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Director of Human Resources

February 6, 2023

Job Type



Reports to: Chief Operating Officer



The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the day-to-day functions of the Human Resources department, including developing, implementing and evaluating the company’s HR initiatives, policies, strategies and core values.


All employees are required to embrace and consistently practice our core values of Excellence, Collaboration, Innovation, Integrity and Inclusion.


Essential Functions:

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

  • Collaborate with management team to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting and retention.
  • Plan, lead, develop and coordinate policies, processes, training, initiatives and surveys to support the organization’s human resources compliance and strategy needs.
  • Identify key performance indicators for the organization’s human resources and talent management functions; assess the organization’s success and market competitiveness based on these metrics.
  • Administer or oversee the administration of human resources programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Serve on the DEI Committee and collaborate on the structure and implementation of the Center’s DEI initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Patron Services and Organizational Core Values in evaluating and improving company culture efforts.
  • Conduct research and analysis of organizational trends, including review of reports and metrics from the organization’s human resource information system (Paylocity).
  • Research, develop and update the organization’s policies and guidelines for use in the employee handbook 
  • Monitor and ensure the organization’s compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, regulations and recommended best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes and new technologies in human resources, talent management and employment law; apply this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice and resources to upper management.
  • Develop and implement departmental budget. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



 Skills and Competencies 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with collaboration focus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite or similar software


Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • Five (5) years minimum of human resources leadership experience 


Additional Eligibility Qualifications 

  • SHRM-Certified Professional or SHRM-Senior Certified Professional strongly preferred


Physical Demands/Work Environment 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will have prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work 

This is a full-time, exempt position. Days of work are generally Monday through Friday. Some flexibility may be required to attend functions outside standard business hours.



Occasional local travel is expected for this position.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


AAP/EEO Statement 

The Center for the Performing Arts and the Great American Songbook Foundation provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, socioeconomic status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. 


Salary Description
$67,000 - $75,000