Industry:  Healthcare Non-profit

Mulberry Talent Partners has joined with our client, an organization located in Walla Walla, WA to identify an HR Director. This is an onsite, full-time, direct hire role. The Human Resources Director will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resources (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy. Perform a variety of HR tasks that require a strong generalist background with broad knowledge of employment, compensation, employee/labor relations, benefits, safety, and legal compliance.  This position manages one HR Generalist and support staff from other departments. Strong interpersonal skills are a must to be able to get along with diverse personalities in a tactful, mature, resourceful, and flexible manner.  This team is eager for an HR leader to bring positive change and build a better, stronger, strategic and robust HR function.

Your Role:

  • Administers various Human Resources plans and procedures for all company personnel; assists in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures including preparation and maintenance of employee handbook.
  • Manages and responsible for overall human resources functions including compensation and benefits, payroll, performance evaluations, organizational training and development, recruitment, new hire orientation, employee discipline, termination, safety, deferred compensation and retirement plans, and relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensures consistency and compliance with applicable federal and state employment laws, and human resources policies and procedures.
  • Develops, implements, and interprets policies and procedures relating to all phases of human resources activity to ensure cooperation and teamwork among staff and service orientation toward residents.
  • Provides advice and guidance to supervisory personnel relating to staffing, employee management, human resources policy compliance, discipline process and performance evaluation process.
  • Makes recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer on employment and termination of staff. Ensures legally defensible documentation.
  • Ensures accurate record keeping for records related to personnel.
  • Assists managers and team members with job results accomplishment by providing training, development programs, assure issuance of disciplinary action according to policy and procedures, and by providing individual advice and guidance.
  • Develops and manages wage structures, benefits, and other compensation programs ensuring internal and external equity. Recommends compensation adjustments, according to findings, utilizing knowledge of prevailing rates and types of wage incentive systems.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of the department within policy guidelines set by the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Develops the long- and short-range plans for the department. Held accountable largely based on results through the program measurement process.
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Assists the Finance Department with 401-K benefit audits.
  • Schedule and conduct routine New Employee Orientation (NEO)
  • Transition all applicable hard copy documents to HRIS system.
  • Supervise and conduct Employee Relations, disciplinary action, and complaints

You Bring:

  • 4 years of human resource management experience required.
  • 2 years’ experience in human resources management with SHRM-SCP or 4 years’ experience with SHRM-CP certification performing mid or upper strategic level HR duties.
  • SHRM-CP (required)
  • SHRM-SCP, SPHR or PHR highly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS, payroll, and talent management systems.

Compensation Rate: $100,000 annually