Jun 13, 2022

Human Resources Director

  • People's Resource Center
  • Wheaton, IL, USA
Full-Time Business Development Human Resources/Recruiting Strategic Planning

Job Description


PRC, a nonprofit Social Service organization, is hiring a Human Resources Director to plan, organize, and lead PRC’s human resource functions including workforce planning, employee experience and culture, hiring and benefits administration, training, and engagement. A successful candidate is a strategic leader who understands that employees and volunteers work jointly as the organization’s workforce, motivates and engages teams, and is accountable for overall HR operations in alignment with strategy and mission.

The Human Resources Director will lead a team of three employees: Human Resources Generalist, a Volunteer Department Manager, and a Volunteer Department Coordinator. This individual will serve as a member of the Senior Management team reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.


Workforce Planning and Culture

  1. Lead the planning and implementation of a workforce plan utilizing employed and volunteer resources, to meet the needs of functional areas and align with PRC’s mission, values, and goals.
  2. Establish and implement strategies to foster employee engagement in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture, anchored in organization’s mission, history and values.
  3. Establish and monitor annual Human Resources and Volunteer Department objectives and budgets; regularly reporting status of activities.
  4. Develop and implement the annual organization-wide staffing budget, and the budget for the human resources department and volunteer department
  5. Develop and implement training priorities for employees based on PRC strategic needs, values and culture, available resources and compliance requirements.
  6. Develop and manage plan to meet organization-wide priorities for Volunteer training, to address organizational needs and promote volunteer engagement and satisfaction.

Employment planning, recruitment and engagement

  1. Oversee recruitment and new employee orientation systems to promote employment opportunities and attract and retain quality candidates.
  2. Engaging supervisors, oversee the process to establish job descriptions for all employee positions, to include competencies, responsibilities, determination of FSLA status and organizational values. Maintain records of updated and signed job descriptions for all employees.
  3. Manage the screening, interviewing and selection process to identify and attract quality employee candidates; including but not limited to administering assessments, conducting background checks, checking references and making hiring recommendations on behalf of supervisors.
  4. Develop and manage employee engagement activities including but not limited to surveys and other feedback methods, celebrations and recognitions, gatherings and events

Personnel and Policy Management

  1. Establish an organizational performance management framework that aligns with PRC values and mission and meets needs of functional leaders.
  2. Maintain and update Employee Handbook and employee-related policies, including but not limited to employee-related policies, procedures, affirmative action/EEOC compliance, harassment, etc.
  3. Ensure compliance with employment, benefits, insurance, safety and other laws, regulations and requirements.
  4. Advise leaders, managers, and employees on various HR-related topics such as leaves, compensation, employee relations matters, and resolves any issues that may arise.
  5. Manage and report personnel issues, including handling of legal implications
  6. Oversee the implementation of voluntary and involuntary employment termination processes including exit interviews, notifications, and separation agreements and works closely with the organization’s pro bono legal and expert resources.

 Compensation, Benefits and Record Keeping

  1. Administer PRC’s compensation program to establish and maintain competitive salaries within relevant markets and available resources, in alignment with content, responsibilities, and requirements of job roles
  2. Plan, direct and supervise activities relating to the administration and maintenance of payroll and employee benefits programs that ensure cost effectiveness, market competitiveness and internal equity.
  3. Administer benefits program including conducting analyses and serving as primary contact with providers of insurance (medical, life, STD, etc.), workers’ compensation, unemployment and retirement plans.
  4. Maintain complete and current personnel records, including employment files, completed application materials and job descriptions, recognitions, performance reviews and actions, etc.

 Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement

  1. Oversee processes of volunteer recruitment, application completion, screening, placement, overall PRC orientation, and appropriate background checks.
  2. Update and maintain current volunteer-related policies and procedures, including volunteer standards of conduct.
  3. Ensure volunteer database and records are up-to-date and reflect current protocols.
  4. Develop and manage organization-wide volunteer engagement, including communications, recognition, celebration and retention activities
  5. Serve as a resource for assigned supervisors to address volunteer conduct or performance-related concerns

Hiring Organization

People's Resource Center




  • 7 years of progressively responsible human resources leadership experience required
  • 5 years of experience directly supervising employees required
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 10 years of relevant experience required
  • Experience developing and managing a budget required


  • Experience supervising volunteers a plus
  • HR Certifications a plus (SPRH or SHRM Certified Professional)


  • Commitment to PRC’s mission, values, community focus
  • Highly organized, high attention to detail and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Enjoys working in a social service non-for-profit organization
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative teamwork
  • Demonstrated ability in written and oral communication and interpersonal relations
  • Able to effectively promote and represent PRC to other organizations
  • Knowledge of best practices in human resources management including professional recruitment strategies, onboarding, training and development
  • Excellent analytic, problem solving and coaching skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills among diverse constituent groups
  • Able to work independently, with a team, and with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, with people from other countries & with people speaking other languages
  • Able to compile, analyze and evaluate data

Industry/Service Area

Human Services




PRC offers a generous compensation and benefits package to our full time employees, including:

  • Medical insurance – HMO, PPO (80% Employer paid)
  • Dental insurance – PPO (80% Employer paid)
  • Short Term Disability & Life insurance (100% Employer paid)
  • Flexible Spending Account participation
  • SIMPLE IRA retirement plan and 3% company match
  • 23 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Flexible work environment

Application Instructions

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to resumes@peoplesrc.org

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