The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Divisional Human Resources Director, located in Dallas, Texas.
This position ensures execution in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, policy implementation, compensation management, HRMS Administration, recruitment, employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who can relate to individuals at all levels within the organization. Plans, administers, coordinates, and monitors the Human Resource functions for employees of a Division; interprets and enforces the employee manual; resolves employee grievances; ensures compliance with federal/state regulation and TSA policy; maintains the confidential nature of the position; manages and monitors the established compensation program; ensures compliance with compensation policies and procedures; coordinates and monitors the recruitment and hiring of employees; coordinates the preparation and maintenance of personnel records for all employees; serves as a liaison between the Corps, Divisional Headquarters and Territorial Headquarters regarding human resources functions and policy. Develops and provides applicable Human Resource related training to Officers and HR field employees and Managers/Supervisors. Works with legal and outside counsel on EEO and employment litigation issues when appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the general principles and practices of human resource management in compliance with current employment law as well as best practices in recruitment, compensation, and benefit administration. Knowledge of the functionality and best practices in the use of HRMS systems for accurate employee records and processes including but not limited to: Benefits, Recruiting, Compensation, Payroll and Absence/Time Off reporting. Knowledge of report writing, metric analysis and using data to assist with meeting compliance requirements. Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical users and facilitate outcomes. Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective Project management. Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee recruitment, screening, testing, and selection. Knowledge of and ability to interpret local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations governing employment practices. Knowledge of effective and efficient methods for organizing, maintaining, and securing personnel records. Knowledge of the principles and practices of consistent and equitable pay practices. Ability to learn and maintain up-to-date knowledge of The Salvation Army mission, philosophy, culture, protocol, and organizational structure. Ability to apply independent judgment in making decisions and resolving problems with limited supervision. Ability to interpret, explain, and enforce established personnel policies and procedures. Ability to resolve employee complaints and grievances in a calm and tactful manner. Ability to write accurate and thorough job descriptions and specifications to capture to full scope and level of work involved in a particular job. Ability to plan and coordinate human resource training and development meetings, programs and special events. Ability to advice employees and officers at all levels to resolve personnel problems and to protect the interest of The Salvation Army. Ability to build and maintain effective and professional working relationships with employees, officers and professionals in the community.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Ability to read, write and communicate the English language. Ability to read and comprehend legal terminology in order to determine compliance. Ability to perform mathematical computations. Ability to operate and answer a telephone. Ability to use a computer with functional Microsoft Office suite skills i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army. Ability to coordinate and perform multiple tasks under the pressure of time constraints while maintaining a high level of professionalism and integrity. Ability to read, interpret and explain policies/procedures, legal documents and requirements to ensure compliance. Ability to establish goals and objectives and monitor their effective implementation. Ability to travel as needed throughout the Division and to Territorial Headquarters to accomplish the assigned job duties. Ability and willingness to perform all duties with an understanding of the mission, ministry, philosophy, culture, and protocol of The Salvation Army and conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communication and job duties with the highest level of professionalism.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
To apply, please select the "Apply Now" at www.salvationarmycareers.org (Job ID #13778; click on link below)
Application Submittal Period: February 16, 2021 – March 8, 2021
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resource Administration, Business Administration or a related field, Master’s Degree preferred AND ten years progressively responsible experience working in a human resource office, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid State Driver’s License
Internal Number: 13778
About The Salvation Army - Texas Division
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.