OPEN POSITION: Human Resources Director
Human Resources professional with a proven commitment,
understanding, and application of racial equity and inclusion
lenses to create, implement, and maintain a strong HR presence for
the Center for Economic Inclusion to drive narrative change to
advance inclusive growth and close racial wealth gaps.
ABOUT THE CENTER
Founded in 2017, the Center is the nation’s first Black
woman-owned and led organization dedicated exclusively to
strengthening public- and private-sector civic infrastructures and
collective capacity to disrupt systems and influence market forces
while advancing an inclusive economy. The Center for Economic
Inclusion equips public- and private-sector leaders and employers
with the knowledge and tools to build, scale, and institutionalize
anti-racist workplaces in shared accountability with Black,
Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian people to close racial wealth gaps
and build racially equitable and inclusive regional
The Center is in relentless pursuit of an economy that works for
everyone and to achieve it, we work in service of four strategic
- Create broad, measurable shared accountability for creating an
inclusive and equitable economy among decision makers and policy
- Equip public and private sector employers and policy makers
with solutions to disrupt and dismantle systemic racism and
institutionalize equitable policies for scale.
- Partner to enable the regional and place-based infrastructure
of racial and economic opportunity
- Foster operational excellence and a high-performance
HOW WE WORK & WHY YOU SHOULD WORK HERE
At the Center, we take pride in bringing our values to life and
“walking the talk.” We are a diverse team in many ways, and we
believe our diversity of thought and experiences makes us stronger
and our work more innovative and responsive to the communities we
We strive to maintain a collaborative work environment that also
stimulates individual autonomy and accountability for performance
goals and excellence. We invest in great talent, nurture it, and
believe in the power of career pathways within the Center.
We look for the following eight values in the talented
individuals who join our team, and we strive to cultivate an
environment that harnesses the collective power of these values,
traits, and the expertise that each team member brings in pursuit
of our mission:
The Human Resources Director will partner with the CEO and
senior leaders to plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate
talent acquisition; talent management and development;
organizational design; succession planning; employee relations and
engagement; compliance, and compensation and benefits strategy for
the Center. This individual will develop and lead HR strategies
across the organization in support of the Center’s
goal to amplify its
impact as the region’s leading authority
on inclusive growth and economic inclusion, and its
executive leadership as a trusted
The Director will lead the team in maintaining a collaborative
work environment that also stimulates individual autonomy and
accountability for performance goals and excellence. The director
supports the Center’s investment in great talent, nurturing it, and
helping establish identifiable career pathways within the
Strategy & Vision
- Serve as a strategic business partner to senior leadership to
develop, cultivate and sustain a transformational culture for human
resources and organizational development .
- Design and oversee policies, standards, and practices to lead
the Center’s talent management function and partner with team
leaders to attract, develop, and retain the best talent in the
- Develop and oversee a comprehensive compensation and benefit
plan; Negotiate packages, benefits options, and offerings to meet
both the needs of the organization and staff.
- Coordinate implementation and revision of personnel policies
and practices to ensure consistency with current federal, state,
and local laws and organizational values.
Impact & Partnerships
- Partner with senior leadership on organizational design,
workforce planning, succession planning, skills assessment, and
- Consistently recruit and retain excellent staff and maintain an
effective onboarding process.
- Partner with the Chief of Staff to cultivate a learning culture
and offerings that meet the learning. and development needs of
staff and board members.
Operations & Organizational
- Manage workplace investigations, disciplinary actions, and
termination procedures with discretion and adherence to all
internal and human resources policies.
- Maintain employee and workplace privacy.
- Maintain confidential employee records including payroll
- Inform, coach, and guide leaders in the effective application
of human resource standards and policies.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
- At least 3-5 years of experience in an executive human
- Knowledge of HR and office systems issues of particular
importance to non-profit organizations
- In-depth knowledge of labor laws and HR practices
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the mission of
the Center for Economic Inclusion
- Demonstrated experience in working in an organization with
racially diverse staff, Board members, and clients
- Demonstrated experience in successful employee engagement
- Experience in providing training to adult learners
- Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and sound
- Proven ability to understand the business strategy and
translate into a concise and innovative people strategy
- Demonstrated ability to coach managers and leaders
- Excellent planning, project management, and interpersonal
- Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with significant
change; employing the necessary HR processes that enable the
organization to innovate and grow
- The ability to remain calm in stressful situations and deal
well with conflict; Agile, responsive work style, with high
attention to detail
- Strong morals and ethics and sound judgement
Preferred Experience and Skills
- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business
management required. A Master’s Degree and detailed knowledge in
the HR field is preferred
- Candidates should have at least seven years of progressive HR
- At least three to five years in a direct HR leadership
- Candidates must have a strong understanding of all HR functions
and proven experience in driving a strategic workforce plan
- Preferred candidates will also have experience providing change
leadership, working with HR information systems, and working in a
multi-cultural work environment
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The Center for Economic Inclusion is an Equal Opportunity
employer. We offer an inclusive, engaging, dynamic, and rewarding
workplace; a competitive total compensation package; and an
opportunity to contribute to one of the most meaningful issues of
our regions’ future.
The starting salary range for this position is $132,000-$140,000
and is complemented by a full suite of benefits including health,
dental, vision, life, STD, and LTD insurance; mobile phone stipend,
wellness, and transportation benefits; and paid time off and
retirement savings match.
- Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional
references to firstname.lastname@example.org
by January 13, 2022.
- The Subject Line should state: HR Director Application.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
No calls, please. Candidates whose profiles align with our needs
will be contacted.