Director of Human Resources

YMCA Baltimore, MD

About the Job

Director of Human Resources

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YMCA

YMCA of Central Maryland

Location

Baltimore, MD

Job Description

The Director of Human Resources provides strategic direction and execution of the talent management initiatives for the Early Childhood Development product line of the Y in Central Maryland. The position will act as an HR resource to develop a strategic approach consistent with the Y's overall strategic plan, vision, values and strategic imperative of becoming an "Employer of Choice with an Exceptional Culture." This role will provide education, training and coaching to people leaders; provide guidance and support for functional HR matters including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, succession planning and other engagement initiatives; benchmark and develop policies, processes, and practices; drive change management; assist with key projects and utilize analytics to optimize services. The Director of Human Resources will build solid relationships with associates and create an environment of communications between associates and other areas within HR. The position will provide service to and knowledgeable responses for necessary decision-making and problem-solving. The The Director of Human Resources will ensure effective delivery of human resource services by working closely with colleagues and other departments.

Qualifications

Education

  • Four (4) year college degree required; a concentration in Human Resources, Business, Management, psychology or related field preferred.

Experience
  • A minimum of eight (8) years' experience in human resources across multiple areas of Human Resources.
  • A minimum of two (2) years' supervisory experience required.
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization strongly preferred.


Essential Functions

Employee Relations
  • Assists in the interpretation and understanding of HR policies/procedures, employment law and other compliance issues, such as FMLA/ADA/STD/LTD/EEO.
  • Supports the training of associates and managers on mandatory topics, including child abuse prevention, health and safety and harassment prevention.
  • Advises, coaches and consults with associates, managers and leaders on such issues as policy interpretation, conflict or problem resolution, performance management, career development, and overall engagement to positively impact motivation, development and retention of the workforce.

Recruitment
  • Attends weekly recruitment calls with leadership to review openings and determine strategies to fill.
  • Participates in on-site recruiting events for products lines, including Early Childhood Development and Camp.
  • Collaborates with Recruitment to develop college and other recruitment source relationships.
  • Participates in on-campus recruitment events.

Strategic Initiatives
  • Supports the organization's and product line's strategic goals in support of an overall enhanced associate experience that will result in higher engagement, decrease in turnover, and increased efficiency and effectiveness in process and procedure, using such HR metrics such as cost per hire, engagement data, turnover stats, training hours per associate and positions filled via internal promotions.

Performance Management/Succession Planning
  • Supports the annual processes for performance management, succession planning and the ongoing development of associates.
  • Ensures the successful completion of such supporting processes as the 90 day Evaluation and Interim Evaluations.
  • Reviews documentation and ensures the use of behavioral examples in 90 Day and Interim Evaluations.

Administration
  • Files unemployment claim information via Equifax portal; represents the Y in unemployment hearings.
  • Manages workers comp claims; communicates with associate, manager and case nurse.
  • Updates associate records in HRIS to reflect status changes, terminations, etc.
  • Communicates with Payroll, HRIS and Benefits regarding system and associate issues.
  • Reviews weekly/monthly reports from HRIS and takes necessary actions.
  • Collaborates with grant administrator to ensure staffing and funding meet requirements.


Required Certifications

PHR/SPHR preferred

How to Apply

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