Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources

  • Full Time
  • Goshen

Website Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County

Whatever it Takes

Are you wanting to make a difference, impact local youth, and have the best job ever? Looking for more than a career? Are you searching for a mission where you Inspire and Empower all young people to reach their full potential? If building a strong community is your passion OUR team is for you!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County have been changing children’s lives for over 65 years! Our Administrative office is seeking a Director of Human Resources to support our team.

  • Earn Holiday Pay and Paid Time Off with NO waiting Period
  • Sick Time after 90 Days
  • Employer Contribution toward Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • No enrollment fee into a Club or KidsCare program for qualifying dependents
  • Employee Educational Scholarships
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Recognition and appreciation for your contributions to the Mission


The Director of Human Resources is responsible for directing all of the people functions of the organization, specifically in the areas of talent acquisition, management, employee relations, benefits administration, performance management, training and development, policy and procedure development, compensation, and organizational personnel budget in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and applicable employment laws and regulations. Articulate Human Resource needs and plans to the CEO, senior management team, and Chair of the Human Resource Committee.


Education & Experience – Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and 5 years of progressively responsible human resources management experience.


Core office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am 5:00 pm, (with occasional weekend hours) the employee is expected to work the number of hours required to complete the responsibilities of the position. This position does require local driving to Club locations and/or external meetings, job fairs, annual meetings and/or Human Resource and/or organization special events.


  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct, and evaluate the organization’s human resource function and performance.
  • Ensure leadership is aware how strategic initiatives will impact staff and current policies.
  • Develop recruitment strategies and identify appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization.
  • Develop progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide for the short and long-range health and welfare protection of the employees. Work with insurance broker to negotiate with insurance carriers and review plans for recommendation to Senior Management.
  • Develop performance management tools to effectively review employee job performance.
  • Continually assess the competitiveness of compensation and benefit practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and the employees in order to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues.
  • Develop appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization. Included in this area but not limited only to the following would be programs for employee relations, non-discriminatory employment practices, harassment including sexual harassment, employee complaints, and external education and career development.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement, and enforce human resources policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization.
  • Maintain knowledge of state and federal human resource policies, programs, laws and issues. Understand the differences of state and federal policies and programs and coordinate the integration of all such programs.
  • Provide technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resources discipline.
  • Manage other areas such as employee communication, employee safety, and wellness.
  • Develop and monitor expenditures against the budget particularly related to recruitment, staff development, meetings, compensation, and benefits.
  • May be asked to assume additional tasks or project responsibilities that may not be included above. The employee is expected to perform these responsibilities as assigned.


  • Competency in all human resource disciplines.
  • Must be energetic, forward-thinking, and creative with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.
  • Must have sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus.
  • Must be well-organized and a self-directed individual who is a team player.
  • Must be articulate and can relate to people at all levels of the organization including staff, board members, and donors.
  • Must be a good educator who is trustworthy and willing to share and provide information.
  • Ability to facilitate between individuals who are experiencing conflict and be instrumental in resolving conflict.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex human resource related documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or concerns.
  • Ability to make presentations to employee groups, management at all levels of the organization, board members, and audiences outside of the organization.

Other Requirements: 

Current valid driver’s license and current auto insurance – this position does require driving; pass pre-employment drug testing; professional reference checks, pre-employment and annual criminal background check (as required by BGCA policy), and drivers records check.

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