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Director of Human Resources
at MAAC Project
|Location:||Administration - Chula Vista, CA|
|FT/PT Status:||Regular Full Time|
For more information or to apply, please contact:
Liliane Lendvai, Director, Blair Search Partnerssarah@blairsearchpartners.com
This Director of Human Resources will have ultimate responsibility for ensuring MAAC is an outstanding place to build a career in the nonprofit sector. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director will serve on our senior leadership team, playing a key role in discussions and decisions about the strategic direction of the organization. This is a very high-profile position within our organization and will have a significant impact on the experience of every MAAC team member.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Drive continuous improvement initiatives for our organization's people, processes and workflow.
Proactively identify ways to improve any aspect of our work - delivering results through collaboration,
role modeling and servant leadership.
* Partner with the leadership team to create and nurture a positive, high-performance culture. Track and
report on strategic HR key performance indicators including employee recruitment, retention,
engagement/satisfaction, and professional development.
* Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI): MAAC believes that a diverse set of ideas, backgrounds,
experiences, and perspectives are critical to the organization’s success. This position will lead our efforts
to foster policies, practices, systems, and training that attracts, supports, and encourages an equitable,
diverse, and inclusive workplace.
* Manage Board level communication of HR and volunteer initiatives and issues, policy, and planning
* Represent MAAC publicly, speaking and presenting about HR and labor relations topics to a variety of
audiences, including staff, funders, program participants, government officials etc.
* Introduce new and/or improved methodologies for attracting, assessing, selecting, rewarding and
developing a strong and diverse workforce of staff and volunteers.
* Keep abreast of how external forces impact our organization’s culture, and our ability to recruit, retain
and motivate high-performing team members.
* Partner effectively with staff at all levels of the organization, building trusting, respectful, and highly
Human Resources Functions:
* Develop robust HR strategies and processes that support our mission, culture, and brand.
* Stay current with HR best practices in all relevant areas, including recruiting, benefits and compliance.
* Serve as the organizations’ chief spokesperson for labor contract negotiations and labor/management
* Serve as staff and adviser to the Board of Director’s HR Committee and the Child Development
Program’s Parent Policy Council’s Personnel Committee.
* Administer the performance review process, both annually and ongoing.
* Coordinate and update the employee handbook, policies and procedures.
* Implement Affordable Care Act and benefit enrollment.
* Ensure streamlined recruiting, on-boarding and tracking.
* Develop and coordinate job descriptions and compensation reviews.
* Develop plans for a variety of HR matters such as compensation, benefits, health and safety etc.
* Monitor adherence to internal policies and legal requirements.
* Investigate and manage grievances, violations, and disciplinary action.
* Anticipate and resolve litigation risks.
- Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field, PHR or SPHR certification preferred.
- Bilingual Spanish highly desirable.
- Minimum 7 years of demonstrated progressive experience in HR management, strategy and
- Thorough knowledge of California and Federal labor laws.
- Proven management experience of administrative and support staff.
- Demonstrated experience with risk mitigation.
- Nonprofit sector experience preferred.
* Prior experience with multiple labor bargaining units and leading negotiations.
* Innovative thinker, with a track record for translating strategy into action plans and outcomes.
* Exceptional strategic, analytical and critical thinking abilities.
* Experience managing high-performing individuals and teams.
* Exceptional negotiation, presentation, and listening skills.
* Ability to multi-task, set and drive priorities, monitor progress towards goals, and utilize data.
* Very effective at ‘managing up,’ i.e. providing concise, timely, and relevant information.
* Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with diverse staff.
* Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.
* Persuasive, thorough, and proactive communicator.
* A positive team leader who can operate effectively at both the strategic and tactical levels.
* Experience supporting and developing a high-performance culture.
* Passionate about MAAC’s mission and able to promote and communicate our philosophy, mission and
values to external and internal stakeholders.
* Ability to attend occasional evening and weekend meetings/events.
* Must be flexible to travel to and work from various MAAC worksites in both the North County and
Union Membership ( if applicable):