supervise staff, develop job descriptions and provide performance evaluations and improvement plants when needed,
  • Create and manage a positive morale throughout the agency
  • Analyze and solve problems effectively and efficiently.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Work well with, and be responsive to the needs of, internal and external talent/people.
  • Manage priorities effectively to meet deadlines and demonstrate multi-tasking skills.
  • Represent Company to partners, institutions, investors, and public officials as requested by the CEO.
  • Remain current on best practices as well as state, federal and local laws regarding human resources, DEI, and other people related practices.
  • Maintain outstanding relationships and strategic alliances with talent recruiting sources, vendors and business partners.
  • Ability to motivate and engage people (self-motivation).
  • Utilize forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide insight into the organizations plans and human capital needs.


Education and Experience:

  • Human Resources Business Management Degree from an accredited college or university; with MBA degree preferred.
  • Ten years of senior management experience in human resources of organizations in excess of $25 million per year and over 100 employees.
  • Managerial experience with non-profit social service and/or health care agency providing services under contract with states and cities.


Other:

  • Must be highly ethical; high level of integrity, self-motivated, dependable, detailed oriented, organized, able to interface easily with staff, other senior management personnel, funding sources and ability to work with multicultural personnel. 
  • Fluent in English and Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.