Director of Human Resources and Inclusion

The Director of Human Resources and Inclusion has two primary roles: the point person for HR and personnel administration, and facilitating an environment where PYM employees mutually create a welcoming workspace that embraces and supports multi-ethnic, multicultural and inclusive community. This position is a member of the senior staff team. This is an exempt position/25 Hour Work Week/Benefits Eligible.

Please submit your Resume and Cover letter to hr@pym.org


Responsibilities

  • Manage the “lifecycle” of employees, including recruitment, onboarding, training, developing and implementing effective employee relations and off boarding. Maintain employee records and all personnel-related documentation.
  • Develop and implement strategies and practices to build an ethos and base of knowledge in which genuine diversity of all kinds, anti-racism, inclusivity and cultural competence is reflected in the workplace, the programs and services we provide, and the relationships and partnerships we engage.
  • Conduct new employee orientations. Implement a process for keeping critical issues such as race and diversity at the forefront. Ensure all staff, new and seasoned, maintain a current understanding of staff policies, procedures, and administrative processes.
  • Monitor, track, coordinate, and facilitate professional development for employees to provide growth opportunities for their work with PYM. Provide training and support that has a measurable impact on anti-racism and inclusion and that helps staff develop a shared understanding of how racism and other forms of discrimination impact society and individuals.  Manage the professional development budget.
  • Provide leadership in developing personnel policy to support an effective, diverse and inclusive work community. Monitor, evaluate, implement and propose modifications in existing policies. Maintain up-to-date employee handbook in conjunction with the Personnel Committee. Ensure policies are in alignment with best practices and compliant with local, state and federal employment and labor laws.
  • Implement and manage employee benefits and compensation directly or with third-party administrator or vendor. Analyze and manage staff salaries so they are fair and comparable to the market.  Analyze employee benefits options, needs, and resources and make recommendations to the General Secretary and the Personnel Committee.
  • Draft job descriptions and manage the annual review process. Build into the process an evaluation of both job performance and cultural competencies. Support supervisors in their role of supporting and evaluating staff in a manner consistent with the organization’s values.
  • Develop and implement effective employee relations program that emphasizes conflict resolution. Facilitate and transformation between staff when differences of opinion or conflicts arise. Investigate or rectify any charges of discrimination or harassment in accordance with best practices and the PYM policy and procedures.
  • Consult with PYM’s governance leadership (board members) in identifying, developing and integrating strategies and goals that seek to dismantle institutional racism.
  • Provide staff support to the Personnel Committee.
  • Serve on the senior staff team.
  • Attend PYM’s business meetings (Annual and Continuing Sessions) and serve as staff support during sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in related field Advanced degree or SHRM Certification preferred.
  • Three to five years manager level experience in leading HR and supervision of HR and/or Office Services staff.
  • Demonstrated track record of building trust and confidence among staff and, successful in collaboration, support, and implementation of initiatives that promote anti-racism, equity, access and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated skill in training for anti-racism, multicultural competence and conflict transformation preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of employment law, compensation practices, and benefits administration.
  • Familiarity with not-for-profit institutions preferred. Experience with committees and a consultative process desirable. Familiarity and demonstrated ease with Quaker faith and practice.
  • Excellent communications skills, including oral and written and listening.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion, set and maintain standards for confidentiality, utilize sound judgment, use creativity in problem-solving, apply policies with consistency and make fair decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to cope with pressure and manage stress.
  • Effectiveness in managing time, prioritizing tasks, and handling multiple tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned

Please submit your Resume and Cover letter to hr@pym.org