TEC Staffing Services, LLC Director of People and Culture in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Pittsfield, MA Direct Hire $70-80k TEC is helping recruit for a local nonprofit who is seeking an energetic, creative, and collaborative Director of People and Culture with exceptional judgment, interpersonal skills, and a desire to develop and grow a talented team, from attracting the best applicants to engaging current employees. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of People and Culture is a critical position that will provide guidance and leadership, play a key role in driving the next phase of growth at our client, and develop an environment where our team can thrive. The Director of People & Culture will be responsible for leading all aspects of Human Resources including recruiting/retention, benefits, hiring/onboarding, performance management, compliance, training and development, and all other human resources (HR) strategies and operations. Reporting to the CEO, the DoPC is a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and will be involved in a wide range of strategic planning and internal initiatives, including the creation and implementation of organizational strategies, staffing plans, policies, and practices. This new position will be responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and operation of HR functions that support the success of the organization and its strategic objectives. Essential Job Responsibilities: With the CEO develop and implement strategies to increase Diversity, Equity & Inclusion within the organization. Partner with internal stakeholders to implement strategies for employee engagement and retention. Attract and recruit diverse candidates. Implement and continually improve the onboarding and new hire training process, making sure that employees feel welcomed, informed about their benefits, and prepared to excel in their roles. Manage Performance Appraisal process and assist with goal development. Collaborate on suggestions for individual training that will enhance growth and development. Manage the professional development programming, identifying and implementing training and development opportunities for individuals and teams. Manage all benefits. Manage compliance with all labor and employment laws keeping current on changes in local, state, and federal law. Serve as a guide and connector for staff who are considering transitioning to a next step outside the organization. Help define and create strategies for the organizational culture goals, working to make our client an employer of choice. Help ensure that the organization is an equitable and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued and can thrive through trainings, coaching, and overall strategy and practice. Participate in coaching, counseling and advising management and staff to ensure resolution of employment related matters. Prepare and analyze HR metrics and provide reports that support decision making in specified areas. Create and / or update HR policies, procedures, and guidelines as needed. Implement new and enhance existing staff recognition and reward programs. Participate in the exit interview process. Keep abreast of industry knowledge and trends by participating in conferences and educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining professional networks, and participating in professional organizations. Perform other duties as assigned. Desired Job Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years of HR experience in the above areas. Thorough understanding of HR policies and procedures, and knowledge of Federal and State regulations, including FLSA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA, HIPAA, and EEO laws and regulations. Familiarity with all aspects of HR, including compensation, recruitment, benefits, training.