Director of Human Resources

Los Angeles, CA /
Human Resources /
Full-time
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1968 to enrich the lives of youth, seniors, homeless populations, economically disadvantaged families, and under-served individuals in South Los Angeles by providing and facilitating a variety of essential educational services, social services, cultural activities, vocational opportunities and economic empowerment opportunities.

Brotherhood Crusade envisions a South Los Angeles devoid of health disparities, disenfranchisement, and poverty- associated adverse public health conditions. We believe that South Los Angeles can be a safe, thriving, culturally relevant, and inclusive community that provides all residents equitable access to human and social services and continually improves their quality of life. Our mission is to remove and/or help individuals overcome the barriers that deter their pursuit of success in life; effectuate academic and vocational success; provide opportunities for personal, social, and economic growth; promote access to artistic excellence and cultural awareness; increase financial literacy; facilitate opportunities for a better quality of life; and promote health and safety.

Position Summary:
As a member of the Leadership Team reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Director of Human Resources works interdependently with all other members of the Leadership Team to assist and advise on Human Resources functions and issues. In support of the organization’s mission and objectives, the Human Resources Director will provide strategic direction, the people agenda for the organization, and oversee HR capabilities. The Human Resources Director leads practices that provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture aligned to Brotherhood Crusade’s core values: integrity, compassion, accountability, diversity, and commitment. As the organization is growing rapidly, this role will implement a Human Resources Strategy appropriately aligned to the future of the organization and in compliance with federal and state labor law.

Responsibilities

    • Define and implement a Human Resources Strategy in accordance with the organization’s strategy and missionProvide leadership, direction, and council on all Human Resources-related matters 
    • Design and manage an organization-wide process of development that addresses issues such as succession planning, high-performing workforce development, and key employee retention
    • Partner with management to communicate programs, policies, procedures, and guidelines 
    • Ensure adherence to policies; monitor and advise managers and supervisors in the discipline system for the organization
    • Protect the interests of employees and the organization by ensuring employment practices comply with federal and state law
    • Resolve any escalated issues or risks regarding employee complaints or concerns and ensure basic employee HR compliance 
    • Establish SLAs, metrics and performance targets that support the organization’s strategic goals
    • Accountable for strategic talent management to ensure appropriate talent is identified, recruited, developed, deployed, promoted and retained 
    • Establish and lead standard hiring and onboarding practices and procedures
    • Lead the implementation of a performance management system that includes performance development plans and employee development programs
    • Define all Human Resources training programs and provide education and materials to managers and employees
    • Recommend employee relations practices to promote a high level of morale and motivation
    • Manage employee communication and feedback through avenues such as staff meetings, suggestion programs, employee surveys, newsletters, one-on-one meetings, etc.
    • Maintain company organization chart and employee directory

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Human Resources Management, Business Management, Business Administration or a related field)
    • Professional HR certification 
    • 10+ years working in Human Resources
    • Knowledge of federal and state employment law, principles, and practices 
    • People person and team player with the ability to build strong working relationships, listen, understand, and connect with diverse employees at all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated talent management, employee relations, and organization development knowledge 
    • Knowledge of basic HR measurement and working knowledge of HRIS systems
    • Understanding of cultural norms and traditions; passionate about Brotherhood Crusade’s vision and mission
    • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
    • Demonstrated background in managing organizational change
    • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to maintain objectivity and a professional, confidential work environment 
    • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks and organizations
    • Current or previous experience in an HR Manager role for a similar organization
    • Demonstrated ability providing organization leadership and direction as part of an executive management team
    • Master’s degree in Human Resources or related field
    • Experience implementing HRIS systems
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must possess a valid California Driver's License.

Due to our in-person and in office work with LAUSD, City of LA, County of LA and other work partners that require our team to be vaccinated we require that all potential candidates must be COVID-19 vaccinated with either, Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson.

WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND EQUIPMENT USED
The successful candidate will be required to report to and work from the office complex at least five days a week. Offices are traditionally equipped with computers, telephones, desks, chairs, and office machines. Additionally, each office offers an instructional classroom from which orientations and trainings are conducted.

SALARY RANGE:
Benefits and salary will be negotiated based on experience, education, and the needs of the program.

DISCLAIMER
This program is unique in that the successful candidate may be working with individuals who, heretofore, have never been exposed to the subject matter and, as such, may not readily adopt the precepts or methodologies. Moreover, these clients may exhibit stress-related emotions such as tension, frustration, and anger. The successful candidate must understand this phenomenon and possess a psychologically stable profile and a demeanor that minimizes the opportunity that these emotions will escalate to conflict.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to perform in this job.

BENEFITS
Excellent full benefits package.

SCHEDULE
Must be available to work Monday- Friday from 9:00am – 5:30pm.

There may be occurrences when a work or community event occurs on Saturday and/or Sunday. Your work schedule will be flexed to accommodate this change and you will be notified in advance.