Organization: Diocese of CamdenFLSA Status: ExemptReports to: Diocesan Finance Officer & Secretary for Administration and FinanceFull-Time
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Camden, which serves the South Jersey community through faith, education and social services, is seeking an experienced human resource professional to serve as Director of Human Resources. Under the leadership of Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan, D.D., eighth bishop of Camden, the Diocese of Camden serves approximately 475,000 Catholics in 62 parishes and approximately 10,000 school students at 29 Catholic elementary and high schools in Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Director of Human Resources provides overall strategic leadership in all areas of human resources through the ongoing development and implementation of policies, programs and services that contribute to the mission of the Diocese of Camden. The role provides consultation and assistance to diocesan leadership and employees, as well as pastors, business managers, principals and parish employees in all human resource matters. Ultimately, these efforts are undertaken for the primary purpose to effectively support and promote the Roman Catholic faith in Southern New Jersey via the following responsibilities, and others as necessary: •Plan and direct programs for all areas of HR including employee relations, labor relations, compensation, benefits administration and recruitment•Resolve employee relations issues that involve performance management; investigate, mediate and resolve conflicts while striving for just treatment•Implement recruitment and retention strategies, practices and procedures for acquiring and developing qualified talent •Act as Plan Administrator for diocesan pension and retirement plans•Administer the self-insured diocesan health plans •Oversee vendor management: evaluation of services, new vendor searches and requests for proposal, pricing and contract negotiation in partnership with the Diocesan Finance Officer •Advise, consult, and coordinate with senior management on organizational plans, company polices, and legal issues•Visit locations as needed to provide on-site consulting, investigations, and HR services•Represent management in negotiating and interpreting collective bargaining agreements •Direct the compensation strategy; analyze compensation policies, related regulations, and establish competitive pay scales•Supervise, train, develop, mentor, and evaluate staff on a regularly basis•Provide advice, recommendations and direction to ensure legal compliance•Strategically plan, coordinate, and implement HR related systems, programs and activities•Design, develop, and implement HR programs and processesOTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES•Convenes the chancery’s benefits and compensation committee•Oversee the mailroom operations, resources and staff•Maintains diocesan fleet to ensure compliance with motor vehicle requirements and safe operation of vehicles•Lead efforts for safety and fire
Education and/or Experience:•Practicing Catholic in good standing •Understanding of Catholic culture, structures, parish life, ministries, and roles•Bachelor degree required, MBA preferred•Ten or more years of HR leadership experience; progressive managerial experience with at least five years in a head of HR or comparable role on the senior leadership team•Demonstrated business acumen and balance HR perspective on business realities•Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state HR laws, regulations and guidelines•Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills•Proven ability to lead a multi-location organization•HR experience in a union environment a plus, but not a requirement
How to Apply/Contact:
Dina Galeotafiore @ [email protected]