The Director of Human Resources plans, implements, and directs the Epilepsy Foundation's human resources programs and is responsible for establishing policies and best practices for the organization. The positions ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and other requirements, communicates widely throughout, and undertakes special projects requested by the Chief Executive Office and the Vice President of Finance and Administration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive human resources management program.
  • Ensures that all the Foundation is in compliance with all federal and state labor, equal employment opportunity, and employee regulations statutes and regulations, e.g., EEO, FLSA, FMLA, ADA.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements both short- and long-term goals, objectives, plans, and budgets for all human resources activities. Ensures adherence to budgets.
  • Implements all policies and procedures related to recruitments, select, and placement of all Foundation employees. Participates in the recruitment and selection process for all position vacancies.
  • Develops, secures the approval of, and implements all policies and procedures related to the compensation and benefits of Foundation employees.
  • Responsible for the design and administration of employee benefits programs, including group insurance plans and retirement income plans.
  • Manages the performance management process and facilitates improvement of performance management systems and training.
  • Directs the development and implementation of a positive, responsible employee relations program.
  • Arranges and implements employee recognition activities and other organized employee functions for all Foundation employees.
  • Serves as an internal consultant to staff on specific human resources problems.
  • Monitors general levels of employee morale and job satisfaction and resolves developing problems as quickly as possible. Directs the resolution of employee grievances.
  • Conducts periodic audits of human resources activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures and legal requirements.
  • Performs special projects as may be required by the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or related field; Master's degree prefered.
  • 8–10 years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Previous experience working with nonprofit or health organizations.
  • Human Resources certification preferred. (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP)

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Licenses, Certifications, Etc.

  • Knowledge of principles, concepts, and practices of human resource management.
  • Knowledge of employment laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management in nonprofit organizations.
  • Ability to develop and implemenet effective human resources programs for the organization.
  • Ability to provide advice and conmsultation to EFA executive management on human resources issues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively human resources and related information throughout the organization.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in Word format to Please include salary requirement.