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Description/Job Summary

The Human Resources Director serves as a key strategic business partner providing direct support to achieve business outcomes to meet strategic and financial goals. This position is responsible for the overall strategy and administration of the human resources function including compensation, benefits, onboarding/offboarding, employment and affirmative action, performance management, policy implementation, training, employee relations, wellness, and compliance.


Supervisory:  This position manages all employees of the Human Resources department and is responsible for their hiring and performance management

  1. Annually review and make recommendations to executive management for improvement of AIAA’s human resources policies, procedures and practices
  2. Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensure AIAA’s compliance with regulatory changes
  3. Communicate changes in personnel policies and procedures and ensure proper compliance is followed
  4. Coordinate the annual review, preparation and administration of AIAA’s performance evaluation and compensation programs
  5. Oversee full staff life cycle hiring process from recruitment through onboarding
  6. Recommend, evaluate and participate in staff training, coaching and development
  7. Develop benefits strategy and subsequent offerings including health and retirement benefits and annually evaluate costs and market comparisons
  8. Work with directors and managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters
  9. Evaluate, source and maintain human resource information system that meets personnel information needs and integrates with payroll processing
  10. Consult with outside HR legal counsel as required
  11. Supervise the staff of the human resources department
  12. Participate as liaison with Institute Board of Trustees and Compensation and Benefits Committee including research, analysis and presentations as required.

Required Skills

Competency in Microsoft Office 365 tools

Required Experience

8-10 years of human resource experience; 3-5 years in management including experience working directly with Executive Director/Chief Executive

Preferred Experience

Non-profit or association experience

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of human resource experience or Master's degree and 8 years of human resource experience

Preferred Education

Master’s degree in business, human resources, or psychology preferred

Required Qualifications

Competency in Microsoft Office 365 tools

Preferred Qualifications

SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification desirable



  1. Human Resources Capacity
  2. Ethical Conduct
  3. Strategic Thinking
  4. Leadership
  5. Decision Making
  6. Financial Management
  7. Communications Proficiency
  8. Presentation Skills
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