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Traveling Director of Human Resources

Job ID 5940594 Date posted 10/10/2017

Description

At Erickson Living, we create communities where residents want to live and employees want to work. Our residents experience retirement the way it is meant to be, invigorating and fulfilling. Our employees experience an exceptional work environment as a member of a passionate and caring team. We are currently looking for  Director of Human Resources to join our dynamic group of Human Resource leaders at our corporate office located in Catonsville, Maryland.
The Human Resources Director is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated Corporate business units. The Director serves as a consultant to management on human resources-related issues and will work with all of our 20 communities. The HR Director will act as an employee champion and change agent and assess, recommend and anticipate HR related needs. The HR Director will communicate proactively with the HR department and business management and seeks to develop integrated solutions. The HR Director will oversee Corporate Policy and Procedures and oversee the Annual HR Audit process.

Human Resources Director Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Enhance and build the capability of the business by incorporating the people component into strategic planning, development and assessment.
  • Serve as the primary HR business partner to the executive management team to drive business results by defining the necessary people actions to successfully execute the business strategy.
  • Effectively coach leadership in matters relating to people, including compensation recommendations, HR processes, employment practices, HR programs and corresponding impact on the business.
  • Maintain regular consultation with assigned business units to understand business strategy, objectives, challenges, opportunities and needs.
  • Propose HR solutions that support overall business objectives.
  • In partnership with the VP of HR Operations, develop and support the implementation of HR solutions and programs.
  • Oversee all employee policy and procedure activity and any associated implementations to support the corporate mission while ensuring compliance with employment regulations.
  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Oversee the Corporate Annual HR Audit and Community Annual HR Audit plans. 10. Act as an advocate for the employees while balancing the goals of the Company’s strategic plan.
  • Manage any reductions-in-force, restructures or position eliminations.
  • Partner with the legal department as needed/required.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues.
  • Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Review and approve all Corporate compensation changes to ensure fair and consistent pay practices.
  • Review and approve all new Corporate job descriptions and approves any changes to existing job descriptions.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A minimum of 7 years of management in Human Resources is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years managing enterprise-wide projects and managing business/strategic process improvements experience required.
  • Frequent travel required (approximately 90% with extended duration when necessary)
  • 5-10 years of progressive Human Capital and/or Management Consulting, HR or Organizational Development Experience Including:
    • Leadership Development
    • Performance Management
    • HR Generalist Support
    • Change Management.
  • Applicable experience leading teams in support of projects, matrix partners, contractors, etc.
  • Demonstrated success in orchestrating organizational development and change.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
  • PHR/SPHR or equivalent certification a plus.
  • Provides on-site leadership, support and consultation to campuses in the absence of the Human Resources Director
  • Provides onboarding programming and support for new HR leaders
  • Works with the regional human resources team and community human resources teams to provide hands-on support in identified area(s) of need
  • Support new and acquired community integration
  • May lead or participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned
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