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Director, Human Resources

Greenwood Village, CO, USA | Brookdale Senior Living Inc.

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Human Resources
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Provides leadership in all areas of human resources at assigned community(s). Responds to inquiries regarding company HR policies and programs.

Assists in the development and implementation of human resources policies to meet organizational needs and comply with state and federal laws.

Facilitates and oversees human resources functions such as recruitment, new hire orientation, performance reviews, benefit administration, safety and workers’ compensation administration, employee relations, and training/education initiatives.

Responds to inquiries regarding company policies, procedures, and programs.

Conducts necessary investigations on employee relations issues and advises management on appropriate resolution.

Advises management regarding hiring decisions, equal employment opportunity, compensation, benefits, and health/safety issues.

Develops, implements, and monitors the human resources department budget.

Identifies possible pay issues and works with Corporate HR to review local market rates for community positions. Discusses market information with Executive Director to determine if and where pay adjustments should be considered.

Interviews and coordinates recruitment efforts and processes for specific positions as needed.

Represents community(s) in legal proceedings, unemployment hearings and workers’ compensation settlements.

Analyzes trends in turnover, hiring, promotions, separations, and grievances to determine support or action needed to adjust unfavorable trends.

Trains management on leadership and HR skills. Identifies community training opportunities and works with Area/Regional/Divisional HRD to implement.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field and a minimum of five to seven years’ experience in a professional level Human Resources role with managerial responsibility; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements

Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR) is preferred or desire/willingness to acquire.

Management/Decision Making

Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.

Knowledge and Skills

Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Strong communication skills and ability to be flexible regarding responsibilities. Ability to handle pressure of work deadlines. Knowledge of HR related Federal and State regulations. Strong knowledge of company benefits, payroll, and workers compensation procedures. Good presentation skills and ability to work with associates at all levels of the company.

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