Summary

The Vice President of Human Resources will direct and oversee the organization’s Human Resources (HR) plans in ways that support our mission and overall strategy. This position has high accountability of promoting the role of strategic HR and ensuring the long-term success of both HR and the organization. The Vice President of Human Resources will develop policies and programs for the entire company and assists and advises senior management on Human Resources issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and administer budget for the Human Resources function.
  • Determine and recommend employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale.
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting Human Resources function, e.g., OSHA, EEO, ERISA, Wage & Hour. Monitors exposure of the company.
  • Direct the preparation of information requested or required for compliance. Approve all information submitted.
  • Act as primary contact with labor counsel and outside government agencies.
  • Protect interests of employees and the company in accordance with Human Resources policies and governmental laws and regulations.
  • Approve recommendations for disciplinary actions and terminations.
  • Review employee appeals through complaint procedure.
  • Direct a process of organizational planning that evaluates structure, job design, and manpower forecasting throughout the company.
  • Direct a process of organizational development that addresses succession planning throughout the company.
  • Establish wage and salary structure, pay policies, performance appraisal programs, employee benefit programs and services, and company safety and health programs.
  • Monitor for effectiveness and cost containments within the above programs.
  • Establish standard recruiting and placement practices and procedures.
  • Establishes in-house management training programs that address company needs, e.g., Performance Management, Interviewing.
  • Conduct a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and practices to keep top management informed of new developments. Direct the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out functions of department.

Education and Experience

  • Human Resources, master’s degree and/or certification required.
  • Specialized training in organizational planning, compensation, and employee relations.
  • Generalist background with broad knowledge of employment, and training and development.
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • 10 to 15 years Human Resources experience gained through increasingly responsible management positions with Human Resources.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume or CV in Word format to recruitment@efa.org.

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Diversity Policy

The Epilepsy Foundation recognizes that in order to fulfill its mission to serve people affected by seizures it must acknowledge the diverse makeup of its clients and the people who work to fulfill the mission.

To that end the Foundation is committed to ensuring that its workplace has an inclusive environment, that maximizes the benefits of the differences of its workers and presents equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. The Foundation will work diligently to see that cultural differences are not seen as obstacles but as essential elements of each employee to be shared and acknowledged positively. Each employee will be valued and respected regardless of race, gender, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, education, geographic origin, position, or grade level.