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Director of Human Resources

Company: Feeding America
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Director of Human Resources is a strategic business partner to the Redwood Empire Food Banks leadership team and is responsible for developing an HR dynamic that fortifies our culture, values and creates a diverse and inclusive work environment in order to achieve the REFBs mission of ending hunger in our community.

End date

May 15, 2021

Opportunity type



Executive Director / CEO / Other C-Level Executives

Job responsibilities

The following reflects managements definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Directs and manages the Human Resource department, sets direction, and ensures all policies and practices are current and meet legal requirements. Works with legal counsel or outside consultants as needed regarding personnel matters. Advises CEO on all HR matters.
  • Plans, designs, develops, and evaluates HR-related initiatives that support the REFBs strategic goals, and align with its mission and core values.
  • Implements and leads HR strategies for talent acquisition, staffing, compensation, performance management, health and welfare benefits, compliance, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, and employee relations and retention.
  • Supports Directors in the areas of recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff. Develops training program to ensure all managers are fully aware of and capable of adhering to performance management expectations.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues including conducting investigations.
  • Manages all leaves of absences and reasonable accommodations.
  • Manages compensation philosophy and structure to ensure pay rates support hiring and retention objectives; works with directors to manage internal equity on an ongoing basis.
  • Develops and manages HR operations budget by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions.
  • Researches, develops, and updates HR-related policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicates and advances the organizations values.
  • Supervises, mentors, and develops Human Resources Coordinator.

The Director of Human Resources is well-versed and has hands-on experience in all functional areas of HR. The Director of Human Resources facilitates organizational excellence by planning, developing, implementing, evaluating and integrating all HR-related initiatives to support the Redwood Empire Food Banks strategic goals and ensures alignment with its mission through the HR-lens.

Our Director of Human Resources demonstrates sound judgment, is results-oriented, bilingual (English/Spanish), has at least 10 years of progressive, hands-on HR and supervisory experience.

The REFB offers full medical and dental benefits (employee premium paid by the organization), a Simple IRA with 3% employer contribution, a generous paid-time-off policy, and 11 paid holidays.


May 15, 2021

How to apply

For an in-depth look at the position and requirements please visit our website at . If you are interested in the position and would like to apply, please complete our online application form, submit a cover letter explaining why you are our ideal candidate, and attach your current resume.

About the organization

Finding a great place to contribute your talent is a challenge so we thought we would share a bit about the REFB, and why we choose to work here.

Every day, a group of talented, passionate, kind, hard-working people come together with one goal in mind to improve our world. Specifically, we want to be sure that people in need of food receive help. Were working to End Hunger in Our Community. The challenge before us is enormous. We provide food to 82,000 people throughout the year (1 in 7 people!). We consider our efforts to be noble, and the fight just. We have a strong set of Core Values developed by and for our team: Cooperation, Bring the Joy, Civility, Innovation, Curiosity, and Seek Excellence to support our mission.

We imagine that theres a well-seasoned HR professional that has spent many years climbing the corporate ladder only to realize that theyre leaning against the wrong wall. With all that has been happening in the world, this person is determined to find a place where all the skills and tools picked up along the way can be used to improve the world. We are hoping that you are that person.

Photos associated with client stories feature the actual person referenced. Other images are for illustrative purposes only.

Keywords: Feeding America, Santa Rosa , Director of Human Resources, Other , Santa Rosa, California

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