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Director, Human Resources and Talent

Company: GLIDEsf
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

To apply, please send your resume to Nicole Ferrer at
Building on more than 50 years of unparalleled service and leadership in the Bay Area, GLIDE is deepening its impact, expanding its reach, and building on a transformative legacy of serving the most marginalized with unconditional love and radical inclusion. GLIDE is approaching this important moment in its history with a sophisticated senior team and Board of Trustees focused on evolving this iconic organization and setting it up for another 50 years of success. Leading with a vision outlined in GLIDE's new five-year strategic plan, "GLIDE Forward," this incredible team is building a next generation of services, elevating its voice on social justice, and launching a new comprehensive campaign to secure GLIDE's sustainability. GLIDE's active community ranges from billionaires such as Warren Buffet to people overcoming homelessness. GLIDE is searching for an experienced, inclusive Human Resources professional to join the Chief People Officer in impactful strategy and operations in building a high performing HR team to serve and support our committed and passionate employees. They will be joining an authentic, committed group of staff who are transforming the lives of the most vulnerable.
SUMMARYThe Director Human Resources (DHR) reports directly to the Chief People Officer (CPO) and provides direct management of HR Operations and activities, while supporting priority strategic initiatives under the leadership of the CPO. The DHR will oversee the daily performance and workflow of the HR department and have responsibility for Employee Relations, Recruitment, and Payroll and Benefits. The position will ensure an HR team that supports all staff in all levels of the organization, and effect recruitment and retention results culminating in a highly engaged staff. The ideal candidate will handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, mixing long-term projects with the urgency of immediate demands. The DHR should demonstrate the ability to be proactive and mitigate risk for the organization, while supporting the CPO in creating an engaging and values-based, world class environment for staff and clients. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with The CPO and senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to organizational development, staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization's human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization's human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system.
  • Monitors and ensures the organization'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.
  • With the CPO, develops and implements departmental budget.
  • Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
  • In collaboration with CPO, may identify and facilitate internal all-staff and other meetings to advance HR and organizational priorities.
  • Oversee large, often cross-functional, organization-wide HR projects or initiatives; bring together important stakeholders and help drive decisions.
  • Research, perform benchmarking, analyze data, and make recommendations to the CPO and leadership team around human capital and talent best practices.
  • Propose the creation of new systems and processes to streamline all HR operations.
  • Project manage the implementation of a suite of new HR systems. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Directly lead Human Resources Manager and Payroll and Benefits Manager.
    • Coach and mentor direct reports regarding performance and problem resolution.
    • Ensure the development and retention of staff by growing and investing in each person's knowledge, skills and abilities.
    • Consistently communicate responsibilities and expectations using tools such as work plans, performance evaluations, regular feedback.
    • Work with CPO to resolve employee relations issues in accordance with GLIDE's policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Experienced senior HR professional with generalist background, excelling at all areas of people management.
      • Highly organized with strong ability to manage multiple priorities with a proactive sense of initiative and follow-through. Ability to sense/identify potential opportunities and challenges and adapt plans and processes to ensure successful results.
      • Sound judgment, including the ability to maintain total confidentiality concerning highly sensitive information and the ability to act with discretion always.
      • Excellent people management skills and the ability to coach and mentor HR team members, but also other managers, leaders and staff, across the organization.
      • Demonstrated commitment to GLIDE values, mission, social justice and racial equity and inclusion. Demonstrated commitment to serving the most vulnerable.
      • Demonstrates the principles of Cultural Humility. Has the ability to work effectively across cultures. Demonstrates a commitment to learning, communicating and working respectfully with people different from themselves.
      • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple initiatives and projects objectives within specific timelines and to work both collaboratively and independently on critical projects.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
      • Ability to operate with purpose, urgency and accuracy while remaining flexible in a highly fluid environment. Able to assess and calibrate to highly nuanced situations and take appropriate actions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
        • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent in work experience. Graduate degree a plus.
        • 10+ years' related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, in Human Resources.
        • Excellent decision-making capabilities based on analytical skills and critical thought processes.
        • Ability to be creative and innovative in bringing solutions to problems.
        • Solid communication skills, written and verbal.
        • Experience in Equity and Inclusion is a plus.
        • Solid understanding of evolving employment law, both state and federal.
        • Experience working in a fast-paced environment that requires great time-management skills, and the ability to prioritize assignments.
        • A reputation for responsiveness, thoroughness, and accuracy.
        • Experience working with confidential information requiring discretion and tact. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
          • Preferred PHR or other designation, a plus. COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
            • Exceptionally strong verbal communication skills.
            • Excellent spelling, grammar and writing skills needed to draft detailed instructions, correspondence, memos, and other required documentation. COMPUTER SKILLS:
              • Advanced skills in complete suite of MS Office, including strong Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
              • Experience with virtual meeting set-up, facilitation and Zoom is a plus.
              • HRIS systems experience, including applicant tracking, learning and management and employee relations management software a plus.

                GLIDE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
                At GLIDE, all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, differently-abled people and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

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