Director of Human Resources


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Located in Benton Harbor, MI

Salary: $52,000 per year salary

Director of Human Resources

Job Summary: Report to the Executive Director, the Director of Human Resources oversees recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, employee relations, performance management, training and development, and other duties as assigned. The Director of Human Resources supervises and coordinates the work and professional development of the Human Resources Department employees.

  • Location: Benton Harbor, MI
  • Position Type: Full-Time, Direct Hire
  • Pay/Salary: $52,000 per year/salary
  • Schedule: 1st Shift

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Responsibilities/Duties of Director of Human Resources: 

  • Monitors and ensures the company’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Collaborates with senior leadership to assist in fulfilling the company’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Administers and oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to staffing and recruiting needs, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; training and development and analytical research and reporting.
  • Assists with the development and monthly monitoring of the departmental budget.
  • Is a member of and participates in all meetings of the company’s management and leadership teams. 
  • Is a member of other organization committees as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications for Director of Human Resources:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • At least three years of Human Resource management experience required
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the company and its employees
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the company’s HRIS and talent management systems.

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4070 Red Arrow Highway
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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