Human Resource Director

Elizabeth City
North Carolina
Human Resource Director

This position will serve a pivotal role in hiring employees at the Food Bank of the Albemarle. Presently, there are 38 staff members at FBA. The HR Director will work alongside three other Directors (Operations, Development, and Government Programs) and reports directly to the Executive Director.

End date
Opportunity type
Administration (e.g., Finance, IT, HR)
Job responsibilities

Job Title: Human Resource Director
Department: Human Resource
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Supervisor: Executive Director
Job Summary:
The Human Resource Director will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy. Human Resource engagement is critically important to fulfilling Food Bank of the Albemarle’s mission to fight hunger and poverty in northeast North Carolina.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
 Recruits, interviews, hires, and assists with onboarding new staff.
 Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
 Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
 Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
 Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy
related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
 Plans, leads, develop, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training,
initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and
strategy needs.
 Diversity and Inclusion responsibilities include crafting fair company policies,
implementing inclusion programs and applying objective hiring procedures.
 Experience in HR and knowledge of human rights legislation.
 Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but
not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and
investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and
moral; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
 Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring
and talent management.
 Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics.
 Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local
employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and
modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
 Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new
technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies
this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper
 Develops and implements departmental budget.
 Facilitates and tracks professional development, training, and certification of staff.
 Performs other duties as required.
Required Skills/Abilities:
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
 Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
 Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
 Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
 Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
 Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
 Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
 Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
 Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent
management systems.
Education and Experience:
 Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
required; Master’s degree preferred.
 At least five years of human resource management experience required.
 SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred.
Physical Requirements:
 Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
 Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
Food Bank of the Albemarle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application qualifications

Only applicants with verifiable Human Resource experience need apply.


Salary range $60,000 to $65,000
Health, Dental & Life (AD&D) Insurance after 90 days
Most major holidays observed
Vacation, sick, and personal leave available after six-month probationary period

How to apply

Send resume and a minimum of three references to [email protected] by August 10, 2022.

About the organization

The Food Bank of the Albemarle fights hunger and poverty in our 15-county service area in northeast North Carolina and serves as a clearinghouse for the collection and distribution of food and grocery items to over 100 non-profit and faith-based organization for their food programs and to eligible individuals for their food needs.