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Director of Human Resources


Gardena, California 90248
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Behavior Frontiers, LLC is a rapidly growing company dedicated to providing research-based, ABA treatment to individuals with autism and other special needs. This is an exciting time of growth and we are looking for a passionate, experienced and career-minded Director of Human Resources (HR) to join our team and help take us to the next level. At Behavior Frontiers you will find a professional, ethical, respectful, caring and fun work environment where you can reach your career goals!


The Director of Human Resources (HR) oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource department. The Director of HR oversees the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. The Director of HR carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment. The Director of HR reports to the Chief Financial Officer and the Executive Director and assists and advises company managers about Human Resources issues and performs other duties, as assigned.


Ongoing Employee Relations

  • Helps maintain a positive employee relations environment and supports the Company's Open Door policy
  • Oversees performance review process
  • Oversees and consults with Upper Management regarding promotions and raises for employees
  • Continually reviews and maintains employee handbook and other employee policies and procedures
  • Ensures employee HR-related questions and concerns are addressed in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Handles employee performance issues and terminations
  • Liaisons with employment attorney; Investigates/analyzes legal issues and processes in order to provide policy guidance and information to management and employees
  • Conducts investigations into employee allegations and makes recommendations based on findings
  • Designs, updates, and conducts HR-related trainings for employees (e.g., Harassment, Discipline/Termination Training, etc.)
  • Oversees, communicates and ensures compliance and understanding by employees of employee-related laws, regulations and organizational policies and procedures

Organizational & Performance Management

  • Recommends, develops and manages human resource databases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems
  • Oversees/Performs specific research/investigation into HR department operational issues, as requested
  • Facilitates company-wide committees
  • Participates in Quality Improvement Committee and maintains Quality Improvement Plan and Meeting Notes
  • Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing HR-related topics; summarizing information; identifying trends
  • Recommends, develops, and oversees employee performance improvement systems and incentive programs

 Compensation and Benefit Administration

  • Consults and follows up with insurance representative on coverage and benefits
  • Makes recommendations for improvements and changes to compensation and benefits
  • Oversees medical and dental insurance, paid time off, and other benefits
  • Oversees annual open enrollment for medical and dental insurance
  • Oversees the COBRA process and ensures COBRA rates are updated
  • Oversee Administration and explanation of benefits to employees, as well as the liaison interactions between the HR department and insurance broker and insurance carriers
  • Coordinates distribution of 401k plan documents to employees; processing related documents
  • Oversees 401k plan on-going and annual compliance and documentation

Other Duties

  • Oversees recruitment and on-boarding process and staff members
    Oversees payroll and employee file maintenance process and staff members
  • Oversees worker’s compensation process, compliance, and staff members
    Oversees and manages leave of absence process and staff members
  • Oversees and manages HR department
  • Suggest improvements to existing systems and processes
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration/Human Resources
  • SPHR or PHR certification

Work Experience

  • 10-15 years of progressive HR experience
  • At least 5 years of experience as an HR Director
  • Experience in the full range of HR functional areas including, but not limited to, employee relations, organization development, compensation, benefits programs and other Human Resources programs
  • Experience managing all steps in the full life cycle of recruiting, hiring, disciplining and terminating employees
  • Experience in 401k management and compliance
  • Strong project management/organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong background in administering and facilitating HRIS systems and reporting
  • Strong emphasis on healthcare and workers compensation knowledge preferred
  • Strong experience working in a multi-site, hourly employee environment
  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and experience with ADP and ADP Workforce Now


  • Extensive knowledge of federal and state labor laws and regulations (in all states where Behavior Frontiers operates)
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Effective organizational, time management, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team skills
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to inspire and manage staff
  • Commitment to excellence in customer service
  • Ability to create a positive, professional, and upbeat environment
  • Firm understanding and demonstration of the importance of maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, fast growing, constantly changing work environment


  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • 401k retirement plan with company match (50% up to 4% of employee contribution) after 1-year of employment
  • Medical and dental insurance (covered at approximately 70% depending on the plan) and vision insurance after 1-month of full-time employment
  • Paid Personal Time Off (PTO)/Sick Leave – 3 weeks earned throughout the year
  • Paid holidays (approximately 9 per year)

Behavior Frontiers is the ideal company for you to reach your career goals while providing exceptional service to help improve the lives of children with autism and their families. For more information, please visit our website at

Behavior Frontiers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider for employment all qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of the applicable federal, state and local laws.




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