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Director of Human Resources

BF Joy

Hyattsville, Maryland
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Full Time
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Don't miss your chance to be part of history!

We are currently in our 100th year in business and we are looking for a new generation of highly skilled and highly motivated players to join our company. This is your opportunity to rise up and lift your career to new heights as you help us in re- building DC's aging infrastructure. Come be a part of our family, our efficient Lean Six Sigma production philosophy, and our unmatched reputation.


  • If you want to be the heart of the business operations, we want to talk to you

  • If your thrive in a whirlwind environment, we want to talk to you

  • If you need each work day to be consistently inconsistent, we want to talk to you


    Title: Human Resources Director Reports To: CFO
    Regular, Full Time, Exempt

    BF Joy is in search of an experienced HR Director to ensure that all human resources operations are carried on smoothly and effectively. The HR Director will be responsible for developing HR strategies and providing sound advice to senior management on all related subjects. The BF Joy HR Director must be an experienced professional with deep knowledge of all matters concerning HR departments and should be able to manage programs and lead staff while also possessing a strong strategic mindset. The goal is to ensure that all HR needs of the company are being met and are aligned with all business objectives. The Human Resources Director coordinates implementation of services, policies, and programs through Human Resources staff; reports to the CFO and serves on the management team; and assists and advises company managers about Human Resources issues.

    Job Responsibilities:

    The Human Resources Director guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company. These include, but are not limited to:

  • recruiting and staffing;

  • organizational and space planning;

  • performance management and improvement systems;

  • organizational development;

  • employment and compliance to regulatory concerns;

  • employee orientation, development, and training;

  • policy development and documentation;

  • employee relations;

  • company-wide committee facilitation;

  • company employee and community communication;

  • compensation and benefits administration;

  • employee safety, welfare, wellness and health;

  • employee services and counseling.

    Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.

  • Implement human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations.

  • Manage human resources 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.

  • Develop human resources operations financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.

  • Accomplish special project results by identifying and clarifying issues and priorities; communicating and coordinating requirements; expediting fulfillment; evaluating milestone accomplishments; evaluating optional courses of action; changing assumptions and direction.

  • Support management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications.

  • Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Maintain responsibility for organization compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.

  • Communicate changes in the organization's personnel policies and procedures and ensures that proper compliance is followed.

  • Consult with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the CFO, on personnel matters.

  • Work directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.

  • Develop and maintain a human resource information system that meets the organization's personnel information needs.

  • Supervise the staff of the human resource department.

  • Other duties as assigned

    Supervisory Responsibility

    This position manages all employees of the HR department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

    Key Attributes

    BF Joy values professionalism in its employees. The following attributes and behaviors are identified as examples of what is expected of an employee:

  • Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and nonverbal communications.

  • Work effectively with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.

  • Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.

  • Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.


Experience needed for this role:

  • Four-year degree (BA or BS) in business, human resources or related field is required MA or MS degree preferred

  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred

  • 8-10 years human resources experience or equivalent combinations of training

    and related experience

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of company objectives, policies and

    standards plus thorough understanding of industry practices/trends and their

    impact on a company is essential

  • Advanced interpersonal and organizational skills are vital

  • Excellent leadership, communication, customer service and analytical skills are


  • Knowledge of HRIS systems is preferred

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