Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence
Position: Director, Human Resources
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Status: Exempt
Reports To: COO
JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN PROVEN TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON CHILDREN’S LIVES. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (BBBSI) is proud to have achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, their highest level of distinction. BBBSI is the largest BBBS agency in PA/NJ and fourth largest in the nation. Our mission is to build and support one-to-one relationships to ignite the biggest possible futures for youth. We also strive to strengthen the youth mentoring field through collaboration, training and technical assistance, data collection, and advocacy.
Reporting to the COO, the Director, Human Resources acts as a strategic business partner to senior leadership on a variety of issues, including leadership development and talent management. They will cultivate relationships to ensure that HR delivers value, service excellence and operational efficiency. They must be a deft communicator, fostering respect, trust, and collaboration among team members, and possess the ability to manage through change with flexibility and poise.
Leadership, Management, and Accountability
1. Provide leadership and expertise for the full scope of Human resource functions, including talent management, HRIS, new-hire on-boarding and orientation, credentialing, compliance, employee benefits and compensation, employee relations, legal compliance, wage and hour (FLSA), ADA and FMLA compliance, workers compensation & unemployment administration, HRIS and recordkeeping administration, employee/supervisory training/development; performance management and HR policy development; payroll support
2. Lead, manage, and inspire one direct report – part-time HR Specialist – toward accountable, goal-based outcomes with emphasis on a) Staff Recruitment, Hiring, Onboarding b) Compensation & Benefits Design/Administration & Payroll and c) Staff Engagement, Performance Management, and Training
3. Develop annual individual & department goals and objectives; develop and monitor annual HR budget for HR related services and staff
4. Maintain in-depth knowledge of changing employment regulations; implement policies, procedures and systems to ensure federal and state regulatory compliance and any impending changes; manage federal/state reporting (i.e., E
Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region is a donor-supported organization that enriches, encourages and empowers children to reach their highest potential through safe, one-to-one mentoring relationships.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region’s mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community we are accountable for each child in our program achieving:
o Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships
o Avoidance of risky behaviors
o Educational success
Our vision is that all children achieve success in life!
National research has shown that positive relationships between Littles and their Bigs have a direct and measurable impact on children’s lives. By participating in our programs, Little Brothers and Sisters are:
o More confident in their schoolwork performance
o Able to get along better with their families
o 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
o 27% less likely to begin using alcohol
o 52% less likely to skip school
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