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Director of Human Resources

Company: Oxford Management Group LLC
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Director of Human Resources, West Palm Beach General Information Job Title: Director of Human Resources Location: West Palm Beach, FL, 33405 United States Relocation Expense Covered: No Employee Type: Exempt Job Category: Human Resources Manage Others: No Description Join Us at the Zoo Interested in saving wildlife in wild places? At the Zoo, our job is for people to fall in love with nature. Our job is for people to have fun. Our job is to save the planet. Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society's mission is to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. By joining our team, you'll become a critical part of a conservation organization at a thrilling time as we expand our team to build the Zoo of the future. Help create innovative animal habitats while saving animals in the wild. Joining a passionate team that gets to work around koalas, jaguars, panthers while actively doing conservation work in the field from corals to Florida panthers. A green sustainable work place that embraces DEAI we are actively creating a more diverse and thriving work force. Position Summary The Human Resource Director is responsible for the Zoo's people business. Our people are essential to carrying out our mission and this role provides critical leadership, support, and guidance to our entire team, and ensures compliance with all current and future regulatory guidelines and laws. Essential Position Functions

  • Manage the hiring and onboarding process, identifying staff vacancies and opportunities and providing strategy for recruitment and hiring, ensuring not just a skill set fit, but more importantly, a strong cultural fit. Plan and conduct new employee orientation as part of staff onboarding process.
  • Assist Zoo's leadership in addressing human needs including dispute resolution, administering disciplinary processes, and employee terminations. Advise and train managers on organizational policy matters and assess other training needs, working with managers to design employee development and growth plans.
  • Full responsibility for the semi-monthly payroll process, ensuring accurate record keeping including documentation of new hires, terminations, pay adjustments, PTO, benefits selections, etc.
  • Administer benefits programs for employees including health, dental, life and disability insurance, 401(k) and Roth plans, and COBRA administration.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
  • Manage termination process from documentation through to COBRA compliance. Conduct exit interviews, communicating results to Zoo Chiefs to ensure any opportunities for improvement are identified. Other:
    • The Human Resource Director is a key member of the Zoo's Leadership team and will serve on ad hoc committees from time to time where the human component is critical in future planning
    • Adhere to all Zoo policies and procedures
    • Uphold Zoo's values in relation to conservation and caring for our blue and green planet, animal care and wellness, safety, guest hospitality, and community engagement
    • Demonstrate core values of kindness, creativity, respect, commitment, responsibility, accountability, and professionalism The job specification requirements stated are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job successfully. Employees may be required to perform other related duties as assigned, to ensure workload coverage. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above so that the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. Requirements Education Requirements and Technical Skills
      • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
      • SHRM or other equivalent certification preferred
      • Demonstrated success in payroll and human resource management with a minimum of three to five years of related professional experience, non-profit environment a plus
      • Experience in structuring and managing staff onboarding and training
      • Strong communication and relationship skills required Skills and Competencies:
        • Teamwork - supporting, facilitating, and participating in activities that promote team effectiveness; demonstrating sensitivity for the feelings and needs of team members and supporting team goals.
        • Communication (oral and written) - Effectively expressing ideas verbally and non-verbally and actively listening to individuals; preparing and focusing presentations to the characteristics and needs of the audience; strong writing and editing skills for a variety of audiences.
        • Diversity and Inclusion - Demonstrates behaviors that includes fairness, respect, inclusiveness, empathy, integrity, and ethical conduct. Fosters a climate and culture in which each person is accepted and has the opportunity to grow and develop. Practices behaviors that promote diversity and inclusion in dealings with and on behalf of the Zoo, consistent with laws, regulations and Zoo policies.
        • Integrity/Trust - Maintaining social, ethical, and organizational values and norms; building trust and confidence with the staff and with internal and external customers; respecting the confidentiality of personal and proprietary information.
        • Customer Focus - Demonstrates courtesy, cooperation and friendliness with donors, the public, staff, volunteers and guests. Actively listens, anticipates and evaluates the customer's needs. Ensures that customer satisfaction is a priority in all areas of responsibility.
        • Professional/Technical Knowledge and Competency - Remains current on human resource and payroll trends; maintains proficiencies.
        • Relationship Management - the successful candidate will focus on the needs of our staff first and help people develop and perform as highly as possible. Summary Palm Beach Zoo offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with candidate's qualifications. Palm Beach Zoo is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions, including those related to recruitment, hiring, training and promotion without regard to race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Oxford Management Group LLC, Miami , Director of Human Resources, Human Resources , West Palm Beach, Florida

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