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Senior Director of Human Resources

Sacramento, CA 95814

Posted: 07/15/2024 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: H.R. Job Number: 1683732

Job Description

We are recruiting a Senior Director of Human Resources for a nonprofit organization in Sacramento. Our client offers a hybrid work schedule and competitive compensation package including exceptional benefits and PTO. The Senior Director of Human Resources is a member of the leadership team and is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of Human Resources services, policies, and programs while promoting a positive culture and ensuring compliance. Salary: $157,500-$165,000 DOE.

The qualified candidate will be a hands-on and strategic leader with a strong employee relations and training & development background.


  • Oversees the development and implementation of HR programs through HR staff, ensuring established standards and procedures are followed
  • Directs and evaluates the work of HR staff, encouraging and facilitating their ongoing development
  • Develops and adheres to an annual budget covering HR services and programs
  • Selects and supervises HR consultants, attorneys, training specialists, insurance brokers, insurance carriers, pension administrators, and other outside sources
  • Continuously monitors HR policies, programs, and practices, ensuring they remain current and compliant, and informing management of new developments
  • Leads the development of department goals, objectives, and systems
  • Establishes departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company’s strategic goals
  • Directs the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out the functions of the department
  • Develops and administers programs, procedures, and guidelines which align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company
  • Serves as a member of the company’s leadership team
  • Directs the setup, functionality, and maintenance of the HRIS system, including time and attendance, benefits administration, onboarding, compensation, performance management, payroll processing and reporting functions 
  • Reviews and approves payroll processing, annual tax reporting forms and ACA compliance
  • Maintains relevant professional and technical knowledge by most effective means, which may include attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and/or participating in professional societies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • 10+ years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field 
  • SPHR-CA and/or SHRM SCP certification preferred
  • Knowledge of California and federal employment laws and regulations, Group benefit and retirement plan design and administration, Recruiting and effective interviewing techniques, Leave of absence administration and reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to communicate professionally and articulately, both verbally and in writing, on complex and/or sensitive matters
  • Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, tact and confidentiality while interacting with all levels within and outside of the organization.
  • Ability to use good judgment to assess a situation by weighing variables and gathering relevant facts

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