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Corporate Vice President of Human Resources

Corporate Vice President of Human Resources

Location:    Fort Worth, Texas

Reports To:  CFO and Treasurer

Summary:   Overall responsibility for the management of all human resource matters including policy and procedure development, employment, affirmative action compliance, government reporting, benefit administration, employee relations, compensation management reporting, management training, employee communication, records management and staff supervision.  Responsible for compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations for all locations.

Major Responsibilities:   

Policy and Procedures – Write and implement policies and procedures related to the human resources functions both through written and verbal communications.

Employment – Oversee recruitment, hiring and retention activities for the corporate office.  Oversee the new-hire paperwork process for all locations.  Act as consultant for all branch locations related to recruitment, hiring and retention activities.  Develop recruitment methods and tools through knowledge of interviewing techniques and sourcing strategies.  May coordinate in-house job fairs as needed and participate in college or outside recruitment efforts as required.

Employee Relations/Labor Law – Advise, counsel and consult with managers and employees in resolving issues relating to performance, policies and practices, policy administration and compliance with employment laws.  Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action.  With the assistance of legal counsel, conduct fact-finding, case analysis and preparation of responses related to all grievances, discrimination charges and lawsuits.  Oversee all government reporting.

Affirmative Action/EEO Compliance – Oversee the preparation of the affirmative action plans for all organizational units within the company and monitor timely reporting, record keeping compliance, and goal attainment.  Conduct on-site audits to ensure compliance.  Act as company representative during checks and compliance audits by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Department of Labor.

Benefit Administration – Oversee the administration of all employee benefit plans such as life, health, dental, retirement plan, profit sharing plan, vacation, sick leave, leaves of absence, employee assistance program and unemployment to include activities such as annual enrollment, on-going enrollment, orientation, communication materials, and surveys.  Analyze and make recommendations related to plan design and changes to existing benefit plans

Compensation – Analyze wage and salary reports and data to determine competitive compensation plan.  Conduct wage surveys as needed.

Management Training – Develop and conduct training programs for management on human resources related topics such as AA/EEO compliance, FMLA, sexual harassment, corrective discipline, recruitment and hiring, policy and procedural compliance, etc.  Prepare communiqués to keep management current on legal compliance and obligations.

Communications – Write, edit and publish communication materials such as employee handbooks, informational pamphlets and memorandums concerning benefits or other human resources issues.  Conduct employee meetings and make verbal presentations to employee groups or management.      

Management Reporting – Through utilization of the HRIS database, mainframe systems and other sources, develop and present data to management including turnover, hiring, compensation benefits and exit interview analyses.

Supervisory

Responsibilities:    Directly supervise the Human Resources Department staff to include the Benefits Administrator, Insurance Coordinator and Human Resources Assistant.  Indirectly supervise the Branch Human Resources Managers.

Qualifications:    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:    Knowledge of human resources administration at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Resource Management plus equivalent related work experience to total a minimum of ten years

Language Skills:   Ability to read, analyze, interpret technical reports and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Computer Skills:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel, and familiarity with HRIS systems are required.

Reasoning Ability:   Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:  Valid Texas Driver’s license and good driving record.  Certification as a PHR or SPHR is preferred.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Personal Skills/Attributes/Qualifications:   The Corporate Director of Human Resources should demonstrate the following skills, attributes and qualifications:

  • A team player who is capable of working closely with the company’s executive management and can pull together the full resources of the company to support not only the human resources group, but the company’s efforts to grow and achieve its goals.
  • An individual who is honest.
  • An individual who has the ability to clearly and concisely present problems and opportunities with recommendations for action.
  • An individual with the highest ethics and moral standards who is self-motivated, well-disciplined, and driven to succeed.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • An individual who is strongly customer and service oriented.