Director of Staffing and Inclusion

Receiving applications through January 15
Please send all application materials to

Position Summary

The Director of Staffing and Inclusion is the point person for personnel administration. The position also facilitates an environment where the 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. 70% time (24.5 hours/week). 


  • ·Manage the “lifecycle” of employees, including recruitment, onboarding, training and off boarding. Maintain employee records. Ensure staff changes are authorized and communicated.
  • Develop and implement strategies and practices to build an ethos and base of knowledge in which genuine anti-racism, inclusivity, and cultural competence are reflected in the workplace, the programs and services we provide, and the relationships and partnerships we engage.
  • Conduct new employee orientations and regular updates for all staff so staff can participate as full and informed members of the staff community from understanding the mission of PYM and the role each staff position plays to administrative processes like payroll travel reimbursement to inclusion dynamics and expectations.
  • Provide leadership in personnel policy development 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 directly or with a third-party administrator. Manage all claims related to compensation. Analyze employee benefits options, needs, and resources and make recommendations to the General Secretary and the Personnel Committee regarding PYM benefits.
  • Manage the annual review process.
  • 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.
  • Draft job descriptions. Analyze and manage staff salaries so they are fair and comparable to the market.
  • Facilitate conversation, conflict resolution, 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 grievance policy and procedures.
  • Consult with governance leadership 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 Annual and Continuing Sessions and serve as staff support during sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor degree in related field or SHRM Certification required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong track record of building trust and confidence among staff and successful collaboration, support, and implementation of initiatives that promote anti-racism, equity, access and inclusion.
  • Experience in managing human resources policies, procedures and activities; three years minimum required.
  • Demonstrated skill in training for anti-racism and multicultural competence; three years minimum required.
  • Proven high-level background in conflict transformation.
  • Knowledge of employment law, compensation practices, and benefits administration.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills with direct supervisory experience.
  • 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

Note: All Philadelphia Yearly Meeting staff members work in a collaborative manner to support the concrete and spiritual goals of the Yearly Meeting as a whole. In that context, all are expected to be flexible, collegial, and willing to accept a variety of assignments.

Receiving applications through January 15
Please send all application materials to