Human Resources Director

YMCA of the Roses

Job Description



This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Director of Human Resources oversees the development and implementation of human resources policies, plans and services, including legal compliance, employee benefits, compensation, employee relations, and employment practices and procedures.



Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.




  • Provide leadership and consulting support to management on matters of reinforcing culture, setting goals, developing policy, and implementing strategic objectives
  • Oversee talent management, including employee training, leadership development, retention, recognition, evaluation, employee communication and career development
  • Oversee HR system and employee records to ensure accuracy and improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization
  • Create organizational policies and structures for employees that remove barriers and foster equity and inclusion for all
  • Oversee wage program, including job description and classification, salary structure and salary adjustments Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines, and procedures recommending plan revisions; coordinates implementation and provides guidance to staff
  • Serve as primary contact with benefit providers (including group health, life, ltd, dental and vision), and retirement plans
  • Oversee benefit plan communication, enrollment, and administration. Assess the competitiveness of programs and practices against the relevant markets and makes recommendations for improvements and changes
  • Oversee documentation preparation for all aspects of the claim adjudication and appeal process for all unemployment compensation claims. Participate in unemployment claims hearings as a representative of the YMCA of York County
  • Oversee the employee recruitment and selection process, establishing procedures and best practices to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Support HR Coordinator in administration of online recruitment and onboarding process.
  • Support HR Coordinator in duties relating to the administration and maintenance of payroll and the payroll system assuring accurate and timely processing of payroll
  • Establish standards and procedures for all matters relating to workers' compensation and support HR Coordinator in overseeing the workers' compensation claims process.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of data requested by the EEOC, YMCA of the USA, Department of Labor, etc.
  • Maintain and expand knowledge and understanding of existing and proposed federal and state laws/regulations affecting human resources management. Interpret appropriate laws and policies and advise management and employees, accordingly.
  • Participate in the investigation and resolution of ongoing employee relations problems, anticipate problems whenever possible, and develop, recommend, and initiate appropriate steps for resolution.
  • Provide direction to assigned staff in the performance of their duties, establishing work priorities in achieving strategic and operating plan goals
  • Work directly with HR Committee and DIG Committee to build volunteer relationships



  • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, or equivalent combination of education and 8 years of related work experience
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • Current knowledge and understanding of labor regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources
  • Proficiency in business and human resources related computer applications, which may include payroll, time and attendance systems, Microsoft Office, etc
  • Human Resources certification preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Must be highly organized and have the ability to work with confidential matters

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