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HR Director

Lancaster, OH 43130

Posted: 11/12/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Type of Position: Human Resources Job Number: 2271

The Role:  Director of Human Resources

Location:  Lancaster, OH

The Company

HireBetter’ s client has more than 60 years’ experience as a general contractor and has expanded from its base as a single-family home developer and has grown into a multi-family construction business in both subsidized and conventional markets. Our client has now constructed over 4, 700 housing units throughout Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Indiana, and manages more than 85 communities including a large portfolio of Rural Development, HUD Section 8 and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties. Most recently they have formed a commercial division that includes both rehabilitation and new construction of banks, medical offices, nursing homes, and shopping centers.

The Role

The Director of Human Resources will partner with leadership and employees to deliver “ People” best practice services and solutions to achieve business results that create a fulfilling work culture. The Director of Human Resources will develop and implement organizational human resources policies, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local legislation (including EEO, FMLA, and FLSA). This hands-on role will work closely with the executive team in developing human resource strategies, direct recruiting and onboarding for new employees, develop and deploy training and career development programs, approve salary structures or wage schedules, and negotiate benefits packages.


Policies, Procedures & Compliance
  • Plans, develops, directs and evaluates the companies' human resources function and performance.
  • Provides vision, leadership, planning, project coordination and management for the development of a cost-effective human resources team while simultaneously facilitating efficient operations to meet current and future business needs within the company.
  • Analyzes and directs all function-related activities within the scope of the human resources. Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal counsel, as required.
  • Oversees renewal and negotiations for company' s cafeteria plans, workers compensation insurance, defined contribution plans and property and casualty insurance.
  • Oversees regulatory safety compliance measures for OSHA, safety committees and goals in the health and safety field to correct problem areas and promote personal welfare for each individual and the company.
  • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities.

Performance Management
  • Provides expertise in strategy development, planning, and facilitation of performance management and employee relations efforts.
  • Annually reviews and makes recommendations to leadership for improvement of the organization' s policies, procedures and practices on employee matters.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.

Compensation and Benefits Administration
  • Responsible for developing progressive and proactive compensation and incentive programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.

Employee Engagement/Recognition
  • Partners with leadership to continue improving the programs, policies, practices and processes in place to meet the strategic and operational goals of the company. Leads the design, development and implementation of programs, policies and strategies tailored to meet organizational development needs for the organization.

Talent Acquisition
  • Directs and guides talent management and on-boarding processes for positions across the organization.

Training & Development
  • Create and implement a safety and training program.
  • Translates strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
  • Designs and executes key tactical elements of the organizational development process by planning short and long-term goals and metrics.
  • Collaborates with the leadership team to develop succession planning programs for key contributors and emerging leaders.

  • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent required
  • 10 to 15 years' related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PHR/SHRM-CP or SPHR/SHRM-SCP strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including but not limited to compensation and benefits practices, organizational development, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with strategic thinking and decision-making
  • Effective communicator at all levels across the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Problem-solving and analysis experience

To Apply

Interested candidates should apply through the HireBetter website at Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.

Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.

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