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Organizationproject: HOMES
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineFebruary 15, 2024
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary RangeSalary range starts about $75,000 and is negotiable based upon related credentials and work experience.


We are seeking a new Director of Human Resources for our client project: HOMES a growing, non-profit organization using an all-encompassing approach to housing challenging the misconceptions of what defines affordable housing through the production and preservation of high-quality affordable homes, large-scale home repairs, and improved accessibility and energy efficiency for existing homes. This new role is due to growth and realigning duties.

Reporting to the CEO, the Director is responsible for developing and implementing the human resources strategy, providing a wide range of HR services including payroll, and managing the organization’s internal Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) work. The hands-on HR generalist is non-supervisory supporting about 50 employees for an organization with a budget of approximately $18M located in Richmond, VA (easy access on and off the Midlothian Turnpike and Chippenham Parkway.) Go to to learn more!

Job Duties

• Develop and implement the organization’s human resources strategy, aligned with the organization’s overall mission, vision, and values.
• Provide, measure, and evaluate on a wide range of HR services, including but not limited to: hiring, firing, onboarding, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits including leave management, and employee relations.
• HR and payroll data entry, management and reporting in system of record.
• Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies/employee handbook, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs.
• Coordinates across divisions professional development, training, and certifications activities for staff.
• Oversee the recruitment and hiring process for all new employees.
• Develop and implement onboarding and training programs for new employees.
• Create and manage performance management systems and processes.
• Develop and administer compensation and benefits programs and serves as an information resource to staff regarding group benefits.
• Investigate and resolve employee relations issues. Coaches and assists managers in addressing problems and concerns with staff.
• Maintains staff personnel records.
• Understands cultural norms, traditions, and works with diverse teams.
• Manage the organization’s internal DEI work, including developing and implementing DEI policies and procedures, providing DEI training to employees, and leading internal DEI initiatives.
• Stay up-to-date on the latest HR laws and regulations.
• Communicates organizational changes to staff and provides training over specific functions related to HR.
• Provide HR advice and counsel to senior management and employees.
• Ensure all activities comply with company policies and values as well as industry standards.
• Performs additional responsibilities related to the success of the organization.

Skills Required

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
• Professional HR certification highly desired.
• 5+ years of experience in a human resources management role.
• 3+ years of experience in payroll administration.
• 3+ years of experience managing DEI work in a nonprofit setting.
• Strong knowledge of employment related laws and regulations.
• Skilled with Microsoft Office Suite, Dominion Payroll System/iSolved (or similar HRIS) and standard office equipment.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellence time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
• Ability to exercise confidentiality on sensitive issues and practice good discretion in the interest of project:HOMES.
• Ability to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment with enthusiasm and energy.
• Promotes and adheres to company’s mission, vision, and values; policies and applicable laws in a fair and equitable manner.
• Represents the organization in a professional manner to all customers, vendors, and internal personnel.
• Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work required as job duties and business demand.

Work Schedule

Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work required as job duties and business demand.

Additional Info

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, paid time off, and 401(k) contribution! Professional development; Work life balance and flex schedule opportunity with potential for some teleworking! Salary range starts about $75,000 and is negotiable based upon related credentials and work experience.

Apply at and include your resume and salary requirements. This position will remain open until filled.

Warren Whitney (The Firm) is an equal opportunity employer. The Firm on behalf of its client will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical condition), disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, citizenship, or any other class protected by applicable law. The Firm reserves the right to alter, change, modify, and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.