Job Description: Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Reporting Relationship: Reports directly to President & CEO
General Summary of Duties:
Actively participates in activities and decisions directed toward ensuring programs are well prepared for audits/certifications, announced and unannounced. Ensures that services comply and adhere to all regulations including, but not limited to, local, county, state, OMIG, OIG, and other regulatory entities. Assumes overall agency responsibility for all human resources-related functions including, but not limited to, the following areas: employment, benefits, compensation, wage and hour compliance, policy development, employee relations, counseling and discipline, training, and other legal and regulatory compliance.
Essential Responsibilities of Functions of the Position:
- Directly supervises human resources, and training department staff.
- Oversees agency employment processes, assuring that all guidelines are followed leading to proper recruitment and selection of employees.
- Maintains strong knowledge of employee benefit programs. Reviews programs and makes recommendations to Administrative Staff regarding administration of benefits.
- Works closely with benefit providers, third party administrators, and consultants to insure that the agency’s best interests are being met with each.
- Serves as chief employee relations advisor. Consults with management staff with regard to counseling, performance, and disciplinary matters.
- Develops, delivers, and oversees agency management training courses and curriculums.
- Assumes responsibility for developing, writing, revising, and interpreting agency personnel and related administrative policies.
- Assumes responsibility for developing and monitoring employee performance evaluation system. Maintains records, provides information, and tracks delinquent performance evaluations.
- Assumes responsibility for unemployment claim processing, monitoring, record keeping, and participates in any activity with regard to claims (inquires, hearings, etc.)
- Complies with all legal and regulatory requirements related to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), NYS Disability and Worker’s Compensation Laws, Civil Rights Act Title VII, National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), and any other pertinent Federal or State laws and regulations.
- Manages leave of absence processes, recommends approval, communicates with management and staff relating to leaves of absence, and assures necessary documentation is maintained.
- Serves as chief OSHA compliance officer.
- Responds to all requests for information from all governmental and legal bodies.
- Prepares reports and statistical data for agency Administrative Staff as requested including, but not limited to, turnover, applicant data, etc.
- Oversees the development and maintenance of the HRIS (Human Resources Information System).
- Participates in monthly board meetings and committees as required.
- Participates in and supports agency R & R Committee.
- Participates in agency new employee orientation.
- Completes special assignments and projects as requested.
Typical Working Conditions: Normal office environment. No occupational exposure to Blood borne pathogens. Exposure category III (OSHA Blood borne Pathogens)
Typical Physical Demands: Sedentary job requires sitting, walking, and standing. Driving is required when visiting other programs or sites and traveling to meetings and educational events. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard, copier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate information and appropriate reports.
Education and Experience: A Master’s degree in Human Resources or related field is desired. A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field is required. Must have a minimum of 5 years of management experience in human resources or personnel administration. Must have strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to exercise strong judgment. Must have valid driver’s license.