Associate Director of HR - Oakland, California, United States, 94601

We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.

  • Oversees compensation philosophy, policies and administration
  • Thoughtfully and effectively manage a service-oriented team within the Human Resources Department responsible for:
    • Administration of all employee benefits, including health insurance, disability, 401(k) plan, etc. and build staff awareness/usage of benefits
    • Providing day-to-day support for employees with inquiries regarding benefits, payroll, and employment questions
    • Ensuring that all Human Resources systems (including our HRIS, Applicant Tracking System, and communication platforms) are effectively maintained and well-leveraged to support the organization
  • Directly supervise up to three team members, establishing goals, managing performance, providing mentoring, coaching and development opportunities
  • In partnership with Human Resources team members and organizational stakeholders, review processes and services that support the full employee life-cycle with a particular focus on streamlining and updating our systems and practices
  • Ensure high levels of communication with internal stakeholders regarding service delivery expectations, deadlines, and changes in procedures
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in the Human Resources field.
  • Direct experience designing and managing systems and processes to support the employee life cycle from talent planning through recruitment, management, development, and retention. PHR or SHRM-CP certification is a plus.
  • Deep project management experience with a demonstrated track record of planning and managing multiple simultaneous projects, facilitating cross-functional teamwork, and leading internal change and improvement efforts.
  • Demonstrated experience managing staff and/or a team of staff.
  • Knowledge of current employment laws and regulations, wage and hour laws, ERISA and tax law regulations for pension/401k plans.
  • Passion for Sierra Club's mission and vision.