• Human Resources Director

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is looking for a Human Resources Director who is a strategic thinker with innovative ideas; able to lead human resources functions that impact employees at all levels of the organization and to create an environment where everyone can do their best work.  This position along with a talented HR team supports 600 employees. The HR Director serves as a catalyst for facilitating and executing human resource programs, policies, and practices.  This is an amazing opportunity for a seasoned HR professional to work for a mission driven organization and to make a significant difference in workforce equity, diversity and inclusion.  


    This is a full time, exempt, benefited, position and includes generous paid time off.


    Please visit our website to learn more about the important work that we do


    Leads, develops and oversees a talented HR team in the delivery of core services to 600+ employees. Establish and maintain an intimate understanding of the mission, heart of  the organization and its programs, in the interest of building effective and productive working relationships with internal leaders and staff, at all levels of the organization. Proactively assess  performance to recommend and drive action through a consultative, “influence without authority” approach. Coach leaders on HR policies and processes, including talent planning, learning and development, and performance management to promote engagement and a culture of continuous growth and development. Assess  performance systemically, defining talent gaps and proposing HR solutions that support agency objectives. Coach leaders on key organizational and management issues.


    Develop and execute a lifecycle approach to talent management focused on forecasting, staffing, on-boarding, development, performance management, career / succession planning, talent movement and retention, leveraging rigorous workforce analytics and insights. Collaborate with recruitment, with a strong focus on acquiring and retaining top talent and on building pipeline for future needs. Use understanding of individual and organizational dynamics to facilitate talent movement into and throughout the organization. Develop thoughtful, integrated approaches to promote diversity and inclusion in talent attraction, development and retention. Assess employee training and development needs based on business strategy in order to help close gaps between current and future skill sets.


    Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.

    Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.

    Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.


    Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.

    Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies


    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business Management, Human Resources Management or related discipline.
    •  7+ years of progressively responsible experience as an HR Business Partner in a dynamic environment, with specific experience in strategy development, organizational design, talent management and change management.
    • Employee Relations: Demonstrated ability to work in and manage ambiguity – dealing with issues that do not always have a process or a system in place. Ability to position self as credible (garner respect, act with integrity, keep commitments); proactive (have a point of view, challenge assumptions, take initiative); and a trusted thought-partner (build relationships, deliver results).
    • Independent work style, balancing the need for collaboration with minimal supervision. Demonstrated experience and ability to balance business partnering skills with employee advocacy. Possess both critical thinking capability and hands-on HR business plan implementation experience.
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power-point, and Word required.  ADP a plus.
    • Excellent presentation skills required.
    • Support the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic social teachings.
    • Demonstrated the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver and lead with culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
    • Must possess the ability to research information and analyze evidence to arrive at valid conclusions, sound recommendations and plans of action.
    • Valid Washington State drivers license and insurance.
    • Criminal history background checks are required prior to employment. 


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