Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc. (Plaza) is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to five years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to five years of age. Plaza de la Raza currently serves over 1,620 children and their families
Summary of Duties
The Human Resource Officer will provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction in designing and driving all Plaza de la Raza Human Resources programs, focused on attracting and maintaining a highly competent, engaged workforce while supporting the agency's mission, values, and strategic plan as well as ensuring that the agency and schools are in compliance with all labor laws, contractual and other regulatory requirements. The Human Resource Officer, who reports directly to the Executive Director, will oversee effective execution of agency-wide recruitment and selection, employee relations and retention, compensation and benefits, organizational and professional development; performance management and succession planning, change management, and will function as an equally capable strategic and hands on partner to the Executive team in the overall management of the Plaza de la Raza workforce.
Bachelor's degree with a major in the field of Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Management or related field is preferred. Master's degree in Human Resources and/or certification as a Human Resources Professional is highly desirable.
Minimum of six (6) years of progressive more responsible experience in Human Resources Management; two (2) years of supervisory experience within a large company of no less than 300 employees. Experience working with Unionized environments is a plus.