Director of Human Resources

What You Will Do:
The Director of HR is a member of the Interfaith Community Services Leadership Team, reporting directly to the CFO and working closely with Interfaith leadership including CEO, Chief Officers, Directors, and Managers . The successful candidate will provide leadership and oversight to the human resources function and diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism (DEIA) initiatives. The role includes recruitment, retention, training and development, payroll, employee relations, change management, compliance, benefits administration, disability, and performance management. The role is both operational and strategic in nature, leading and supporting efforts that deliver organizational effectiveness, a thriving work environment, inclusive culture, and meets the growth needs of the organization through effective talent acquisition and management strategies.


Oversee the daily operations and administer a comprehensive human resources program for the purpose of maintaining and retaining a well-qualified and diverse employee workforce
Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines
Participate, provide guidance to, and actively engage with the DEIA Work Group
Develop strategies that increase retention and maintain a positive work culture and environment that values diversity, and equity
Investigate complaints and concerns; explain policies and procedures; evaluate and recommend course of action; represent the agency at hearings and litigation
Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements; enforce adherence to requirements; communicate and advise management on needed actions
Utilize Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) to accurately track and maintain records; maintain the confidentiality, security, and physical safety of data
Administer workers’ compensation program; investigate workplace accidents and oversee claims management, settlements, hearings and litigation; participate in negotiations and make recommendations for renewal.
Serve as the agency’s EEO Compliance Officer for Americans with Disability Act
Manages benefit administration and open enrollment periods, to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP, FSA, and retirement plans; participate in negotiations and make recommendations for renewal
Performs other duties as assigned
What You Bring:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field required
Three years Director level experience desired
5+ years of Human Resources management experience required
Subject matter expert of California employment laws and related federal regulations
Experience with ADP Workforce Now platform strongly desired
Professional certification in Human Resources (e.g. PHR/SHRM-CP) desired
Demonstrated experience in: Helping to shape a positive culture, Initiating and leading change, implementing diversity awareness and/or internal mobility programs, and Investigating employee concerns and/or workplace safety matters

Paid Time Off – Three weeks to start!
Paid Holidays – 13 scheduled
Flexible Work Schedules
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
AD&D / Group Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts – Medical and Dependent Care
Matched 401(k) Retirement Plan
Early Release Days!
Work Anniversary Bonuses
Tuition Reimbursement and Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
Home Ownership Assistance Program
Casual Work Environment
Professional Growth and Career Development Opportunities
Interfaith is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, pregnancy, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, nationality, sex, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Interfaith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


About Interfaith Community Services

Founded in 1979 in direct response to rising rates of hunger and homelessness in North San Diego County, Interfaith Community Services works to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness by Helping People Help Themselves. Interfaith is the most comprehensive non-profit social services agency in North County, providing both immediate safety net services and long-term, life-changing programs designed to meet the holistic needs of people in crisis. Together, in partnership with 250+ diverse faith communities, more than 650 recurrent volunteers, and a growing staff of over 200, Interfaith provides a safe haven and pathway towards self-sufficiency for more than 17,000 community members annually.