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Human Resources Director

KIND


Location:
Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20005
Date:
11/08/2017
2017-11-082017-12-08
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • EEO/Affirmative Action
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment/Recruitment
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Job Details

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is an innovative partnership among the Microsoft Corporation, Angelina Jolie and other interested philanthropists, law firms and corporate supporters. As the leading national organization that works to ensure that no refugee or immigrant child faces immigration court alone, KIND is dedicated to providing pro bono representation as well as a positive systemic change in both law and policy to improve the protection of unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children. KIND also engages in programming in Central America and Mexico to promote the best interests and protection of migrant children throughout the region.  Launched in fall 2008, KIND is headquartered in Washington, DC and has 10 field offices across the United States.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for managing all aspects of the employment lifecycle for all of KIND’s 140+ nationally dispersed workforce.  Responsibilities include talent acquisition, benefits administration, compensation, payroll administration, performance management, policy implementation and employment law compliance.  The Director of Human Resources is based in Washington, DC and serves as a member of KIND’s senior management team.

Requirements

EDUCATIONAL & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Five to seven years’ experience in broad range human resources functions; Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field required; Master’s degree preferred; SHRM-CP or PHR certification preferred

 REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience in a non-profit environment, particularly one with a rapid growth trajectory;
  • Possess a strategic approach to human resource management and ability to maintain progress towards established goals and objectives;
  • Business acumen and the ability to work with other components to integrate human resources functions;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with staff at all levels within the organization;
  • Experience with federal contract compliance as it relates to human resources functions;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline-oriented environment; and
  • Strong technological skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.

SALARY RANGE 

Commensurate with education & experience.

 REPORTS TO

Executive Vice President

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Human Resources Associate

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is generally performed within the office environment and includes regular interaction via phone and email with KIND’s national team.   

TRAVEL

Position requires regular travel to KIND field offices throughout the year.

TO APPLY

Applications, including a cover letter, resume, writing sample, salary requirements and contact information for three professional references, should be submitted online at https://supportkind.org/jobs/.  Applications that do not contain all of the above-listed required materials will not be considered. 

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible and will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  Applicants selected for interviews will be duly notified. Please, no inquiries or phone calls.

KIND is an EOE committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in both its staff and work. The selected applicant will be asked to undergo a background check before acceptance of the final offer.



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