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Human Resources Director

Posted: 09/03/2021

Position Overview:

The HR Director leads the daily operations of the HR Department. The HR Director plans, leads, directs, develops, and coordinates policies, activities, and assigned staff, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of Sunbeams mission and talent strategies. The HR Director leads and creates initiatives, systems, and best practices to recruit, develop, and train a diverse and high-performing workforce, and assists in building an organizational culture that supports the advancement of Sunbeams mission and strategic plans.

All Sunbeam employees and volunteers are expected to be sensitive to clients cultural and socioeconomic characteristics, reflect Sunbeam Family Services core values and to perform at Sunbeams standards of excellence at all times.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide dynamic and effective leadership and day-to-day management of the HR department.
  • Demonstrate capacity to perform duties exhibiting the highest ethical standards, incorporating best practice, exemplifying the values expected within the department, and for promoting the mission of the organization.
  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures, beliefs, abilities, and experiences.
  • Direct the functional areas of Human Resources including, but not limited to retention, personnel records, employee relations, performance evaluation, compensation management, benefits administration, talent strategies, safety, and training.
  • Lead and develop a plan for staffing and talent strategy, internal communication processes, performance management, and leadership and professional management.
  • Ensure department and agency compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Design and implement an enhanced performance management system.
  • Responsible for maintaining a highly engaging culture, motivating employees, fostering an environment with high levels of teamwork, accountability, communication, and vision to employees.
  • Research, develop, write, and update human resource procedures, methods, and guidelines enforcing organizational values, legal/regulatory compliance, and best practices.
  • Work closely with management and employees to provide consultation and performance management guidance (coaching, career development, disciplinary / correction actions) to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Propose organizational strategies and objectives by identifying and researching human resource issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to support agencys strategic direction.
  • Develop and execute positive employee relations initiatives.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement and innovation as related to improving processes, addressing performance, creating action plans, and ensuring proper training and development of agency employees.
  • Promote ethical and cultural awareness to workforce through training, development, and consultation.
  • Facilitate professional development, training, and skill building activities for assigned staff.
  • Ensure proper and accurate maintenance records of transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, terminations, discipline records, performance appraisals, and background records.
  • Administer and facilitate administration of employee benefits and monitor benefit reports to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepare responses and facilitate administration of unemployment claims/appeals and workers compensation claims.
  • Plan and make improvements to agency orientation to foster positive attitudes toward agency goals.
  • Oversee and provide support for on-boarding process to ensure efficient and effective completion.
  • Research, implement, and maintain salary ranges/scales to standardize ranges across the agency and relative to peer organizations.
  • Direct and prepare such reports as are necessary to carry out the functions of the HR department, including periodic and requested reports necessary to track strategic goal accomplishment.
  • Enhance department reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value.
  • Review and process staff requests for Accommodation.
  • Conduct exit interviews with exiting Sunbeam staff and provide feedback as needed.
  • Assist Grievance Officer in conducting grievance investigations as directed.
  • Ensures timely and accurate completion of the Affirmative Action Plan, as required.
  • Travel locally as required in the performance of responsibilities.
  • Perform all duties and attend required training related to supervisor role.
  • Help to assure the overall success of the Human Resources department by performing all other duties as assigned by supervisor or Chief Executive Officer.


  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field. **
  • Masters Degree in Human resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred.


  • Five (5) years leading or managing an HR Department. **
  • Effective experience as a relational leader with supervisory responsibilities.

** or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


  • Professional in Human resources (PHR)
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) preferred
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) preferred

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong technical HR knowledge (e.g. compensation, employment laws, FLSA, FMLA, employee relations, staffing and selection, performance management, training, and development)
  • Ability to understand business functions and matrices within the organization
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated supportive leadership ability, team management and interpersonal skills
  • Action oriented and collaborative in decision making
  • Excellent organizational skills and problem-solving orientation
  • Process, protect, and exercise discretion in handling confidential information and materials
  • Able to detect, discern, distinguish, observe, inspect and compare reports related to human resources.
  • Ability to achieve goals and align interest through cooperation and collaboration across agency, even where no direct reporting relationship exists.
  • Excellent command of English language and grammar, both verbal and written
  • Intermediate knowledge of computer operations and applications, including Microsoft, and the ability to master other computer technology/ software programs as needed.
  • Valid Oklahoma drivers license and state required vehicle insurance for any vehicle used in performance of job duties.
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, employee relations, safety, and training preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft application knowledge and skills preferred.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Must pass required background check

Work Schedule:

  • Office Hours follow business hours and may vary with supervisor approval; may include occasional evening and weekends.
  • Full Time

Working Conditions:

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently communicate with staff and others in the English language, and must be able to exchange accurate information when doing so. The employee must be able to remain in a stationary position 50-75% of the time and occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, attend meetings, etc. Must be able to operate and use office equipment, such as a computer, copier, and printer. Occasionally must be able to move needed materials weighing up to 20 pounds.

Work Environment

The employee will work in an office environment, may work in close quarters with other staff. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to moderate; frequent disruptions may occur.


The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. The qualifications, physical demands, and work environment described herein are representative of those an employee will encounter and must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel or candidate and may be subject to change at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Sunbeam Family Services is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are committed to fair and equal in all its employment practices for persons without regard to race, ethnicity, color, creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, disability or degree thereof, national origin, domestic/marital status, political affiliation or opinion, veteran status, HIV status, AIDS status, genetic information, and any characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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