United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Inc.
United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Inc. ensures that individuals who have disabilities within our care live a “Life without Limits'! Founded by individuals who cared about the quality of life for people with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities, UCP of Georgia has, for over 50 years, improved the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families. UCP of Georgia provides services and programs for adults with disabilities addressing physical and health needs, encouraging their educational development and offering opportunities for true integration into the community. The organization has an annual budget of $22m and a staff of 600 employees who are committed to the mission of the organization. United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia is an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc., a national organization recognized for quality services, and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).
Would you like to work for a company that makes a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities every day? If so, United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia (UCP) is the place for you!
At UCP our individuals with disabilities are our most valuable asset – we put them first! We are inspired, optimistic, committed, and believe that a life without limits is the most important aspect of anyone’s experience. Our successes solely depend on our employees who believe in leadership at every level, are committed to a good to great mindset, and most importantly FUN!
We are looking for a Director of Human Resources.
The Director of Human Resources is responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing human resources strategies in support of the overall strategic direction of the organization. This employee demonstrates high ethical standards and works collaboratively to continuously improve and sustain a productive and creative workforce.
- Act as the Human Resources Change Agent
- Oversee all HR functions and recruiting
- Manage HR operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff; planning, monitoring, appraising and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change
- Provide technical expertise and information regarding department activities and participate in the formulation of policies, procedures and programs
- Provide internal consultation services and recommend human resources policies to the leadership/executive team
- Implement and evaluate programs, plans, processes, systems and procedures to achieve organizational goals for human resources services
- Analyze, develop, and review reports of findings, alternatives and recommendations involving a broad range of human resources issues
- Oversee preparation, administration and control for the department budget
- Advance the organization’s mission and create an “employer of choice” environment
- Deliver presentations to leadership, board, employees, the general public, and others on human resource programs, activities and operations
- Supervise the performance of assigned personnel; interview, select, evaluate and train employees and recommend transfers, reassignment and disciplinary action
- Deal with grievances and violations invoking disciplinary action when required
- Anticipate and resolve litigation risks
- Address HR legal issues foremost within the company and then work with outside counsel as needed
- Report to senior management by analyzing data and using HR metrics
- Fully implement and make use of existing software to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of HR personnel
- Deliver HR excellence in compensation and benefits administration (including retirement), employee relations, compliance, employee learning and development, performance management, staffing and retention, workplace of choice, and special projects supporting the company
- Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values
- Lead employee outreach and relations to ensure a high level of employee satisfaction and minimum voluntary attrition through activities, initiatives, and communication
- Ensure the company complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to government contracting-specific HR and staffing requirements; advising management on needed actions.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration required; Master’s Degree is preferred
- The following certifications are strongly preferred
- Professional in Human Resources (PHR®)
- Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®)
- Human Resource Management Professional (HRMP)
- Minimum of 10+ years of progressive human resources experience, and minimum of 7 of experience in a management role with a company of at least 250 employees and a budget of at least $10,000,000
- Demonstrated background in employee relations including investigations and corrective practices, performance management, training and development, and staffing and retention required
- Well versed in Federal, State and local laws and regulations affecting HR and the hiring process.
- Supervisory experience leading and developing an HR team including the ability to inspire, motivate, influence, and hold colleagues accountable to high standards.
- Excellent interpersonal skills: customer service orientation; ability to function effectively as a team member and team leader; keen sensitivity, and demonstrated ability to establish respect, credibility, and trust at all levels of the organization including staff, senior management, and members.
- Analytical ability, problem-solving skills, presentation development and delivery
- Knowledge of data analysis and reporting, including advanced excel skills including pivot tables, v-lookup functions, etc.
- The candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple workload priorities.
- Exceptional communication skills – verbal, written, presentation, and team facilitation
- Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality
- Reports to Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Must have a valid driver’s license, experience working with Microsoft systems, pass drug test and background check. United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia is an equal employment opportunity and drug free workplace employer.
Please apply for the position via the company website www.ucpga.org using the Careers tab.