Volunteers of America Northern Rockies
  • 13-Jul-2017 to 11-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Administration
  • Sheridan, WY, USA
  • $70,000 - $80,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, Retirement, Optional Life Insurance and Sabbatical Opportunity

VOA is an energetic faith based, non-profit organization with over 200 staff dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities reach their full spiritual, emotional and physical potential and well-being through a vast array of human services that target the elderly, at risk youth, those striving to overcome substance abuse, those transiting from correctional centers, veterans, homelessness and more.

The Human Resources Director leads practices that feed an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, safety, productivity, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.  The position coordinates implementation of services, policies, and programs; reports to the CFO and serves on the senior leadership team; and assists and advises company managers about Human Resources issues.

Human Resources Department

  • Oversees the implementation of Human Resources programs through Human Resources reporting staff.
  • Selects and supervises Human Resources consultants, and training specialists.   
  • Establishes departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the organization's strategic goals and prepares periodic reports to track progress. 
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of the online presence for recruiting, onboarding, culture, and company information.
  • Monitors the tracking of OSHA-required data and Affirmative Action reporting.

 Training, Development & Employment

  • Identifies training programs as requested, and provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, and other resources. 
  • Manages the organization's performance evaluation systems that include performance improvement planning and employee development.   
  • Manages the employee training system including training for new employee orientation, onboarding, leadership development, staff and leadership conferences, and required policy trainings. 
  • Establishes and leads practices necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce.   
  • Screens and interviews key position candidates.

Employee Relations

  • Promotes, defines and monitors practices of recognition of positive employee performance. 
  • Conducts investigations in concert with executive leadership when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth. 
  • Monitors and advises managers in the performance improvement process with non-performing employees.
  • Guides, reviews, and approves recommendations for employment hires and terminations.
  • Conducts market research to establish pay practices that help to recruit and retain superior staff.
  • Searches and recommends cost effective, employee serving benefits while monitoring the national environment for options and trends.
  • Serves as the primary contact with the company employment law attorney and outside government agencies related to employment.
  • Protects the interests of employees and the organization in accordance with policies, laws and regulations, thus mitigating lawsuit exposure.

Organization Development

  • Designs, directs and manages a process of organizational development that includes such issues such as succession planning, superior workforce development, and key employee retention.
  • Manages employee communication and feedback through avenues staff meetings, suggestion programs, satisfactions surveys, one-on-one meetings, etc.
  • Directs a process of organizational planning that evaluates company structure, job design, and personnel forecasting throughout the company.
  • Identifies and monitors the organization's culture so that it supports the attainment of the company's goals and promotes employee satisfaction. 
  • Manages the wellness, health & safety and cultural committees. 
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the CFO.

Human Resources Director Requirements

  • Above average communication and computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Professional and personable demeanor.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop staff members and ability to serve as a participant on the senior leadership team.

 Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development, plus (5) five or more years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources leadership positions. 
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning and development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.
  • Active affiliation with Human Resources professional networks/organizations and ongoing community involvement, preferred.


This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Human Resources Director's position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties or responsibilities associated with the position.


VOANR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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