Director of Human Resources

  • Full Time
  • Shakopee, MN
  • Applications have closed

Website Community Action Partnership of Scott Carver and Dakota Counties

To manage the human resources function of The CAP Agency. This position will oversee, develop and administer a variety of human resources activities. Major areas of responsibility will include recruitment support and candidate selection, employee relations, performance management employee training, compensation, benefits, training, employment law and compliance. This position will support the development of staff so that people and the organization are performing at maximum capability in a highly fulfilling manner. Additionally, this position will develop transition strategies for affected individuals, as needed, including organizing needed training and helping employees develop plans to achieve their potential.


Essential Accountabilities and Expected Outcomes Recruitment:
•Manage the recruitment and selection of a high performing workforce.
•Consult with hiring managers to identify current and explore future workforce needs and translate into job specifications.
•Oversee the development and execution of effective recruitment plans to ensure reaching wide and candidate pools with special emphasis on recruiting diverse candidates.
•Facilitate selection processes and provide training in recruitment techniques.
•Oversee the development of effective training programs for all staff

Staff Development:
•Organize human resources programs to ensure adequate training in the skills needed to perform jobs.
•Organize and provide consultative support through orientation and on-boarding processes.
•Promote positive employee relations and satisfaction through open communication.
•Be an advocate for staff and participate in developing strategies to improve internal culture.
•Provide consultative support to managers on issues concerning supervision, legal requirements, compensation planning and policy and procedures.
•Evaluate human relations and work-related issues and propose effective solutions.
•Provide ongoing training and leadership training to management team.

Performance Management:
•Manage the annual and periodic performance management program.
•Advise, coach and participate in performance management issues as requested.
•Assist supervisors in updating job descriptions and setting annual goals for employees.

•Oversee, evaluate and administer various employee health benefit plans and plan design.
•Oversee, administer and audit employee retirement plan.
•Oversee the annual open enrollment process and ensure timely processing of all enrollments, terminations and other employee changes.
•Oversee the administration of all employee welfare benefits.

Management of Staff and Budget:
•Supervise human resources.
•Evaluate and contribute to the overall compensation program design.
•Work with each staff member to develop an individual annual work plan and evaluate performance against the work plan.
•Provide opportunities for staff to increase their skills and grow professionally.
•Provide active support to all the programs and initiatives of the department.
•Maintain and oversee the human resources budget.

Collaboration Across Departments:
•Participate as an active member of various work teams of the CAP Agency by working collectively with staff members, providing active support to all the programs and initiatives of the department.
•Communicate openly and honestly with staff, board and other CAP Agency associates.
•Provide excellent service to all departments that need human resources and office service support.
•Serves as consultative senior leader and consultative business partner to organization.

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
Bachelor’s degree and certified credentials in human resources, organizational development or a related field plus five to seven years of experience in human resources. Experience in office and facilities management. Previous supervisory experience and work in a non-profit setting is preferred.

Knowledge of:
•Knowledge of both the functional and strategic areas of human resources.
•Demonstrated knowledge, skill and ability of current office technology and related computer programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office 2003.
•Development and delivering effective employee training.
•An understanding of people and their problems and a sense of fairness, consistency and community building.
•Coaching and counseling.

Skill in:
•Superior communications skills, written, verbal, listening and interpersonal.
•Ability to exercise independent judgment while recognizing situations in which independent judgment should not be employed.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality and a high degree of discretion.
•Exemplary interpersonal skills that build respect, trust, confidence and credibility.

A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License, proof of insurance and review of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) report is required.

Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Mobility to drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings. A job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.

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