Posted on July 19, 2012
Director of Human Resources and Administration
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation - Director of Human Resources and Administration
Founded in 1962, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is a community foundation that serves all of New Hampshire and portions of Vermont, Maine, and Quebec. The Foundation seeks to strengthen communities and inspire greater giving by investing charitable assets for today and tomorrow, funding effective organizations, ideas, and students, and leading and collaborating on important public issues.
The Director of HR and Administration will report to the President/CEO and be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive human resources strategy to support the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s strategic direction, specifically in the areas of talent and performance management; training and professional development; compensation; benefit management and administration; recruitment and onboarding. This Director will oversee certain administrative functions, including facilities and office management, reception, and hours of operation. This position is FLSA Exempt, based in Concord, New Hampshire, and occasionally will require travel throughout the State.
HR RESPONSIBILITIES (70%):
- Provide overall leadership and guidance in talent acquisition, career development, performance management, retention, and succession planning;
- Work directly with heads of departments to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters;
- Track and analyze HR metrics including recruitment and staff satisfaction survey;
- Develop and oversee implementation of an integrated performance evaluation process for all staff;
- Develop, deliver and coordinate organization-wide professional development training;
- Maintain practices that ensure safe workplaces, employee development, and support open communication within the Foundation for problem resolution;
- Provide leadership and oversight to HR-related committee(s) focused on Foundation values and culture, staff gatherings, etc.;
- Provide support to management regarding compensation and benefits with respect to the external market, internal equity, cost-effectiveness, and current industry practices;
- Assist senior management in the review, preparation and administration of Foundation wage and salary program;
- Annually review and make recommendations to senior management for improvement of policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters;
- Communicate changes in Foundation personnel policies and procedures, updates Personnel Handbook and insures proper compliance is followed;
- Assure that policies and practices comply with the applicable provisions of federal and state labor laws, including the maintenance of necessary files and postings;
- Manage and oversee maintenance of general control methods, records, and files (including personnel files) as required for effective personnel functions.
- At management’s discretion, this employee may be assigned additional responsibilities.
Administrative Responsibilities (30%):
- Oversight of Facilities Management including vendor relationships, budget management, contract review, major facilities investment and prioritization.
- Participate in Safety Committee and ensure filing of State Report.
- Manage performance of HR and Facilities Administrator
- Oversight of Front Desk staff and operation
- BS/BA in Human Resources or related field, or combination of college degree with HR Certifications required.
- Minimum 8-10 years experience in HR field in nonprofit or for-profit organization.
- Superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills as well as proven organizational skills.
Superior writing skills and adherence to deadlines in creating and managing HR and office communications.
Highly proficient and experienced in use of relevant office and communications software and ability to monitor and use social media.
- An understanding of people and their problems, and a sense of fairness, consistency and community building;
- Ability to bring immediate credibility to the human resources function through his/her professional qualifications, leadership, and integrity;
- Unquestionable ability to be discreet and manage confidential information;
- Sense of humor and an appreciation for organizational dynamics;
- Ability to have difficult conversations and achieve productive outcomes;
- Participative work style; flexible and ability to receive feedback;
- Mature interpersonal style, ability to interact well with a diverse range of people.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, email a résumé and cover letter to email@example.com summarizing your suitability as a candidate and stating how you learned of this opportunity.
Be sure to put “Foundation HR” in subject line.
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a demonstrated commitment to hiring individuals who reflect the diversity of the communities it serves. In addition, essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.