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Director of Human Resources

Company: Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Location: Draper
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The Living Planet Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) 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:Director of Human ResourcesReports To:ChiefOperatingOfficerPosition Summary:The Director of Human Resourcesguides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policiesand programs for the entire organization. This positionoriginatesand leads Human Resources practices and objectivestocreate an inclusive, values-driven and high-performing culture and to support a culture of commitmentthat is designed to emphasizequality service delivery,measurableperformance standards and ongoing development of a superior workforce.It is imperative toleverage partnerships with leadersto support and provideguidance inrecruiting, attracting, retaining and developing employees. This includes ensuringcompliancethorough understanding,proper communication, andthe application of company programs, policies and procedures.The Director overseesthe Human Resources functionto ensurea high level ofguest satisfaction and service which includescompliance with prevailing laws, successfulrecruitment/talent selectionand daily operational needs. Additional functionalities include employeetraining,the execution of creativeemployee relations programs and effective coaching.The Directorprovidesdirect leadership to and has responsibility for the growth and maintenance of the Volunteer and Internship programs.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Strategic Management:Contribute to strategic planning processes and developorganizationalstrategies by identifying human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations;advising executive team on people operations strategies, best practices, and methodologies; andestablishing human resources objectiveswhich alignorganizational objectives.Responsible for theshort and long termplanning and the daily operations of Human Resourcesfor all Aquarium operations.Positiontheorganization as the "preferred employer" in the area.Human Resources Compliance:Responsible for compliancewith federal, state, and locallawsbyenforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions; and being knowledgeable ofexisting and new legislation.Ensure proper maintenance of associate records, files and human resources office systems and ensure compliance with brand standards.Updatejob knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities,reading professional publications,maintaining personal networks, andparticipating in professional organizations.Talent Management:Plan, develop, coordinate and direct the Human Resources function to retain, develop and motivateemployeesin 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.Managehuman resources operations bymaintaining compensation,determiningemployee carestrategies,designing systems,accumulating resources,resolving problems, andimplementing 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 progressEmployee/Team Relations:Supportmanagement 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):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 solutionsfor 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 anize and developtraining manuals, reference library, testing and evaluation procedures, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.Trainassigned instructors and supervisory personnel in effective techniques for training, such as new employee onboarding, on-the-job training,health and safety practices, management development, andchanges in policies or procedures.Plan, develop and monitorprocessesfor tracking completedonboarding,requiredtraining and complianceprograms.RequiredQualifications:Bachelor's degree in HumanResources, psychology,businessor related field10+ years ofHRexperience, including department managementStrong computer software (e.g.,MS Office, Org Plus, etc.) skillsInterviewing, facilitation,trainingand presentation skillsExcellent oral and writtencommunication and interpersonal skillsConsultative skills and ability to work cross-functionallywith a sense of urgency when neededStrong attention to detail, systems and processeswith an ability to prioritize and multi-task in a global fast-pace environmentExcellent project management skills and experience with proven successExcellent leadership skillswith strong problem solving and influencing skillsPreferredQualifications:SPHR or PHR certificationMaster'sDegreeBackground in Learning and DevelopmentHR experience in a larger service-oriented organizationwith broad organizational knowledgeHigh level of business acumenPhysical 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 weekendsandholidayswill beexpected 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 aroundwater, salt, power tools, and animals. Work maybeperformedat off-site locationson occasion.While this job description attempts to describe the essential functions of the position, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. It does not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. The overall work environment while performing this job includes exposure to weather conditions and the noise level is usually moderate. The employee is expected to adhere to all policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to the policies.Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. LLPA does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected class under federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Draper , Director of Human Resources, Other , Draper, Utah

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