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Director of Human Resources

Company: Thelivingplanet
Location: Draper
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium (LLPA) is a 501(c3) non-profit organization that provides the community with countless educational opportunities to understand and respect our precious Earth and its living ecosystems, from the Utah deserts and mountains, to rain forest habitats, to the planet's vast oceans. Working at The Living Planet Aquarium is more than just a job, it is purpose-driven work. We need exceptionally talented and hardworking team members to join us on our mission of inspiring people to explore, discover, and learn about Earth's diverse ecosystems. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, flexible spending account, 401(k) with match, PTO, Holiday Pay, New Child Leave, Aquarium Memberships and passes, and much more. Position Summary: The Director of Human Resources sets Human Resource strategy and manages all of the Human Resources services, policies and programs for the entire organization. As a trusted subject matter expert, the Director of Human Resources is the chief advisor to the C-Suite on all human resource aspects. The incumbent of this position builds company culture and leads the efforts to create an inclusive, values-driven, and high-performing workforce. The Director of Human Resources coordinates with leadership at all levels of the organization to create a culture of commitment that is designed to emphasize quality service delivery, measurable performance standards and ongoing development of a superior workforce. It is imperative to leverage partnerships with leaders to support and provide guidance in recruiting, attracting, retaining and developing employees. This includes ensuring compliance thorough understanding, proper communication, and the application of company programs, policies and procedures. - The Director of Human Resources oversees the Human Resources function to ensure a high level of guest satisfaction and service which includes compliance with prevailing laws, successful recruitment/talent selection and daily operational needs. Additional functionalities include employee training, the execution of creative employee relations programs and effective coaching. The incumbent leads a team of human resource professionals to complete all aspects of human resources including the growth and maintenance of the Volunteer and Internship programs. Qualifications : -

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, psychology, business or related field
  • 10 + years of HR experience, including department management
  • Proven leadership experience Preferred -Qualifications :
    • Professional HR certification
    • Master's -Degree
    • Background in Learning and Development
    • HR experience in a larger service-oriented organization -with broad organizational knowledge
    • High level of business acumen
    • Interviewing, facilitation, -training -and presentation skills -
    • Excellent oral and written -communication and interpersonal skills
    • Consultative skills and ability to work cross-functionally -with a sense of urgency when needed
    • Strong attention to detail, systems and processes -with an ability to prioritize and multi-task in a global fast-pace environment
    • Excellent project management skills and experience with proven success
    • Excellent leadership skills -with strong problem solving and influencing skills Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Strategic Management:
      • Interfaces as the lead advisor with the entire C-Suite on company strategy and impact on the workforce
      • Coaches, advises, and mentors directors, managers and individual employees on human resource and compliance situations
      • Contribute to strategic planning processes and develop -organizational -strategies by identifying human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations; -advising executive team on people operations strategies, best practices, and methodologies; and -establishing human resources objectives -which align -organizational objectives
      • Responsible for the -short and long term -planning and the daily operations of Human Resources - for all Aquarium operations
      • Position -the -organization as the "preferred employer" in the area Human Resources Compliance:
        • Responsible for compliance -with federal, state, and local -laws -by -enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions; and being knowledgeable of -existing and new legislation
        • Ensure proper maintenance of associate records, files and human resources office systems and ensure compliance with brand standards
        • Update -job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities, -reading professional publications, -maintaining personal networks, and -participating in professional organizations Talent Management:
          • Plan, develop, coordinate and direct the Human Resources function to retain, develop and motivate -employees -in an effective manner and promote a safe, fair, positive work environment
          • Implement human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations
          • Manage recruitment, selection, orientation and onboarding of new employees/team members
          • Manage -human resources operations by -maintaining compensation, -determining -employee care -strategies, -designing systems, -accumulating resources, -resolving problems, and -implementing change Performance Management: -
            • Drive the performance management and review process to include the facilitation, -development and monitoring of employee performance evaluations to make certain they are completed and submitted on a scheduled basis
            • Provide performance management guidance and feedback to people managers and monitor progress Employee/Team Relations:
              • Support -management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications
              • Provide guidance to help drive key behaviors and performance to achieve "World Class Service" and meet business objectives
              • Plan company-wide parties, employee appreciation, meetings and special events; manage employee wellness programs
              • Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations into employee complaints Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I):
                • Partner with executives, staff, and external partners to become more of a diverse and inclusive community
                • Act as an advisor to the Diversity and Inclusion Committee
                • Embed new learnings into company policies, practices, and standards Employee Training:
                  • Assess the system-wide training/development needs and identify suitable training solutions -for employees
                  • Partner with operational and administrative leaders to create a collaborative and engaging training environment in order to assess, design, facilitate, operationalize, measure and evaluate training solutions and interventions
                  • Utilize instructional design models and cognitive learning processes to develop and facilitate training sessions
                  • Organize and develop -training manuals, reference library, testing and evaluation procedures, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials
                  • Train -assigned instructors and supervisory personnel in effective techniques for training, such as new employee onboarding, on-the-job training, -health and safety practices, management development, and -changes in policies or procedures
                  • Plan, develop and monitor -processes -for tracking completed -onboarding, -required -training and compliance -programs Physical Demands of the Job: -
                    • This job requires extended periods of standing and walking as well as periods of sitting with data entry
                    • Work outside of regular business hours including on weekends -and -holidays -will be -expected on occasion
                    • This role will accept Leader on Duty responsibility monthly which may require long periods of walking, interacting with the public indoors and outdoors, and being the point person during emergencies and crisis
                    • You will be working around -water, salt, power tools, and animals
                    • Work may -be -performed -at off-site locations -on occasion The Living Planet Aquarium is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or military status. The Living Planet Aquarium is committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process. Should you require accommodations, please contact -accommodation@thelivingplanet.com .Depending on the volume of interests and submissions, we will only be contacting applicants who meet all of the minimum requirements listed in the job posting. Only those applicants who align most closely with our minimum and preferred qualifications will be contacted for an interview. Loveland Living Planet Aquarium will retain your application materials for one year and may contact you regarding future opportunities.

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