Director of Human Resources - Stand Up To Cancer


Posted January 13, 2020

Director of Human Resources

Los Angeles, California
Job Description

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for overseeing the direction and executing key programs and divisions on all Human Resources related matters for both the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and the Stand Up To Cancer organization. As a part of the leadership team, this position will design, develop and implement people initiatives to help drive Stand Up To Cancer’s performance and growth. This includes a variety of projects in areas such as on-boarding, employee relations, training and development, performance management, HR policy development and interpretation, employee engagement and compensation. This is a unique position that requires strategic thinking and the ability to deliver on day-to-day tasks.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: o Accomplished leader with 15+ years professional experience in the field of Human Resources

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field.

o SPHR or SHRM-SCP preferred

o Experience in non-profit environment preferred

Other Skills and Abilities:

o Ability to think strategically and translate business and individual needs into actionable items o Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity; comfort working independently

o Comprehensive Human Resources experience, including a complete understanding of and hands-on exposure to the full mix of Human Resources functions o Knowledge of employment and labor laws and regulations

o Adept at building relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including the ability to help staff and leaders connect the organization’s goals and priorities to its Human Resources policies and
priorities (A collaborative mindset, with the ability to form effective working relationships quickly with different stakeholders) o Excellent communication, analytical, problem-solving and team-building skills
o Business writing skills necessary to accurately edit and revise company documents, such as policies, memos, performance appraisals and employee reviews
o Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and tact
o Skilled at developing, planning and executing operational aspects of managing people
o Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced work environment
o Exceptional problem solving and facilitation skills

Language Skills: Proficiency in the English Language and excellent verbal and written communication skills in addition to the ability to present sensitive issues with a high level of tact, diplomacy and integrity. Proficiency in Spanish or second language also desired.

Possess Physical Ability To:

o Sit for extended periods of time.

o Operate standard office equipment

o Lift & carry files or boxes, file & retrieve documents o To lift boxes less than 15 pounds in weight SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Carries out supervisory duties in accordance with federal and state law and company policy.

Directly: Human Resources Assistant Indirectly: N/A

  • Partners with CEO, President and business leaders to address specific employee developmental needs and provide action-oriented solutions
  • Drives consulting projects with internal clients that include conducting needs analysis, assessing gaps, and providing solutions that address business needs, especially as they relate to staffing, culture, conflict management and engagement
  • Formulates and recommends Human Resources policies and procedures for the organization on topics including employee relations, employee rights and personnel matters
  • Educates new and existing employees on Human Resources policies, procedures, laws and standards
  • Advocates and promotes the resolution of employee issues and concerns, including conducting internal investigations, implementing performance improvement processes and coaching, collaborating with managers and employees to help resolve employee relations issues; assisting in the preparation of corrective actions and/or performance improvement plans
  • Drive and manage the recruitment and hiring process for all open job positions within the organization.
  • Coordinate employee offboarding process, including maintaining and preparing termination paperwork, conducting exit interviews, maintaining results of and analyzing exit data
  • Responsible for overseeing employee compensation including market pricing new and existing positions, administration of SU2C’s job progression matrix and supporting succession planning throughout the organization
  • Manages the performance and talent management cycle by partnering with leaders to answer performance questions, issues and processes, supporting and providing guidance on the promotion and merit review process during the annual program
  • Develops and delivers management training in subject matters including interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review and sexual harassment
  • Develops and maintains Human Resource information system that meets the organizational needs including updated employment records related to hiring, transferring, promoting and terminating
  • Identifies and contracts with outside organizations to provide employee services, such as temporary employees or search firms
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